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PH18278: WARNING MESSAGE IS ISSUED WHEN INSTALL IHS AND PLUGIN 9.0.5.2 AND 8.5.5.17 ON WINDOWS WITHOUT MSVC 2013 RUNTIME INSTALLED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IHS and Plugin 9.0.5.2 and 8.5.5.17 have moved to a level of
    GSKit that is only provided in MSVS2013 form. IHS and Plugin
    installation should be blocked if MicroSoft Visual Studio 2013
    Runtime is not detected.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: IHS/Plugin 9.0.5.2 and 8.5.5.17         *
    *                      could be installed on Windows even if   *
    *                      MicroSoft Visual Studio 2013 Runtime    *
    *                      is not installed                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Currently only WARNING message is showed if MicroSoft Visual
    Studio 2013 Runtime is not installed. However, IHS and
    Plugin 9.0.5.2 and 8.5.5.17 have moved to a level of
    GSKit that is only provided in MSVS2013 form. Installation has
    to be blocked if MicroSoft Visual Studio 2013 Runtime is not
    installed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix is to block the installation if MicroSoft Visual
    Studio 2013 Runtime is not detected.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 9.0.5.2 and 8.5.5.17.  Please refer to the Recommended
    Updatespage for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH18278

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-10-21

  • Closed date

    2019-11-21

  • Last modified date

    2019-11-21

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 900

Reference #: PH18278

Modified date: 21 November 2019