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NCMserv will not start after upgrade to Spectrum 21.2.8

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Article ID: 238249

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CA Spectrum DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

After upgrading to 21.2.8 our NCM will not start with the following output shown in the NCMSERV.OUT log file:

Mar 24, 2022 16:27:45.234 - com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.debugging set to max

Mar 24, 2022 16:27:45.235 - com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.Attempting to create ScmServiceImpl service object

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/jdom2/JDOMException

        at com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.start(ScmService.java:513)

        at com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.main(ScmService.java:681)

Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.jdom2.JDOMException

        at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:387)

        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:418)

        at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Launcher.java:352)

        at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:351)

        ... 2 more

Mar 24, 2022 16:27:45.242 - com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.Running ShutdownHook started

Mar 24, 2022 16:27:45.243 - com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.Stopping the NCM Server started

Mar 24, 2022 16:27:45.243 - com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.Stopping the NCM Server completed

Mar 24, 2022 16:27:45.244 - com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService.Running ShutdownHook completed

Cause

The following NCMSERV.idb file has a custom setting pointing to an older jar file:

$SPECROOT/lib/SDPM/partslist/NCMSERV.idb

Environment

DX NetOps Spectrum Release : 21.2
Component : Spectrum Applications

Resolution

custom NCMSERV.idb  points to incorrect CLASSPATH:

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/jdom.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

The correct one in 21.2.8 is this:

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/jdom-2.0.6.1.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

Additional Information

The default NCMserv.idb looks like this on Windows 21.2.8

# Processd Install Ticket for SNMP Service

PARTNAME;NCMSERV;

APPNAME;NCM Service;

WORKPATH;$SPECROOT/NCM;

LOGNAMEPATH;$WORKPATH/NCMSERV.OUT;

ADMINPRIVS;y;

AUTORESTART;y;

AUTOBOOTSTART;y;

#STATEBASED;N;

NUMPROCS;1; // one per host

RETRYTIMEOUT;600; // 10 minutes

#TICKETUSER;$USER;

RETRYMAX;5;     // 5 retries allowed

STARTPRIORITY;20;

SERVERPROCESS;Y;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/vbjorb.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/vbsec.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/lm.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/sanctuary.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/jaxp.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/crimson.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/sanct6.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/mindterm.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/ftpserver-dev.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/commons-logging-1.0.3.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/utilapp100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/utilnet100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/utilsrv100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/vbhelper100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/ssorb100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/ssorbutil100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/util100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/global100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/cryptojFIPS.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/jdom.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/ncm100.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/jsch-0.1.54.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-all-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/protobuf-java-3.3.1.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-stub-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-protobuf-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-core-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/guava-19.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-netty-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-okhttp-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-buffer-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-codec-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-codec-http2-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-codec-http-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-codec-socks-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-common-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-handler-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-handler-proxy-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-resolver-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-transport-4.1.11.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-protobuf-lite-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/instrumentation-api-0.4.2.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/grpc-context-1.4.0.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

ENV;CLASSPATH=$SPECROOT/lib/grpc_jars/netty-tcnative-boringssl-static-2.0.1.Final.jar<CSPATHSEP>;

#ENV;<var>=<value>;

#Launch NCM service

ARGV;$SPECROOT/bin/JavaApps/bin/ncmservice<CSEXE> -Xms256M -Xmx1024M -XX:+HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError -Dvbroker.agent.enableLocator=false -Dvbroker.orb.admDir=$SPECROOT/bin/VBNS -Dborland.enterprise.licenseDir=%BES_LIC_DIR% -Dborland.enterprise.licenseDefaultDir=%BES_LIC_DIR% -Djava.endorsed.dirs=$SPECROOT/lib/endorsed -DSPECROOT=%SPECROOT% com.aprisma.spectrum.scmd.ScmService;