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PI78907: NULL POINTER EXCEPTION IN THE CONSOLE WHEN ADDING A NEW HOST WITH BAD PARAMETERS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If the user provides invalid user/password combination for
    host credentials, the console displays a blank page and logs
    an exception.  The error is not displayed.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server using the administrative console     *
    *                  to manage job manager hosts.                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The console will throw a null pointer   *
    *                      exception when invalid host             *
    *                      information is provided on the new      *
    *                      host panel.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Provide valid host information on the new   *
    *                  host panel.                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    The console was not handling an exception correctly for an
    adminTask that it was calling.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The console code was modified to get the error from the
    adminTask that creates a new host for the job manager panel.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 9.0.0.4.  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

    PI78907

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-28

  • Closed date

    2017-04-13

  • Last modified date

    2017-04-13

  • 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

  • R900 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 September 2021