Update Java Version in CA SOI Manager server
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Update Java Version in CA SOI Manager server


Article ID: 203277


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CA Service Operations Insight (SOI)


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

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.


SOI 4.2


OS level java and jdk installs often trigger security scans.



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-manager.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)