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PI58666: JOBSCHEDULER IN WEBSPHERE BATCH FAILS TO START WITH CWLRB6261E

Fixes are available

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
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
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
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

  • JobScheduler in WebSphere Batch fails to start and the following
    errors are logged in the SystemOut.log:
    
    CWLRB6261E: The job scheduler did not initialize because the
    job
    scheduler EJBs were not running when the job scheduler
    performed a
    context lookup.
    
    CWLRB6104E: Failed to create JobScheduler EJB
    
    CWLRB6112E:JobSchedulerMDB.getJobSchedulerMBean could not find
    JobSchedulerMBean
    
    CWLRB6200W:Exception in JobScheduler.init()
    
    CWLRB6125E: Caught exception in JobSchedulerMDB.submitJob:
    java.lang.RuntimeException: java.lang.RuntimeException:
    JobSchedulerMDB.SecureSubmitter: caught exception
    java.lang.NullPointerException
     at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB$SecureSubmitter.
     doSecureSubmit(JobSchedulerMDB.java:1001)
     at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB.submitJob(Job
     SchedulerMDB.java:3149)
     at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB.access$200(Job
     SchedulerMDB.java:113)
     at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB$SubmitterThread.
     run(JobSchedulerMDB.java:697)
     at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.
     runTask(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:895)
     at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.
     run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:918)
     at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:790)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Batch Job Scheduler fails to            *
    *                      initialize due to lookup exception.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    When the WebSphere JVM starts and Job Scheduler EJBs are not
    started yet prior to performing a context.lookup(), a
    NullPointerException like the following occurs:
    CWLRB6261E: The job scheduler did not initialize because the
    job scheduler EJBs were not running when the job scheduler
    performed a context lookup.
    CWLRB6104E: Failed to create JobScheduler EJB
    CWLRB6112E:JobSchedulerMDB.getJobSchedulerMBean could not find
    JobSchedulerMBean
    CWLRB6200W:Exception in JobScheduler.init()
    CWLRB6125E: Caught exception in JobSchedulerMDB.submitJob:
    java.lang.RuntimeException: java.lang.RuntimeException:
    JobSchedulerMDB.SecureSubmitter: caught exception
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB$SecureSubmitter.
    doSecureSubmit(JobSchedulerMDB.java:1001)
    at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB.submitJob(Job
    SchedulerMDB.java:3149)
    at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB.access$200(Job
    SchedulerMDB.java:113)
    at com.ibm.ws.batch.JobSchedulerMDB$SubmitterThread.
    run(JobSchedulerMDB.java:697)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.
    runTask(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:895)
    at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.
    run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:918)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:790)
    

Problem conclusion

  • A code update has been made to extend the time waited between
    retries to prevent this from occurring.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 8.5.5.11 and 9.0.0.1.  Please refer to the
    Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI58666

  • 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

    2016-03-07

  • Closed date

    2016-07-11

  • Last modified date

    2016-07-11

  • 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

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 October 2021