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PM37592: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION THROWN WHEN ENABLE TPV MONITORING

Fixes are available

7.0.0.19: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 19
7.0.0.21: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 21
7.0.0.23: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 23
7.0.0.25: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 25
7.0.0.27: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 27
7.0.0.29: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 29
7.0.0.31: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 31
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.33: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 33
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
7.0.0.19: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.21: Java SDK 1.6 SR9 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.23: Java SDK 1.6 SR10 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere
7.0.0.25: Java SDK 1.6 SR11 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.27: Java SDK 1.6 SR12 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.29: Java SDK 1.6 SR13 FP2 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.31: Java SDK 1.6 SR15 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.35: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.37: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP3 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.39: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP7 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.41: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP20 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.43: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP41 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A NullPointerException is thrown when you enable Tivoli
    Performance Viewer (TPV) monitoring. The following stacktrace
    can be observed in NodeAgent SystemErr.log:
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.ibm.ws.performance.tuning.serverAlert.calc.
    config.ServerRJvmConfigCalc.getInitialHeapSize
    (ServerRJvmConfigCalc.java:112)
    at com.ibm.ws.performance.tuning.serverAlert.calc.
    config.ServerRJvmConfigCalc.getConfigMap
    (ServerRJvmConfigCalc.java:197)
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.ibm.ws.performance.tuning.serverAlert.calc.
    config.ServerRJvmConfigCalc.getJITEnabled
    (ServerRJvmConfigCalc.java:164)
    at com.ibm.ws.performance.tuning.serverAlert.calc.
    config.ServerRJvmConfigCalc.getConfigMap
    (ServerRJvmConfigCalc.java:213)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V7.0                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A NullPointerException was generated    *
    *                      due to reinitialization of the          *
    *                      Repository Cache on the servers.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A Null Pointer Exception was genrated in the SystemOut.log of
    Nodeagent while enabling TPV monitoring for different servers.
    This exception was caused by the reinitialization of the
    Repository Cache on the servers.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM37592

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-04-22

  • Closed date

    2011-06-24

  • Last modified date

    2011-06-24

  • 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

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PM37592

Modified date: 24 June 2011