Administrative pages are missing in virtual portals
The administrative pages that should contain the administrative portlets do not exist in a virtual portal created in an admnistration installation (as opposed to a full installation)
After clustering Portal, all ConfigEngine scripts end with a "NullPointerException"
After clustering IBM® WebSphere® Portal v6.1, all ConfigEngine scripts end with a "NullPointerException" regardless of whether or not you receive a BUILD SUCCESSFUL.
Single Sign-On fails with SiteMinder due to incorrect agent group settings
After configuring eTrust SiteMinder for WebSphere Portal, you still get prompted for the portal server login after authenticating via the SiteMinder login feature.
Incorrect providerURL causes ConfigEngine wp-add-property to fail in cluster
When adding an LDAP attribute by running "ConfigEngine.bat wp-add-property", the task fails with the following errors: [wplc-add-property] [12/20/08 08:32:43.951 EST] Looking up EJB: corbaloc:iiop:localhost:10031... [wplc-add-property] [12/20/08 08:32:44.105 EST] security.LoadSCI [wplc-add-property] [12/20/08 08:32:44.116 EST] security.GettingConfig [wplc-add-property] [12/20/08 08:32:44.128 EST] security.AuthTarget [wplc-add-property] [12/20/08 08:32:44.185 EST] security.ClientCSI
Installation and Configuration Troubleshooting
This document describes solutions to some problems encountered in the areas Installation, Configuration, and Migration.
XmlAccess export fails with EJPSG0015E due to portlet instance in customization domain
When performing a full XmlAccess export using export.xml, you receive one of the the following error messages:
Member Manager cumulative fix for WebSphere Portal version 6.0
Includes all previous WebSphere® Member Manager fixes for IBM® WebSphere Portal version 6.0 released interim fixes plus new fixes. This document references the current version.
How to avoid removing all mappings from a role via Xmlaccess
How can I remove a user or group mapping from a role on a resource via Xmlaccess without removing ALL mappings for the role? For example, I wish to remove "mygroup2" from the User role on the myPortlet portlet but retain "mygroup1". Currently my Xmlaccess export of this portlet shows:
Expected behavior when one repository is down in a federated environment
When configured for multiple (federated) repositories in a WebSphere Portal environment, should a user in repository A be able to log into the portal server if repository B is down?
CWWIM5015E error when configuring security
When running the ConfigEngine task "wp-modify-ldap-security" to set up a stand-alone LDAP user registry for WebSphere Portal, you receive the following error: Create LDAP repository - result: [com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMConfigurationException: CWWIM5015E Login properties are not valid: [uid] . . . . [wplc-create-federated-ldap-repository] Create LDAP repository failed.
Implementing the timeout.resume.session parameter in WebSphere Portal
When should the timeout.resume.session parameter be implemented in IBM® WebSphere® Portal, and what is the expected behavior when setting this value to "true"?
MustGather: Session Management for WebSphere Portal 6.0
This technote covers collecting data for Session Management with IBM® WebSphere® Portal 6.0. Gathering this MustGather information before calling IBM Support will help to understand the problem and save time analyzing the data.
Configuration task disable-security fails with "x'@EncryptedPortalAdminPassword@'" is not valid. SQLSTATE=42604
The IBM® WebSphere® Portal WPSConfig task 'disable-security' fails with SQL0105N The string constant beginning with "x'@EncryptedPortalAdminPassword@'" is not valid. SQLSTATE=42604 Full Error message in the SystemOut.log: [sqlproc] Error during statement execution! [sqlproc] COM.ibm.db2.jdbc.DB2Exception: [IBM][CLI Driver][DB2/NT] SQL0105N The string constant beginning with "x'@EncryptedPortalAdminPassword@'" is not valid. SQLSTATE=42604 [sqlproc] at COM.ibm.db2.jdbc.app.SQLExceptionGenerator.thro
Database DB2 transfer (. /WPSconfig.sh create-local-database-db2) fails
All of the prerequisite checks in the IBM® WebSphere® Portal create-local-database-db2 script pass successfully but when it gets to the actual creation of the database in DB2® it fails with the following: Could not load driver java.sql.SQLException: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Can't find library db2jdbc (libdb2jdbc.so or .so) in sub.boot.library.path or java.library.path sub.boot.library.path=/usr/IBM/wp_6/WebSphere/AppServer/Java/jre/bin java.library.path=/usr/IBM/wp_6/WebSphere/AppServer/Java/jre/bi
DB2 Rights for the Portal Runtime Database User
Many users install IBM® WebSphere® Portal version 6.0 using an administrative user with DBADM rights, but prefer to configure a runtime database user with a subset of the administrative privileges. Since there are several databases used by WebSphere Portal v6, what are the runtime user requirements for each database?
Portal installation fails when hostname contains underscore "_"
During the installation of IBM® WebSphere® Portal, you receive a failure notice, stating "ADMG0005E: The attribute name is not valid."
MustGather: Read first for IBM WebSphere Portal
MustGather documents aid in problem determination and save time resolving Problem Management Records (PMRs).