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RAD 8.5 unable to run standalone java app that calls EJB and MQ

Ronny Rizaldi
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Joined: Nov 28, 2012
Posts: 2
Hello,
I used to be able to run my standalone java app that calls EJB and MQ using JNDI on RAD 7.5.5. I upgraded to RAD 8.5 and when I tried to run it, I received the error "Failed to create InitialContext using factory specified in hashtable". I'm also using the same WAS 7.0.0.9 for both RAD version so I'm not sure why it's not working now.
Is there anything special that I need to do in RAD 8.5?

This is my bootstrap classpath entries: WAS v7.0 JRE, %WAS_RUNTIME%\com.ibm.ws.ejb.thinclient_7.0.0.jar, WAS v7.0 lib
Below are the lines where I set up the environment (the second line seems to be needed for RAD 8.5):
System.setProperty(Context.PROVIDER_URL, "iiop://localhost:2809");
System.setProperty("com.ibm.ws.naming.wsn.factory.initial", "com.ibm.websphere.naming.WsnInitialContextFactory");

Thanks
Ronny Rizaldi
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 28, 2012
Posts: 2
Below is the stack trace from my code:

2012-11-30 16:50:14,945 main FATAL ram.hs.edi.EDIDaemon(line 183) - Unable to get running status: javax.naming.NoInitialContextException: Failed to create InitialContext using factory specified in hashtable. Root exception is java.lang.NullPointerException
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getInitialContext(NamingManager.java:243)
at javax.naming.InitialContext.initializeDefaultInitCtx(InitialContext.java:327)
at javax.naming.InitialContext.getDefaultInitCtx(InitialContext.java:357)
at javax.naming.InitialContext.internalInit(InitialContext.java:295)
at javax.naming.InitialContext.<init>(InitialContext.java:212)
at ram.hs.edi.utils.MQReader.open(MQReader.java:85)
at ram.hs.edi.EDIDaemon.isRunning(EDIDaemon.java:406)
at ram.hs.edi.EDIDaemon.run(EDIDaemon.java:168)
at ram.hs.edi.EDIDaemon.main(EDIDaemon.java:898)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.ibm.ws.naming.util.CommonHelpers$2.run(CommonHelpers.java:268)
at com.ibm.ws.naming.util.CommonHelpers$2.run(CommonHelpers.java:264)
at com.ibm.ws.security.util.AccessController.doPrivileged(AccessController.java:63)
at com.ibm.ws.naming.util.CommonHelpers.mergeJndiProviderProperties(CommonHelpers.java:263)
at com.ibm.ws.naming.util.CommonHelpers.mergeWsnJndiProperties(CommonHelpers.java:159)
at com.ibm.websphere.naming.WsnInitialContextFactory.getInitialContext(WsnInitialContextFactory.java:186)
at javax.naming.spi.NamingManager.getInitialContext(NamingManager.java:235)
... 8 more
 
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