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JR57297: YOU RECEIVE A NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION BECAUSE THE TASK INDEXER FAILS WHEN IT CREATES AN INSTANCE DOCUMENT

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) Task indexer fails with
    the following NullPointerException reported in the FFDC log:
    
    
    Exception:java.lang.NullPointerException
    SourceId:createInstanceDocument ProbeId:2146
    java.lang.NullPointerException
     at
    com.ibm.bpm.search.process.spi.impl.ProcessSearchIndexerImpl.cre
    ateInsta
    nceDocument(ProcessSearchIndexerImpl.java:1921)
     at
    com.ibm.bpm.search.process.spi.impl.ProcessSearchIndexerImpl.upd
    ateProce
    ssIndex(ProcessSearchIndexerImpl.java:566)
     at
    com.ibm.bpm.search.process.spi.impl.ProcessIndexerManager.update
    ProcessI
    ndex(ProcessIndexerManager.java:49)
     at
    com.ibm.bpm.search.process.spi.impl.UpdateProcessIndexItem.run(U
    pdatePro
    cessIndexItem.java:65)
     at
    com.ibm.ws.asynchbeans.J2EEContext$RunProxy.run(J2EEContext.java
    :270)
     at
    java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(AccessController.jav
    a:364)
     at com.ibm.ws.asynchbeans.J2EEContext.run(J2EEContext.java:796)
     at
    com.ibm.ws.asynchbeans.WorkWithExecutionContextImpl.go(WorkWithE
    xecution
    ContextImpl.java:222)
     at
    com.ibm.ws.asynchbeans.ABWorkItemImpl.run(ABWorkItemImpl.java:20
    6)
     at com.ibm.ws.util.ThreadPool$Worker.run(ThreadPool.java:1881)
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Local fix

  • Ø
    None
    

Problem summary

  • No additional information is available.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix will be available in IBM BPM V8.5.7 cumulative fix
    2017.03 that prevents the task indexer from failing when
    creating an instance document.
    
    To determine whether the cumulative fix is available, complete
    the following steps on Fix Central
    (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral):
    
    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.
    
    If cumulative fix 2017.03 is available, download and install it.
    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

  • Not applicable.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR57297

  • Reported component name

    BPM ADVANCED

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9400

  • Reported release

    856

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-01-20

  • Closed date

    2017-01-30

  • Last modified date

    2017-01-30

  • 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

  • R856 PSY

       UP

  • R857 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
30 January 2017