Fix list for WebSphere Extended Deployment Compute Grid V8.0

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WebSphere Extended Deplyment Compute Grid Server provides periodic fixes for release V8.0. The following is a complete listing of fixes for V8.0 with the most recent fix at the top.


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Fix Pack 5 (
Fix release date:17 Aug 2015
Last modified: 17 Aug 2015
Status: Recommended

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PI07849 WCG WSGrid shutdownhook not called on jvm exit.
PI12280 WebSphere batch job submission assigning a future timestamp.
PI12300 WSGrid fails with JobSchedulerMDB.SecureSubmitter: caught exception
PI14202 WSGrid returned false positive.
PI14411 Updates to the mailer sample application
PI15616 Lock contention causing delay in phase 2 of job submission path
PI15728 NullPointerException in the path requesting compute grid joblog
PI15831 Batch skip record not working.
PI16567 Job could not be dispatched. Required capability was not found in the grid execution environment.
PI18397 Job purge issue for WSGrid (java) jobs
PI19305 Top level job status not updated even though sub job completed.
PI19351 Start time of a top level job in JobStatus table is null.
PI19437 JVM crash due to segmentation fault during profile creation
PI20360 xJCL property substitution inconsistent between version 611 and version 8
PI20857 When restarting a job, the job does not go to executing state. it remains in submitted state.
PI21414 Analyze not being invoked due to notification issues.
PI22097 NullPointerException when BJEE name in the JobStatus table is null
PI23178 When viewing schedules from job management console, no schedule sare shown even though they were created successfully
PI23307 JVMOptions flag on WSGrid does not work
PI24684 Hanging proxy jobs after IPL
PI25409 InvocationTargetException loading service EndpointComponentImpl caused by NullPointerException
PI25458 Too many subjobs are dispatched on the restart of a top level job.
PI26373 Remove "log file(s) are purged" message when the logs are purged using purge job utility.
PI26647 The restarted job remains in submitted status resulting with java.lang.NullPointerException.
PI26862 Subjob keeps running after top level job has end.
PI27651 The native WSGrid client code is not installed on non z/OS operating systems
PI28397 WSGrid PJM subjobs in restartable state after scheduler goes down may not be able to be restarted.
PI28981 When JVM restarts and jobscheduler EJBs are not started yet, an exception can occur
PI29084 The substitution properties are not working properly
PI30321 Detailed message for BBOO0221W: Could not resolve variable
PI30673 Stateful session bean could not be passivated when using cursorholdablejdbcreaderbean framework class
PI31682 FileNotFoundException when using script.
PI32545 Skip record processing is not working for job writer.
PI32677 Parallel job manager top level job stuck in cancel pending state.
PI33088 Synchronization begin method does not get invoked on the restart of a top level job.
PI33945 Heap growth in job scheduler servant region when running WSGrid.
PI34567 MIGDONE DDL file not in EBCDIC on z/OS
PI35548 Mailer application failing to update table and suspend functionality not working properly for SendPromotionStep
PI35769 Heap growth in job scheduler caused by non-WSGrid job notifications.
PI37291 WebSphere batch skips input line if there is an exception after restart.
PI38793 WebSphere batch scheduled jobs through JMC are not starting.
PI39748 While restarting the job java.lang.RuntimeException is thrown with parse error 13.
PI39760 Pending subjob submissions when the ended notification is lost
PI41133 Unable to update job log mapping file: delete() failed, not found or could not be formatted.
PI41573 SchedulerComponent class gets stuck in a while loop when a server stops while in invokeSRToUpdateJobStatus method
PI41582 Purge issue for scheduled jobs
PI41729 The grid endpoint list shows up empty when using an application server running on an administrative agent profile
PI42609 PJM batch jobs that go to restartable will not restart
PI42694 When filtering jobs in the job management console, the incorrect number of total jobs being filtered is displayed.
PI43639 The and WSGrid.bat scripts generate two benign NullPointerException FFDC entries under the deployment manager.
PI43900 Parallel job manager subjob stuck in submitted state.
PI44066 WSGrid issue when restarting the messaging engine inside the administrative console
PM95994 Slow response time in job management console when "view jobs" is clicked.

Fix Pack 4 (
Fix release date: 23 Jun 2014
Last modified: 23 Jun 2014
Status: Superseded

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PI04719 Deadlock in updating LRS.JOBSTATUS table
PI05203 BatchPackager overwrites the manifest file contained in the jar file.
PI05557 The transactional work in destroyJobStep() not rolled back after an exception has been thrown.
PI06079 Unable to proceed with job submission in AIX if the folder count reaches 32k
PI06738 Deadlock detected on compute grid
PI07556 Proxy job log not updated properly when app server runs in isolate mode.
PI08509 NullPointerException when job scheduler forwards purge job operation to owning scheduler.
PI09231 Null entries in the scheduler's JOBSTATUS table.
PI09402 Error in chkSectionFromFile during job execution setup on the endpoint causes jobs to be stuck in submitted state.
PI09757 Database connection is not in closed in exception path
PI10063 java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1
PI10499 CORBA SystemException seen on endpoint when dispatching job
PI10656 EJB communication from endpoint to scheduler does not recover from previous failure
PI10659 On start up reduce overhead in database query when endpoint server performs clean up unfinished jobs from previous execution
PI10936 Endpoint server does not resume sending heartbeat when a new servant region come up.
PI11219 WebSphere compute grid unable to jump to next page at job scheduler custom properties page
PI11856 Deployment of batch application from RAD doesn't cause target server to be established as grid endpoint.
PI12123 Compute grid failed to call collector SPI for subjob
PI12629 CIController job failure results in RESTARTABLE state not EXECUTION_FAILED, (and ClassCastException encountered on restart).
PI12841 JSAS0455A when running
PI13410 Cancelled EP SR - submitted job issue
PI14075 WebSphere compute grid high i/o rate in job scheduler
PI14380 Persistent data not in CTX across restart on new endpoint.
PI14411 Updates to the mailer sample appliction
PI14549 Job capacity is not accurate when running parallel jobs in single JVM mode.
PI14673 Issues with subjob state for parallel jobs (using PJM function).
PI16658 Collector doesn't work on restart when subjobs hadn't yet been submitted on original execution.
PI17734 Heap growth in endpoint server
PM75852 Compute grid jobs in executing state are not being changed to restartable state after the recycle of scheduler and endpoint.
PM80466 Scheduler can not dispatch job to endpoint server after the deployment manager was migrated to v8.5.0.1
PM83661 Duplicate key exception in jobclassexerec table
PM84277 Batch container started restart job while the original job was still running
PM90388 SchedulerException: Unable to get job number
PM90663 Compute Grid jobs hanging in submit state.
PM90737 NullPointerException in job execution setup on endpoint causes jobs to be stuck in submitted state.
PM91114 Job id numbers are reclaimed and reused before purge is complete, leading to execution failures
PM91316 I/O improvement for scheduler
PM91430 Cancel command cannot be processed as endpoint is unreachable.
PM91517 GEE start fails with NullPointerException when a CG job is in submitted status
PM91934 Job stuck in submitted state - waiting for an active endpoint
PM91935 Transaction timeout prevents destroyJobStep method being run properly.
PM94228 POJOSTEP entries are not being cleaned up when app throws exception before endpoint invokes processJobStep().
PM94363 JVM custom property to set a variable for the xJCL does not work.
PM94505 Using type 2 DB2 datasource, job execution shows error with exception:java.lang.IllegalStateException: Cannot start a new UOW
PM94512 Restart of a job in restartable doesn't execute the business logic and ends normally
PM94591 MQPut return code not honored by WSGrid module.
PM94687 Introduce SPI to allow user to calculate job class.
PM94688 Modify purge utility to accept job class as parameter.
PM95005 High CPU when viewing joblogs from job management console.
PM95426 JS -803 duplicate key exception triggers RRS 731 error
PM95704 Top level job collector listener is not re-registered
PM95909 Long running job scheduler component invokeCR failed exception.
PM96316 Job log of restarted jobs contains output from previous run.
PM96547 NoSuchEntityException on job restart.
PM96645 First job submission hangs when new servant region comes up.
PM96816 Jobs stuck in submit state after new endpoint cluster created with the same name as a previous deleted endpoint cluster.
PM96951 Update the runtim to include
PM97246 Substitution-prop value ending with ZQ will be truncated
PM97712 5 minute delay on top level job going into ended state after subjobs end normally
PM97955 On a restart of a top level job, the analyzer SPI does not receive subjob collector data.
PM98243 NullPointerException when downloading zipped joblogs via JMC.
PM98346 Top level job and subjobs are executing under the same job class even though their xJCL specified different jobclass
PM99108 Batch JobLevelProperties not available.
PM99245 Excessive logging in SystemOut of subjob execution.
PM99411 Unable to create a job schedule
PM99744 WebSphere compute grid job stops logging.

Fix Pack 3 (
Fix release date: 19 Aug 2013
Last modified: 19 Aug 2013
Status: Superseded

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PM51356 Update to assist with migration process from WebSphere XD Compute Grid to Websphere Compute Grid v8
PM55345 Enable console mode for Compute Grid z/OS offerings
PM56964 ServletException in WebSphere Grid Endpoint configuration
PM66836 NullPointerException when the application is deployed using AdminApp.install and restart scheduler
PM66919 WebSphere Compute Grid Job Scheduler Classification Rules grayed out
PM67632 Proxy job doesn't get updated when the CG job actually went into an unknown state.
PM67803 In a WCG environment using Oracle, saving and viewing saved jobs in the Job Management Console is not functional/possible.
PM68372 Jobs stay in submitted state on scheduler when z/OS WLM starts additional servant regions in a WCG environment
PM68607 SkipListener only gets called once for every batch_interval update
PM69319 Unable to obtain Job Scheduler EJB on endpoint and NullPointerException when restarting job
PM69782 Compute Grid job scheduler fails to resume dispatching jobs to an endpoint server that was quiesced before being recycled
PM70434 Excessive loading of job status objects by scheduler leads to OutOfMemoryError and other issues upon endpoint server restart
PM70467 Issue with endpoint with multiple servants
PM70886 Parallel Job Manager applications are not migrated successfully to Compute Grid V8.0
PM71339 Jobs remain in submitted state until endpoints are recycled
PM71723 NullPointerException during application install after migration of Extended Deployment
PM72441 Setting the maximum file age for a job log on the job class definition causes job logs to be erroneously deleted.
PM74262 NoClassDefFoundError when using PureQueryReader
PM74855 Hung endpoint server causes WSGrid function in Compute Grid job scheduler server to stop sending output
PM76350 The script throws error when installing the JobSchedulerMDI.ear application because the path does not exist
PM76760 The filename used by TextFileWriter can only be specified statically in xJCL; earlier application code can't change this value.
PM78283 Compute Grid jobs in executing state are not being changed to restartable state after the recycle of Scheduler and EndPoint
PM78287 Elapsed time between the CWLRB5020I messages in Compute Grid due to phase 2 of two-phase job submission path
PM78289 Elapsed time between the CWLRB5020I messages in Compute Grid due to phase 2 of two-phase job submission path
PM78597 Unable to submit a parallel job with more than 20 steps in xJCL.
PM78598 Inaccurate date on a re-queued job compared to originally submitted date
PM79382 Can not deploy non-Batch modules within an ear to different targets than the Batch EJB module
PM79581 WSGrid job intermittently has wrong batch job return code when job completed in a restartable state
PM80783 SubJobCollector SPI is not getting invoked after check pointing
PM81925 Slow processing time in Compute Grid
PM82348 Provide a method to configure job log enforcement interval.
PM82514 Unable to retrieve the same object in Synchronization.beforeCompletion method
PM84258 Calling a COBOL module with a shared JDBC type 2 connection causes exception java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError
PM84345 Job status error when a job execution fails initializing the job logging
PM84714 xJCLs with multiple steps not properly processed after migration from WCG V6.1
PM84760 Update WSGRID Connection Output
PM85228 In WCG V8.0 long running scheduler taking longer time in restart
PM85493 Incomplete restart information prevents jobs from being restarted
PM85927 Possible database connection leak after applying PM70434.
PM85958 Endpoint job log does not display in the Job Management Console
PM86455 Deadlock error when updating LocalJobStatus table
PM86534 POJOSTEP table is not cleaned up after a job purge
PM87101 Compute Grid runtime persistent user data code does not support custom objects
PM87666 destroyJobStep method not invoked after exception from last checkpoint
PM88053 Excessive EXCP rate in scheduler
PM89028 Compute Grid v8 endpoint container unable to execute job of batch application that was packaged on CG 6105 release
PM89180 ClientRerouteException for LREE datasource
PM89253 Jobid returned from submitModifiableJobFromRepository has incorrect jobname
PM89255 Error message while saving xJCL for the Top Level Job
PM89763 Top Level Job was unable to retrieve joblog of subjobs.
PM89932 Quiesce and unquiesce worklaod from the compute grid endpoints
PM90153 Compute Grid Job will have the wrong start time value if status update messages are delayed
PM90226 PersistTLJInternalContextException during transaction rollback
PM90474 WSWS3713E: Connection to the remote host failed errors in the scheduler logs
PM90560 PJM application was initializing but it could not communicate to the CR.
PM90579 JobClass capacity leak can occur on scheduler
PM90644 Problem with Scheduler -> scheduler MBean dispatch
PM90707 Scheduled jobs are not being dispatched
PM90759 The GEE System Application is using Default Work Manager threads instead of Batch Work Manager threads
PM90845 Suppress Installation Manager 64-BIT warning message during installation
PM90848 Disable warning message from 64BIT Installation Manager to install Modern Batch on Microsoft Windows
PM91319 Update install metadata to collect HP/RISC artifacts
PM91323 Job ID table discrepancy results in logs filled with NullPointerException due to repeated efforts to resynchronize status
PM91499 JDBCCallableStatementReader does not call getResultSet method of JDBCCallableStatementReaderPattern
PM92258 Parallel job name special character issue
PM93044 Native WSGRID does not honor Submit-Timeout setting

Fix Pack 2 (
Fix release date: 6 Aug 2012
Last modified: 2 Aug 2012
Status: Superseded

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PM43362 WCG scheduler connector serializes job submissions if there are multiple submissions at the same time.
PM47120 This apar is to ship fixes for V8 fix pack 2.
PM47984 Unable to purge jobs if the owning scheduler no longer exists in the configuration.
PM48988 Login failure during job submission due to SQL Error: SQLCODE=-302.
PM53281 JobListener - JobStepContext not populated.
PM54139 Jobs removed from scheduler are not cleaned up properly on endpoints.
PM59242 When USSubject.getCallerSubject() is called, it returns a subject with a pricipal of 'UNAUTHENTICATED'.
PM61300 Receive a NullPointerException when running the SimpleCI app.
PM64061 WebSphere Compute Grid PercentageBasedThresholdPolicy is not working correctly.
PM64734 WebSphere Compute Grid v8.0 ClassCastException implementing JobLogFilter.
PM64786 Uninstalling Application Server v8 is blocked by running process is detected incorrectly in Turkish (tr.UTF-8) locale.
PM67362 Fix errors in script.
PM67384 NullPointerException seen in system error log with path
PM67385 is seen in system error log for file job.logfile.mapping even thought the file exists.
PM67386 JMS session need to be closed in exception path.

Fix Pack 1 (
Fix release date: 26 Sep, 2011
Last modified: 7 Sep 2011
Status: Superseded

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PM39564 First cumulative fix for WCG v8.0.0.0 provides fixes to migration, disaster recovery and workload classification scenarios.
PM42061 Modern batch functionality not available when runtime provisioning is enabled on a server.
PM43782 Include WebSphere Virtual Enterprise's APC in job placement decision.
PM43793 Cumulative fix addresses issues with configuration, usage accounting, sample DDLs/SPUFIs and persistence.
PM45907 Interim fixes Failed to install due to a NullPointerException.
PM45908 Unaugment does not remove all parts added during augmentation.

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