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IT28191: ORACLE BANNER GREATER THAN 256 CHARACTERS THEN AN "UNEXPECTED NETWORK ERROR" RETURNED WHEN ACCESSING ORACLE DB USING ODBC 

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The text in the banner file is returned by the Oracle Server as
    a reply when connecting.
    
    If this size of the message exceeds 256 characters then the
    dataDirect Oracle ODBC driver does not properly handle the
    response and returns the error "Network Error".
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All users of IBM Integration Bus V10.0.0.15 and V10.0.0.16 using
    Oracle banner messages and ODBC.
    All users of IBM App Connect Enterprise V11.0.0.3 and V11.0.0.4
    using Oracle banner messages and ODBC.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    AIX, HP-UX Itanium platform, Linux on Power platform, Linux on
    x86-64 platform, Linux on zSeries platform, Solaris x86-64
    platform, Solaris SPARC platform, Windows on x86-64 platform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    If an Oracle banner message is greater than 256 characters in
    length then an "Unexpected Network Error" is returned when
    connecting to an Oracle database using ODBC.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT28191

  • Reported component name

    INTEGRATION BUS

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0540

  • Reported release

    A00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-03-05

  • Closed date

    2019-08-09

  • Last modified date

    2019-08-09

  • 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

    INTEGRATION BUS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0540

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 August 2019