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IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client 8.1.7 APARs and 8.1.7.x APARs

Troubleshooting


Problem

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Client APARs fixed in the -IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client Version 8.1.7.0 general availability fix pack (8.1.7-TIV-TSMBAC) and -IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.7 interim fixes (8.1.7-TIV-TSMBAC-IF000x)

Symptom

Note: Maintenance is cumulative. The APARs in the tables below were fixed since the General Availability of the 8.1.6 client.

List of APARs fixed in earlier 8.1.x BA clients and their descriptions:
8.1.6.x: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22017326
8.1.4.x: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011337
8.1.2.x: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004067
8.1.0.x: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993247

For information related to IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client see:



Note: For security bulletin fixes in this version see in the download page

Resolving The Problem

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Fix Pack 8.1.7

Interim Fix 8.1.7.1


Fix Pack 8.1.7

APAR

Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT27780 8.1.7.0 All AIX
All Linux
NODEINFOXXXXX FILES CREATED AND LEFT IN /TMP DIRECTORY DURING CLIENT BACKUP/ARCHIVE PROCESSING.
IT27375 8.1.7.0 All Platforms SSL CERTIFICATE OPERATIONS MIGHT CAUSE ANS1579E CLIENT MESSAGE OR DELAY THE IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT SESSION INITIALIZATION
IT27337 8.1.7.0 All Platforms INCORRECT PERMISSIONS ON CIT FILES
IT27313 8.1.7.0 All Platforms ENCRYPTIONTYPE AES256 CAN BE REDUCED TO AES128 WITH A CLIENT OPTION SET
IT27190 8.1.7.0 All AIX
All Linux
SUCCESSFUL STUB RESTORE USING THE BA CLIENT JAVA UI ENDS WITH ANS2614S (PROTOCOL ERROR)
IT26917 8.1.7.0 All Windows WINPE SYSTEMSTATE RESTORE STEP FAILS WITH NVRAM ERROR
IT26819 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 CUSTOM UPGRADE OF BA CLIENT  FROM 8.1.4.0 TO 8.1.6.1 FAILS
IT26808 8.1.7.0 All Platforms INCORRECT WINDOWS EXAMPLES FOR THE POSTSCHEDULECMD
IT26572 8.1.7.0 All Unix/Linux DSMADMC MAY CRASH WHEN TERMINATING "DSMADMC -CONSOLE" BY CTRL+C
IT26545 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
CLIENT TO CLIENT PROXY COMMUNICATION FAILING WITH ANS1579E AND GSK_ERROR_BAD_DATE
IT26543 8.1.7.0 All Linux ANS4008E DURING BACKUP OF EXT3 FILESYSTEM WHICH IS SAMBA EXPORTED
IT26511 8.1.7.0 All Linux  INCREMENTAL INCORRECTLY ADDS NON-AUTOMOUNTED BIND MOUNTS TO DOMAIN ALL-LOCAL
IT26466 8.1.7.0 All AIX
All Linux
All Windows
B/A CLIENT JAVA GUI FAILS TO LOAD THE DOMINO BACKUP PANEL WHEN DOMINO PLUGIN INSTALLED AND THE NSF VIEW IS SELECTED.
IT26447 8.1.7.0 All Windows ANS1999E MESSAGES ARE LOGGED AND BACKUPS MAY TERMINATE WHEN UNKNOWN WINDOWS RESULT CODES ARE RECEIVED
IT26434 8.1.7.0 All Windows DSMAGENT.EXE CRASHES WHEN INCLUDE.SYSTEMSTATE OPTION IS ENABLED IN OPTION FILE
IT26420 8.1.7.0 All AIX
All Linux
"MMBACKUP: IGNORING UNRECOGNIZED TSM QUERY OUTPUT" MESSAGE REPORTED BY MMBACKUP
IT26378 8.1.7.0 All Windows GUI FREEZES AND GENERATES CRASH FILE WHEN BACKUP DATA IS BEING DELETED
IT26377 8.1.7.0 All Platforms LANFREE RESTORES FROM DISK MAY HANG
IT26057 8.1.7.0 Solaris CLIENT ON SOLARIS PLATFORM DOES NOT BACK UP LOFS TARGET DIRECTORY
IT25837 8.1.7.0 All Platforms DSMCAD SESSIONS DO NOT CLOSE UNTIL DSMCAD IS STOPPED
IT25802 8.1.7.0 All Platforms RESTORE/RETRIEVE USING VIRTUALNODENAME DOES NOT RUN VIA LANFREE
IT25512 8.1.7.0 Solaris
All Windows
All Linux
PROCESSOR TYPE IS INCORRECTLY REPORTED BY THE CLIENT FOR SOME CPUS.
IT25511 8.1.7.0 All Linux
Solaris
All Windows
PROCESSOR MODEL IS INCORRECTLY REPORTED BY THE CLIENT FOR INTEL CPUS WITH CAPITALIZED "V" IN VERSION NUMBER RETURNED BY CIT.
IT25446 8.1.7.0 All Windows ANS4021E ERROR DURING WINPE RESTORE OF AN EFI BASED SYSTEM
IT25414 8.1.7.0 All Windows CLUSTER CONFIGURATION WIZARD CAUSES DSMAGENT CRASH IN PARSECLUSTERGROUP
IT25358 8.1.7.0 All Unix/Linux CLIENT AUTODEPLOYMENT FAILED WITH ANS4262E AND ANS4298E ERRORS.
IT25247 8.1.7.0 All Platforms DSMCAD SERVICE CRASHES IF IN THE SCHEDULE DEFINITION  CONTAINS NEWLINE CHARACTER IN THE FIELDS
IT25127 8.1.7.0 All Windows CPU SPIKE ISSUE MAY OCCUR BY SELECTING FILE IN CLIENT RESTORE GUI
IT25091 8.1.7.0 All Platforms ANS5216E SEEN WHEN SSL=NO AND RUNNING "DSMC -FORCEFAILOVER"
IT25041 8.1.7.0 All Platforms BA Webclient fails to start with "XML Parse Exception during parsing of a jnlp element at line 37: Expected: jnlp"
IT24903 8.1.7.0 All Windows CLIENT ERROR GSKKM_ERR_FILE_WRITE IS THROWN IF UNC FORMAT IS USED WITH CLUSTERSHAREDFOLDER OPTION
IT23993 8.1.7.0 All Platforms MULTIPLE CLIENT SESSIONS CAN FAIL WITH GSKKM_IMPORTKEYS GSKKM_ERR_DATABASE_INVALID_FILE_TYPE


Interim Fix 8.1.7.1

available March 14, 2019 for Windows platform

This interim fix contains the fixes described in this security bulletin: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10875518

APAR

Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT28400 8.1.7.1 All Windows UPGRADE BACKUP-ARCHIVE CLIENT V7.1.8.X TO V8.1.7 LEADS TO JGUI FAIL.
IT28315 8.1.7.1 All Windows INCORRECT PERMISSIONS ON RESTORED FILES/DIRECTORIES USING IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT BA CLIENT WEB USER INTERFACE ON WINDOWS


 

Related information

IBM Spectrum Protect Downloads - Latest Fix Packs and Interim Fixes
Overview - IBM Spectrum Protect Supported Operating Systems
Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protect™
Download page for the 8.1.x interim fix backup-archive clients

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Client

Software version: 8.1

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

Reference #: 0872614

Modified date: 25 March 2019