"Communication link failure" from AS400 driver in JBoss EAP

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Issue

Failure establishing a connection to AS400

... Communication link failure. (Connection was dropped unexpectedly.)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.JDError.createSQLExceptionSubClass(JDError.java:756)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.JDError.throwSQLException(JDError.java:537)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCConnection.sendAndReceive(AS400JDBCConnection.java:2897)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCConnection.sendAndReceive(AS400JDBCConnection.java:2810)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCConnection.setServerAttributes(AS400JDBCConnection.java:4042)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCConnection.setProperties(AS400JDBCConnection.java:3297)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCConnection.setProperties(AS400JDBCConnection.java:3184)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCConnection.setProperties(AS400JDBCConnection.java:3177)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCDriver.prepareConnection(AS400JDBCDriver.java:1373)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCDriver.initializeConnection(AS400JDBCDriver.java:1210)
    at com.ibm.as400.access.AS400JDBCDriver.connect(AS400JDBCDriver.java:351)

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 7
  • IBM AS400

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