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PI86208: CANNOT DECODE IOR DUE TO CLASSCASTEXCEPTION

Fixes are available

17.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.4
18.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.1
18.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.2
18.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.3
18.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.4
19.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.1
19.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.2
19.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.3
19.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.4
19.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.5
19.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.6
19.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.7
19.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.8
19.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.9
19.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.10
19.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.11
19.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.12
20.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.1
20.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.2
20.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.3
20.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.4
20.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.5
20.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.6
20.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.7
20.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.8
20.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.9
20.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.10
20.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.11
20.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.12

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When calling a remote EJB service from EJB client, the
    following error may occur:
    org.omg.CORBA.BAD_PARAM: other: corbaname evaluation
    error:Could not
    decode IOR TSSCompoundSecMechListConfig:  vmcid: OMG minor
    code: 0xa
    completed: No
    at
    org.apache.yoko.orb.OB.CorbanameURLScheme_impl.parse_url(Cor
    bana
    meURLSch
    eme_impl.java:233)
    at [internal classes]
    at
    javax.naming.InitialContext.lookup(InitialContext.java:428)
    at sample.HelloLib.getMessage(HelloLib.java:9)
    at com.ibm._jsp._index._jspService(_index.java:98)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.jsp.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:
    101)
    at [internal classes]
    Caused by: org.omg.CORBA.TRANSIENT: Could not decode IOR
    TSSCompoundSecMechListConfig:  vmcid: 0x0 minor code: 0x0
    completed: No
    at
    com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.ssl.yoko.SocketFac
    tory
    .getComp
    atibleMechanisms(SocketFactory.java:151)
    ... 6 more
    Caused by: java.lang.ClassCastException:
    com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.tss.TSSNULLTranspo
    rtCo
    nfig
    incompatible with
    com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.tss.TSSSSLTranspor
    tCon
    fig
    at
    com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.css.CSSCompoundSec
    Mech
    Config.e
    xtractSSLTransportForEachAddress(CSSCompoundSecMechConfig.ja
    va:1
    42)
    ... 6 more
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Liberty - ORB and JNDI               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: EJB call fails with "Could not decode   *
    *                      IOR" when SSL is disabled               *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    If SSL is enabled in server.xml, EJB call works fine. However if
    SSL is disabled in the server.xml (sslEnabled="false") then the
    call to the remote EJB fails with following error.
    
    -- Error ----
    SRVE0777E: Exception thrown by application class
    'com.ibm.itso.ejbRemote.view._HelloRemoteEJBRemote_Stub.hello:1,
    101'
    javax.ejb.EJBException: nested exception is:
    java.rmi.RemoteException:
    CORBA TRANSIENT 0 No; nested exception is:
    org.omg.CORBA.TRANSIENT: Could not decode IOR
    TSSCompoundSecMechListConfig: vmcid: 0x0 minor code: 0x0
    completed: No
    at
    com.ibm.itso.ejbRemote.view._HelloRemoteEJBRemote_Stub.hello(_He
    lloRemot
    eEJBRemote_Stub.java:1101)
    at
    com.ibm.itso.ejbRemote.HelloRemoteServlet.doGet(HelloRemoteServl
    et.java:
    37)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:687)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:790)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.service(ServletWr
    apper.ja
    va:1290)
    ...
    ...
    ...
    
    Caused by: java.lang.ClassCastException:
    com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.tss.TSSNULLTransportCo
    nfig
    incompatible with
    com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.tss.TSSSSLTransportCon
    fig
    at
    [page
    14]com.ibm.ws.transport.iiop.security.config.css.CSSCompoundSecM
    echConfig.e
    xtractSSLTransportForEachAddress(CSSCompoundSecMechConfig.java:1
    42)
    ------(End of error sample) --------
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI86208

  • Reported component name

    LIBERTY PROFILE

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0814

  • Reported release

    855

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-08-21

  • Closed date

    2017-11-17

  • Last modified date

    2017-11-17

  • 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 PROFILE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0814

Applicable component levels

  • R855 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 October 2021