PM80471: NullPointerException is thrown when importing of WAS v7 fails into IM

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A NullPointerException is thrown when re-importing an IBM
    WebSphere Application Server v7 using IBM Installation Manager
    1.6.1 and older.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    A NullPointerException is thrown when attempting to re-import
    into the IBM Installation Manager an IBM WebSphere Application
    Server v7 that also has a feature pack or stack product such as
    IBM WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid or IBM WebSphere
    eXtreme Scale installed.  This can occure when using an IBM
    Installation Manager version 1.6.1 and older.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue has been fixed in the version 1.6.2 of the IBM Instal
    lation Manager.  Updating the IBM Installation Manger to version
     1.6.2 or newer will resolve the issue.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM80471

  • Reported component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Reported component ID

    RATLIMG00

  • Reported release

    152

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-11

  • Closed date

    2013-03-15

  • Last modified date

    2014-02-26

  • 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

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Fixed component ID

    RATLIMG00

Applicable component levels

  • R152 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

IBM Installation Manager

Software version:

1.5.2

Reference #:

PM80471

Modified date:

2014-02-26

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