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PI43096: MISSING SERVERINDEX.XML THROWS NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The NPE should throw a NotFoundException for the missing
    serverindex.xml file.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Migration Tools                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException thrown when        *
    *                      missing the serverindex.xml or          *
    *                      serverindex.xml_disabled file.          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    An incorrect method call was being used to retieve the URL of
    the serverindex.xml or serverindex.xml_disabled file.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Changed to the correct method call for retrieving the files
    URL. If the file is not there a NotFoundException will be
    thrown and the appropriate message displayed.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 8.0.0.11 and 8.5.5.7.  Please refer to the
    Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

  • Be sure the serverindex.xml is in place.
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI43096

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-06-16

  • Closed date

    2015-06-23

  • Last modified date

    2015-08-10

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 8.0

Reference #: PI43096

Modified date: 10 August 2015