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IT26670: NPE IN MQSIBACKUPBROKER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When running the mqsibackupbroekr command, if a directory can
    not be listed during back up then the the following
    NullPointerException is thrown:
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.zipFileOrDirectory(Backu
    pBroker.java:812)
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.zipFileOrDirectory(Backu
    pBroker.java:821)
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.backup(BackupBroker.java
    :779)
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.backup(BackupBroker.java
    :763)
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.runCommand(BackupBroker.
    java:599)
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.main(BackupBroker.java:7
    48)
    
    2018-10-09 13:24:01.501
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.ConfigUtilityException:
    IIBINL01D<<null
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.runCommand(BackupBroker.
    java:659)
    at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.main(BackupBroker.java:7
    48)
    
    Instead we should log a warning that the directory could not be
    backed up and continue to backup other directories in scope.
    
    
    
    Additional Symptom(s) Search Keyword(s):
    

Local fix

  • NA
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All users of IBM Integration Bus version 10 using the
    mqsibackupbroker command.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When running the mqsibackupbroker command, if a directory can
    not be listed during back up then the following
    NullPointerException is thrown:
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException  at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.zipFileOrDirectory(Backu
    pBroker.java:812)  at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.zipFileOrDirectory(Backu
    pBroker.java:821)   at
    com.ibm.broker.config.util.BackupBroker.backup(BackupBroker.java
    :779)
    

Problem conclusion

  • The NullPointerException is no longer issued and instead a
    warning will be issued to indicate that the affected folder
    could not be included in the broker backup.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v10.0      10.0.0.15
    v11.0      11.0.0.3
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from:
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=849&uid=swg27006041
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available,information on
    its planned availability can be found on:
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=849&uid=swg27006308
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT26670

  • Reported component name

    INTEGRATION BUS

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0540

  • Reported release

    A00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-10-19

  • Closed date

    2019-02-08

  • Last modified date

    2019-02-08

  • 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

    INTEGRATION BUS

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0540

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSNQK6","label":"IBM Integration Bus"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"10.0","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
08 February 2019