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IC72767: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IS RECEIVED WHEN USING THE WEBSPHERE MQ CLIENT BUNDLES WITH LOTUS EXPEDITOR V6.2.1

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Lotus Expeditor V6.2.1 has an option to install the WebSphere
    MQ Java client.  If the WebSphere MQ bundle is installed, then a
    NullPointerException is displayed.
    
    The error is only seen if the WebSphere MQ Java client is being
    used to connect to WebSphere MQ via the bundle.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This issue affects users of the WebSphere MQ V7 Java Message
    Service (JMS) OSGi bundles on OSGi platforms like Lotus
    Expeditor.
    
    Platforms affected:
    All Distributed (iSeries, all Unix and Windows) +Java
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM SUMMARY:
    The problem was caused to missing version numbers in the imports
    and exports of the OSGi bundles.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix ensures that the version number of the exports and
    imports are specified. This will ensure that the right package
    from the right bundle will get used in the OSGi platform
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
                       v7.0
    Platform           Fix Pack 7.0.1.5
    --------           --------------------
    Windows            U200324
    AIX                U839183
    HP-UX (PA-RISC)    U839621
    HP-UX (Itanium)    U839626
    Solaris (SPARC)    U839622
    Solaris (x86-64)   U839628
    iSeries            tbc_p700_0_1_5
    Linux (x86)        U839623
    Linux (x86-64)     U839627
    Linux (zSeries)    U839624
    Linux (Power)      U839625
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available, information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC72767

  • Reported component name

    WMQ WINDOWS V7

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7220

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-11-23

  • Closed date

    2010-12-31

  • Last modified date

    2010-12-31

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WMQ WINDOWS V7

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7220

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
31 December 2010