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IV50860: BACKUPIOS -FILE COMMAND TO NFS FAILS WITH TAR 0511-188 APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • With viosecure level set to high, the backupios -file
    command to a remote file system fails with
    tar: 0511-188 error:
    
    $ backupios -file /home/padmin/backup
    Backup in progress.  This command can take a considerable
    amount of time to complete, please be patient...
    
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    tar: 0511-188 Cannot create ./usr/css/lib/libnim.a.min:
    A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
    $
    NOTE: /home/padmin/backup is a remote file system.
    

Local fix

  • Run the backupios command after changing the umask as 022
    or run the backupios under oem_setup_env as follow.
    $ oem_setup_env
    # /usr/ios/cli/ioscli backupios -file /home/padmin/backup
    NOTE: /home/padmin/backup is a remote file system.
    

Problem summary

  • With viosecure level set to high, the backupios -file
    command to a remote file system fails with
    tar: 0511-188 error:
    
    $ backupios -file /home/padmin/backup
    Backup in progress.  This command can take a considerable
    amount of time to complete, please be patient...
    
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    .: Do not specify an existing file.
    tar: 0511-188 Cannot create ./usr/css/lib/libnim.a.min:
    A file or directory in the path name does not exist.
    
    NOTE: /home/padmin/backup is a remote file system.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Ensure directories are created with proper permissions prior to
    file extractions.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58343
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV50056
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50548
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50548
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV50548
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57623
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV57249
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV50860
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV50860

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2013-10-15

  • Closed date

    2013-10-15

  • Last modified date

    2014-08-14

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV50056

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U858992

       UP14/05/22 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV50860

Modified date: 14 August 2014