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PH14656: NULL POINTER EXCEPTION ON PROCESS STEP FOR OPERATIONAL PROCESS WITH "RUN IF COMPONENTS CHANGE" CHECKED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When running an application process which contains a "component
    process step", if an operational process is selected and "Run if
    Components Change" is checked on the step, the application
    process will fail. The error shown on the step failure pop-up
    is: java.lang.NullPointerException
    
    The log will have:
    java.lang.NullPointerException
        at
    com.urbancode.ds.subsys.deploy.workflow.activity.ChangedResource
    IteratorActivity.setChildSetupProperties(ChangedResourceIterator
    Activity.java:291)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All end users on all supported browsers.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When running an application process which contains a         *
    * "component                                                   *
    * process step", if an operational process is selected and     *
    * "Run if                                                      *
    * Components Change" is checked on the step, the application   *
    * process will fail. The error shown on the step failure       *
    * pop-up                                                       *
    * is: java.lang.NullPointerException                           *
    *                                                              *
    * The log will have:                                           *
    * java.lang.NullPointerException                               *
    *     at                                                       *
    * com.urbancode.ds.subsys.deploy.workflow.activity.ChangedReso *
    * urce                                                         *
    * IteratorActivity.setChildSetupProperties(ChangedResourceIter *
    * ator                                                         *
    * Activity.java:291)                                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Fixed in version 7.0.4.1                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fix is provided in IBM UrbanCode Deploy 7.0.4.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH14656

  • Reported component name

    UC DEPLOY

  • Reported component ID

    5725M5400

  • Reported release

    703

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-07-18

  • Closed date

    2019-11-08

  • Last modified date

    2019-11-08

  • 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

    UC DEPLOY

  • Fixed component ID

    5725M5400

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SS4GSP","label":"IBM UrbanCode Deploy"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"7.0","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB45","label":"Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
08 November 2019