IC95136: TSMRECOVER.PL RECOVERY AGENT MOUNT SCRIPT CAN FAIL ISCSIADM CHEC K ON LINUX

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The tsmRecover.pl script provided with the Data Protection for
    VMWare Recovery Agent on Linux can fail with the following
    error:
    
      Argument "6.2.0" isn't numeric in numeric lt (<) at
      /opt/tivoli/tsm/tdpvmware/mount/engine/fbtools.pm line 67.
    
    This error is generated because of a change in the version
    format for the iscsiadm utility.  The script is unable to
    determine if version 6.2.0 is greater than or equal to 2.0.
    
    The iscsiadm utility is required for snapshot mount operations.
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics:
    None
    
    Initial Impact:
    Low
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
    V6.4 Data Protection for VMWare Recovery Agent users on Linux.
    
    Additional Keywords:
    TSM ISCSIADM ARGUMENT NUMBERIC FBTOOLS MOUNT VMWARE VM WARE
    ISCSI ADM TSMRECOVER RECOVER TMSRECOVER.PL
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All TSM Users running TSM Recovery Agent     *
    *                 version 6.2.0 to 6.4.1 on Linux platform,    *
    *                 with iscsiadm version 6.2.0 and higher       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in levels 6.3.2 and 6.4.1. Note that this    *
    *                 is subject to change at the discretion of    *
    *                 IBM.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • TSM Linux Recovery Agent has been fixed to correct this problem.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC95136

  • Reported component name

    TSM FOR VE DP V

  • Reported component ID

    5725TVEVM

  • Reported release

    64L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-08-22

  • Closed date

    2013-11-18

  • Last modified date

    2013-11-18

  • 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 FOR VE DP V

  • Fixed component ID

    5725TVEVM

Applicable component levels

  • R64L PSY

       UP

  • R64W PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version:

6.4

Reference #:

IC95136

Modified date:

2013-11-18

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