Taskomatic reports java.lang.IllegalStateException and javax.persistence.EntityNotFoundException.

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Environment

SUSE Manager 3.1

Situation

SUSE Manager job schedules such as ssh-push-default, errata-queue-default or cobbler-sync-default report java.lang.IllegalStateException in /var/log/rhn/rhn_taskomatic_daemon.log like:

INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 | 2018-05-13 21:57:00,062 [DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-7] ERROR org.quartz.core.JobRunShell - Job DEFAULT.cobbler-sync-default threw an unhandled Exception:
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 | java.lang.IllegalStateException: Transaction not successfully started
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.hibernate.engine.transaction.internal.TransactionImpl.commit(TransactionImpl.java:63)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at com.redhat.rhn.common.hibernate.ConnectionManager.commitTransaction(ConnectionManager.java:255)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at com.redhat.rhn.common.hibernate.HibernateFactory.commitTransaction(HibernateFactory.java:331)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.TaskoJob.execute(TaskoJob.java:169)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:216)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:549)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 | 2018-05-13 21:57:00,062 [DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-7] ERROR org.quartz.core.ErrorLogger - Job (DEFAULT.cobbler-sync-default threw an exception.
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 | org.quartz.SchedulerException: Job threw an unhandled exception. [See nested exception: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Transaction not successfully started]
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:227)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:549)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 | Caused by: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Transaction not successfully started
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.hibernate.engine.transaction.internal.TransactionImpl.commit(TransactionImpl.java:63)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at com.redhat.rhn.common.hibernate.ConnectionManager.commitTransaction(ConnectionManager.java:255)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at com.redhat.rhn.common.hibernate.HibernateFactory.commitTransaction(HibernateFactory.java:331)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.TaskoJob.execute(TaskoJob.java:169)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:216)
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/13 21:57:00 |       ... 1 more

 In addition, an error message similar to the following is seen as well :
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/14 00:00:27 | 2018-05-14 00:00:27,303 [DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-4] ERROR com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.TokenCleanup - Executing a task threw an exception: javax.persistence.EntityNotFoundException
INFO   | jvm 1    | 2018/05/14 00:00:27 | 2018-05-14 00:00:27,303 [DefaultQuartzScheduler_Worker-4] ERROR com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.TokenCleanup - Stack trace:javax.persistence.EntityNotFoundException: deleted object would be re-saved by cascade (remove deleted object from associations): [com.redhat.rhn.domain.channel.Channel#1115]

Both conditions lead to jobs getting stuck in SUSE Manager.

Resolution

A Program Temporary Fix has been made available to address this issue. Please access the updates here:

https://ptf.suse.com/f2cf38b50ed714a8409693060195b235/susemanager-3.1/15348/x86_64/20180515

See TID 7016644 - Best practice for applying Program Temporary Fixes (PTFs) for help on updating the affected RPMs.

Cause

A problem with the access token handling and the database mappings for handling the cleanup jobs.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7022958
  • Creation Date: 15-May-2018
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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