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Status Submitted
Categories Workbench
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 19, 2024

DevOps Test Integrations and APIs plugin for Jenkins integration should support Java17

Currently Rational Integration Tester  (abbr. RIT) plugin for Jenkins integration cannot work with Java 11 or Jave 17 which runs Jenkins above it. When running RIT tests by using the plugin in Jenkins, Jenkin server log has below error and the test tasks fail:

2024-04-12 14:28:26.846+0000 [id=78]    INFO    hudson.lifecycle.Lifecycle#onReady: Jenkins is fully up and running
2024-04-12 14:28:43.596+0000 [id=93]    SEVERE  c.g.c.t.SocketServer$SocketHandler#run: 
Exception processing message received from server: com.greenhat.comms.api.MessageProcessingException: 
javax.xml.bind.JAXBException: Implementation of JAXB-API has not been found on module path or classpath.
- with linked exception:
[java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: com.sun.xml.internal.bind.v2.ContextFactory]
2024-04-12 14:28:43.596+0000 [id=93]    SEVERE  c.g.c.t.SocketServer$SocketHandler#run: Unable to use connection from client. 
Connection will be terminated
RunTests process did not complete startup within 60 seconds


The error is due to JAXB APIs library was removed from OpenJDK 11 as well as 17. If running Jenkins server in Java 1.8.0, there is no problems. However, new Jenkins versions do not support Java 1.8 anymore and deprecate Java 11. RIT Plugin for Jenkins has to be improved for supporting Java 17.

Idea priority High