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MF58046 - LIC-COMM PPP line on 57D4 port not reporting cable error

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Abstract

LIC-COMM PPP line on 57D4 port not reporting cable error


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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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A PPP nonswitched line attached to a 57D4 communications port is
in VARIED ON status. The line does not report an error when the
cable attached to the port is removed.

CORRECTION FOR APAR MA43123 :
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After this fix is applied a PPP nonswitched line attached to a
57D4 communications port that is in VARIED ON status will report
an error when the cable attached to the port is removed.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR MA43123 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


Vary off all PPP line descriptions. After the fix is applied, the fix
will be activated when a PPP line description is varied on.

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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED
PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF MF57863 :
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After the fix is applied, vary off any PPP lines that are varied on.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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   MF57863      LIC-COMM-TCPIP 0700 0400 LIC log entry when varying off a PP
   MF57863      LIC-COMM-TCPIP-INCORROUT PPP SENDS EXTRA DATA

Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770999
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR MA43123
Superseded by:......................
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... BASE


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: MF58046

Modified date: 10 April 2014