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PH32738: APPLYING PLUGIN FIXPACK 9.0.5.4 CREATES AN UNEXPECTED EMPTY FILE "C:\PROGRAM".

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Unexpected empty file "C:\Program" was created with following
    steps:
    1. Install plugin 9.0.5 in Windows defaults "C:\Program
    Files\IBM\WebSphere\Plugins"
    2. Apply plugin fixpack 9.0.5.4
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The iisPluginDLLUpdate.ant produces     *
    *                      an empty file C:\Program                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    During the Plugin configuration processing on Windows, the
    iisPluginDLLUpdate.ant will produce an empty file "C:\Program"
    and processing stops.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The iisPluginDLLUpdate.ant has been corrected.
    
    The fix for this APAR is targeted for inclusion in fix pack
    9.0.5.7 & 8.5.5.20. 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

    PH32738

  • 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

    2020-12-16

  • 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