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PI83872: CREATE A FIX FOR APAR PI61029 IN LIBERTY

Fixes are available

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
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
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
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

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • PI61029: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN MULTIPLECRITERIAFILTER WHEN
    RETRIEVING LOGS WITH HPEL
    
    Running a query on HPEL logs using the
    HPELControlServiceMBean
    is generating a java.lang.NullPointerException
    
    Add a null check to avoid the NullPointerException
    

Local fix

  • nonre
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server Liberty - HPEL Tracing               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException in                 *
    *                      MultipleCriteriaFilter when retrieving  *
    *                      logs from Liberty binary log            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The following NullPointerException can be seen in messages.log:
    
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
     at java.util.regex.Matcher.getTextLength(Matcher.java:1246)
     at java.util.regex.Matcher.reset(Matcher.java:320)
     at java.util.regex.Matcher.<init>(Matcher.java:240)
     at java.util.regex.Pattern.matcher(Pattern.java:1100)
     at
    com.ibm.websphere.logging.hpel.reader.filters.MultipleCriteriaFi
    lter.accept(MultipleCriteriaFilter.java:107)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.logging.hpel.impl.LogRecordBrowser$FullFilterVerifier
    .filterAccepts(LogRecordBrowser.java:250)
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

  • Use the regular logging instead.
    

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI83872

  • Reported component name

    LIBERTY PROFILE

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0814

  • Reported release

    855

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-06-30

  • Closed date

    2017-09-25

  • Last modified date

    2017-09-25

  • 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

    LIBERTY PROFILE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724J0814

Applicable component levels

  • R855 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 October 2021