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IC62492: PASSWORDS ARE NOT SAVED CORRECTLY IN THE WEBSPHERE MQ V7 EXPLORER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When the 'Save passwords to a file' option is selected in the
    WebSphere MQ V7 Explorer preferences (under Preferences ->
    WebSphere MQ Explorer -> Passwords), the passwords may not be
    saved correctly. This can cause subsequent connections relying
    on saved passwords, such as SSL connections which require
    keystore passwords, to fail.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This issue affects all users trying to use the WMQ V7 Explorer's
    option 'Save passwords to a file'
    
    Platforms affected:
    Linux (Power),Linux (x86),Linux (x86-64),Windows
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM SUMMARY:
    The passwords were not being saved correctly, so when an attempt
    was made to retrieve and use them they were not valid.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The passwords are saved and retrieved correctly
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
                       v7.0
    Platform           Fix Pack 7.0.1.0
    --------           --------------------
    Windows            U200306
    Linux (x86)        U823664
    Linux (x86-64)     U823773
    Linux (Power)      U823666
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available, information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC62492

  • Reported component name

    WMQ WINDOWS V7

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7220

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-08-12

  • Closed date

    2009-08-12

  • Last modified date

    2009-09-15

  • 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

    WMQ WINDOWS V7

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7220

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 September 2009