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PI51982: LIBERTY 8557 CANNOT ROLLBACK TO LIBERTY 8553 AND BELOW

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • For Rollback of Liberty 8.5.5.7 to 8.5.5.3  using
    installation
    Manager customers will get  the following error :
    
    java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
    com.ibm.ws.install.InstallKernelFactory
    com.ibm.was.liberty.install.archive.runtimes.UnInstallArchiv
    eRun
    time.get
    InstalledESAs(UnInstallArchiveRuntime.java:206)
    

Local fix

  • N>A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Liberty Profile - Install V8 and     *
    *                  above                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Rollback fails from Liberty 8.5.5.7 to  *
    *                      8.5.5.3 and below                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    This was caused by missing setClassPath call from offering SU.
    When performing a Rollback, it requires an invoke of
    installKernel to uninstall archive runtime assets by SU.
    However, it failed because the required classpath was missing.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI51982

  • 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

    2015-11-05

  • Closed date

    2015-11-10

  • Last modified date

    2015-11-10

  • 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

  • R855 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 October 2021