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After upgrade of SiteMinder 12.52 from CR1 to CR5 wily stopped working


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CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign-On


Policy server failing to load WILY Interscope library after upgrade policy server software to a newer CR


[25136/1][Fri Dec 09 2016 10:51:21][SmEventWedge.cpp:289][LateInit][ERROR][sm-xpsxps-06810] Failed to initialize event handler library "/disk/apps/policyserver/siteminder/lib/libEventIntroscopep



Policy server running on Solaris 10 integrated with WILY Introscope Enterprise ManagerSiteMinderManager


Failed to load library caused by upgrading policy server software from CR1 to CR5 - the install replaced libraries used/linked by SiteMinderManager.  The manager is used to capture data from the policy server, it then sends data Introscope Enterprise Manager





Step 1 should already have been done, you can check this steps by reviewing the <Policy_Server_home>/siteminder/config/XPS.cfg



Steps 2 And 3 will need to be redone

To update Policy Server configuration, perform the following steps:

1. Launch the XPSConfig to add one of the following files to the Event Handlers list:

Navigate to the <policy server path>/bin directory and type ./XPSConfig and press ENTER. 

System prompts for “Enter Option (id, L or Q):”.

Type XPS and press ENTER.

System prompts for “Enter Option (D, V, F, # or Q):”.

Type 5 and press ENTER.

System prompts for “Enter Option (CQ):”.

Type C.

You are asked to enter a new value.

Enter the complete path for

System prompts for “Enter Option (D, V, F, # or Q):”.

Type Q.

System prompts for “Enter Option (id, L or Q):”.

Type Q.

2. From the <installPath>/CAWilySiteMinderManager/

SiteMinderManagerAgent directory, copy the to the policy server’s lib directory.

3. From the <installPath>/CAWilySiteMinderManager/

SiteMinderManagerAgent directory, copy the file to the policy server root directory. Thereafter, source it in the Policy Server profile file ca_ps_env.ksh using the complete path.


For example, if SiteMinder Policy Server is installed in the /opt/netegrity/

siteminder directory, add the following line to the SiteMinder Policy Server profile file

. /opt/netegrity/siteminder/


Support except of SMPS after following the steps above 

[4969/-1216915760][Fri Dec 16 2016 07:40:46][Database.cpp:689][InitDB][INFO][sm-xpsxps-00120] Initializing XPS Version 12.52.0105.2113



[4969/-1216915760][Fri Dec 16 2016 07:40:48][XPSAudit.cpp:719][GetAudit][INFO][sm-xpsxps-06870] XPS Auditing is enabled.

[4969/-1216915760][Fri Dec 16 2016 07:40:48][SmEventWedge.cpp:321][LateInit][INFO][sm-xpsxps-06860] Event handler library loaded: ""