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

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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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Update to assist with migration process from WebSphere XD Compute Grid to Websphere Compute Grid v8


Enable console mode for Compute Grid z/OS offerings


ServletException in WebSphere Grid Endpoint configuration


NullPointerException when the application is deployed using AdminApp.install and restart scheduler


WebSphere Compute Grid Job Scheduler Classification Rules grayed out


Proxy job doesn't get updated when the CG job actually went into an unknown state.


In a WCG environment using Oracle, saving and viewing saved jobs in the Job Management Console is not functional/possible.


Jobs stay in submitted state on scheduler when z/OS WLM starts additional servant regions in a WCG environment


SkipListener only gets called once for every batch_interval update


Unable to obtain Job Scheduler EJB on endpoint and NullPointerException when restarting job


Compute Grid job scheduler fails to resume dispatching jobs to an endpoint server that was quiesced before being recycled


Excessive loading of job status objects by scheduler leads to OutOfMemoryError and other issues upon endpoint server restart


Issue with endpoint with multiple servants


Parallel Job Manager applications are not migrated successfully to Compute Grid V8.0


Jobs remain in submitted state until endpoints are recycled


NullPointerException during application install after migration of Extended Deployment


Setting the maximum file age for a job log on the job class definition causes job logs to be erroneously deleted.


NoClassDefFoundError when using PureQueryReader


Hung endpoint server causes WSGrid function in Compute Grid job scheduler server to stop sending output


The script throws error when installing the JobSchedulerMDI.ear application because the path does not exist


The filename used by TextFileWriter can only be specified statically in xJCL; earlier application code can't change this value.


Compute Grid jobs in executing state are not being changed to restartable state after the recycle of Scheduler and EndPoint


Elapsed time between the CWLRB5020I messages in Compute Grid due to phase 2 of two-phase job submission path


Elapsed time between the CWLRB5020I messages in Compute Grid due to phase 2 of two-phase job submission path


Unable to submit a parallel job with more than 20 steps in xJCL.


Inaccurate date on a re-queued job compared to originally submitted date


Can not deploy non-Batch modules within an ear to different targets than the Batch EJB module


WSGrid job intermittently has wrong batch job return code when job completed in a restartable state


SubJobCollector SPI is not getting invoked after check pointing


Slow processing time in Compute Grid


Provide a method to configure job log enforcement interval.


Unable to retrieve the same object in Synchronization.beforeCompletion method


Calling a COBOL module with a shared JDBC type 2 connection causes exception java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError


Job status error when a job execution fails initializing the job logging


xJCLs with multiple steps not properly processed after migration from WCG V6.1


Update WSGRID Connection Output


In WCG V8.0 long running scheduler taking longer time in restart


Incomplete restart information prevents jobs from being restarted


Possible database connection leak after applying PM70434.


Endpoint job log does not display in the Job Management Console


Deadlock error when updating LocalJobStatus table


POJOSTEP table is not cleaned up after a job purge


Compute Grid runtime persistent user data code does not support custom objects


destroyJobStep method not invoked after exception from last checkpoint


Excessive EXCP rate in scheduler


Compute Grid v8 endpoint container unable to execute job of batch application that was packaged on CG 6105 release


ClientRerouteException for LREE datasource


Jobid returned from submitModifiableJobFromRepository has incorrect jobname


Error message while saving xJCL for the Top Level Job


Top Level Job was unable to retrieve joblog of subjobs.


Quiesce and unquiesce worklaod from the compute grid endpoints


Compute Grid Job will have the wrong start time value if status update messages are delayed


PersistTLJInternalContextException during transaction rollback


WSWS3713E: Connection to the remote host failed errors in the scheduler logs


PJM application was initializing but it could not communicate to the CR.


JobClass capacity leak can occur on scheduler


Problem with Scheduler -> scheduler MBean dispatch


Scheduled jobs are not being dispatched


The GEE System Application is using Default Work Manager threads instead of Batch Work Manager threads


Suppress Installation Manager 64-BIT warning message during installation


Disable warning message from 64BIT Installation Manager to install Modern Batch on Microsoft Windows


Update install metadata to collect HP/RISC artifacts


Job ID table discrepancy results in logs filled with NullPointerException due to repeated efforts to resynchronize status


JDBCCallableStatementReader does not call getResultSet method of JDBCCallableStatementReaderPattern


Parallel job name special character issue


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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