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IT28263: DB2CONNECTACTIVATE -CHECKEXISTING THROWS AN ERROR:EXCEPTION NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION WHILE CONNECTING V12R1M501 OR HIGHER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Description:db2connectactivate -checkexisting throws an
    error:Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NullPointerException
    while connecting V12R1M501 or higher.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * 2                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Description:db2connectactivate -checkexisting throws an      *
    * error:Exception in thread "main"                             *
    * java.lang.NullPointerException                               *
    * while connecting V12R1M501 or higher.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * upgrade to Vnext                                             *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Type4 Connectivity: db2connectactivate -checkexisting throws an
    error:Exception in thread main java.lang.NullPointerException
    while connecting V12R1M501 or higher. This issue has been fixed
    with throwing appropriate error message instead of
    java.lang.NullPointerException. (DBC-3466)
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT28263

  • Reported component name

    DB2 CONNECT

  • Reported component ID

    DB2CONNCT

  • Reported release

    B10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-03-01

  • Closed date

    2019-05-30

  • Last modified date

    2019-05-30

  • 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

    DB2 CONNECT

  • Fixed component ID

    DB2CONNCT

Applicable component levels

  • RB10 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 December 2020