PM61488: NullPointerException thrown by RALifeCycleManagerImpl.stop during server shutdown.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • NullPointerException thrown by RALifeCycleManagerImpl.stop
    results in the creation of the <PROCESS_NAME>_EXCEPTION.LOG
    FILE OF FFDC
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V8.0                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: During server shutdown a                *
    *                      NullPointerException can be thrown      *
    *                      by RALifeCycleManagerImpl.stop()        *
    *                      method                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The following exception can be thrown during server shutdown
    by RALifeCycleManagerImpl.stop() method and also results in the
    creation of the <PROCESS_NAME>_EXCEPTION.LOG FILE OF FFDC
    [2/29/12 14:28:17:144 EST] 00000005 RALifeCycleMa 3   shutting
    down all RA's
    [2/29/12 14:28:17:144 EST] 00000005 RALifeCycleMa >  stop() -
    Component stop: eating exception  Entry
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.RALifeCycleManagerImpl.shutdown(RALifeCycleManag
    erImpl.java:1456)
    at
    com.ibm.ejs.j2c.RALifeCycleManagerImpl.stop(RALifeCycleManagerIm
    pl.java:524)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ContainerHelper.stopComponent(Conta
    inerHelper.java:476)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ContainerHelper.stopComponents(Cont
    ainerHelper.java:460
    

Problem conclusion

  • The WebSphere Application Server J2C code had been updated to
    prevent the NullPointerException.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.0.0.4.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM61488

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-29

  • Closed date

    2012-05-11

  • Last modified date

    2013-09-11

  • 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

  • R800 PSY

       UP



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WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version:

8.0

Reference #:

PM61488

Modified date:

2013-09-11

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