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PI40062: NullPointerException from CommonLifeCycle.getParentBDAContextsService during application

Fixes are available

8.5.5.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 10
9.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 1
9.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
9.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 3
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 4
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
9.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 5
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 6
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
9.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 7
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 8
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 9
9.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 15
9.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 11
9.0.5.0: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Refresh Pack
9.0.5.1: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 1
9.0.5.2: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 2
8.5.5.17: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 17
9.0.5.3: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 3
9.0.5.4: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 4
9.0.5.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 5
9.0.5.6: WebSphere Application Server traditional Version 9.0.5 Fix Pack 6

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer reported that a particular application does not start
    during Server bringup.   Looking more closely this is
    associated with the following exception:
    NullPointerException in
    CommonLifeCycle.getParentBDAContextsService
    during application startup
    

Local fix

  • Install app from ISC after server bringup is complete.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V8.0, V8.5 and V9.0                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A NullPointerException could occur in   *
    *                      the                                     *
    *                      CommonLifeCycle.getParentBDAContextsSer *
    *                      vice method during application          *
    *                      startup.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    A NullPointerException could occur in
    the
    CommonLifeCycle.getParentBDAContextsSer
    vice method during application startup.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI40062

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-04-29

  • Closed date

    2016-10-25

  • Last modified date

    2020-10-14

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

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

    PI54199 PI54201 PI54270

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Fixed component ID

    5655I3500

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2021