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PI53854: Unable to retrieve the REMOTE_USER from the WSRU header without using any security in Liberty

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • unable to retrieve the REMOTE_USER from the WSRU header
    without
    using any security in Liberty
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty    *
    *                  Profile version 8.5.5 users of              *
    *                  WebContainer                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Invoking                                *
    *                      javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest.g *
    *                      etRemoteUser() returns null if security *
    *                      is disabled                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Invoking javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest.getRemoteUser()
    when the security feature is disabled returns a null value
    ignoring any value sent by the IBM HTTP Server.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI53854

  • 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

    2015-12-09

  • Closed date

    2016-02-24

  • Last modified date

    2016-02-24

  • 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

    WAS LIBERTY COR

  • Fixed component ID

    5725L2900

Applicable component levels

  • R855 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 October 2021