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PH08998: WEBSPHERE PLUG-IN PROCESS IS NOT PROPERLY CLEANED UP WHEN USING APACHE PIPED LOGGER ROTATELOGS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Http Server cannot be stopped when plug-in is using
    piped logger to manage the log file.
    
    IBM Http Server version 9.0.0.8
    Unix operating system
    

Local fix

  • set IHS LogLevel to Error or Info
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server webserver  *
    *                  plugin users                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The web server may not stop when        *
    *                      using plugin's piped logging feature.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    If a plugin thread clears the logger while other threads have
    pending log operations, they webserver may not stop all
    processes.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code has been modified so that the web server log is used
    instead of the piped logger during a stop operation.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.16 and 9.0.5.0.  Please refer to the
    Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH08998

  • 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

    2019-02-25

  • Closed date

    2019-02-28

  • Last modified date

    2020-02-14

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
01 December 2021