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IT24008: VM RESTORE DOES NOT CLEAN UP TEMPORARY FILES AND DIRECTORIES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • 1. After a successful VM restore, it leaves behind temporary
    directories:
      e.g. C:\mnt\tsmvmbackup\CDF_Restore\test_linux_lin
    linhrest\disk_1\Hard Disk 1\
    
    2. After an unsuccessful VM restore (e.g. a cancelled restore),
    it leaves behind the temp directories AND CTL files
    
    
    Products affected:
    IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client version
    7.1.8 and higher on Windows x64 platforms.
    Note: The Backup-Archive Client is a prerequisite to using the
    Data Protection for VMware. In Data Protection for VMware
    environments, the Backup-Archive Client is also known as the
    data mover.
    
    This problem also affects IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual
    Environments: Data Protection for VMware 8.1.2 and higher.
    If you are using Data Protection for VMware 8.1.2 and higher,
    refer to APAR IT22960
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * DData Protection for VMware Data Mover version 7.1.8 and     *
    * 8.1.2 running on all Microsoft Windows x64 platforms.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * This issue is projected to be fixed in the Backup-Archive    *
    * Client version 7.1.8.2 on Windows x64 platforms.             *
    * Note 1: The Backup-Archive Client is a prerequisite to using *
    * the Data Protection for VMware. In Data Protection for VMware*
    * environments, the Backup-Archive Client is also known as the *
    * data mover.                                                  *
    * Note 2: This is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.  *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Unnecessary files are now deleted after a VM restore.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT24008

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    71W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-02-09

  • Closed date

    2018-02-11

  • Last modified date

    2018-02-11

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

    IT22960

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71W

Reference #: IT24008

Modified date: 11 February 2018


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