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PI99444: RDZ FAILS WITH ERROR "JOB SUBMISSION FAILED, INVALID JOB CARD." WHEN SAVING A BIG COBOL FILE IN CA ENDEVOR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Rational Developer for z Systems (RDz) v9.5.1.7, attempts to
    Add/Update Element to Endevor fail during "Preview JCL" with
    error: "Job submission failed, invalid Job Card."
    
    
    Steps to reproduce:
    - edit a big COBOL file from CA Endevor using enhanced edit
    - modify it
    - save it and select "Preview JCL" then OK
    - Error is raised
    
    (NullPointerException can be found on the Eclipse Console
    when enabled)
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.carma.ui.batchCustomDialog.BatchSubmitUtil.buildJCLFromM
    ap()
    ..
    at
    com.ibm.carma.ui.job.UploadJob.run()
    

Local fix

  • There is no known workaround at this time
    

Problem summary

  • Headline/Abstract:
    ***************************************************************
    RDz fails with error "Job submission failed, invalid Job Card."
    when saving a big COBOL file in CA Endevor
    
    APAR Error Description
    ***************************************************************
    In Rational Developer for z Systems (RDz) v9.5.1.7, attempts to
    Add/Update Element to Endevor fail during "Preview JCL" with
    error: "Job submission failed, invalid Job Card."
    
    
    Steps to reproduce:
    - edit a big COBOL file from CA Endevor using enhanced edit
    - modify it
    - save it and select "Preview JCL" then OK
    - Error is raised
    
    (NullPointerException can be found on the Eclipse Console
    when enabled)
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.carma.ui.batchCustomDialog.BatchSubmitUtil.buildJCLFromM
    ap()
    ..
    at
    com.ibm.carma.ui.job.UploadJob.run()
    
    ***************************************************************
    Local fix: There is no known workaround at this time
    

Problem conclusion

  • Added a small pause to allow the server room to spin off the
    process to send the JCL.
    
    The problem listed in this APAR has been resolved with
    IBM Rational Developer for z Systems V9.5.1.9 Fix Pack which
    is available from the Recommended Fixes support download page:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=2294&uid=swg27006335
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI99444

  • Reported component name

    DEV FOR Z SYS

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    E10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-06-21

  • Closed date

    2018-10-23

  • Last modified date

    2018-10-23

  • 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

    DEV FOR Z SYS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0700

Applicable component levels

  • R951 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: E10

Reference #: PI99444

Modified date: 23 October 2018