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PI87052: CLEARCASE ON WINDOWS CANNOT MAP CREDENTIALS TO SUPPORT ACL ENABLED VOBS IN AN INTEROP ENVIRONMENT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you have enabled ACLs (access control list) on a Unix/Linux
    Rational ClearCase VOB server, you may find that you are getting
    the following errors when trying to connect from Microsoft
    Windoows clients in an interop environment:
    
    credmap_lookup_whole_string_credentials call failed: RPC: Server
    can't
    decode arguments
    credmap_lookup_whole_string_credentials call failed: RPC: Server
    can't
    decode arguments
    cleartool: Error: Unable to map the local credentials to the
    remote
    credentials: timed out trying to communicate with ClearCase
    remote
    server
    
    This issue occurs in Clearcase 9.0.0.4 and 9.0.1 and later.
    
    The issue does not occur with ClearCase 9.0.0.3 and earlier.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of the ClearCase credmap utility.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * ClearCase Windows clients get errors when communicating with *
    * Solaris SPARC VOB or view servers, similar to this:          *
    * credmap_lookup_whole_string_credentials call failed: RPC:    *
    * Server can't decode arguments                                *
    *                                                              *
    * This occurs when both the client and server are running one  *
    * of these ClearCase releases: 9.0.0.4, 9.0.0.5, 9.0.1, or     *
    * 9.0.1.1                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 9.0.0.6 and 9.0.1.2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI87052

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-09-08

  • Closed date

    2017-12-19

  • 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

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSY

       UP

  • R901 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2021