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  • When using an Arabic System Languag Jira it is not possible to correctly install Jira. This is because the arabic system date format required, is different to that of english, as it does not use numbers. As a result the following exception is thrown when going through the setup screen: 2006-01-17 10:47:30,428 FATAL [atlassian.jira.util.BuildUtils] Cannot Parse date: 04-01-2006. Returning null for date 2006-01-17 10:47:30,438 ERROR [webwork.dispatcher.ServletDispatcher] Could not execute action java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.license.LicenseUtils.isLicenseTooOldForBuild(LicenseUtils.java:161) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.util.JiraLicenseUtils.setLicense(JiraLicenseUtils.java:56) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.setup.Setup.doExecute(Setup.java:340) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:153) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:51) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:132) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraServletDispatcher.service(JiraServletDispatcher.java:178) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:802) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:252) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.AccessLogFilter.doFilter(AccessLogFilter.java:51) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.parsePage(PageFilter.java:119) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.doFilter(PageFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.SitemeshExcludePathFilter.doFilter(SitemeshExcludePathFilter.java:38) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(SecurityFilter.java:182) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.LoginFilter.doFilter(LoginFilter.java:177) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.util.profiling.filters.ProfilingFilter.doFilter(ProfilingFilter.java:132) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ProfilingAndErrorFilter.doFilter(ProfilingAndErrorFilter.java:25) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ActionCleanupDelayFilter.doFilter(ActionCleanupDelayFilter.java:37) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.johnson.filters.JohnsonFilter.doFilter(JohnsonFilter.java:91) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.gzip.GzipFilter.doFilter(GzipFilter.java:72) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:37) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:213) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:178) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:126) at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:105) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:107) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:148) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:856) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11Protocol.java:744) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.PoolTcpEndpoint.processSocket(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:527) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.runIt(LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.java:80) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:684) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)
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  • When using an Arabic System Languag Jira it is not possible to correctly install Jira. This is because the arabic system date format required, is different to that of english, as it does not use numbers. As a result the following exception is thrown when going through the setup screen: 2006-01-17 10:47:30,428 FATAL [atlassian.jira.util.BuildUtils] Cannot Parse date: 04-01-2006. Returning null for date 2006-01-17 10:47:30,438 ERROR [webwork.dispatcher.ServletDispatcher] Could not execute action java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.license.LicenseUtils.isLicenseTooOldForBuild(LicenseUtils.java:161) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.util.JiraLicenseUtils.setLicense(JiraLicenseUtils.java:56) at com.atlassian.jira.web.action.setup.Setup.doExecute(Setup.java:340) at webwork.action.ActionSupport.execute(ActionSupport.java:153) at com.atlassian.jira.action.JiraActionSupport.execute(JiraActionSupport.java:51) at webwork.dispatcher.GenericDispatcher.executeAction(GenericDispatcher.java:132) at com.atlassian.jira.web.dispatcher.JiraServletDispatcher.service(JiraServletDispatcher.java:178) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:802) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:252) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.AccessLogFilter.doFilter(AccessLogFilter.java:51) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.parsePage(PageFilter.java:119) at com.opensymphony.module.sitemesh.filter.PageFilter.doFilter(PageFilter.java:55) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.SitemeshExcludePathFilter.doFilter(SitemeshExcludePathFilter.java:38) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.SecurityFilter.doFilter(SecurityFilter.java:182) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.seraph.filter.LoginFilter.doFilter(LoginFilter.java:177) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.util.profiling.filters.ProfilingFilter.doFilter(ProfilingFilter.java:132) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ProfilingAndErrorFilter.doFilter(ProfilingAndErrorFilter.java:25) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.ActionCleanupDelayFilter.doFilter(ActionCleanupDelayFilter.java:37) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.johnson.filters.JohnsonFilter.doFilter(JohnsonFilter.java:91) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.jira.web.filters.gzip.GzipFilter.doFilter(GzipFilter.java:72) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at com.atlassian.core.filters.AbstractEncodingFilter.doFilter(AbstractEncodingFilter.java:37) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.internalDoFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:202) at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterChain.doFilter(ApplicationFilterChain.java:173) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardWrapperValve.invoke(StandardWrapperValve.java:213) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContextValve.invoke(StandardContextValve.java:178) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostValve.invoke(StandardHostValve.java:126) at org.apache.catalina.valves.ErrorReportValve.invoke(ErrorReportValve.java:105) at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngineValve.invoke(StandardEngineValve.java:107) at org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteAdapter.service(CoyoteAdapter.java:148) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Processor.process(Http11Processor.java:856) at org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol$Http11ConnectionHandler.processConnection(Http11Protocol.java:744) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.PoolTcpEndpoint.processSocket(PoolTcpEndpoint.java:527) at org.apache.tomcat.util.net.LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.runIt(LeaderFollowerWorkerThread.java:80) at org.apache.tomcat.util.threads.ThreadPool$ControlRunnable.run(ThreadPool.java:684) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)
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    • java.lang.NullPointerException at com.atlassian.license.LicenseUtils.isLicenseTooOldForBuild(LicenseUtils.java:161)
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