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PI62976: WEBSPHERE CONTROLLER REGION ABENDS WITH 0C4-11.

Fixes are available

9.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
9.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 3
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 4
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
9.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 5
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 6
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 7
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 8
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 9
9.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 11
9.0.5.0: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Refresh Pack
9.0.5.1: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 1
9.0.5.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.17: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 17
9.0.5.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 3
9.0.5.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 4
9.0.5.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 5
9.0.5.6: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 6

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When an LPAR is IPL'd which is running the deployment manager
    for a cell, controller regions on a second LPAR within the same
    cell may abend with an 0C4-11.  The native stack for the
    abending thread may look this:
    
    Traceback:
       DSA  Entry       E  Offset  Statement   Service  Status
       1    CF_TCP_Connection::init_As_Client(CF_ConnectionData*)
                        +00001E8E              CF08134  Exception
       2    CF_TCP_Request::connect(int,CF_ConnectionData*)
                        +00000178              CF08134  Call
       3
    Java_com_ibm_ws_tcp_channel_impl_ZAioTCPChannelCPPUtilities_
                        +00000422              CF08134  Call
       4    RUNCALLINMETHOD
                        +00000000                       Call
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V8.0, V8.5, and V9.0                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: WebSphere Application Server for z/OS   *
    *                      Controller ABENDS with                  *
    *                      ABEND0C4/ABENDS0C4 while                *
    *                      creating an outbound IIOP connection    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A timing window exists during the creation of outbound IIOP
    connections such that one thread can delete storage being used
    by another thread, due to improper usage of the C runtime API
    "getaddrinfo".
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI62976

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-05-24

  • Closed date

    2016-09-02

  • Last modified date

    2016-09-02

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Fixed component ID

    5655I3500

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 October 2021