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JR50177: RELATIONSHIPMANAGER EXCEPTION OCCURS WHEN YOU IMPORT RELATIONSHIP DATA ON PROCESS SERVER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you import relationship data from a .ri or .csv file into
    IBM Process Server, you might encounter a RelationshipManager
    exception. The error message looks similar to the following
    error:
    
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.management.DatabaseTarget
    transform
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.exceptions.RelationshipMan
    agerException: java.lang.NullPointerException
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.model.RelationshipInstance
    Data$TransformException:
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.exceptions.RelationshipMan
    agerException: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.management.DatabaseTarget.
    transform(DatabaseTarget.java:105)
    at
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.model.RelationshipInstance
    Data.transformTo(RelationshipInstanceData.java:121)
    at
    com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.management.RelationshipMan
    agerMBeanImpl.importRelationshipInstanceData(RelationshipManager
    MBeanImpl.java:637)
    

Local fix

  • ==
    None
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM Business Process Manager (BPM)          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When you import relationship data       *
    *                      from a .ri or .csv file into IBM        *
    *                      Process Server, you might encounter a   *
    *                      RelationshipManager exception. The      *
    *                      error message looks similar to the      *
    *                      following error:                        *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.m *
    *                      anagement.DatabaseTarget transform      *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.e *
    *                      xceptions.RelationshipManagerException: *
    *                      java.lang.NullPointerException          *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.m *
    *                      odel.RelationshipInstanceData$Transform *
    *                      Exception:                              *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.e *
    *                      xceptions.RelationshipManagerException: *
    *                      java.lang.NullPointerException          *
    *                      at                                      *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.m *
    *                      anagement.DatabaseTarget.transform(Data *
    *                      baseTarget.java:105)                    *
    *                      at                                      *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.m *
    *                      odel.RelationshipInstanceData.transform *
    *                      To(RelationshipInstanceData.java:121)   *
    *                      at                                      *
    *                      com.ibm.wbiserver.relationshipservice.m *
    *                      anagement.RelationshipManagerMBeanImpl. *
    *                      importRelationshipInstanceData(Relation *
    *                      shipManagerMBeanImpl.java:637)          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When you import relationship data, the Relationship Manager
    should refresh the Relationship definition and instance data.
    It will delete the old information in the database to make
    sure that the new relationship definition and instance data
    can be imported into the database. However the Relationship
    Manager could not successfully delete the old information from
    Process Server. As a result, you received the
    RelationshipManager exception. This issue does not occur in
    Process Center.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available for IBM BPM V8.5.0.1 that ensures the
    cleanup operations are successful in Process Server.
    
    On Fix Central (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search
    for JR50177:
    1. Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from
    the product selector, the installed version to the fix pack
    level, and your platform, and then click Continue.
    2. Select APAR or SPR, enter JR50177, and click Continue.
    
    When you download 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

    JR50177

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-07

  • Closed date

    2014-05-28

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-28

  • 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

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Document Information

Modified date:
28 May 2014