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IV54829: AUDIT START FAILS SETTING ROLE BASED AUDIT CLASSES APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After migrating to 6.1tl9 or 7.1tl3, auditing may fail to
    start with:
    
    # audit start
    ** failed setting role based audit classes
    
    This problem may be intermittent.
    

Local fix

  • Local fix:
    
    Add the following stanza to /etc/nscontrol.conf:
    
    auditconfig:
            secorder = files
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 7100-03 Technology Level with the
    * bos.rte.security fileset below the 7.1.3.15 level.
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * After migrating to 6.1tl9 or 7.1tl3, auditing may fail to
    * start with:
    * # audit start
    * ** failed setting role based audit classes
    * This problem may be intermittent.
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV54829.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The config stanza value in /etc/nscontrol.conf file is parsed
    properly before starting the audit subsystem.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54317
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54317
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV54317
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV54829
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV54841
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV54829

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-31

  • Closed date

    2014-01-31

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV54317

  • 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 U859732

       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 #: IV54829

Modified date: 10 May 2016