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PI45698: CONVERTING MDB LISTENER PORTS WITHOUT CUSTOM PROPERTIES THROWS NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN WEBSPHERE V7.0

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Websphere Application Server v7.0 when converting
    Listener Ports to Activation Specification,NullPointer
    Exception occurs and following FFDC is generated by the
    deployment manager:
    
    FFDC Exception:java.lang.NullPointerException
    SourceId:com.ibm.ws.messaging.admin.command.MigrateWMQMLPCmd.
    beforeStepsExecuted
    ProbeId:148 Reporter:com.ibm.ws.messaging.admin.command.
    MigrateWMQMLPCmd@5a8d5a8d
    java.lang.NullPointerException
     at com.ibm.websphere.management.configservice.Config
     ServiceHelper.getAttributeValue(ConfigServiceHelper.java:68)
     at com.ibm.ws.messaging.admin.command.MigrateWMQMLPCmd.
     beforeStepsExecuted(MigrateWMQMLPCmd.java:526)
     at com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.
     AbstractTaskCommand.executeReal(AbstractTaskCommand.java:835
    )
     at com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframework.provider.
     AbstractTaskCommand.execute(AbstractTaskCommand.java:807)
     at com.ibm.ws.console.resources.jms.mqseries.Convert
     ListenerPortToActSpecTaskStep2Action.doNextAction
     (ConvertListenerPortToActSpecTaskStep2Action.java:73)
     at com.ibm.ws.console.core.abstracted.AbstractTask
     Action.execute(AbstractTaskAction.java:181)
     at org.apache.struts.action.RequestProcessor.process
     ActionPerform(Unknown Source)
     at org.apache.struts.action.RequestProcessor.process
     (Unknown Source)
     at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.process
     (Unknown Source)
     at org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet.doPost
     (Unknown Source)
     at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(Http
     Servlet.java:738)
     at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(Http
     Servlet.java:831)
     at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.
     service(ServletWrapper.java:1700)
     at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.
     service(ServletWrapper.java:1635)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V7.0                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When converting Listener Ports to       *
    *                      Activation Specification, a             *
    *                      NullPointer                             *
    *                      Exception is thrown.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When migrating from listener ports to activation
    specifications, a NullPointerException is thrown if the
    listener ports do not have any custom properties associated
    with the migration.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Correct the migration of listener ports without associated
    custom properties to activation specifications.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 7.0.0.41.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI45698

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-07-26

  • Closed date

    2015-12-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-12-04

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PI45698

Modified date: 04 December 2015