IV35538: UNIX LOG CAN SEND OLD EVENTS IF MONITORED LOG FILE IS MODIFIED WHILE CLOSING AND REOPENING HANDLE ON MONITORED LOG

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Approver: gdc
    
    Environment: The Monitoring Agent for UNIX Logs 6.2.3 or 6.2.2
    
    Problem Description:
    The Monitoring Agent for UNIX Logs can send old events if
    another process modify the monitored log while kulagent is
    closing and opening handle on the monitored log.
    This issue can occur at both 6.2.2 or 6.2.3 level
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • UNIX Log Agent can send old events if monitored log file is
    modified.
    
    
    The Monitoring Agent for UNIX Logs can send old events if
    another process modifies the monitored log while kulagent is
    closing and opening the monitored log.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Code has been changed in order to avoid to restart reading the
    log file if an event is appended while kulagent is closing and
    reopening the handle to the log file.
    
    
    The fix for this APAR will be contained in the following
    maintenance package:
    
    | FixPack | 6.2.3-TIV-ITM-FP0004
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV35538

  • Reported component name

    ITM AGENT UNIX

  • Reported component ID

    5724C04LA

  • Reported release

    623

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-21

  • Closed date

    2013-02-28

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-13

  • 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

    5724C04LA

Applicable component levels

  • R623 PSY

       UP

  • R630 PSY

       UP

  • R610 PSN

       UP

  • R620 PSN

       UP

  • R621 PSN

       UP

  • R622 PSN

       UP



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Tivoli Components
ITM Agent UNIX Log Alert V6

Software version:

623

Reference #:

IV35538

Modified date:

2013-10-13

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