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JR57056: THE CWLLG1082E ERROR MESSAGE AND A NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION ARE WRITTEN TO THE LOG WHILE A SNAPSHOT IS BEING DEPLOYED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the snapshot contains a team with a security group as member
    and that security group is not yet replicated into the IBM
    Business Process Manager (BPM) database, the following error
    message and NullPointerException are written to the log:
    
    [11/6/16 2:51:22:955 CST] 00000158 ParticipantGr E   CWLLG1082E:
    Some members of [groupId(false) = null, groupName(true) = <group
    name>, displayName(true) = null, parentGroupId(false) = null,
    groupType(false) = null, description(false) = null,
    groupState(false) = 0, participantId(false) = null, state =
    RECORD_STATE_NEW, saveSyncId = null] could not be added to team
    <team_name>
    
    Error: java.lang.NullPointerException
    
    com.lombardisoftware.client.delegate.BusinessDelegateException:
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.client.delegate.BusinessDelegateException.a
    sBusinessDelegateException(BusinessDelegateException.java:46)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.client.delegate.InternalGroupsDelegateDefau
    lt.addGroupsToInternalGroup(InternalGroupsDelegateDefault.java:5
    01)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.u
    pdateMembershipSorted(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1700)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.u
    pdateMembership(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1537)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.p
    opulateUserGroup(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1511)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.c
    reateParticipantGroup(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1353)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.g
    etOrCreateTipParticipantGroup(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1184)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.g
    etOrCreateParticipantGroup(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1165)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.ParticipantGroupsCore.c
    reateOrUpdateParticipantGroup(ParticipantGroupsCore.java:1032)
    ...
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.InternalGroupsCore.isGr
    pGrpMembershipUpdateAllowed(InternalGroupsCore.java:252)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.InternalGroupsCore.addG
    roupsToInternalGroup(InternalGroupsCore.java:452)
    at
    com.lombardisoftware.server.ejb.security.InternalGroupsCore.addG
    roupsToInternalGroup(InternalGroupsCore.java:415)
    at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor343.invoke(Unknown Source)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • No additional information is available.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix will be incorporated into IBM BPM V8.5.7 cumulative fix
    2016.12 that ensures a snapshot with a team containing an
    unknown security group as member can be deployed without a
    NullPointerException being thrown.
    
    To determine whether the cumulative fix is available and
    download it if it is, complete the following steps on Fix
    Central:
    1.    On the Select product tab, select WebSphere as the product
    group, IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from the
    WebSphere options, All as the installed version, and All as the
    platform, and then click Continue.
    2.    In the Text field, enter "cumulative fix?, and click
    Continue.
    
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR57056

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    857

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-11-23

  • Closed date

    2016-12-09

  • Last modified date

    2016-12-09

  • 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 STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R857 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 December 2016