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Troubleshooting Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server. Tivoli User Group Singapore 15 December 2009. Agenda. How do ITM components talk to each other? TEPS demystified Troubleshooting TEPS References. ITM components communication. TEPS/TEP Client Communication Flow.

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troubleshooting tivoli enterprise portal server

Troubleshooting Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server

Tivoli User Group Singapore

15 December 2009

  • How do ITM components talk to each other?
  • TEPS demystified
  • Troubleshooting TEPS
  • References
teps tep client communication flow
TEPS/TEP Client Communication Flow
  • HTTP connection is used by TEP browser to download JAR files and resources files that will be used by TEP client to communicate.
  • HTTP server is, by default, installed in TEPS.
  • IIOP CORBA layer is used by the client code to connect to TEP server.
  • TEPS communicates with TEMS using RPC method.
  • TEPS uses ODBC for Windows and DB2 client for Linux to communicate with the database.
  • URL for browser: http://<TEPS>:1920///CNP/client
tep browser client communication flow
TEP Browser Client Communication Flow
  • If IBM JRE 1.4.2 is not found, it would be downloaded and installed.
  • applet.html consists of OBJECT tag reference which instruct JRE to download JAR and reference files.
  • JAR and reference files are placed in the local cache and if the new version is available, it will be replaced automatically.
  • When java applet login is launched, no communication is made to TEP server yet.
  • Interoperable Object Reference (IOR) is downloaded through HTTP. Login method is invoked based on that reference.
teps log ras1 header
TEPS log RAS1 header
  • Sample of TEPS RAS1 header
    • 44B2C257.0000!========================> IBM Tivoli RAS1 Service Log <========================
    • +44B2C257.0000 System Name: SCHAEFRO Process ID: 3536
    • +44B2C257.0000 Program Name: kfwservices User Name: SYSTEM
    • +44B2C257.0000 Task Name: kfwservices System Type: WinXP;5.1-SP1
    • +44B2C257.0000 MAC1_ENV Macro: 0xC112 Start Date: 2006/07/10
    • +44B2C257.0000 Start Time: 14:10:47 CPU Count: 1
    • +44B2C257.0000 Page Size: 4K Phys Memory: 2047M
    • +44B2C257.0000 Virt Memory: 2048M Page Space: 3944M
    • +44B2C257.0000 Service Point: system.schaefro_cq UTC Start Time: 44b2c257
    • +44B2C257.0000 ITM Home: C:\Candle ITM Process: schaefro_cq
    • +44B2C257.0000 Executable Name: C:\Candle\CNPS\kfwservices.exe
    • +44B2C257.0000 KBB_RAS1: ERROR ^>C:\Candle\cnps\logs\kfwras1.log
    • +44B2C257.0000 KBB_ENVPATH: C:\Candle\CNPS\KFWENV
    • +44B2C257.0000
  • The ras1header contains useful information about the environment where the server is running.
  • Use the ras1 header for a quick environmental triage
advanced ras1 trace
Advanced RAS1 Trace
  • To answer the question: Is the problem occurring in the TEPS?
  • ctdatabus unit is used to log all the detail request from TEP client
  • ctcmw and kv4 units are used to log node status, situation and EIB update events from TEMS.
  • ctsql is used to log raw SQL requests to TEMS, DB2 or ODBC and number of rows returned.
  • Use: KFW_DATABUS_INPUT_TRACE_IGNORE_HEARTBEAT=Y to suppress the heartbeat events in the log. Will greatly reduce the amount of logs.
  • Alternatively, KFW_DATABUS_INPUT_TRACE_FILTER=<service name> to log only the specified services.
sql input trace
SQL Input Trace
  • (UNIT:ctsql INPUT,ERROR)
  • Dumps raw SQL generated by the TEPS
  • Identifies data source where the SQL query will be sent
  • Logs number of rows returned to the requesting client
  • Counts the number of queries sent to each data source
sql input trace1
SQL Input Trace
  • Examples:
    • HUB_TEMS(28): Rows returned: 1
  • Parm Markered Request to TEMS:
    • HUB_TEMS(316): Values: '1060719172155000' '1060720172155000' '000' '999' 'Y‘
    • HUB_TEMS(316): Rows returned: 12
teps input traces
TEPS Input Traces
  • Typically, databus and SQL input traces will be set together
  • CMW input traces will be set together, but not required
  • Databus trace is not useful when combined with CMW trace because no client request directly drives the event channels
  • If left running for long periods of time, or if many clients are connected and being actively used, databus and SQL input traces will generate large amounts of data
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