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TSM server can't define stgpool volumes larger than 1GB

Technote (FAQ)


Attempt to define 40GB disk storage pool volume in TSM ends up with only 1GB size volume. The physical file size at the OS level is also showing 1GB.


The host file limit was set small


Modify /etc/security/limit default or instance user stanza to add:

file -1

Relogin after above change and run : ulimit -a

The following file should show:

file(blocks) unlimited

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager Extended Edition

Software version: All Supported Versions

Operating system(s): AIX

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1609880

Modified date: 17 September 2012