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PI06756: USERS IN CQ WEB RESTRICTED MODE MAY CONSUME LICENSES UNTIL LOGOFF UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES

Fixes are available

Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 10 (8.0.0.10) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 3 (8.0.1.3) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 11 (8.0.0.11) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 4 (8.0.1.4) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 5 (8.0.1.5) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 12 (8.0.0.12) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 6 (8.0.1.6) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 13 (8.0.0.13) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 14 (8.0.0.14) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 7 (8.0.1.7) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 15 (8.0.0.15) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 8 (8.0.1.8) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 16 (8.0.0.16) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 9 (8.0.1.9) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 17 (8.0.0.17) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 10 (8.0.1.10) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 18 (8.0.0.18) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 11 (8.0.1.11) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 19 (8.0.0.19) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 12 (8.0.1.12) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 20 (8.0.0.20) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 13 (8.0.1.13) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 21 (8.0.0.21) for 8.0
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 14 (8.0.1.14) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 15 (8.0.1.15) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 16 (8.0.1.16) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 17 (8.0.1.17) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 18 (8.0.1.18) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 19 (8.0.1.19) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 20 (8.0.1.20) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 21 (8.0.1.21) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 22 (8.0.1.22) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 23 (8.0.1.23) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 24 (8.0.1.24) for 8.0.1
Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 25 (8.0.1.25) for 8.0.1

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Rational ClearQuest (CQ) Web users whom are designated as
    'restricted mode' users, such that they shouldn't consume a
    license, may consume licenses under certain intermittent
    circumstances.
    
    A CQ API call to SetRestrictedUser is being performed, but it is
    after the logon has already checked out a license, hence it
    stays checked out until logoff or timeout. It is also related to
    a timing issue and handling multiple user events at the same
    time in the CM Server layer.
    
    The problem appears to occur in 7.1.2.10 and higher.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * ClearQuest Web users                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * A user marked as restricted in the ClearQuest Web site       *
    * configuration security preferences sometimes consumes a      *
    * license when it should not do so.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearQuest 8.0.0.10 and 8.0.1.3.  The
    source of the extra license checkout has been identified and
    that checkout is no longer performed for this ClearQuest Web
    restricted user.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI06756

  • Reported component name

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3600

  • Reported release

    712

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-21

  • Closed date

    2014-03-24

  • Last modified date

    2014-03-24

  • 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

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3600

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R801 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2021