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SE70292: IBM MQ V9.1 on IBM i QMERRORLOG service severities does not appear to work

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • DiagnosticMessages:
    Name=SevereErrors
     Service=File
     Severities=E+
     FilePrefix=SEVERE
    DiagnosticMessages:
     Name=Informational
     Service=File
     Severities=I
     FilePrefix=INFORM
    DiagnosticMessages:
     Name=Warnings
     Service=File
     Severities=W
     FilePrefix=WARNING
    Does create 3 different sets of 3 x json error logs but they all
    contain identical contents;
     Browse : /QIBM/UserData/mqm/qmgrs/JON/errors/INFORM01.json
     Record :    1  of   57 by 14      Column :  1  654 by 79
     Control :
    ....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....
    +....7....+....
     ************Beginning of data**************
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ6287I","ibm_arithInsert1":0,"ibm_arithInser
    t2":0,"ibm_comme
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377785,"ibm
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377786,"ibm
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377787,"ibm
     Browse : /QIBM/UserData/mqm/qmgrs/JON/errors/WARNING01.json
     Record :    1  of   50 by 14      Column :  1  654 by 79
     Control :
    ....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....
    +....7....+....
     ************Beginning of data**************
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ6287I","ibm_arithInsert1":0,"ibm_arithInser
    t2":0,"ibm_comme
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377785,"ibm
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377786,"ibm
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377787,"ibm
     Browse : /QIBM/UserData/mqm/qmgrs/JON/errors/SEVERE01.json
     Record :    1  of   50 by 14      Column :  1  654 by 79
     Control :
    ....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....
    +....7....+....
     ************Beginning of data**************
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ6287I","ibm_arithInsert1":0,"ibm_arithInser
    t2":0,"ibm_comme
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377785,"ibm
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377786,"ibm
    {"ibm_messageId":"AMQ7163I","ibm_arithInsert1":37,"ibm_arithInse
    rt2":377787,"ibm
    Looking at trace can see it thinks the value is invalid (perhaps
    some trailing whitespace it doesn't like ?);
    007 .......> xcsCheckValidName
    007 .......< xcsCheckValidName rc=OK FunctionTime=24
    007 .......> xcsBlankTrim
    007 .......< xcsBlankTrim rc=OK FunctionTime=16
    000   DiagnosticMessages: 'Service' : 'File'
    000   DiagnosticMessages: 'Severities' : 'E+'
    007 .......> xeiParseSeverity
    007 .......<! xeiParseSeverity rc=lrcW_INI_INVALID_VALUE
    FunctionTime=16
    000   Invalid Stanza Line: Severities=E+
    007 .......> xeiDisplayMessage
    000   Warn: FALSE, file:
    /Development/jrumsey/source/lib/cs/amqxloga.c
    000   msgid:10007076 a1:2B a2:0
    c1:/QIBM/UserData/mqm/qmgrs/JON/qm.ini
    007 .......< xeiDisplayMessage rc=OK FunctionTime=56
    000   DiagnosticMessages: 'FilePrefix' : 'SEVERE'
    1) The error message indicating the invalid stanza value seems
    to be swallowed.
    2) The stanzas seem valid and copying and pasting them onto a
    Windows qm.ini works perfectly - why is this failing ?
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    User who use QMErrorlog diagnostics message services
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    IBM iSeries
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    DiagnosticMessages:
      Name=SevereErrors
      Service=File
      Severities=E+
      FilePrefix=SEVERE
    
    DiagnosticMessages:
      Name=Informational
      Service=File
      Severities=I
      FilePrefix=INFORM
    
    DiagnosticMessages:
      Name=Warnings
      Service=File
      Severities=W
      FilePrefix=WARNING
    
    Does create 3 different sets of 3 x json error logs but they all
    contain identical contents;
    

Problem conclusion

  • MQ code is change to make the error message correctly processed.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v8.0       8.0.0.12
    v9.0 LTS   9.0.0.6
    v9.1 CD    9.1.2
    v9.1 LTS   9.1.0.2
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    SE70292

  • Reported component name

    IBM MQ ISERIES

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7274

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-12-02

  • Closed date

    2019-01-24

  • Last modified date

    2019-01-24

  • 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

    IBM MQ ISERIES

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7274

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSYHRD","label":"IBM MQ"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"9.1","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
24 January 2019