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PH32363: INSTALLUTILITY AND FEATUREUTILITY IGNORES INCLUDED CONFIG FILES IN WINDOWS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer sees following on Windows using 20.0.0.12. Issue
    seems
    to be resolved on Unix/Linux.
    
    <include
    location="${server.config.dir}/server2.xml"/>
    
    <include
    location="${server.output.dir}/server2.xml"/>
    
    <include location
    ="${env.BASE_PATH}/server2.xml"/>
    
    C:\liberty\20.0.0.12_kernel\b
    in>featureUtility.bat installServerFeatures --noCache
    --acceptLicense --verbose server1
    
    [12/2/20 15:27:32:276 EST]
    Checking for missing features required by the server
    ...
    
    [12/2/20 15:27:32:787 EST] file not found for
    bootstrap.properties under server: server1
    
    [12/2/20
    15:27:32:849 EST] Illegal char <:> at index 2:
    /C:\liberty\20.0.
    0.12_kernel/usr/servers/server1/server2.xml
    
    java.nio.file.Inval
    idPathException: Illegal char <:> at index 2:
    /C:\liberty\20.0.0.12_kernel/usr/servers/server1/server2.xml
    
    
    at sun.nio.fs.WindowsPathParser.normalize(Unknown Source)
    
    at
    sun.nio.fs.WindowsPathParser.parse(Unknown Source)
    
    at
    sun.nio.fs.WindowsPathParser.parse(Unknown Source)
    
    at
    sun.nio.fs.WindowsPath.parse(Unknown Source)
    
    at
    sun.nio.fs.WindowsFileSystem.getPath(Unknown Source)
    
    at
    java.nio.file.Paths.get(Unknown Source)
    
    at com.ibm.ws.install.
    internal.InstallUtils.getFeatures(InstallUtils.java:741)
    
    at co
    m.ibm.ws.install.internal.Director.getServerFeaturesToInstal
    l(Di
    rector.java:475)
    
    at com.ibm.ws.install.internal.InstallKernelI
    mpl.getServerFeaturesToInstall(InstallKernelImpl.java:266)
    
    at
    com.ibm.ws.install.featureUtility.cli.InstallServerAction.in
    stal
    lServerFeatures(InstallServerAction.java:174)
    
    at com.ibm.ws.in
    stall.featureUtility.cli.InstallServerAction.execute(Install
    Serv
    erAction.java:247)
    
    at com.ibm.ws.install.featureUtility.cli.In
    stallServerAction.handleTask(InstallServerAction.java:69)
    
    at c
    om.ibm.ws.install.featureUtility.cli.FeatureAction.handleTas
    k(Fe
    atureAction.java:92)
    
    at com.ibm.ws.install.featureUtility.Feat
    ureUtilityExecutor.main(FeatureUtilityExecutor.java:58)
    
    at
    sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
    
    
    at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown
    Source)
    
    at
    sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown
    Source)
    
    at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
    
    
    at
    com.ibm.ws.kernel.boot.cmdline.UtilityMain.internal_main(Uti
    l
    ityMain.java:173)
    
    at com.ibm.ws.kernel.boot.cmdline.UtilityMai
    n.main(UtilityMain.java:53)
    
    [12/2/20 15:27:33:487 EST] The
    server does not require any additional features. No features
    were installed.
    
    <---------------------> 0.00%
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Liberty                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: include tag parsing did not work in     *
    *                      some cases on Windows                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    problem occurred because we did not use the windows file
    separators when parsing/handling include tags
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH32363

  • Reported component name

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Reported component ID

    5725L2900

  • Reported release

    855

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-12-04

  • Closed date

    2021-01-07

  • Last modified date

    2021-01-07

  • 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

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Fixed component ID

    5725L2900

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSD28V","label":"WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"855"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
11 January 2021