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PI77492: A TRAILING <SPACE> CHARACTER IN A CLEARCASE REMOTE CLIENT LOGIN URL WILL CAUSE A LOGIN ERROR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When attempting to connect to a ClearCase Remote Client WAN
    server, if the login URL contains a trailing <space> character
    ("http://server/ccrc "), the following login error will be
    produced:
    
    
    CRMAP7009: Command "Login" failed: Error:
    "java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: null"
    

Local fix

  • Modify the login URL to remove the trailing <space> character,
    this will allow a successful connection.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of ClearCase ClearTeam Explorer.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * A user is unable to connect to a ClearCase Remote Client WAN *
    * server, if the login URL contains a trailing  white space.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 8.0.1.16, 9.0.0.5 and
    9.0.1.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI77492

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-02

  • Closed date

    2017-09-19

  • Last modified date

    2017-12-19

  • 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

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3300

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSY

       UP

  • R901 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2021