Install/Launch/Verify/Uninstall Bundles under ZCC > Bundles > Quick Tasks do not work for Linux Patch Bundle

  • 7011279
  • 30-Oct-2012
  • 09-Nov-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.1 Patch Management
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.1 ZENworks Control Center - ZCC
Novell ZENworks Patch Management 11.2.1

Situation

Patch deployment bundles created for Linux devices to not work when selected in ZCC > Bundles > Quick Tasks and any of Install/Launch/Verify/Uninstall is selected - an error is the result

Error: ZCC has encountered a problem
Error Details:
java.lang.NullPointerException
    at com.novell.zenworks.admin.pages.bundles.InstallBundleDialog.getExtraSearchFields(InstallBundleDialog.java:353)
    at com.novell.zenworks.admin.pages.bundles.InstallBundleDialog.createChildControls(InstallBundleDialog.java:304)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.ensureChildControls(WebControl.java:1738)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2633)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.WebControl.preRenderRecursiveInternal(WebControl.java:2645)
    at com.novell.web.controls.Page.internalProcessRequest(Page.java:738)
    at com.novell.web.controls.Page.processRequest(Page.java:667)
    at com.novell.zenworks.fw.web.internal.layout.Index.processRequest(Index.java:631)
    at com.novell.web.internal.controls.PageTag.doEndTag(PageTag.java:86)
    at org.apache.jsp.jsp.index_jsp._jspService(index_jsp.java:186)
    at org.apache.jasper.runtime.HttpJspBase.service(HttpJspBase.java:70)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717)
    at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServletWrapper.service(JspServletWrapper.java:377)
    at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.serviceJspFile(JspServlet.java:313)
    at org.apache.jasper.servlet.JspServlet.service(JspServlet.java:260)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.invoke(ApplicationDispatcher.java:646)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.processRequest(ApplicationDispatcher.java:436)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.doForward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:342)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationDispatcher.forward(ApplicationDispatcher.java:302)
    at com.novell.web.NJWCServlet.serviceImpl(NJWCServlet.java:97)
    at com.novell.zenworks.fw.web.internal.ZENworksServlet.service(ZENworksServlet.java:84)
    at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:717)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:290)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
    at com.patchlink.sapphire.web.pages.vulnerability.session.HibernateSessionFilter.doFilter(HibernateSessionFilter.java:75)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:235)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:206)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:233)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:191)
    at org.apache.catalina.authenticator.AuthenticatorBase.invoke(AuthenticatorBase.java:563)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:127)
    at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:102)
    at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:109)
    at com.novell.zenworks.tomcat.ZENRequestValve.invoke(ZENRequestValve.java:1293)
    at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:298)
    at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:857)
    at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.process(Http11Protocol.java:588)
    at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.JIoEndpoint$Worker.run(JIoEndpoint.java:489)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)

Resolution

This is fixed in version 11.2.2 - see KB 7010757 "ZENworks Configuration Management 11.2.2 - update information and list of fixes" which can be found at https://support.microfocus.com/kb/doc.php?id=7010757

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