Update History: Version 6.4 Data Protection for VMware

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Abstract

This document provides a list of all APARs fixed in any 6.4.x release level of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments - Data Protection for VMware

Content

Data Protection for VMware is comprised of multiple functional components. The following tables describe the APAR fix history for the various functional components associated with the product.
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vCenter Plug-in APARs in 6.4.x
This table lists APARs associated with the VMware vCenter plug-in.

Recovery Agent APARs in 6.4.x
This table lists APARs associated with the Recovery Agent.

General Data Protection for VMware APARs in 6.4.x
This table lists APARs associated with all Data Protection for VMware components.

Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API APARs in 6.4.x
This table lists APARs delivered in the Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Application Program Interface (API) package which may affect TSM for Virtual Environments operations.

Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Backup-Archive Client APARs in 6.4.x
This table lists APARs delivered in the Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Client package which may affect TSM for Virtual Environments operations.



VMware vCenter Plug-in APARs in 6.4.x

APAR
Fixed level
Platforms Affected
Abstract
6.4.0
LINUX
CHINESE, JAPANESE, OR KOREAN CHARACTERS ARE NOT DISPLAYED
6.4.0
ALL
VMCLI CONNECTING TO THE SERVER WITH PORT 1500 ONCE A MINUTE IF RECONCILE DID NOT END SUCCESSFULLY
6.4.0
ALL
POPUP ERROR GVM0125E IN TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER (TSM) VE PLUGIN
6.4.0
ALL
PLUGIN GUI MAY NOT SHOW ALL AVAILABLE DATAMOVERS
6.4.0
ALL
RESTORE NOT WORKING IN VCENTER PLUGIN IF ESX SERVER NAME BEGINS WITH 'VMS'
6.4.0.1
LINUX
DATAPROTECTION FOR VMWARE: VMCLI DEAMON ON SLES 11 SP 2 IS KILLED BECAUSE OF OUTOFMEMORYEXCEPTION
6.4.0.1
LINUX
IF BOTH PRODUCTS FCM AND TSM4VE ARE INSTALLED THE BACKUP WIZARD DISPLAYS THE WRONG TEXT FOR THE SNAPSHOT TYPE.
6.4.1
ALL
IN TSM FOR VE PLUG-IN GUI, A POPUP MESSAGE DIALOG BOX DISPLAYED INCORRECTLY - TEXT IS SCRUNCHED TO NARROW WIDTH, CAN'T RESIZE
6.4.1.1
ALL
MISLEADING "VCENTER CREDENTIALS ARE INCORRECT" ERROR ON PLUGIN INSTALL


Recovery Agent APARs in 6.4.x

APAR
Fixed level
Platforms Affected
Abstract
6.4.0
LINUX
TDP FOR VE FOR LINUX GOT TDP0043E MESSAGE ON THE INSTANCE RESTORE GUI WHEN RAN SEVERAL INSTANCE RESTORE IN PARALLEL
6.4.0
WINDOWS
FBSM5020W MESSAGE WHEN STARTING THE RECOVERY AGENT IS MISLEADING.
6.4.0.1
WINDOWS
UPGRADING RECOVERY AGENT IN ANY LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH FAILS
6.4.0.2
ALL
TSM VE VMWARE 6.4 CLIENT INSTANT RESTORE (IR) MAY NOT RESTORE ALL DATA FOR A FILE BACKED UP WITH CERTAIN 6.4.0.X DATAMOVERS
6.4.1
ALL
VMCLI COMMAND LINE HELP DOES NOT SPECIFY REQUIRED PARAMETERS.
6.4.1
LINUX
DATAPROTECTION FOR VMWARE: VMCLI DEAMON ON SLES 11 SP 2 IS KILLED BECAUSE OF OUTOFMEMORYEXCEPTION
6.4.1
WINDOWS
RECOVERY AGENT FOR LINUX FAILS WITH TDP0011E WHEN TSM NODE CONTAINS SNAPSHOT OF VM WHOSE NAME IS LONGER THAN 64 CHARACTERS


General Data Protection for VMware APARs in 6.4.x

APAR
Fixed level
Platforms Affected
Abstract
6.4.0
LINUX
FLASHCOPY MANAGER FOR VMWARE NOT WORKING AFTER UNISTALLATION OF TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
6.4.0
WINDOWS
TIVOLI DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE INSTALLATION MIGHT FAIL WITH THE MESSAGE : "PORT IS BUSY"
6.4.0
WINDOWS
TSM FOR VE REBOOT AFTER INSTALLATION DELETES INSTALLATION LOGS ON WINDOWS X64
6.4.0
LINUX
TSM FOR VE AND FCM FOR VMWARE DON'T RECOGNIZE COMMON COMPONENTS
6.4.1
WINDOWS
TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS INSTALL SHOULD NOT FAIL IF SPECIAL CHARACTERS ARE PART OF THE VCENTER PASSWORD
6.4.1.1
WINDOWS
ERROR 1722 DURING INSTALL OF TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS RECOVERY AGENT ON WINDOWS 2012
6.4.1.1
LINUX
DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE ENABLEMENT FILE IS MISSING" ERROR DURING INSTALL ON LINUX


Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) API APARs in 6.4.x

APAR
Fixed level
Platforms Affected
Abstract
6.4.0
ALL
OCCASIONAL BACKUP VM FAILURE WHEN USING CLIENT-SIDE DEDUPLICATION AND COMPRESSION
6.4.0.1
ALL
TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER API HAS A MEMORY LEAK AT VERSION 6.X

For a complete list of APARs fixed in the 6.4.0 API client and each API 6.4.0.x interim fix see
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21608346



Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Backup-Archive Client APARs in 6.4.x

TSM Backup-Archive client 6.4.0
contains following APARs affecting Data Protection for VMware:

APAR
Fixed level
Platforms Affected
Abstract
6.4.0
WINDOWS
VIRTUAL MACHINE FAILS TO START AFTER TSM 6.2.3 WINDOWS CLIENT RESTORE TO AN ESX SERVER. RESTORES TO VCENTER WORK CORRECTLY.
6.4.0
WINDOWS
MULTIPLE VMWARE TOOL VERSIONS AFTER UPGRADE TO 6.2.2 CLIENT
6.4.0
WINDOWS
VMWARE BACKUPS NOT COMPRESSED AND MESSAGE ANS4164W LOGGED WHEN NON-DEFAULT MANAGEMENT CLASS USED
6.4.0
WINDOWS
BACKUP VM MAY TAKE A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME TO START THE BACKUP
6.4.0
WINDOWS
THE BACKUP VM WINDOW TREE VIEW CANNOT BE REFRESHED CORRECTLY WHEN FILTER IS ADDED OR REMOVED FROM "ESX SERVER" NODE.
6.4.0
WINDOWS
FAILED RESTORE VM USING LAN-FREE INTERMITTENTLY COMPLETES WITHOUT ERROR.
6.4.0
ALL
Full Restore VM using Java or Web GUI reports archive statistic
6.4.0
ALL
ANS1026E SEEN WHEN USING GUI TO RESTORE A VM
6.4.0
ALL
AFTER SOME INCREMENTAL VM BACKUPS WITH THE TSM FOR VE PRODUCT, THE BACKUPS OF THE VSTORE CAN BECOME FULL BACKUPS INSTEAD
6.4.0
WINDOWS
BACKUP OF A VIRTUAL MACHINE WITH AN INDEPENDANT/PERSISTENT VIRTUAL RDM DISK CAN FAIL DUE TO VMWARE LIMITATION
6.4.0
ALL
RESTORE VM FAILS WITH ANS4177E, RC=4389, ANS9404E AND REPORTING INVALID DATASTORE FORMAT
6.4.0
ALL
OUTPUT OF BACKUP VM CRASH IF VMCUSER DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO ALL VMWARE CLUSTERS
6.4.0
ALL
RESTORE VM CAN FAIL WHEN RESTORING A USB CONTROLLER.
6.4.0
WINDOWS
"OPERATING SYSTEM NOT FOUND" AFTER RESTORE VM AND REBOOT.
6.4.0
WINDOWS
FILE LEVEL BACKUP OF VIRTUAL MACHINE FAILED WITH ANS4156E AND ANS4150E WITH RC 922
6.4.0
WINDOWS
CLIENT CRASH DURING VM BACKUP
6.4.0
ALL
SNAPSHOTS MIGHT NOT GET REMOVED PROPERLY FROM THE DATASTORE AFTER BACKUP OF A VIRTUAL MACHINE
6.4.0
ALL
VMWARE RESTORES FAIL, LOGGING ANS4177E WITH RC=-1
6.4.0
LINUX
BACKUP VM COMPLETES WITH DESTROY MUTEX FAILED: 16.
6.4.0
WINDOWS
BACKUP VM FAILS WITH ANS1715E WITH VMNAME OPTION WITH RESTORE
6.4.0
ALL
RESTORE OF AN API OBJECT THAT WAS BACKED UP WITH COMPRESSION CAN ABORT WITH "END-TO-END DIGEST VALIDATION FAILED"
6.4.0
ALL
BACKUP VM ERROR ANS1715E
6.4.0
ALL
ANS1535E NOT ALWAYS ISSUED WHEN ASNODENAME AND NODENAME ARE IDENTICAL WITH BACKUP VM
6.4.0
WINDOWS
SELECTING A VM TO RESTORE IN JAVA GUI CAN LEAD TO 'THIS NODE CANNOT BE SELECTED' MESSAGE.
6.4.0
ALL
PROXY BACKUP FAILS WITH RC=53 WHEN THE NODE HAS NO ASSOCIATED "CLIENT OWNER" ADMIN
6.4.0
WINDOWS
'AN ATTEMPT TO LOAD DATA FOR THE WIZARD FAILED' WHEN INTEGRATING FASTBACK WITH BA CLIENT.
6.4.0
ALL
'RESTORE VM' GENERATES EMPTY DISKS IF THE VM GUEST'S NAME CONTAINS THE WORD 'JOB'.
6.4.0
ALL
TCP CONNECTION TIME OUT ON BACKUP VM


TSM Backup-Archive client 6.4.0.1
contains following APARs affecting Data Protection for VMware:

APAR
Platforms Fixed Abstract
ALL
OUT OF BOUNDS MESSAGE ANS9365E VMWARE VSTORAGE API ERROR WITH RC 16007 WHEN RESTORING WINDOWS 2000 OR 2003 VMS
ALL
TSM 6.4 WINDOWS, LINUX X86 CLIENTS USED AS TSM FOR VE DATAMOVERS DO NOT EXCLUDE INDIVIDUAL DISKS FROM BACKUP IN SOME LOCALES
LINUX
V6.4 LINUX CLIENT MAY FAIL WHEN INITIATING VMWARE BACKUPS
ANS4015E ERROR PROCESSING 'XXXXXX': UNEXPECTED TSM ERROR (115)
ALL
TSM 6.4 WINDOWS B/A CLIENT PREFERENCES EDITOR CAN INTRODUCE EXTRANEOUS INCOMPLETE VMDISK STATEMENTS TO OPTIONS FILE
ALL
DSMERROR.LOG MAY BE CLEARED ON EACH BACKUP/RESTORE VM SESSION RUN WHEN DATEFORMAT NOT SET TO DEFAULT
WINDOWS
DYNAMIC DISKS DETACHED AFTER VM BACKUPS ON MICROSOFT WINDOWS 2008 AND MICROSOFT WINDOWS 2008 R2.
When upgrading to Data Protection for VMware version 6.4.0.1 it is recommended to upgrade the backup-archive client also.



TSM Backup-Archive client 6.4.1
contains following APARs affecting Data Protection for VMware:

APAR
Platforms Fixed Abstract
IC84544
ALL
OUT OF BOUNDS MESSAGE ANS9365E VMWARE VSTORAGE API ERROR WITH RC 16007 WHEN RESTORING WINDOWS 2000 OR 2003 VMS
IC86044
ALL
ANS4164W ISSUED WHEN VMWARE CTL DATA SENT TO NON-DEDUPE STORAGE POOL AND COMPRESSION YES IS IN EFFECT
IC86202
WINDOWS
BACKUP OF A BRANCH MAY FAIL IF MULTIPLE REPOSITORIES ARE BEING USED ON THE FASTBACK DR HUB SERVER
IC87002
ALL
SECONDARY VM FOR A FAULT TOLERANT PAIR FAILS BACKUP EVEN THOUGH IT IS EXCLUDED IN THE SERVER COMMAND.
IC87154
ALL
ERROR ANS5250E GETTING WHILE RESTORING VIRTUAL MACHINE TO DATASTORE.
IC87216
ALL
IF THERE ARE MULTIPLE ESX HOSTS UNDER ONE VIRTUAL CENTER, ALL THE VIRTUAL MACHINES ARE BACKED UP WITH VMHOST PARAMETER.
IC87337
ALL
USER RESPONSE TEXT FOR ANS9387W NEEDS AN UPDATE
IC88058
ALL
UNEXPECTED TRANSPORT MODE MAY BE CHOSEN FOR BACKUP VM.
IC88083
ALL
TSM 6.4 WINDOWS, LINUX X86 CLIENTS USED AS TSM FOR VE DATAMOVERS DO NOT EXCLUDE INDIVIDUAL DISKS FROM BACKUP IN SOME LOCALES
IC88237
LINUX
V6.4 LINUX CLIENT MAY FAIL WHEN INITIATING VMWARE BACKUPS ANS4015E ERROR PROCESSING 'XXXXXX': UNEXPECTED TSM ERROR (115)
IC88270
ALL
TSM 6.4 WINDOWS B/A CLIENT PREFERENCES EDITOR CAN INTRODUCE EXTRANEOUS INCOMPLETE VMDISK STATEMENTS TO OPTIONS FILE
IC88272
WINDOWS
TSM 6.4 CLIENT 'DSMC RESTORE IMAGE -INCREMENTAL' COMMAND DOES NOT WORK CORRECTLY ON A WINDOWS 2012 REFS FILESYSTEM
IC88933
ALL
DSMERROR.LOG MAY BE CLEARED ON EACH BACKUP/RESTORE VM SESSION RUN WHEN DATEFORMAT NOT SET TO DEFAULT
IC89340
ALL
DYNAMIC DISKS DETACHED AFTER VM BACKUPS ON MICROSOFT WINDOWS 2008 AND MICROSOFT WINDOWS 2008 R2.
IC89598
LINUX
ANS1115W WITH EMPTY FILE NAME CAN BE ISSUED IF BACKUP COPY GROUP POINTS TO STORAGE POOL THAT DOES NOT EXIST
IC89985
ALL
DUPLICATE INCLUDE.VMDISK OR EXCLUDE.VMDISK RULES IN DSM.OPT
IC90027
ALL
CLIENT MAY NOT ACCURATELY REPORT FILE BACKUP SIZES TO THE SERVER
IC90341
ALL
INCORRECT SNAPSHOTS MAY BE REPORTED AS GOOD BACKUPS. SNAPSHOTS ARE NOT RECOVERABLE.
When upgrading to Data Protection for VMware version 6.4.1 the backup-archive client needs to be upgraded also.



For a complete list of APARs fixed in the 6.4.0 B/A client and each B/A 6.4.0.x interim fix see
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21608346

For a complete list of APARs fixed in the 6.4.1 B/A client and each B/A 6.4.1.x interim fix see
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg21625487


For downloading Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware,
see the download information document at
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033103 for version 6.4.0 and
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24035577 for version 6.4.1.
In the Download Information document, search for installation instructions.

Interim fixes are available from the Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments interim fix page:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24034277 for version 6.4.0 and
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24036952 for version 6.4.1.



Related information

TSM for Virtual Environments - All Requirements Doc
Version 6.4.0 download information document
Version 6.4.0 Interim fixes
Version 6.4.1 download information document

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More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments
Data Protection for VMware

Software version:

6.4

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1609771

Modified date:

2014-03-14

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