JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2

Release Notes

JBESB-RN-5/15/07













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Contents

Table of Contents

Contents iv


About This Guide 5

What This Guide Contains 5

Audience 5

Prerequisites 5

Organization 5

Documentation Conventions 5

Additional Documentation 6

Contacting Us 6

Release Notes 8

Enhancements 8

Fixed Issues 8

Known Issues 9




About This Guide

What This Guide Contains

The Release Notes contains contain important information on changes to JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 since the last release and information on any outstanding issues.

Audience

This guide is most relevant to engineers who are responsible for administering JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 installations.

Prerequisites

None.

Organization

This guide contains the following chapters:

Documentation Conventions

Convention

Description

Italic

In paragraph text, italic identifies the titles of documents that are being referenced. When used in conjunction with the Code text described below, italics identify a variable that should be replaced by the user with an actual value.

Bold

Emphasizes items of particular importance.

Code

Text that represents programming code.

Function | Function

A path to a function or dialog box within an interface. For example, “Select File | Open.” indicates that you should select the Open function from the File menu.

( ) and |

Parentheses enclose optional items in command syntax. The vertical bar separates syntax items in a list of choices. For example, any of the following three items can be entered in this syntax:

persistPolicy (Never | OnTimer | OnUpdate | NoMoreOftenThan)

Note:

Caution:

A note highlights important supplemental information.

A caution highlights procedures or information that is necessary to avoid damage to equipment, damage to software, loss of data, or invalid test results.

The following conventions are used in this guide:

Table 1 Formatting Conventions

Additional Documentation

In addition to this guide, the following guides are available in the JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 documentation set:

  1. JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 Trailblazer Guide: Provides guidance for using the trailblazer example.

  2. JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 Getting Started Guide: Provides a quick start reference to configuring and using the ESB.

  3. JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 Programmers Guide: How to use JBossESB.

  4. JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 Administration Guide: Information on how to manage the ESB.

  5. JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 Services Guides: Various documents related to the services available with the ESB.

Contacting Us

Questions or comments about JBoss ESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2 should be directed to our support team.



Chapter 1

Release Notes

Support martix

JBossESB has been tested against the following platforms:

The system may work with other versions of the platforms.

Enhancements

This is a Milestone release for the next GA release of JBossESB. As such it contains a number of enhancements:

Fixed Issues

The following issues in the RC have been fixed in the GA:

Known Issues

The following issues are known and within JIRA:

13:05:04,379 ERROR [JmsGatewayListener] Courier <org.jboss.internal.soa.esb.couriers.TwoWayCourierImpl.deliverAsync(Message) FAILED

org.jboss.soa.esb.couriers.CourierException: java.lang.NullPointerException

        at org.jboss.internal.soa.esb.couriers.JmsCourier.deliver(JmsCourier.java:147)

        at org.jboss.internal.soa.esb.couriers.TwoWayCourierImpl.deliver(TwoWayCourierImpl.java:158)

        at org.jboss.soa.esb.listeners.gateway.JmsGatewayListener.doRun(JmsGatewayListener.java:163)

        at org.jboss.soa.esb.listeners.lifecycle.AbstractThreadedManagedLifecycle.run(AbstractThreadedManagedLifecycle.java:115)

        at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:613)

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException

        at org.jnp.interfaces.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:625)

        at org.jnp.interfaces.NamingContext.lookup(NamingContext.java:587)

        at javax.naming.InitialContext.lookup(InitialContext.java:351)

        at org.jboss.internal.soa.esb.couriers.JmsCourier.createMessageProducer(JmsCourier.java:251)

        at org.jboss.internal.soa.esb.couriers.JmsCourier.deliver(JmsCourier.java:143)

        ... 4 more

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