IC65136: EXPIRATION MAY CRASH TSM SERVER WHEN DEFINED MGMTCLASSES EXCEED 1000

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Expiration may crash the TSM server crash when the number of
    defined management classes exceed 1000.   TSM 6.1 has a
    hard-coded limit of 1000 management classes.
    .
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics (if applicable):
    .
    DBX call stack may be similar to the following:
    Segmentation fault in _mutex_lock at 0x9000000003da5a4
    0x9000000003da5a4 (_mutex_lock+0xe4) e8840020          ld
    r4,0x20(r4)
    (dbx) where
    _mutex_lock(??, ??, ??) at 0x9000000003da5a4
    pkAcquireMutexTracked(??, ??, ??) at 0x100006cf0
    tbCliMRFetch(??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x1000a5788
    pmGetMcIdListForDomain(??, ??, ??, ??) at 0x1006af1e4
    (dbx)
    .
    *NOTE*
    The TSM server will retain management classes previously defined
    or copied (copy domain, copy policyset, copy mgmclass) or
    refreshed from configuration a server, but were deleted later.
    .
    Platforms affected:
    TSM 6.1  All Unix/Linux/Windows
     .
    Initial Impact: Medium
    .
    Additional Keywords: expire inventory abend core tivoli Storage
    manager management class
    

Local fix

  • Reduce the number of defined management classes if possible.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All Tivoli Storage Manager users.            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See error description.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in levels 6.1.3.2 and 6.1.4. Note that this  *
    *                                                              *
    *                 is subject to change at the discretion of    *
    *                 IBM.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    Affected platforms:  AIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Linux and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC65136

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    61A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-12-14

  • Closed date

    2010-01-22

  • Last modified date

    2010-01-22

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMSV

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61L PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP



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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version:

61A

Reference #:

IC65136

Modified date:

2010-01-22

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