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PH31564: SETTING STRING VALUE ON J2EERESOURCEPROPERTY TO EMPTRY STRING REMOVES ATTRIBUTE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When editing a Custom Property in resources panels, if a string
    value is set to empty string, the console will unset the
    attribute in the resources.xml file.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server versions 8.5.5 and 9.0.5.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Custom property of a Resource           *
    *                      Environment Provider with an empty      *
    *                      value is not saved correctly with the   *
    *                      administrative console.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When a custom property of a Resource Environment Provider is
    saved with an empty value using the administrative console,
    the value of the corresponding property entry is removed from
    the configuration. This may result in errors during the next
    server startup.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code to save an empty property value has been fixed.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix packs
    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

    PH31564

  • 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

    2020-11-11

  • 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":"850"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
22 January 2021