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RTC Eclipse fail when creating a repository connection to jazz team server


Marcelo Bilezker (465) | asked Sep 10 '21, 2:59 p.m.
edited Sep 11 '21, 8:14 a.m.

 

I have a jazz team server runnning
And an Eclipse IDE for Enterprise Java and Web Developers (includes Incubating components)
Version: 2021-03 (4.19.0), 
Using jdk-16.0.2 library
  

When, inside Eclipse, through Team Artifacts View -> Create a Repository Connection, I try to create a jazz repository connection, It connects (user and password are ok), but I get the following message:

Could not get value of field private transient sun.util.calendar.BaseCalendar$Date java.util.Date.cdate in 2021-04-22 10:58:57.95





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Ralph Schoon commented Sep 11 '21, 7:17 a.m.
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Ralph Schoon (59.7k23643) | answered Sep 14 '21, 6:53 a.m.
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Please download the vanilla Eclipse client for the version of your CCM server e.g. the plain zip version. Try to connect to your repository using that vanilla Eclipse client using the IBM Java that is included in the download.

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Marcelo Bilezker commented Sep 14 '21, 7:41 a.m.

I resolved downloading the eclipse LUNA client, (2014)  running against jazz team server that cames with RTC702.

It seems that there is some incompatibility with latest version of Eclipse.
Anyway i See you advice was the right direction (I change eclipse cliente before I read your answer...)


   


Ralph Schoon commented Sep 14 '21, 7:54 a.m.
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For the extensions workshop I use Neon 4.6 from 2016.


Ralph Schoon commented Oct 28 '21, 8:52 a.m.
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I see the same issue with 4.21


Ralph Schoon commented Oct 28 '21, 11:00 a.m.
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As of today only versions up to 4.15 are supported for EWM/RTC 

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Matthias Peus (2313) | answered Nov 26 '21, 7:07 a.m.
I had the same problem with Eclise 2021-09 with JRE 17 and the p2 repo for EWM 7.0.2 client.
When trying to connect to a Jazz repo I got the error message
Could not get value of field private transient sun.util.calendar.BaseCalendar$Date java.util.Date.cdate in 2021-09-29 18:08:52.74
        

When using the eclipse installer and select the JRE version 16 instead 17 a repository connection is successful against EWM 7.0.2.


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Peter Morgenthaler commented Dec 01 '21, 10:36 p.m.

 Thanks for the help. I was banging my head against a brick wall on this one.


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Jason Maron (111) | answered Dec 02 '21, 5:17 p.m.
edited Dec 02 '21, 5:19 p.m.
Ran into same problem following the lab

trick is to be ABSOLUTELY sure you are grabbing the OLDER eclipse Luna... which is buried under "Older Releases"

Edit: to add here is the link in case others hit this problem:


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Ralph Schoon commented Dec 03 '21, 2:20 a.m.
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If in doubt try the vanilla EWM Client that is available as a plain zip file. The reason why the workshop uses a P2 install is, that in the beginning the EWM/RTC Plain Zip vanilla client lacked some Eclipse Plugin Development Environment capabilities. This is no longer the case. Also check the release notes, for 7.02 development it appears that Eclipse up to version 7.14 works. Make sure to use Java 8 - which the workshop actually makes sure you do.

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