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Welcome to the Websphere Blog
Steven Robinson is a JEE specialist consultant focusing on Oracle WebLogic Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server and and RedHat Jboss.
I have created this blog to allow some of my knowledge to spill out into the JEE community. As a result of many years as an IT consultant, I have helped many organization’s in both Europe and the United States of America, to sort out issues and problems with Java-based application-server platforms.
I provide expertise in the following areas.
- Training and knowledge transfer
- Advanced Jython scripting
- Java debugging and general JEE problem solving
- JEE Application packaging
- Server build including Build/Deploy automation such as Continuous Integration
- Mobile application provisioning
- JMS and WMQ Messaging (Internal and External)
- WebServices, SOA and ESB
Use the blog to learn about the three big JEE Application Server platforms: IBM WebSphere Application, Oracle WebLogic Server and RedHat JBoss. Looking through these pages within you will find Tutorials, answers to common questions and sample scripts.
Recent posts in my IBM WebSphere knowledege base
Installing WebSphere Application Server 8 Network Deployment silently using IBM Installation Manager This set of articles shows the process, errors included that show how I learned to install WebSphere 8 ND. The article is broken into several parts, some parts you can skip as they may only contain my problem solving data. Any article in.. read more →
When coding some jython I get the following error: Solution: In this example, I had declared in my classes instance variable but it had a syntax error. AttributeError: instance of ‘JVMModifier’ has no attribute ‘_JVMModifier__eJFN’. What this means Is that the class called JVMModifier has an attribute or class instance variable that does not exist… read more →
While testing a jython script on WebSphere Application Server for Windows I got the following error:
C:\scripts>"C:/Program Files/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/AppSrv01/bin/wsadmin.bat" -lang jython -f "C:/scripts/jvm.
WASX7209I: Connected to process "server1" on node LW621LX6026649Node01 using SOAP connector; The type of process is: Un
WASX7303I: The following options are passed to the scripting environment and are available as arguments that are stored
in the argv variable: "[c:/scripts/jvm.props]"
*** Loading Class JVMModifier...
*** Completed Loading Class JVMModifier
WASX7017E: Exception received while running file "C:/scripts/jvm.py"; exception information: com.ibm.bsf.BSFException: exception from Jython:
Traceback (innermost last):
File "<string>", line 115, in ?
When looking at the code, I was able to see that I had a call to an object’s method. My Jython had an error where the jython class method I was using was miss-spelt. Error: myJVM =JVMModifier(“LW621LX6026649Node01″,”server1″) myJVM.verboseModeClass(“false”).. read more →
I was coding a jython class to alter some JVM params and I had the following error:
D:\was8dev\bin>wsadmin.bat -f d:\scripts\websphere\jvm.py -lang jython -username wasadmin -password
WASX7209I: Connected to process "server1" on node node01 using SOAP connector; The type of process
*** Loading Class JVMModifier...
*** Completed Loading Class JVMModifier
JVMModifier - Modifying attributes: [-nodeName Node01 -serverName server1 -verboseModeClass false]
WASX7017E: Exception received while running file "d:\scripts\websphere\jvm.py"; exception informatio
.management.cmdframework.InvalidParameterValueException: ADMF0003E: Invalid parameter value server1
Name for command setJVMProperties.
Reason, well it was quite simple the name I had passed as the node name was “Node01″ instead of “node01″ all about case. But the error was very misleading as I was passing a nodeName variable and.. read more →
Need WebSphere 8 training? We are still in beta, however we have our sites up and running so that early birds can help us ensure the service is next to none. We are about to launch digital course material. You will be able purchase the entire “WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 8 Essentials” course for.. read more →
When I was tailing a SystemOut.log for a WebSphere Application Server member on WAS 7 ND, I found an entry “WMSG1611I: The installed level of the WebSphere MQ messaging provider is 126.96.36.199. ” being displayed when the appreciation server started up and often I have wanted to explain what this means. Well, here it is… read more →
Lets say that you have specified some dump agents for your WebSphere JVM and you find that the *.dmp is still appearing in the <was_profile_root> Example “Generic Arguments” given to a specific JVM -verbosegc -Xdump:heap:events=gpf+user,range=1..0,file=/var/was/heapdump/heapdump.%Y%m%d.%H%M%S.%pid.phd,request=exclusive+prepwalk -Xdump:heap:events=systhrow,filter=java/lang/OutOfMemoryError,range=1..1,file=/var/was/heapdump/heapdump.%Y%m%d.%H%M%S.%pid.phd,request=exclusive+prepwalk -Xdump:java:file=/var/was/heapdump/javacore.%Y%m%d.%H%M%S.%pid.txt -Xdump:snap:file=/var/was/heapdump/snapdump.%Y%m%d.%H%M%S.%pid.trc -Xdump:system:events=gpf+abort+traceassert,file=/var/was/heapdump/javacore.%Y%m%d.%H%M%S.%pid.dmp,range=1..0,priority=999,request=serial -Xdump:what Solution is to add Xdump:none which will turn off the IBM JDK defaults. In my.. read more →
[warning]Reminder: End of Support for IBM WebSphere Application Server V6.1 is 30 Sept 2012[/warning] This is a reminder of the upcoming WebSphere Application Server V6.1 products’ End of Support date of 30 September 2012. http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21570083 read more →
Below are some interesting points about JVM arguments such as -xdump to control Heapdump, CoreDump, and ThreadDumps. Essentially: Heap dumps and system dumps can only be generated on platforms that make use of the IBM Java SDK: AIX, Linux, Windows. Therefore, these files cannot be generated on platforms such as Solaris and HP-UX. However, generating.. read more →