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“System version is null” on new IBM Sametime Video Manager installation
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I am installing Sametime 9 for a customer but had a prickly moment after installing the VMGR on RHEL 6.5.

After installing I couldn’t access the VMGR from the SSC, it was registered, I couldn’t get access to the SIP peer and other details. Looking in the VMGR SystemOut.log I saw the following:

[10/13/14 12:24:02:709 BST] 000000a0 APIAuthorizat I com.polycom.proximo.api.support.servlet.APIAuthorizationFilter passLicensingTest API Licensing: rejecting request; API is not licensed and not a peer request.
[10/13/14 12:24:02:733 BST] 000000a0 APIAuthorizat I com.polycom.proximo.api.support.servlet.APIAuthorizationFilter doFilter API Licensing: rejected request from address [x.x.x.x].
[10/13/14 12:24:02:742 BST] 0000009c DMANodeImpl   E   Error Fetching Active Conferences
[10/13/14 12:24:02:746 BST] 0000009c DMANodeImpl   E DMANone Impl updateConferenceList() Failed to get conference-list
com.ibm.sametime.vmgrloadbalancer.exception.DMAUnavailableException: Failed to get conference-list
at com.ibm.sametime.vmgrloadbalancer.core.dma.DMANodeImpl.updateConferenceList(DMANodeImpl.java:402)
at com.ibm.sametime.vmgrloadbalancer.core.dma.DMANodeImpl.poll(DMANodeImpl.java:274)
at com.ibm.sametime.vmgrloadbalancer.core.dma.DMANodeMonitor.run(DMANodeMonitor.java:28)
at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:450)

[10/13/14 13:03:55:759 BST] 00000041 DmaStartupSer E com.polycom.proximo.startup.DmaStartupServlet init Startup Serlvet experienced Problems: java.lang.RuntimeException: System version is null
java.lang.RuntimeException: System version is null
at com.polycom.proximo.service.core.CoreUtil.getSystemVersion(CoreUtil.java:90)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CoreService.getSystemVersion(CoreService.java:415)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.cfs.CFS.resolveFeatures(CFS.java:152)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.cfs.CFS.start(CFS.java:50)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CFSService.startService(CFSService.java:61)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CFSServiceRuntimeExt.initialize(CFSServiceRuntimeExt.java:53)
at com.polycom.proximo.startup.DmaStartupServlet.init(DmaStartupServlet.java:138)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.init(ServletWrapper.java:338)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapperImpl.init(ServletWrapperImpl.java:168)

Having access to the Lotus Software Knowledge Base via a Notes client allowed me to find Technote 1682860 “VMGR dma fails to start resulting in licensing and rejecting connections for conferences” which is at a status of “draft information.”

I raised a PMR and quickly I got a response with a hotfix RVVV-9L2CFZ.

Performing the steps to apply it worked a treat.

VMGR dma fails to start resulting in licensing and rejecting connections for conferences
Product:
IBM Sametime  >  Media Manager  >  Versions 9.0.0.1, 9.0
Platform(s):
Linux
Edition(s):
Complete
Doc Number:
1682860

Draft Information – Subject to change.  Updated   27/08/2014
Technote

Problem

VMGR loads but with Licensing errors, and rejects all connections
System.out shows this DMAStartup error
[8/27/14 8:55:30:210 EDT] 00000043 DmaStartupSer E com.polycom.proximo.startup.DmaStartupServlet init Startup Serlvet experienced Problems: java.lang.RuntimeException: System version is null
java.lang.RuntimeException: System version is null
at com.polycom.proximo.service.core.CoreUtil.getSystemVersion(CoreUtil.java:90)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CoreService.getSystemVersion(CoreService.java:415)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.cfs.CFS.resolveFeatures(CFS.java:152)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.cfs.CFS.start(CFS.java:50)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CFSService.startService(CFSService.java:61)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CFSServiceRuntimeExt.initialize(CFSServiceRuntimeExt.java:53)
at com.polycom.proximo.startup.DmaStartupServlet.init(DmaStartupServlet.java:138)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.init(ServletWrapper.java:338)

ADDITIONAL ERROR THAT ARE A RESULT OF THE DMA FAILING (VMGR system.out)
[8/27/14 8:55:33:411 EDT] 00000043 webapp        E com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.WebApp commonInitializationFinally SRVE0266E: Error occured while initializing servlets: {0}
javax.servlet.ServletException: Resource class com.polycom.proximo.api.conference.PlcmConferenceResourceImpl can not be instantiated due to InvocationTargetException
at org.apache.cxf.jaxrs.servlet.CXFNonSpringJaxrsServlet.createSingletonInstance(CXFNonSpringJaxrsServlet.java:330)
at org.apache.cxf.jaxrs.servlet.CXFNonSpringJaxrsServlet.getResourceProviders(CXFNonSpringJaxrsServlet.java:291)
at org.apache.cxf.jaxrs.servlet.CXFNonSpringJaxrsServlet.init(CXFNonSpringJaxrsServlet.java:107)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.init(ServletWrapper.java:338)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapperImpl.init(ServletWrapperImpl.java:168)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.loadOnStartupCheck(ServletWrapper.java:1363)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.WebApp.doLoadOnStartupActions(WebApp.java:606)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.WebApp.commonInitializationFinally(WebApp.java:576)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.WebAppImpl.initialize(WebAppImpl.java:425)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.webapp.WebGroupImpl.addWebApplication(WebGroupImpl.java:88)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.VirtualHostImpl.addWebApplication(VirtualHostImpl.java:169)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.WSWebContainer.addWebApp(WSWebContainer.java:749)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.WSWebContainer.addWebApplication(WSWebContainer.java:634)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.component.WebContainerImpl.install(WebContainerImpl.java:426)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.component.WebContainerImpl.start(WebContainerImpl.java:718)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ApplicationMgrImpl.start(ApplicationMgrImpl.java:1175)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.DeployedApplicationImpl.fireDeployedObjectStart(DeployedApplicationImpl.java:1370)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.DeployedModuleImpl.start(DeployedModuleImpl.java:639)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.DeployedApplicationImpl.start(DeployedApplicationImpl.java:968)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ApplicationMgrImpl.startApplication(ApplicationMgrImpl.java:774)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.ApplicationMgrImpl.start(ApplicationMgrImpl.java:2182)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.CompositionUnitMgrImpl.start(CompositionUnitMgrImpl.java:445)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.CompositionUnitImpl.start(CompositionUnitImpl.java:123)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.CompositionUnitMgrImpl.start(CompositionUnitMgrImpl.java:388)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.CompositionUnitMgrImpl.access$500(CompositionUnitMgrImpl.java:116)
at com.ibm.ws.runtime.component.CompositionUnitMgrImpl$CUInitializer.run(CompositionUnitMgrImpl.java:994)
at com.ibm.wsspi.runtime.component.WsComponentImpl$_AsynchInitializer.run(WsComponentImpl.java:502)
at com.ibm.ws.util.ThreadPool$Worker.run(ThreadPool.java:1862)

As a result you may see rejecting errors on Media Components
[8/15/14 8:47:38:260 EDT] 000000a1 APIAuthorizat I com.polycom.proximo.
api.support.servlet.APIAuthorizationFilter passLicensingTest API
Licensing: rejecting request; API is not licensed and not a peer
request.
[8/15/14 8:47:38:260 EDT] 000000a1 APIAuthorizat I com.polycom.proximo.
api.support.servlet.APIAuthorizationFilter doFilter API Licensing:
rejected request from address [n.n.n.n].

Conference Focus Manager
[8/15/14 8:41:52:808 EDT] 00000109 DMARestClient I   HTTPException response code : 403
[8/15/14 8:41:52:808 EDT] 00000109 TemplateCache E   Failed to fetch template list
com.ibm.vmgrconnector.exception.
InternalServerException: org.apache.cxf.transport.http.HTTPException:
HTTP response ‘403: Forbidden’ when communicating with https://YourVMGRHost:8443/api/rest/conference-templates
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.core.DMAClient.getConferenceTemplateList(DMAClient.java:154)
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.core.TemplateCache$TemplateMonitor.fetchTemplateList(TemplateCache.java:48)
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.core.TemplateCache$TemplateMonitor.run(TemplateCache.java:41)
at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java: 450)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRunAndReset(FutureTask.java:328)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.runAndReset(FutureTask.java:161)
at java.util.concurrent.
ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.access$101(ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor.java:109)
at java.util.concurrent.
ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.runPeriodic(ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor.java:191)
at java.util.concurrent.
ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor$ScheduledFutureTask.run(ScheduledThreadPoolExecutor.java:215)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:908)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:931)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:773)
Caused by: org.apache.cxf.transport.http.HTTPException: HTTP response ‘403: Forbidden’ when communicating with https://YourVMGRHost:8443/api/rest/conference-templates
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.util.HttpUtil.checkForErrors(HttpUtil.java: 177)
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.web.DMARestClient$1.handleResponse(DMARestClient.java:318)
at org.apache.http.impl.client.AbstractHttpClient.execute(AbstractHttpClient.java:735)
at org.apache.http.impl.client.AbstractHttpClient.execute(AbstractHttpClient.java:717)
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.web.DMARestClient.sendHttpRequest(DMARestClient.java:328)
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.web.DMARestClient.get(DMARestClient.java:211)
at com.ibm.vmgrconnector.core.DMAClient.getConferenceTemplateList
(DMAClient.java:148)
… 11 more

Diagnosing the problem
System.out shows this DMAStartup error which is the core issue.

[8/27/14 8:55:30:210 EDT] 00000043 DmaStartupSer E com.polycom.proximo.startup.DmaStartupServlet init Startup Serlvet experienced Problems: java.lang.RuntimeException: System version is null
java.lang.RuntimeException: System version is null
at com.polycom.proximo.service.core.CoreUtil.getSystemVersion(CoreUtil.java:90)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CoreService.getSystemVersion(CoreService.java:415)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.cfs.CFS.resolveFeatures(CFS.java:152)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.cfs.CFS.start(CFS.java:50)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CFSService.startService(CFSService.java:61)
at com.polycom.proximo.core.mbean.CFSServiceRuntimeExt.initialize(CFSServiceRuntimeExt.java:53)
at com.polycom.proximo.startup.DmaStartupServlet.init(DmaStartupServlet.java:138)
at com.ibm.ws.webcontainer.servlet.ServletWrapper.init(ServletWrapper.java:338)

Resolving the problem
Contact IBM support and request a hotfix RVVV-9L2CFZ to resolve VMGR startup issues.




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http://collaborationben.com/2014/10/20/system-version-is-null-on-new-ibm-sametime-video-manager-installation/
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