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  1. Pentaho Data Integration - Kettle
  2. PDI-12734

Export repository to XML file step doesn't work properly on 5.1

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Severity: High
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 5.1.0 GA
    • Fix Version/s: 5.2.0 GA
    • Component/s: Job
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      Description

      Export repository to XML file step does not work properly when scheduled on the 5.1 DI-server.

      We get the below error:

      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - export_job - Start of job execution
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - export_job - Starting entry [Export repository to XML file]
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - ERROR (version 5.1.0.0, build 1 from 2014-06-19_19-02-57 by buildguy) : Unexpected error : java.lang.NullPointerException
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - ERROR (version 5.1.0.0, build 1 from 2014-06-19_19-02-57 by buildguy) : Stack trace:
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - java.lang.NullPointerException
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - at org.pentaho.di.repository.pur.PurRepository.getExporter(SourceFile:2745)
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - at org.pentaho.di.job.entries.exportrepository.JobEntryExportRepository.execute(JobEntryExportRepository.java:543)
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - at org.pentaho.di.job.Job.execute(Job.java:714)
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - at org.pentaho.di.job.Job.execute(Job.java:856)
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - at org.pentaho.di.job.Job.execute(Job.java:530)
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - Export repository to XML file - at org.pentaho.di.job.Job.run(Job.java:422)
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - export_job - Finished job entry [Export repository to XML file] (result=[false])
      2014/08/18 14:23:26 - export_job - Job execution finished

      Steps to reproduce

      1. Use the attached job in the JIRA in uploaded into to the 5.1 repository.
      2. Open the Job in spoon and execute it once in the spoon it would execute and create the export dump file in the location.
      3.execute the job on DI-server by File Menu->Action->schedule option and run once on the server.
      4. Now check the Di-server status page
      5. You will see that job executed twice and both executions failed with above error.

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            Reporter:
            gboranna Gangadhara Boranna (Inactive)
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