Controlling WebSphere 8.5.5.17 with MyEclipse 2020

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    scott.sobotka
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    Hi, Genuitec!

    I just updated my local WebSphere Application Server installation from 8.5.5.16 to 8.5.5.16 and I haven’t been able to run or debug my WAS instance from within MyEclipse ever since. I receive the following error message when I attempt to Run or Debug the WAS instance from MyEclipse:

    runConfigActions script execution failed. Exit code: 1
    Exception caught while waiting for runConfigActions script to complete: C:\was85\profiles\AppSrv01\bin\runConfigActions.bat

    That said, I’m still able to:

    • Start the instance externally via startServer.bat from a command prompt. The instance starts just as expected and the MyEclipse console will detect that the WAS instance is running and display the SystemOut.log.
    • Publish local application changes from MyEclipse to the WAS instance without issue.
    • Stop the instance from MyEclipse using the Server view.

    This is a relatively minor inconvenience, but I would like to be able to debug our applications again on this local instance.

    With regard to my development environment, I’m running on Windows Server 2019 with the following versions of MyEclipse:
    Version: 2020.5.18
    Build id: 16.0.0-20200518

    Thanks,
    Scott Sobotka

    #660532 Reply

    support-swapna
    Moderator

    Scott,

    Sorry that you are seeing this issue. Thank you for the details.
    I could replicate the issue at my end with WAS 8.5.5.17 version. A bug report is filed for the dev team to investigate further.

    As a workaround, you can create a file named runConfigActions.disableAtServerStartup (empty file) under the [profile_root]/properties/service/ directory and try starting the server again from inside MyEclipse. The suggested workaround fixes the startup problem at my end.
    Please give it a try and let us know if you see any issues.

    Apologies for inconvenience caused. Thank you once again for reporting this issue.

    –Swapna
    Genuitec Support

    #660581 Reply

    scott.sobotka
    Participant

    Hi, Swapna.

    That worked perfectly! I’ll file that away if I ever run into other WAS startup issues.

    Thank you so much!

    –Scott Sobotka

    #660607 Reply

    support-swapna
    Moderator

    Scott,

    Glad that the workaround helps. Thank you for getting back to us.
    Please let us know if you see any other issues.

    –Swapna
    Genuitec Support

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