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JR55569: MIGRATE IN-FLIGHT INSTANCE FAILING WITH NPE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as fixed if next.

Error description

  • When user tries to do in-flight instance migration. It fails
    with following NPE:
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
        at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.PGMigration.migrateMan
    agerTeam(PGMigration.java:173)
        at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.PGMigration.migrating(
    PGMigration.java:86)
        at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.InstanceMigrationCore.
    syncTeams(InstanceMigrationCore.java:365)
        at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.InstanceMigrationCore.
    performGlobalMigration(InstanceMigrationCore.java:212)
        at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.InstanceMigrationCore.
    migrateGlobalData(InstanceMigrationCore.java:138)
    

Local fix

  • Turn off any trace for WLE.*=all or
    WLE.wle_migration_globalData=all
    

Problem summary

  • When your team exists in target snapshot but not in a source
    snapshot, and you try to migrate instances from the source to
    the target snapshot with tracing enabled, the following
    exception stack is printed to the server log files:
    
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.PGMigration.migrateMan
    agerTeam
    (PGMigration.java:173)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.PGMigration.migrating(
    PGMigrat
    ion.java:86)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.InstanceMigrationCore.
    syncTeam
    s(InstanceMigrationCore.java:365)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.InstanceMigrationCore.
    performG
    lobalMigration(InstanceMigrationCore.java:212)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.migration.InstanceMigrationCore.
    migrateG
    lobalData(InstanceMigrationCore.java:138)
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Disable server-side tracing.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR55569

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    856

  • Status

    CLOSED FIN

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-03-17

  • Closed date

    2016-04-18

  • Last modified date

    2016-04-18

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Fix information

Applicable component levels

  • R857 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 April 2016