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IC87417: WMQFTE V7.0.4: A MANAGED FILE TRANSFER WITH A SFTP PROTOCOL BRIDGE AGENT AS THE SOURCE FAILS WITH BFGBR0118E.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Using a WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition V7.0.4 protocol
    bridge agent of type SFTP to source a managed file transfer
    fails with a BFGBR0118E error. A trace of the failing transfer
    shows the failing scanDirectory call:
    
    c.i.w.b.session.sftp.SFTPSession
    ----+----+----+-- ! scanDirectory,
    BFGBR0118E: Bridge agent was unable to view directory because
    [com.ibm.wmqfte.bridge.protocol.ProtocolException]
    
    The trace and transfer log report the managed file transfer as
    successful, but with no files being transferred:
    
    BFGRP0036I: The transfer request has successfully completed,
    although no files were transferred.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This issue affects users of WebSphere MQ File Transfer edition
    version 7, or the Managed File Transfer component of WebSphere
    MQ version 7.5, who are using the SFTP protocol bridge to
    retrieve files from the home directory of an SFTP user, where
    the SFTP user's home directory is the UNIX root directory ('/'),
    and the transfer definition requires that files are
    transferred from the SFTP user's home directory.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM SUMMARY:
    The directory path conversion routines within the SFTP bridge
    agent classes incorrectly handled the case where the SFTP user's
    home directory is the UNIX root directory. This resulted in a
    blank path supplied over SFTP when enquiring the contents of the
    user's home directory, which failed with the BFGBR0118E error.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The SFTP bridge agent classes have been modified such that the
    correct path is supplied over SFTP when the SFTP user's home
    directory is the UNIX root directory.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Platform           v7.0
    --------           --------------------
    Multiplatforms     7.0.4.3
    
    Platform           v7.5
    --------           --------------------
    Multiplatforms     7.5.0.1
    
    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

    IC87417

  • Reported component name

    WMQ FILE TRANSF

  • Reported component ID

    5724R1000

  • Reported release

    704

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-10-23

  • Closed date

    2012-12-05

  • Last modified date

    2012-12-05

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WMQ FILE TRANSF

  • Fixed component ID

    5724R1000

Applicable component levels

  • R704 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 December 2012