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PH12320: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IS THROWN WHILE USING THE MODIFY OPTION IN SILENT MODE ON INSTALLATION MANAGER FOR IBMI.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The modify option on Installation Manager silent mode throws a
    NullPointerException when trying to add languages to the IBM
    WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.15 Network Deployment
    Installation on IBMi.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server on IBMi.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException is thrown when     *
    *                      attempting to use the Installation      *
    *                      Manager modify command on IBMi silent   *
    *                      mode.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Installation Manager modify command on IBMi calls a method to
    validate user data that checks for the user property "wasjava".
    A NullPointerException is thrown since this property is not
    applicable to IBMi.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH12320

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-05-22

  • Closed date

    2019-06-27

  • Last modified date

    2019-06-27

  • 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

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
01 December 2021