Exit code 8096 AND Java core at start Rational Functional Tester v8.3
Attempts to start an Eclipse shell of IBM Rational Functional Tester (RFT) result in error "Java was started but returned ... "
The Java error occurs just after you start RFT.
You can start RFT in a new workspace successfully, but if you start RFT again in the same workspace, the Java error occurs again.
After RFT's abnormal end, you get a Java core.
4XESTACKTRACE at sun/net/www/protocol/http/ntlm/NTLMAuthSequence.getNextToken(Native Method)
4XESTACKTRACE at sun/net/www/protocol/http/ntlm/NTLMAuthSequence.getAuthHeader(NTLMAuthSequence.java:80)
4XESTACKTRACE at sun/net/www/protocol/http/ntlm/NTLMAuthentication.setHeaders(NTLMAuthentication.java:217)
5XESTACKTRACE (entered lock: sun/net/www/protocol/http/ntlm/NTLMAuthentication@0x425DDB08, entry count: 1)
The following actions do not improve the situation.
- -Clean start
- Disabling the virus scanner.
- Deleting temp files.
- Log in as admin user.
RFT 18.104.22.168 functions error free.
The cause was identified as a defect in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) under APAR PM81263.
Resolving the problem
Change the network connections.
- Click Window > Preferences > General > Network Connections.
- Change the Active Provider to Direct.
In this way RFT will not connect to a proxy server.
To deploy a fixed JRE, you need to use the JRE with the fix implemented. RFT cannot run with a JRE with a test fix.