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PI79452: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN LDAPCONFIGMANAGER.GETSUPPORTEDPROPERTIES()

Fixes are available

8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
9.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server traditional V9.0 Fix Pack 5
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
17.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3
17.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.4
18.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.1
18.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.2
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14
18.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.3
18.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 18.0.0.4
19.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.1
8.5.5.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 15
19.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.2
19.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.3
19.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.4
19.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.5
19.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.6
19.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.7
19.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.8
19.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.9
19.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.10
19.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.11
19.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 19.0.0.12
20.0.0.1: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.1
20.0.0.2: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.2
8.5.5.17: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 17
20.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.3
20.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.4
20.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.5
20.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.6
20.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.7
20.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.8
20.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.9
20.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.10
20.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.11
20.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 20.0.0.12
21.0.0.3: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.3
21.0.0.4: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.4
21.0.0.5: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.5
21.0.0.6: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.6
21.0.0.7: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.7
8.5.5.20: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.20
21.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.8
21.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server Liberty 21.0.0.9
8.5.5.18: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 18

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • NullPointerException in
    LdapConfigManager.getSupportedProperties()
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  IBM WebSphere Application Server users of   *
    *                  federated repositories                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: When getting supported properties for   *
    *                      an LDAP entity, if the entity did not   *
    *                      exist, an NullPointerException could    *
    *                      occur.                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The following exception could be found in the logs:
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.exception.WIMException
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.tx.JTAHelper.handleException(JTAHelper.java:245)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ServiceProvider.get(ServiceProvider.java:4
    14)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ejb.WIMServiceBean.get(WIMServiceBean.java
    :184)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ejb.EJSRemoteStatelessWIMService_a12c79ef.
    get(Unknown
    Source)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ejb._EJSRemoteStatelessWIMService_a12c79ef
    _Tie.get(_EJSRemoteStatelessWIMService_a12c79ef_Tie.java:333)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ejb._EJSRemoteStatelessWIMService_a12c79ef
    _Tie._invoke(_EJSRemoteStatelessWIMService_a12c79ef_Tie.java:124
    )
    at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ServerDelegate.dispatchInvokeHandler(ServerDe
    legate.java:631)
    at
    com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ServerDelegate.dispatch(ServerDelegate.java:5
    01)
    at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:624)
    at com.ibm.CORBA.iiop.ORB.process(ORB.java:1582)
    at
    com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doRequestWork(Connection.java:3151)
    at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.Connection.doWork(Connection.java:3016)
    at com.ibm.rmi.iiop.WorkUnitImpl.doWork(WorkUnitImpl.java:63)
    at com.ibm.ejs.oa.pool.PooledThread.run(ThreadPool.java:118)
    at com.ibm.ws.util.ThreadPool$Worker.run(ThreadPool.java:1892)
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapConfigManager.getSupportedProper
    ties(LdapConfigManager.java:3143)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapConfigManager.getSupportedProper
    ties(LdapConfigManager.java:3115)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.adapter.ldap.LdapAdapter.get(LdapAdapter.java:162
    1)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager.getImpl(ProfileManager.java:1756)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager.genericProfileManagerMethod(Profil
    eManager.java:374)
    at com.ibm.ws.wim.ProfileManager.get(ProfileManager.java:427)
    at
    com.ibm.websphere.wim.ServiceProvider.get(ServiceProvider.java:4
    10)
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code was updated to instead throw an
    EntityTypeNotSupportedException.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 7.0.0.45, 8.0.0.14, 8.5.5.12, and 9.0.0.5.
    This is also targeted for inclusion in fix pack 17.0.0.3 for
    WebSphere Application Server Liberty.
    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

    PI79452

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-04-06

  • Closed date

    2017-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2017-09-14

  • 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

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 November 2021