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Tivoli Storage Manager Server slow expiration after upgrade to V6.3.6.0 (IT17642)

Flash (Alert)


After applying fixing level V6.3.6, customers might experience extreme degradation of expiration processing.


Problem Summary:
Customers applying fixing level V6.3.6 of Tivoli Storage Manager server might experience APAR IT17642, which causes expiration processing to run very slowly.

Who is Affected:
All customers who apply fixing level V6.3.6 of Tivoli Storage Manager server, or cumulative efix levels,,, and

Recommendation and Problem Resolution:
If you are affected by this APAR, apply one of these server fixing levels:,, or 8.1.1, which are generally available.

If you cannot apply the fixing levels, follow the instructions in the Local fix section of the APAR, bullet 2.

Product Alias/Synonym

Spectrum Protect Server

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 6.3

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1994473

Modified date: 24 February 2017

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