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IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.4 APARs and 8.1.4.x APARs

Troubleshooting


Problem

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Client APARs fixed in the -IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client Version 8.1.4.0 general availability fix pack (8.1.4-TIV-TSMBAC) and -IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.4 interim fixes (8.1.4-TIV-TSMBAC-IF000x)

Symptom

Download page for the 8.1.4 backup-archive clients:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044364

Download page for the 8.1.4.x interim fix backup-archive clients:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043653


Note: Maintenance is cumulative.
The APARs in the tables below were fixed since the General Availability of the 8.1.2 client.

List of APARs fixed in 8.1.2.x BA clients and their descriptions:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004067

List of APARs fixed in 8.1.0.x BA clients and their descriptions:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993247

Latest backup-archive client and server downloads: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21239415

Overview of backup-archive client and server system requirements:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309

Resolving The Problem

Fix Pack 8.1.4

Interim fix 8.1.4.1

Interim fix 8.1.4.2

 

Fix Pack 8.1.4

 


This interim fix contains the fixes described in these security bulletins:

 

 

APAR Platforms fixed Description
IT22806 All Unix/Linux 8.1.2 CLIENT'S LANFREE BACK UP FAILS WITH ANS1235E WHEN  THE NODE HAS VALIDATEPROTOCOL SET ALL.
IT22707 All Windows ANS5250E ENCOUNTERED DURING 'RESTORE SYSTEMSTATE' IN HARDLINKSWRITE
IT22689 All Platforms UPGRADING BOTH CLIENT AND SERVER TO EITHER 718 OR 812 MAY RESULT IN SSL INITIALIZATION FAILURE WHEN USING MD5 TYPE CERTIFICATES
IT22672 All Unix/Linux ANS1068E ERROR FOR BACKUP IMAGE OF FILESYSTEM CREATED ON DEVICE-MAPPER MULTIPATH DEVICE
IT22660 Windows x64 Hyper-v backup vm with added vhdx can not be restored
IT22556 All Platforms ANS0361I ANR0480W ANR8218W WHEN USING PERFMONTCPSERVERADDRESS
IT22485 All Unix/Linux AUTOMATIC DEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP-ARCHIVE CLIENT MIGHT FAIL ON TARGET MACHINES CONFIGURED FOR SSL/TLS COMMUNICATION
IT22380 All Windows ANS1071E MESSAGE SHOULD REPORT VOLUME MOUNT POINT NAME INSTEAD OF '(DRIVE NOT AVAILABLE)'.
IT22377 All AIX
All Linux
UNEXPECTED PATHS FOR FILE(S) IN DSMERROR.LOG FOR FILESET SNAPSHOT BASED BACKUP
IT22374 All Platforms DSMC Q BA QUERYSUMMARY INCORRECT FOR LARGE AVG. FILE SIZE
IT22245 Linux x86
Windows x64
DSMC.EXE MAY CRASH WHEN EXECUTING BACKUP VM WITH IFINCREMENTAL MODE
IT22157 All Platforms SNAPDIFF DOCUMENTATION NEEDS CLARIFICATION FOR IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT BACKUP-ARCHIVE CLIENT PROCESSING OPTION
IT22038 All Platforms CLIENT MAY GIVE "RC 0" WHEN A FILE COULD NOT BE DELETED DURING ARCHIVE PROCESSING WITH "-DELETEFILES" OPTION
IT21994 All Unix/Linux AFTER AN INSTALL FAILURE WRONG CODE IS RECORDED IN THE LOGS TO THE SP SERVER
IT21991 All Platforms EXPECT ANS5294E ERROR MESSAGE, INSTEAD  ANS8007E WHEN TRY TO CONNECT TO 8.1.2 SERVER AS NON-AUTHORIZED USER.
IT21983 All Windows IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT CLIENT CAN CRASH ON WINDOWS IF MICROSOFT SYSTEM PARTITION HAS A PATH NAME EQUAL OR GREATHER THAN 49 CHARS
IT21873 All Unix/Linux DSMADMC MIGHT CRASH WHEN A COMMAND IS SUBMITTED WITH DISPLAYMODE SET TO TABULAR
IT21657 All Windows ANS9999E MESSAGE WITH FILE ACCESS ERROR RETURN CODE 1359 CAUSES AN ANS1999E AND STOPS THE BACKUP
IT21639 All AIX
All Linux
CLIENT INCORRECTLY PROCESSES FILELIST OF IBM SPECTRUM SCALE SNAPSHOTS WITH NESTED MOUNTPOINTS.
IT21512 All Windows DSMCAD.EXE CAN HANG TRYING TO START DSMSVC.EXE DUE TO A HANDLE LEAK
IT21322 Mac AFTER UPGRADE TO 7.1.6.5, THE NEXT INCREMENTAL BACKUP WILL UPDATE ATTRIBUTES ON THE SERVER FOR OBJECTS WITH NO CHANGES.
IT21310 Mac RESTORE OF FILES WITH A SERIES OF NULL VALUES MAY BE CORRUPTED.
IT21291 All Windows AUTHORITATIVE RESTORE OF A CLUSTER NODE USING "RESTORE SYSTEMSTATE CLUSTERDB" COMMAND FAILS WITH ANS5189E
IT21200 All Windows BACKUP OF SYSTEMSTATE CAN ERROR WITH ANS1228E/ANS4987E FOR 'BCD'  OBJECT IF 'BCD' IS IN LOWERCASE
IT21172 All Platforms DEDUBLICATION CACHE NOT RESTORED AUTOMATICALLY IN CASE OF FILE INTEGRITY ERROR
IT21123 All Platforms DSMADMC TABULAR OUTPUT IS NOT PROPERLY ALIGNED WITHIN COLUMNS AND HYPHENATION IS INCORRECT
IT21089 Linux x86 "ANS1592E FAILED TO INITIALIZE SSL PROTOCOL" USING 8.1.0.2 API CLIENT FOR X86_64 LINUX
IT21059 All Unix/Linux A NON-ROOT USER PERFORMING A BACKUP/ARCHIVE OPERATION ON UNIX PLATFORM, CONFIGURED FOR AUTOMATED FAILOVER, RECEIVES ANS1035S
IT21056 All Windows DUPLICATE ANS1899I MESSAGES ARE ISSUED DURING SYSTEM STATE BACKUP
IT21052 Linux zSeries INSTALL OF THE 7.1.4 AND 7.1.6 CLIENTS FOR RHEL 5 ON ZLINUX FAILS LIBRARY DEPENDENCIES.
IT21045 All Windows DSMAGENT CRASHES WHEN PERFORMING VSS BACKUP AGAINST A HIGH NUMBER OF MICROSOFT SQL DATABASE
IT20999 All Linux
All Windows
Solaris
PROCESSOR MODEL IS INCORRECTLY REPORTED BY THE CLIENT FOR INTEL CPUS WITH A VERSION NUMBER
IT20371 All Platforms ABSTRACT: IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT CLIENT MAY HANG DURING PROCESS MGMTCLASS
IT20103 All Windows CLIENT AUTO DEPLOY FAILS DURING THE VC++ PORTION OF THE INSTALLATION
IT19623 All Windows "UNABLE TO OPEN FILE 'DSMMSINFO.TXT'" MESSAGE WHEN RUNNING "DSMC  Q SYSTEMINFO" ON A "WINDOWS 2016 SERVER CORE"
IT17338 All Platforms CLIENT STOPS A RESTORE OPERATION IF AN "ANS1154E" ERROR IS
ENCOUNTERED IN CLASSIC RESTORE MODE.

 

 

 

 

Interim fix 8.1.4.1


available on March 6, 2018 for all platforms

This interim fix contains the fixes described in these security bulletins:

APAR Platforms fixed Description
IT23216 All Platforms DSMC -FORCEFAILOVER=YES COMMAND DOES NOT HONOR REPLTCPPORT
CAUSING THE CONNECTION TO FAIL (ANS5216E)
IT23515 All Platforms ANS2050E ERROR WITH PASSWORDACCESS=GENERATE OPTION

 

 

Interim fix 8.1.4.2


available on April 18, 2018 for Macintosh
This interim fix contains the fixes described in these security bulletins:

 

Related information

Latest client and server downloads
Overview of supported OSes
Featured Documents

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Client

Software version: 8.1.4

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, iOS

Reference #: 2011337

Modified date: 27 June 2018


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