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IV89393: CONTENT MANAGEMENT TOOL (CMT) EXPORT OF CUSTOM RULES FAILS WITH A NULLPOINTER EXCEPTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When trying to export custom rules with the
    contentManagement.pl script, a NullPointer Exception is
    generated and the export fails.
    
    The NullPointer Exception in these instances is similar to:
    [INFO] [com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager] [exportContent]
    [1156] Initializing export type [custom_rule]
    [INFO] [com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager] [exportContent]
    [1167] Exporting content of type [custom_rule] with id [all]
    [ERROR] [com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager] [exportContent]
    [1172] Failed to export content of type [3]
    java.lang.NullPointerException
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentParser.getCustomRuleProps(ContentPars
    er.java:2736)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentParser.getParsed(ContentParser.java:1
    01)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.Content.exportContent(Content.java:2425)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.Content.exportContent(Content.java:2819)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager.exportContent(ContentManager.
    java:1168)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager.doExport(ContentManager.java:
    2926)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager.doExport(ContentManager.java:
    2886)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager.doExport(ContentManager.java:
    2968)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.CommandLineManager.processExport(CommandLine
    Manager.java:295)
               at
    com.q1labs.core.cmt.CommandLineManager.main(CommandLineManager.j
    ava:142)
    [ERROR] [com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager] [doExport] [2928]
    Failed to export content.
    [ERROR] [com.q1labs.core.cmt.ContentManager] [doExport] [2970]
    Failed to export content.
    [ERROR] [com.q1labs.core.cmt.CommandLineManager]
    [processExport] [297] Failed to export content.
    

Local fix

  • No workaround available.
    

Problem summary

  • This issue was fixed in QRadar QRM QVM release of 728 Patch 1
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue was fixed in QRadar QRM QVM release of 728 Patch 1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV89393

  • Reported component name

    QRADAR SOFTWARE

  • Reported component ID

    5725QRDSW

  • Reported release

    726

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-09-23

  • Closed date

    2018-03-23

  • Last modified date

    2018-03-23

  • 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

    QRADAR SOFTWARE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725QRDSW

Applicable component levels

  • R728 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 March 2018