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PH16464: SERVER_LOG_ROOT IS NOT SET FOR A NODE AGENT INITIALLY.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Create a new profile and execute addNode, SERVER_LOG_ROOT
    variable is NOT set on the node agent as default.
    If SERVER_LOG_ROOT variable is NOT set, verbosegc.*.log is NOT
    generated, but GC logs are witten on native_stderr.log.
    

Local fix

  • set SERVER_LOG_ROOT manually.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server, Network Deployment, version 9.0     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When creating a custom node, the        *
    *                      newly created node                      *
    *                      agent does not have "SERVER_LOG_ROOT"   *
    *                      entry defined in the variables.xml.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When creating a custom node, the newly created node
    agent's variable.xml does not have "SERVER_LOG_ROOT"
    defined.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Manually add the "SERVER_LOG_ROOT" entry in the node agent's
    variables.xml
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH16464

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-09-05

  • Closed date

    2020-04-20

  • Last modified date

    2020-04-20

  • 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

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEQTP","label":"WebSphere Application Server"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"900"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
14 September 2020