IC89924: ENCRYPTED VOLUME RESTRICTIONS NEED TO BE CLARIFIED IN USER MANUAL.

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • The FastBack Installation and User's Guide currently states:
    "Support is not provided for applications that use SCSI Pass
     Through Interface (SPTI) or SCSI Pass Through Direct (SPTD)
     for processing read and write operations."
    
    The following sentence, or one like it, should be inserted
    between that sentence and the next:
    
    "As a result, disks/volume encryption applications such as,
     Symantec PGP Encryption solutions or Microsoft Bitlocker
     Bitlocker Drive Encryption, are not supported by FastBack"
    
      TSM Versions Affected: 55W 61W
    
      Initial Impact: Low
    
      Additional Keywords:
      encrypt encrypted
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of Tivoli Storage Manager          *
    *                 FastBack.                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Information about the restrictions      *
    *                      for applications that use disk and      *
    *                      volume encryption must be added in      *
    *                      the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack     *
    *                      Installation and User's Guide.          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: The DCF tech note "Documentation Updates     *
    *                 for Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack          *
    *                 Version 6.1.7.x " will be updated with       *
    *                 clear information about the restrictions     *
    *                 for these applications in the "Operating     *
    *                 Systems" section of the Tivoli Storage       *
    *                 Manager FastBack Installation and User's     *
    *                 Guide.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    The information in the Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack
    Installation and User's Guide about the restrictions for disk
    and volume encryption applications is not complete.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC89924

  • Reported component name

    TSM FASTBACK

  • Reported component ID

    5724FSBBK

  • Reported release

    61W

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-31

  • Closed date

    2013-04-17

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-17

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

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

Publications Referenced
SC23856207        

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version:

6.1

Reference #:

IC89924

Modified date:

2013-04-17

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