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Update Java Version on CA SOI UI server

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Article ID: 203276

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Products

CA Service Operations Insight (SOI)

Issue/Introduction

We need to know what procedure to follow for upgrading Java version on servers CA SOI UI

because it was identified by our security team vulnerabilities in version 1.6.0_3, that is currently installed on these servers.

 

We also need to know if the JDK can be uninstalled on these servers without impacting the monitoring environment.

Environment

SOI 4.2

Cause

OS level java and jdk installs often trigger security scans.

Resolution

Run

which java

To see where the OS java is installed.

You can remove or update the OS java as needed in your environment.

..

 

The SOI install will lay down either 32 bit or 64 bit java based on OS.

 

We see here which was chosen:

C:\Program Files (x86)\CA\SOI\jsw\conf\soi-user-interface.conf

 

Line 25

# Java Application

set.JAVA_HOME=C:\Program Files (x86)\CA\SOI/jre-64

 

This is an internal and private java, do not update or modify these files.

Additional Information

Current version and patch: SOI 4.2 and SO14226 includes:

 

C:\Program Files (x86)\CA\SOI\jre-64\bin>java -version

 

openjdk version "1.8.0_212"

OpenJDK Runtime Environment (AdoptOpenJDK)(build 1.8.0_212-b03)

OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (AdoptOpenJDK)(build 25.212-b03, mixed mode)