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PM30615: creds -w raises an error message on Windows 7 clients

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When executing creds for any user on a Windows7 client like
    follows:
    'c:\Program Files\Rational\ClearCase\etc\utils\creds.exe' -w 1?
    c:\creds-w-std.txt 2? c:\creds-w-err.txt
    The standard error is showing  *** Can't get group info for
    current process group SID 'NT:S-1-16-8192'
    
    The group SID is
    SID: S-1-16-8192
    Name: Medium Mandatory Level
    Description: A medium integrity level.
    
    This is a new integrity account for Windows:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb625963.aspx  and
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_Integrity_Control
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    When executing creds for any user on a Windows7 client like
    follows:
    "c:\Program Files\Rational\ClearCase\etc\utils\creds.exe" -w
    1? c:\creds-w-std.txt 2? c:\creds-w-err.txt
    The standard error is showing  *** Can't get group info for
    current process group SID "NT:S-1-16-8192"
    
    The group SID is
    SID: S-1-16-8192
    Name: Medium Mandatory Level
    Description: A medium integrity level.
    
    This is a new integrity account for Windows:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb625963.aspx  and
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandatory_Integrity_Control
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearCase versions 7.1.1.8, 7.1.2.5
    and 8.0.0.1
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM30615

  • Reported component name

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G2900

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-01-17

  • Closed date

    2011-12-16

  • Last modified date

    2011-12-16

  • 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

    CLEARCASE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G2900

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 December 2011