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PI94307: HTTPS REQUESTS ARE SILENTLY RETRIED WHEN THE REMOTE SERVER DROPSTHE CONNECTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When RIT makes an HTTP request and is waiting for the response,
    if the remote connection is interrupted, RIT re-sends the
    request up to 3 more times.
    No message is displayed in the test console but the JVM console
    shows the following when using the RIT Proxy:
    
    [02/08/2018, 11:11:27.300 AM] 2018/02/08 11:11:27:299 UTC [INFO]
    RetryExec - I/O exception
    (org.apache.http.NoHttpResponseException) caught when processing
    request to {tls}->https://myserver.com:443:'
    target='_blank'>http://localhost:3129->https://myserver:443: The
    target server failed to respond
    [02/08/2018, 11:11:27.303 AM] 2018/02/08 11:11:27:303 UTC [INFO]
    RetryExec - Retrying request to {tls}->https://myserver:443'
    target='_blank'>http://localhost:3129->https://myserver.com:443
    
    This issue results in more than one request being sent to the
    receiving server or stub.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of HTTP based tests in Rational Integration Tester.    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * In Integration Tester, up to 3 retries were made if a test   *
    * sent a request to an HTTP server and the connection was      *
    * lost.                                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in release 9.2.0.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI94307

  • Reported component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Reported component ID

    5725G79IT

  • Reported release

    901

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-02-26

  • Closed date

    2018-07-17

  • Last modified date

    2018-07-17

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G79IT

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

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Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 901

Reference #: PI94307

Modified date: 17 July 2018