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JR47942: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION HAPPENS WHEN PROCESS ANYTYPE IN XMLDATAHANDLER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer may meet NullPointerException when process with
    XMLDataHandler in anytype. The exception stack will printed in
    the FFDC
    like below:
    FFDC Exception:java.lang.NullPointerException
    SourceId:com.ibm.wbiserver.datahandler.xml.XMLDataHandler.transf
    ormInto(
    Object,
    Object, Object) ProbeId:172
     Reporter:com.ibm.wbiserver.datahandler.xml.XMLDataHandler@b7af9
    5f3
    java.lang.NullPointerException
     at
     com.ibm.wbiserver.datahandler.xml.XMLDataHandler.getXMLDocument
    (XMLData
    Handler.java:244)
     at
     com.ibm.wbiserver.datahandler.xml.XMLDataHandler.writeDataObjec
    t(XMLDat
    aHandler.java:211)
     at
     com.ibm.wbiserver.datahandler.xml.XMLDataHandler.transformInto(
    XMLDataH
    andler.java:160)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.mediation.primitives.datahandler.DataHandlerMed
    iation.t
    ransformInto(DataHandlerMediation.java:763)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.mediation.primitives.datahandler.DataHandlerMed
    iation.p
    rocessTransformation(DataHandlerMediation.java:719)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.mediation.primitives.datahandler.DataHandlerMed
    iation.m
    ediate(DataHandlerMediation.java:695)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.scax.mediation.engine.JavaMediationPrimitive.pe
    rformInv
    ocation(JavaMediationPrimitive.java:739)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.scax.mediation.engine.JavaMediationPrimitive.pe
    rformInv
    ocationWithCatch(JavaMediationPrimitive.java:575)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.scax.mediation.engine.JavaMediationPrimitive.in
    voke(Jav
    aMediationPrimitive.java:395)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.scax.mediation.engine.MediationPrimitive.invoke
    Connecti
    ons(MediationPrimitive.java:344)
     at
     com.ibm.ws.sibx.scax.mediation.engine.JavaMediationPrimitive.fi
    reOutput
    Terminals(JavaMediationPrimitive.java:841)
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM Business Process Manager Advanced       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When you use an XML data handler with   *
    *                      anytype, the anytype information is     *
    *                      not correctly recognized, which         *
    *                      causes the NullPointerException error.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The anytype information is not correctly recognized.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available to resolve the NullPointerException on the
    XML data handler.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR47942:
    Select the product group, product, installed version, and
    platform, click Continue.
    Select APAR or SPR, enter JR47942, and click Continue.
    
    When downloading fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR47942

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-09-30

  • Closed date

    2014-01-07

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-07

  • 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

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9400

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 January 2014