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Cisco Bug: CSCup02800 - CSM 4.5 : Deployment failing due to java.lang.NullPointerException

Last Modified

Nov 10, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco Security Manager

Known Affected Releases

4.5(0)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
Deployment to device is failing with java.lang.NullPointerException at com.cisco.nm.vms.provision.massager.common.buildingblock.ServiceSplitter.populateServiceOGsName(ServiceSplitter.java:673) .

A preview config might result into the same error.

Conditions:
Conditions not known entirely, issue was seen after upgrade from 4.4 to 4.5 
Till now, issue seen only with service-objects/groups overriding a parent service-objects/groups.
Fix for null pointer exception, applicable to this defect.
Conditions which led to the null-pointer exception still not analysed.
The fix only fixes the exception, does not prevent the occurrence of exception in future.
Please refer to defect CSCum92428. As both the defect are related.
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