JR41712: AFTER INSTALLATION OF 8.5 FP2 DERIVATION EDITOR IN TRANSFORMER STAGE EMITS WINDOWS ERROR "UNEXPECTED ERROR; QUITTING"

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After upgrade to 8.5 FP2 Datastge Designer derivation editor in
    the transformer stage emits error "Unexpected error; quitting"
    

Local fix

  • Re register vmdsflt.exe, that is
    
    start a command prompt and change directory to
    <INSTALL_DIR>\Clients\Classic and issue the command
    
    vmdsflt.exe  /REGSERVER
    
    Note if using Windows Vista or Windows 7 you need will to run
    the command cmd.exe with elevated Administrator permissions, to
    do this when invoking cmd.exe vai run on the start menu, do not
    hit enter but ctrl+shift+enter.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    
    DataStage Designer users using the Transformer, Derivations,
    using the right click "input column" would not show any editor
    window.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    
    After upgrade to 8.5 FP2 Datastge Designer derivation editor in
    the transformer stage emits error "Unexpected error; quitting"
    
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    
    
    Install patch JR41712
    
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Install patch JR41712
    

Temporary fix

  • Issue the command vmdsflt.exe /REGSERVER in clients\classic
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR41712

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-01-30

  • Closed date

    2012-02-10

  • Last modified date

    2014-04-07

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

InfoSphere DataStage

Software version:

8.5

Reference #:

JR41712

Modified date:

2014-04-07

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