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PH36649: ADMINTASK.VALIDATEADMINNAME RESULTS IN NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION WHEN RAN AS OPERATOR ROLE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When running below command using operator role the following
    error is
    displayed
    
    wsadmin>AdminTask.validateAdminName('[-ldapServerType
    ACTIVE_DIRECTORY -registryType LDAPUserRegistry -adminUser
    wasadmin]')
    
    WASX7015E: Exception running command:
    "AdminTask.validateAdminName('[-ldapServerType ACTIVE_DIRECTORY
    -registryType LDAPUserRegistry -adminUser wasadmin]')";
    exception information:
    
    com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframewor
    k.CommandException
    
    java.lang.NullPointerException:
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When running below command using        *
    *                      operator role the following             *
    *                      error is                                *
    *                      displayed                               *
    *                      wsadmin>AdminTask.validateAdminName('[- *
    *                      ldapServerType                          *
    *                      ACTIVE_DIRECTORY -registryType          *
    *                      LDAPUserRegistry -adminUser             *
    *                      wasadmin]')                             *
    *                      WASX7015E: Exception running command:   *
    *                      "AdminTask.validateAdminName('[-        *
    *                      ldapServerType ACTIVE_DIRECTORY         *
    *                      -registryType LDAPUserRegistry -        *
    *                      adminUser wasadmin]')";                 *
    *                      exception information:                  *
    *                      com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframewo *
    *                      r                                       *
    *                      k.CommandException                      *
    *                      java.lang.NullPointerException:         *
    *                      java.lang.NullPointerException          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When running below command using operator role the following
    error is
    displayed
    wsadmin>AdminTask.validateAdminName('[-ldapServerType
    ACTIVE_DIRECTORY -registryType LDAPUserRegistry -adminUser
    wasadmin]')
    WASX7015E: Exception running command:
    "AdminTask.validateAdminName('[-ldapServerType ACTIVE_DIRECTORY
    -registryType LDAPUserRegistry -adminUser wasadmin]')";
    exception information:
    com.ibm.websphere.management.cmdframewor
    k.CommandException
    java.lang.NullPointerException:
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH36649

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-04-23

  • Closed date

    2021-06-18

  • Last modified date

    2021-07-12

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0800

Applicable component levels

[{"Type":"MASTER","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSEQTP","label":"WebSphere Application Server"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"All Versions"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
13 July 2021