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PI88312: NullPointerException might be thrown when a failover occurs in WebSphere SIP Container

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • NullPointerException might be thrown when a failover occurs in
    WebSphere SIP Container server. The exception can happen only in
    a clustered environment with session replication enabled.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server                                      *
    *                  Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException might be thrown    *
    *                      when a failover occurs in               *
    *                      WebSphere SIP Container server. The     *
    *                      exception can happen only in            *
    *                      a clustered environment with session    *
    *                      replication enabled.                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    NullPointerException might be thrown when a failover occurs in
    WebSphere SIP Container server. The exception can happen only
    in a clustered environment with session replication enabled.
    SignalingEndO E SignalingEndOfTask
    java.lang.NullPointerException
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.tu.TransactionUserImpl.processSubseque
    ntProxyRequest(TransactionUserImpl.java:2397)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.tu.TransactionUserImpl.processRequest(
    TransactionUserImpl.java:1768)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.tu.TransactionUserWrapper.processReque
    st(TransactionUserWrapper.java:915)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.transaction.ServerTransaction.processR
    equest(ServerTransaction.java:99)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.router.tasks.RequestRoutedTask.doTask(
    RequestRoutedTask.java:99)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.router.tasks.SubsequentRequestRoutedTa
    sk.doTask(SubsequentRequestRoutedTask.java:42)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.router.tasks.RoutedTask.run(RoutedTask
    .java:103)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.sip.container.was.SignalingEndOfTask.run(SignalingEn
    dOfTask.java:80)
    at com.ibm.ws.util.ThreadPool$Worker.run(ThreadPool.java:1892)
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem is fixed in the SIP container code. With this fix,
    the container does not throw an exception when a failover
    occurs.
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.13 and 9.0.0.6.  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

    PI88312

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE APP S

  • Reported component ID

    5724J0800

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-10-04

  • Closed date

    2017-10-12

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-12

  • 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

  • R850 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 October 2021