When using the health-check tool coming with CF08 (what is highly recommended) before you start the CF08 installation the health-check run fails with a java.net.MalformedURLException exception. This is reported via APAR PI51240 however there is no fix available at the time of writing this article.
As a circumvention and to go ahead with the CF08 installation you might fix the faulty code by editing <portal_home>/installer/wp.update/config/includes/upgrade_health_check.xml.
Perform the following steps to fix the problem:
- Edit file <portal_home>/installer/wp.update/config/includes/upgrade_health_check.xml
- Go to line number 1092
- Change the line from:
- Save your changes
- proceed with the CF08 installation