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PI48987: AFTER RESTARTING LIBERTY WITH Z/OS CONNECT, NO Z/OS CONNECT SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Sequence of events:
    Restart resulting in NO services:
    1. Stop Liberty
    /P ABCLIB14
    2. Start Liberty
    /S ABCLIB14
    3. Access z/OS Connect services on URL:
    https://edmz.gcb-us-hosts.mlcccorp.com:10143/zosConnect/serv
    ices
    
    4. Reported are NO services:
    {"zosConnectServices":[]}
    Also the clients report errors.
    
    Restart with workaround resulting in services available:
    1. Stop Liberty
    /P ABCLIB14
    1A. *** Edit server.xml, no changes, just  save  and quit
    2. Start Liberty
    /S ABCLIB14
    3. Access z/OS Connect services on URL:
    https://edmz.gcb-us-hosts.mlcccorp.com:10143/zosConnect/serv
    ices
    
    4. Services are available:
    {"zosConnectServices":[{"ServiceName":"CICS-GBOD0095","
    ServiceDescription":"DATA_UNAVAILABLE","ServiceProvider":"WO
    LA-1
    .0","
    ServiceURL":"https://edmz.gcb-us-hosts.mlcccorp.com:
    10143/zosConnect/services/CICS-GBOD0095"},{"ServiceName":"CI
    CS-
    OLACB01","ServiceDescription":"DATA_UNAVAILABLE","ServicePro
    vide
    r":"
    WOLA-1.0","ServiceURL":"https://edmz.gcb-us-hosts.mlcccorp.c
    om:
    10143/zosConnect/services/CICS-OLACB01"}]}
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  Users of z/OS connect features of IBM       *
    *                  WebSphere Application Server Liberty        *
    *                  Profile for z/OS                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Restarting the server may result in     *
    *                      z/OS connect services being             *
    *                      unavailable                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A race condition in Liberty Profile configuration processing
    could result in incorrect configuration for z/OS connect
    services.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Liberty Profile configuration processing was fixed so that it
    will no longer be affected by the race condition on a warm start
    of a Liberty server.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in fix
    pack 8.5.5.8.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates page for
    delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

  • The problem can be avoided by restarting the server with the -
    clean option.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI48987

  • Reported component name

    LIBERTY PROF -

  • Reported component ID

    5655W6514

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-17

  • Closed date

    2015-10-28

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-28

  • 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

    LIBERTY PROF -

  • Fixed component ID

    5655W6514

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 October 2015