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PI37017: ERROR PERFORMING DRILL-THROUGH ON A PDF REPORT USING OPTIONAL PROMPT WITH NULL VALUE.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.cognos.viewer.action.AuthoredDrillThrough2Action.parseXMLSpe
    cification(Unknown Source)
    at
    com.cognos.viewer.action.AuthoredDrillThrough2Action.buildParame
    terAssignments(Unknown Source)
    at
    com.cognos.viewer.action.AuthoredDrillThrough2Action.getDrillThr
    oughSpecification(Unknown Source)
    at
    com.cognos.viewer.action.AuthoredDrillThrough2Action.executeRequ
    est(Unknown Source)
    at com.cognos.viewer.action.CognosViewerAction.execute(Unknown
    Source)
    at
    com.cognos.viewer.controller.CognosViewerDispatcherHandler.handl
    eRequest(Unknown Source)
    at
    com.cognos.viewer.controller.CognosViewerDispatcherHandler.invok
    eImpl(Unknown Source)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.handlers.logic.ChainHandler.invokeImpl(ChainHand
    ler.java:53)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.impl.PogoEngineImpl.invokeHandler(PogoEngineImpl
    .java:158)
    at
    com.cognos.p2plb.clerver.balancer.RequestForwarder.rawForwardToS
    elf(RequestForwarder.java:211)
    at
    com.cognos.p2plb.clerver.balancer.RequestForwarder.forwardToSelf
    (RequestForwarder.java:184)
    at
    com.cognos.p2plb.clerver.balancer.LoadBalanceRequest.processRequ
    est(LoadBalanceRequest.java:92)
    at
    com.cognos.p2plb.clerver.balancer.LoadBalanceRequest.processRequ
    est(LoadBalanceRequest.java:47)
    at
    com.cognos.p2plb.clerver.LoadBalanceHandler.invokeImpl(LoadBalan
    ceHandler.java:266)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.handlers.logic.ChainHandler.invokeImpl(ChainHand
    ler.java:53)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.impl.PogoEngineImpl.invokeHandler(PogoEngineImpl
    .java:158)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.handlers.engine.ServiceLookupHandler.invokeImpl(
    ServiceLookupHandler.java:115)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.handlers.logic.ChainHandler.invokeImpl(ChainHand
    ler.java:53)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.handlers.performance.PerformanceIndicationHandle
    r.invokeImpl(PerformanceIndicationHandler.java:106)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.BasicHandler.invoke(BasicHandler.java:203)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.impl.PogoEngineImpl.service(PogoEngineImpl.java:
    126)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.transport.PogoServlet.processRequest(PogoServlet
    .java:262)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.transport.PogoServlet.doPost(PogoServlet.java:72
    5)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:643)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.pdk.performance.servlet.PerformanceIndicatorWrap
    pedServlet.service(PerformanceIndicatorWrappedServlet.java:31)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:723)
    at
    com.cognos.pogo.isolation.ServletWrapper.service(ServletWrapper.
    java:283)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter
    (ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(Applica
    tionFilterChain.java:206)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWra
    pperValve.java:233)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardCon
    textValve.java:191)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostVa
    lve.java:127)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportVa
    lve.java:103)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngi
    neValve.java:109)
    at
    org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapte
    r.java:293)
    at
    org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor
    .java:861)
    at
    org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.
    process(Http11Protocol.java:606)
    at
    org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.ja
    va:489)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:795)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * all users                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * see error description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1 Fix Pack  *
    * 8                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • code fix
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI37017

  • Reported component name

    COG CONNECTION

  • Reported component ID

    5724W12CC

  • Reported release

    A21

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-03-13

  • Closed date

    2015-07-31

  • Last modified date

    2015-07-31

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    PI33711

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    COG CONNECTION

  • Fixed component ID

    5724W12CC

Applicable component levels

  • RA21 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
31 July 2015