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PH31219: PROPERTY TO ALLOW THE MONITORING ROLE TO DO TESTCONNECTIONS IN THE INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS CONSOLE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • By default the monitoring role in the Integration Solutions
    Console of the WebSphere Application server is not allowed to do
    TestConnections for datasources. This APAR introduce a new
    system property that can be set to allow the monitoring role to
    do the TestConnection.
    

Local fix

  • Use the Configuration role instead of monitoring role
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of the IBM WebSphere Application  *
    *                  Server who access the data source detail    *
    *                  page                                        *
    *                  as a user with monitor role.                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: By default a user with monitor role is  *
    *                      not allowed to test connections for a   *
    *                      data source on the console.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Currently, the "Test connections" button is not displayed on the
    data source detail page for users with monitor role.
    The new system property,
    ´com.ibm.ws.console.test_connection_monitor´, can be set to
    display the "Test connections" button on the data source detail
    page for users with monitor role.
    

Problem conclusion

  • When the system property,
    ´com.ibm.ws.console.test_connection_monitor´, is set to "true"
    the "Test connections" button will be displayed on the data
    source detail page for users with monitor role.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    8.5.5.19 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

    PH31219

  • 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

    2020-11-05

  • Closed date

    2021-01-21

  • Last modified date

    2021-01-21

  • 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:
22 January 2021