IC89449: FASTBACK INSTANT RECOVERY ON DISKS SIZED 2TB OR MORE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • There is no hard coded limitation and limitation notification
    for the unsupported FastBack Instant Recovery on disks which
    size is equal or greater then 2TB.
    If such recovery is run erroneously on such disks the restored
    volumes may have data integrity and corruption issues.
    

Local fix

  • Not to run FastBack Instant Recovery for the volumes hosted on
    disks with size equal or greater then 2TB.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All User using Instant Restore               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: There is no hard coded limitation and   *
    *                      limitation notification for the         *
    *                      unsupported FastBack Instant Recovery   *
    *                      on disks which size is equal or         *
    *                      greater than 2TB.                       *
    *                      If such recovery is run erroneously     *
    *                      on such disks the restored volumes      *
    *                      may have data integrity and             *
    *                      corruption issues.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • TSM Fastback has been fixed to correct this problem
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC89449

  • Reported component name

    TSM FASTBACK

  • Reported component ID

    5724FSBBK

  • Reported release

    61W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-09

  • Closed date

    2013-03-08

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-08

  • 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 FASTBACK

  • Fixed component ID

    5724FSBBK

Applicable component levels

  • R61W PSY

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version:

6.1

Reference #:

IC89449

Modified date:

2013-03-08

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