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JR49147: NOT ABLE TO ACCESS PROCESS INSPECTOR FOR PROCESS SERVER VIA PROCESS DESIGNER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In Process Inspector, click on the Process Server dropdown and
    choose the server to be connected to, user receives error,
    java.lang.Exception: Cannot connect to server using URL:null
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • PD (Process Designer) Process Inspector cannot access a PS
    (Process Server) using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) if the
    certificate is not imported.
    
    AFFECTED EDITIONS:
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) V8.5.0 Advanced, Standard and
    Express.
    
    PROBLEM DETAILED DESCRIPTION:
    PD Process Inspector cannot access a PS using SSL if the
    certificate is not imported.  This is because the PD Process
    Inspector does not call the PS rest API with the right host
    configuration, resulting PD not displaying the dialog to import
    the SSL certificate, when attempting to connect to a PS. A
    similar stack trace to the following will be observed in the
    client side PD ae.log,
    
    <log>
    java.lang.Exception: Cannot connect to server using URL:null
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.client.ae.server.ServerNodeImpl$1.doWork(Se
    rverNodeImpl.java:184)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.client.ae.server.ServerNodeImpl$BackgroundT
    ask.run(ServerNodeImpl.java:697)
     at
    org.eclipse.jface.operation.ModalContext$ModalContextThread.run(
    ModalContext.java:121)
    Caused by: javax.net.ssl.SSLPeerUnverifiedException: peer not
    authenticated
     at
    com.ibm.jsse2.SSLSessionImpl.getPeerCertificates(SSLSessionImpl.
    java:126)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.protocol.AbstractVerifier.verify(U
    nknown Source)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.protocol.SSLProtocolSocketFactory.
    createSocket(Unknown Source)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.protocol.SSLProtocolSocketFactory.
    createSocket(Unknown Source)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpConnection.open(HttpConnection
    .java:707)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethodDirector.executeWithRetr
    y(HttpMethodDirector.java:387)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpMethodDirector.executeMethod(H
    ttpMethodDirector.java:171)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient.executeMethod(HttpClien
    t.java:397)
     at
    org.apache.commons.httpclient.HttpClient.executeMethod(HttpClien
    t.java:323)
     at
    com.lombardisoftware.client.ae.server.ServerNodeImpl$1.doWork(Se
    rverNodeImpl.java:179)
     ... 2 more
    </log>
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fix for JR49147 has been superseded by JR50140 because of bad
    construction of the original fix. See details in JR50140 which
    provides information about the situation and exception that may
    be experienced if JR49147 has been applied. The fix for IBM
    BPM 8.5.0.1 is available on Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/supp
    ort/fixcentral), search for JR50140:
    
        1. Select the product group, product, installed version, and
    platform, and click Continue.
        2. Select APAR or SPR, enter JR50140, 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

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR49147

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-22

  • Closed date

    2014-03-17

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-23

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

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

    JR50140

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 May 2014