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PI94021: NOT ABLE TO RENEW A SELF-SIGNED WILDCARD CERTIFICATE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Prior to IBM WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5.13, able to
    renew wildcard certificate. After apply fixpack 13 and renew
    the self-signed wild certificate, getting an error.
    
    For example,
    java.util.regex.PatternSyntaxException: Dangling meta character
    '*' near index 0 *.ibm.com
    
    This happens with wsadmin script or in WebSphere Application
    Server admin console.
    

Local fix

  • Undo apply fixpack 13
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A certificate renew task would fail     *
    *                      if the CN name of the certificate       *
    *                      starts with "*" character.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Due to the code defect, if a certificate is a wildcard
    ceritificate (CN name starts with "*" character), the
    certificate renewal task would fail.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI94021

  • 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

    2018-02-20

  • Closed date

    2018-03-12

  • Last modified date

    2018-04-26

  • 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:
26 April 2018