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Issues Configuring Grade Journey

Date Published: Oct 03,2019

CategoryPlanned First Fix Release:Functioning as Designed; Product:Course Tools,Grade Center,Extensions; Version:SaaS
Article No.: 000050794
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Issue Description:
There are issues with the Grade Journey where feed files from FTP were not picked up by the Grade Journey jobs for process.
Steps to Repeat:
  1. Log into Blackboard Learn as a System Administrator
  2. Configure all settings on Grade Journey Building block and schedule regular data pickups

Expected Behavior:
Data is processed according to schedule

Observed Behavior:
Data is not processed as there are exceptions on related classes



Example Stack Trace:
2019-04-10 00:03:19 | ERROR | 3940:o.s.s.quartz.LocalDataSourceJobStore | MisfireHandler: Error handling misfires: Couldn't store trigger 'BBC_GRADEJOURNEY_GROUP.gj_grdEx_jobDetail' for 'BBC_GRADEJOURNEY_GROUP.jobDetailGrades' job:Cannot cast to boolean: " "
 org.quartz.JobPersistenceException: Couldn't store trigger 'BBC_GRADEJOURNEY_GROUP.gj_grdEx_jobDetail' for 'BBC_GRADEJOURNEY_GROUP.jobDetailGrades' job:Cannot cast to boolean: " "
 at org.quartz.impl.jdbcjobstore.JobStoreSupport.storeTrigger(
 at org.quartz.impl.jdbcjobstore.JobStoreSupport.doUpdateOfMisfiredTrigger(
 at org.quartz.impl.jdbcjobstore.JobStoreSupport.recoverMisfiredJobs(
 at org.quartz.impl.jdbcjobstore.JobStoreSupport.doRecoverMisfires(
 at org.quartz.impl.jdbcjobstore.JobStoreSupport$MisfireHandler.manage(
 at org.quartz.impl.jdbcjobstore.JobStoreSupport$
 Caused by: org.postgresql.util.PSQLException: Cannot cast to boolean: " "
 at org.postgresql.jdbc.BooleanTypeUtil.cannotCoerceException(
 at org.postgresql.jdbc.BooleanTypeUtil.fromString(
 at org.postgresql.jdbc.BooleanTypeUtil.castToBoolean(
 at org.postgresql.jdbc.PgResultSet.getBoolean(
 at org.apache.commons.dbcp2.DelegatingResultSet.getBoolean(
 at org.apache.commons.dbcp2.DelegatingResultSet.getBoolean(
 at org.apache.commons.dbcp2.DelegatingResultSet.getBoolean(
 at org.apache.commons.dbcp2.DelegatingResultSet.getBoolean(
 at blackboard.db.impl.FastResultSet.getBoolean(

Best Practice Info:

Use SFTP instead of FTP.

Target Release:

Functioning as Designed

Patch Available:


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