OA43278: EIF: INET_NTOA CALLS ARE NOT PROTECTED BETWEEN MULTIPLE THREADS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Environment:
    KEF component.  AIX 64 bit system running ITM 623 FP2.
    
      Do you think the latest patch applied is involved? No
    
    Problem Description:
      Seemingly random crashes and hangs in TEMS.
    
      L3/Dev have identified an issue with tcp sockets and thread
    safety.
    
    Detailed Recreation Procedure:
      Only seen at customer site so far. It may be related to
    OTEA sending events to more than one target.
    
       The associated PMR has a myriad of logs and cores.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All TEMS users.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: RANDOM CRASHES AND HANGS OCCUR IN THE   *
    *                      MONITORING SERVER.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    Random crashes and hangs occur in the monitoring server.  An
    issue with TCP sockets and thread safety has been
    identified.  It may be related to forwarding events to more
    than one target.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been changed to use thread-safe functions.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA43278

  • Reported component name

    MGMT SERVER DS

  • Reported component ID

    5608A2800

  • Reported release

    630

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-09-06

  • Closed date

    2013-09-09

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-03

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

    IV38127

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

Modules/Macros

  • KFAOMTEC
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MGMT SERVER DS

  • Fixed component ID

    5608A2800

Applicable component levels

  • R630 PSY UA70675

       UP13/09/19 P F309

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Management Server for Distributed Systems on z/OS

Software version:

630

Reference #:

OA43278

Modified date:

2013-10-03

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