IV33028: MAC ADDRESS NOT AVAILABLE ON SOLARIS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On SUN Solaris OS, the attribute MAC Address of the
    "Network" attribute group returns value Not_Available
    even if a mac address for the interface exists.
    This can cause side effects in other areas, for instance,
    interfacing TADDM via the DLA book, this problem can
    cause duplicate entries in the TADDM database.
    
    Using the trace level KBB_RAS1=ERROR (UNIT:IFSTAT ALL),
    the following  trace record is associated to this MAC
    address problem:
     ifstat-svr4.cpp,791,"get_mac_addr") WARNING: open
          failed with errno 2 (No such file or directory)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • MAC address not available on Solaris 10.
    
    On SUN Solaris OS, the attribute MAC Address of the "Network"
    attribute group returns value Not_Available even if a mac
    address for the interface exists.  This can cause side effects
    in other areas, for instance, interfacing with Tivoli
    Application Dependency Discovery Manager (TADDM) via the
    Discovery Library Adapter book, this problem can cause duplicate
    entries in the TADDM database.
    Using the trace level KBB_RAS1=ERROR (UNIT:IFSTAT ALL), the
    following  trace record is associated to this MAC address
    problem:
    
    ifstat-svr4.cpp,791,"get_mac_addr") WARNING: open failed with
    errno 2 (No such file or directory)
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code has been changed to correctly manage Solaris 10 network
    information.
    
    
    The fix for this APAR is contained in the following maintenance
    packages:
    
       | fix pack | 6.2.3-TIV-ITM-FP0003
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV33028

  • Reported component name

    ITM AGENT UNIX

  • Reported component ID

    5724C040U

  • Reported release

    623

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-04

  • Closed date

    2012-12-27

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-12

  • 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

    ITM AGENT UNIX

  • Fixed component ID

    5724C040U

Applicable component levels

  • R623 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for Distributed Systems

Software version:

623

Reference #:

IV33028

Modified date:

2013-05-12

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