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PI93901: NULLPOINTEREXCEPTION IN ADMIN CONSOLE WHEN TRYING TO DISPLAY CONNECTION FACTORY STATUS FOR CICSECI RESOURCE ADAPTER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After installing CICSECI.rar on WebSphere z/OS, users may
    experience a NullPointerException when attempting to check the
    connection factory status in the admin console.  The folllowing
    error and stack will be presented in the logs:
    
    ExtendedMessage: BBOO0220E: SRVE0068E: An exception was thrown
    by one of the service methods of the servlet action in
    application isclite~. Exception created :
    java.lang.NullPointerException
      at com.ibm.ws.console.core.mbean.ResourceMBeanHelper.
    getJCALifeCycleStatus(ResourceMBeanHelper.java:632)
      at com.ibm.ws.console.resources.database.jca.lifecycle.
    JCALifeCycleSelectController.populateDetailForms
    (JCALifeCycleSelectController.java:177)
      at com.ibm.ws.console.resources.database.jca.lifecycle.
    JCALifeCycleSelectController.setupCollectionForm
    (JCALifeCycleSelectController.java:106)
    ...
    
    The problem is caused by an incorrect mbean descriptor used and
    will only occur on WebSphere for z/OS.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All users of IBM WebSphere Application      *
    *                  Server V8.5 for z/OS                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: NullPointerException when attempting    *
    *                      to check connection factory status in   *
    *                      the admin console.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The problem is caused by an incorrect mbean descriptor used and
    will only occur on WebSphere for z/OS.
    

Problem conclusion

  • To allow data to be transferred throughout the server
    properly, the connection factory MBean descriptor was updated
    to indicate the proper return type of the getStatus()
    operation.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix pack 8.5.5.14.  Please refer to the Recommended Updates
    page
    for
    delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI93901

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE FOR Z

  • Reported component ID

    5655I3500

  • Reported release

    850

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-02-16

  • Closed date

    2018-08-16

  • Last modified date

    2018-08-16

  • 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 FOR Z

  • Fixed component ID

    5655I3500

Applicable component levels

  • R850 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 October 2021