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PH26475: SWITCH IIS_WEBSERVER PLUGIN BINARIES TO SYMLINKS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a fix pack is removed, the IIS plugin binary within an
    IIS_Webserver subfolder isn't changed to the previous version,
    which leaves the web server using the version that was suppose
    to be uninstalled.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: IIS binaries are not updated with a     *
    *                      fixpack.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When applying a fixpack for Plugin to a Windows implementation
    using the IIS webserver the IIS_webserver??/ folder locations
    don't get the proper binary updates.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This fix will convert all of the Plugin
    IIS_Webserver??/iisWASPlugin_http.dll hard copies to symbolic
    links to either the /bin/32bits/iisWASPlugin_http.dll or
    /bin/64bits/iisWASPlugin_http.dll files.  This will eliminate
    the need to copy files to these sub folders as fixes are
    installed.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    8.5.5.18 & 9.0.5.6. For more information, see 'Recommended
    Updates for WebSphere Application Server':
    https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/715553
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH26475

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-06-16

  • Closed date

    2020-09-08

  • Last modified date

    2020-09-08

  • 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

[{"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":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
22 October 2020