Upgrading an RPT project results in "Type mismatch" error

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Problem(Abstract)

Attempts to upgrade an IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT) project from version 8.2.0.6 to 8.2.1.5 result in the error "Type mismatch: cannot convert from IConnectionRecord to IServerConnection" in the Problem View.

Symptom

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Create a performance project in RPT 8.2.0.6
  2. Upgrade RPT from version 8.2.0.6 to 8.2.1.5
  3. Open the project created in step 1 in RPT 8.2.1.5
  4. Upgrade the project to 8.2.1.5 by following the upgrade wizard which appears when the project is opened

OR
  1. Create a performance project in RPT 8.2.0.6
  2. Export the project created in step 1 and import to RPT 8.2.1.5
  3. Open the project exported in step 2 in RPT8.2.1.5

Expected result: Upgrading RPT project completes successfully.

Actual result: Receive the error "Type mismatch: cannot convert from IConnectionRecord to IServerConnection" in the Problem View.

Cause

The error was generated from the .java files created for the test by RPT 8.2.0.6.
The data structures related to connections were changed between RPT 8.2.0.6 and RPT 8.2.1.5.

Resolving the problem

Removing old .java files from the project src\test directory.

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Document information


More support for:

Rational Performance Tester
Product Updater

Software version:

8.2.0.6, 8.2.1.5

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1632590

Modified date:

2013-04-01

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