PM78869: Running the xscmd -c showNotificationHistory command against a list of catalog servers can cause inconsistent message results.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The xscmd code randomly connects to a catalog server to retrieve
    messages.  Each catalog server might get messages at different
    times depending on the life cycle of its server process. The
    code has been fixed to consistently try the same catalog
    server first.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  WebSphere eXtreme Scale users that use the  *
    *                  showNotificationHistory xscmd command.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Running the showNotificationHistory     *
    *                      command against a list of catalog       *
    *                      servers might result in inconsistent    *
    *                      message results.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The xscmd utility randomly connects to a catalog server to
    retrieve messages.  Each catalog server might get messages at
    different times, depending on the life cycle of its server
    process.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been fixed to consistently try the same catalog
    server first.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM78869

  • Reported component name

    WS EXTREME SCAL

  • Reported component ID

    5724X6702

  • Reported release

    860

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-10

  • Closed date

    2013-06-19

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-19

  • 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

    WS EXTREME SCAL

  • Fixed component ID

    5724X6702

Applicable component levels

  • R860 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Software version:

860

Reference #:

PM78869

Modified date:

2013-06-19

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