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IT21873: DSMADMC MIGHT CRASH WHEN A COMMAND IS SUBMITTED WITH DISPLAYMODESET TO TABULAR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The IBM Spectrum Protect administrative command line interface
    (dsmadmc) might crash if the displaymode is set to TAB with any
    command:
    
    Here an example how this APAR would look like for a SELECT
    command:
    dsmadmc -displaymode=tab
    
    ..
    
    tsm: <SERVER>> select * from volhistory
    
    Fatal error: got signal 11
    IOT/Abort trap(coredump)
    
    The following traceback was reported for the symptom
    
    0x10009602c (strcat+0x10c) 9ca70001           stbu   r5,0x1(r7)
    (dbx) where
    strcat.strcat() at 0x10009602c
    StrCat(char*,const char*)() at 0x1000907b0
    dsadmfmt.FormatTableHeadings(FMTANCHOR*,char*,Sess_o*)() at
    0x10069e600
    ProcessCommandResponse(Sess_o*)() at 0x100003e00
    dsadm.ProcessCommandResponse(Sess_o*).SendCommandToServer(Sess_o
    *,char*,int,int)() at 0x10000578c
    dsadm.ProcessCommandResponse(Sess_o*).ProcessCommand(Sess_o*,cha
    r*,int)() at 0x100004c34
    dsadm.CommandModeProcessing(Sess_o*)() at 0x100002588
    main() at 0x100000af0
    (dbx) thread info
    
      IBM Spectrum Protect Versions Affected: 7.1.6.5 and newer,
    8.1.0 and newer on the Unix and Linux platform
      Initial Impact: Medium
      Additional Keywords: TSM TABDELIMITED COMMA IT15189
      | MDVREGR 7.1.6.5-TIV_5698MCL |
    

Local fix

  • do not use the displaymode=tab opton
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive administrative client    *
    * versions 7.1 and 8.1 on all Unix and Linux platforms.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is projected *
    * to be fixed in levels 7.1.8 and 8.1.4. Note that this is     *
    * subject to change at the discretion of IBM.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • An incorrect memory allocation while running in dsmadmc tabular
    display mode has been fixed.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT21873

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    71A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-08-07

  • Closed date

    2017-08-17

  • Last modified date

    2017-08-17

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • dsmadmc
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R71A PSY

       UP

  • R71H PSY

       UP

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71M PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP

  • R81A PSY

       UP

  • R81H PSY

       UP

  • R81L PSY

       UP

  • R81M PSY

       UP

  • R81S PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71A

Reference #: IT21873

Modified date: 17 August 2017


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