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JR55877: BAL RULE ORDER CHANGES UNEXPECTEDLY WHEN YOU SAVE THE RULE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a Business Action Language (BAL) rule has more then nine
    rules, the rule order changes after you save it.
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Local fix

  • If the number of rule parts in a BAL rule is kept to under 10,
    then the order will be maintained correctly.
    

Problem summary

  • When there are more than nine rule parts in a BAL rule in a
    Decision service, saving and reopening the service modifies the
    order of rule parts.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available for IBM BPM V8.5.5.0 to prevent the issue
    from occurring. If the issue already occurred, correct the order
    manually after this fix has been applied. On Fix Central
    (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral), search for JR55877:
    
        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 JR55877, 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

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR55877

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    855

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-05-12

  • Closed date

    2016-07-13

  • Last modified date

    2016-07-13

  • 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

  • R855 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 July 2016