PM73430: INSTALLATION MANAGER INSTALL FAILS IF PATH OR ARGUMENTS CONTAIN A POUND SIGN (#)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A # character in the installation directory path causes install
    failure on zOS. The work around is to not use # in path names.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    The use of the # character is not supported and should be
    avoided.
    
    A technote has been published to document the limitation and
    provide a resolution:
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21612945
    

Problem conclusion

  • A technote has been published to document the issue and
    provide a resolution.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM73430

  • Reported component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Reported component ID

    RATLIMG00

  • Reported release

    152

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-21

  • Closed date

    2013-03-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-15

  • 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

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Fixed component ID

    RATLIMG00

Applicable component levels

  • R152 PSN

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

IBM Installation Manager

Software version:

1.5.2

Reference #:

PM73430

Modified date:

2013-03-15

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