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PI96471: SUBMIT JOBS OPTION NOT AVAILABLE IN WEBSPHERE V8.5.5 JMC

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 with Global security
    enabled and application security disabled, the Job Management
    Console does not display the submit jobs option.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Java Batch                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: With application security               *
    *                      disabled, the batch Job Management      *
    *                      Console web application does not        *
    *                      display the "submit jobs" option.       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The Job Management Console panel display logic attempts to
    filter out operations so that only those users authorized to
    perform a given operation can see that option displayed in the
    web application.  In the case where Application Security is
    disabled, we treat the userid as if it did not have
    authorization to submit jobs, and so the "submit jobs" option
    is not displayed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The Job Management Console panel display logic has been
    updated to display the submit job option when General Server
    Security is enabled while Application security is disabled.
    
    This extends the general approach of simply bypassing any
    batch authorization checks when accessing job scheduler
    operations.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.14.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI96471

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-04-10

  • Closed date

    2018-07-03

  • Last modified date

    2018-07-03

  • 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

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 850

Reference #: PI96471

Modified date: 03 July 2018


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