PM83178: The NullPointerException exception can occur during the container server or client initialization.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The NullPointerExcetion occurs during container server or client
    initialization.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.6 or V8.6 Fix    *
    *                  Pack 1 users that have the Object Request   *
    *                  Broker (ORB) transport enabled.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A NullPointerException can occur in     *
    *                      the FFDC log or be thrown to a calling  *
    *                      client.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    During container server or client startup, a
    NullPointerException exception can occur. If it is thrown to
    the client, the client connection fails and the client
    connection must be tried again. The following exception
    stacks can be seen with the NullPointerException exception:
    Exception = org.omg.CORBA.OBJ_ADAPTER
    Source =
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.ObjectGridManagerImpl.getRemoteObjectGridD
    eployment()
    probeid = 458
    Stack Dump = org.omg.CORBA.OBJ_ADAPTER: ‚  
    >> SERVER (id=25af647c, host=9.55.54.128) TRACE START:
    >>  ‚    ‚  org.omg.CORBA.OBJ_ADAPTER:
    java.lang.NullPointerException  ‚  vmcid: IBM  ‚  minor code: BA
     ‚  completed: No
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.CORBA.poa.POAServerDelegate.internalDispatch(POAServerDe
    legate.java:390)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.CORBA.poa.POAServerDelegate.dispatch(POAServerDelegate.j
    ava:258)
    >> ‚   at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:523)
    >> ‚   at com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:1575)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doRequestWork(Connection.java:3039)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doWork(Connection.java:2922)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkUnitImpl.doWork(WorkUnitImpl.java:64)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.thread.ORBThreadPool$1.run(ORBThreadPool.j
    ava:86)
    >> ‚   at
    java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExec
    utor.java:1121)
    >> ‚   at
    java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExe
    cutor.java:614)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.thread.XSThreadPool$Worker.run(XSThreadPoo
    l.java:280)
    >> SERVER (id=25af647c, host=9.55.54.128) TRACE END.
     ‚   vmcid: IBM  ‚  minor code: BAA  ‚  completed: No
    at
    sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native
    Method)
    at
    sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeCons
    tructorAccessorImpl.java:80)
    at
    sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Delega
    tingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:57)
    at
    java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:539)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ReplyMessage._getSystemException(ReplyMessage.j
    ava:348)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ReplyMessage.getSystemException(ReplyMessage.ja
    va:210)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ClientResponseImpl.getSystemException(ClientRes
    ponseImpl.java:235)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.ClientDelegate.intercept(ClientDelegate.java:1
    005)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:460)
    at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:132
    0)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:801)
    at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:135
    0)
    at
    org.omg.CORBA.portable.ObjectImpl._invoke(ObjectImpl.java:484)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog._IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceStub.get
    OgDeploymentBytesForClient(_IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceStub.java:4
    3)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog.wrapper.IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceW
    rapper.getOgDeploymentForClient(IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrapper
    .java:47)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog.wrapper.ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrap
    per.getOgDeploymentForClient(ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrapper.java:
    247)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog.wrapper.ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrap
    perIDL.getOgDeploymentForClient(ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrapperIDL
    .java:201)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.ObjectGridManagerImpl.getRemoteObjectGridD
    eployment(ObjectGridManagerImpl.java:294)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.ObjectGridManagerImpl.getObjectGrid(Object
    GridManagerImpl.java:958)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.ObjectGridManagerImpl.getObjectGrid(Object
    GridManagerImpl.java:847)
    org.omg.CORBA.OBJ_ADAPTER: ‚  
    >> SERVER (id=4fb72a08, host=9.65.128.31) TRACE START:
    >>  ‚    ‚  org.omg.CORBA.OBJ_ADAPTER:
    java.lang.NullPointerException  ‚  vmcid: IBM  ‚  minor code: BA
     ‚  completed: No
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.CORBA.poa.POAServerDelegate.internalDispatch(POAServerDe
    legate.java:362)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.CORBA.poa.POAServerDelegate.dispatch(POAServerDelegate.j
    ava:256)
    >> ‚   at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:518)
    >> ‚   at com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:1574)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.respondTo(Connection.java:2880)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doWork(Connection.java:2753)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkUnitImpl.doWork(WorkUnitImpl.java:63)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.thread.ORBThreadPool$1.run(ORBThreadPool.j
    ava:86)
    >> ‚   at
    java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(ThreadPoo
    lExecutor.java:886)
    >> ‚   at
    java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExe
    cutor.java:908)
    >> ‚   at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.thread.XSThreadPool$Worker.run(XSThreadPoo
    l.java:280)
    >> SERVER (id=4fb72a08, host=9.65.128.31) TRACE END.
     ‚   vmcid: IBM  ‚  minor code: BAA  ‚  completed: No
    at
    sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native
    Method)
    at
    sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(NativeCons
    tructorAccessorImpl.java:44)
    at
    sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(Delega
    tingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
    at
    java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:516)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ReplyMessage._getSystemException(ReplyMessage.j
    ava:250)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ReplyMessage.getSystemException(ReplyMessage.ja
    va:198)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ClientResponseImpl.getSystemException(ClientRes
    ponseImpl.java:230)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.ClientDelegate.intercept(ClientDelegate.java:1
    004)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:457)
    at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:119
    3)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.corba.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:800)
    at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ClientDelegate.invoke(ClientDelegate.java:122
    3)
    at
    org.omg.CORBA.portable.ObjectImpl._invoke(ObjectImpl.java:484)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog._IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceStub.get
    OgDeploymentBytesForClient(_IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceStub.java:4
    3)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog.wrapper.IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceW
    rapper.getOgDeploymentForClient(IDLReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrapper
    .java:47)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog.wrapper.ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrap
    per.getOgDeploymentForClient(ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrapper.java:
    250)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.catalog.wrapper.ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrap
    perIDL.getOgDeploymentForClient(ReadOnlyCatalogServiceWrapperIDL
    .java:201)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.objectgrid.corba.cluster.ClusterStore.updateLocalDepl
    oymentPolicyInfo(ClusterStore.java:2835)
    

Problem conclusion

  • The cause of the NullPointerException is fixed.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM83178

  • Reported component name

    WS EXTREME SCAL

  • Reported component ID

    5724X6702

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-02-19

  • Closed date

    2013-03-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-28

  • 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

    WS EXTREME SCAL

  • Fixed component ID

    5724X6702

Applicable component levels

  • R860 PSY

       UP



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More support for:

WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Software version:

850

Reference #:

PM83178

Modified date:

2013-03-28

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