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PH30827: SESSION ACTIVE FOR OVER 1 HOUR IS NOT INVALIDATED.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If a session is active for more than 1 hour, it is never
    invalidated. This issue occurs when the invalidation timeout is
    set to 15 minutes or more.
    
    This issue can occur if the
    application is making getHttpSessionById() calls.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Session may not be released when        *
    *                      getHttpSessionById() method are used.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When getHttpSessionById() method are used in application,
    session reference counter may incorrectly set which can caused
    session never timeout.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code changes were made to correct the session reference
    counter when getHttpSessionById() method are used.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    8.5.5.20 and 9.0.5.7. 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

    PH30827

  • 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

    2020-10-22

  • Closed date

    2021-01-04

  • Last modified date

    2021-01-04

  • 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":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
05 January 2021