IC69729: V6.1 AND V6.2 SERVER CAN EXPERIENCE SLOW EXPIRATION PROCESSING OF GROUPED OBJECTS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Tivoli Storage Manager Server version 6.1 and v6.2 can
    experience slow expiration when processing a large filespace
    containing many grouped objects.  During this time, the
    process can appear hung on a particular node/filespace.
    .
    This problem typically applies to expiring Windows client
    system state data filespaces, which contains predominately
    grouped objects.
    .
    Additionally, this problem can also happen during DELETE
    FILESPACE processing of a large node filespace containing
    many grouped objects.
    .
    APAR IC69156 documents an issue specific to v6.1 with
    similar symptoms.  This APAR has a different cause.
    .
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server version 6.1 and 6.2 are
    affected by this issue.
    .
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics:
    A server instrumentation trace will show
    ExpirationProcessThread or imFSDeletionThread
    with a large amount of time in "DB2 Fetch Exec".
    .
    Initial Impact:
    Medium
    .
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
    All 6.1 and 6.2 Tivoli Storage Manager Server users.
    .
    Additional Keywords:
    TSM DSMSERV ZZ61  ZZ62 INVENTORY DELETE FILESPACE SORT
    GROUPED OBJECTS SYSTEM STATE EXPIRATION SLOW HANG EXPIRE
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All Tivoli Storage Manager server users.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See error description                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *        in levels 6.1.4.3, 6.1.5 and 6.2.2. Note that this is *
    *                                                              *
    *                 subject to change at the discretion of IBM.  *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The performance was improved.
    Affected platforms:  AIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Linux, and
    Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC69729

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    61A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2010-07-06

  • Closed date

    2010-07-28

  • Last modified date

    2011-02-18

  • 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

  • R62A PSY

       UP

  • R62H PSY

       UP

  • R62L PSY

       UP

  • R62S PSY

       UP

  • R62W PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version:

61A

Reference #:

IC69729

Modified date:

2011-02-18

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