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PI86770: REMOVE UNSUPPORTED SECURITY EVENTS FROM AUDIT LOG.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Remove unsupported security events from list for example:
    
    SECURITY_MGMT_POLICY
    SECURITY_MGMT_REGISTRY
    SECURITY_MGMT_CONFIG
    SECURITY_MGMT_PROVISIONING
    SECURITY_MGMT_RESOURCE
    SECURITY_RUNTIME_KEY
    SECURITY_MGMT_KEY
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    *                  who enabled Audit function                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Adminconsole is showing unsupported     *
    *                      audit events in the selection pull down *
    *                      list.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Select only supported events listed in the  *
    *                  page below.                                 *
    *                  https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter *
    *                  /S                                          *
    *                  SAW57_8.5.5/com.ibm.websphere.nd.doc/ae/rse *
    *                  c_                                          *
    *                  sa_event_types.html                         *
    ****************************************************************
    Unsupported events were listed on adminconsole.  Also
    getSupportedAuditEvents() command included unsupported events.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Following events have been removed from the GUI and command
    output.
    
    SECURITY_MGMT_POLICY
    SECURITY_MGMT_REGISTRY
    SECURITY_MGMT_CONFIG
    SECURITY_MGMT_PROVISIONING
    SECURITY_MGMT_RESOURCE
    SECURITY_RUNTIME_KEY
    SECURITY_MGMT_KEY
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.14 and 9.0.0.8.  Please refer to the Recommended
    Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI86770

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-09-01

  • Closed date

    2018-01-16

  • Last modified date

    2018-01-16

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 January 2018