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IC94484: SETUP WIZARD CHANGES EXISTING SKIPNTSECURITYCRC OPTION FROM 'YES' TO 'NO'.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Description:
    If the Setup Wizard is used to modify an option in an options
    file that already has the SKIPNTSECURITYCRC option set to YES,
    the option will incorrectly be set to no when the options file
    is saved.
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected: 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics (If Applicable)
    1. Start TSM client GUI.
    2. Select Utilities/Setup Wizard from the menu
    3. Select 'install a new or additional scheduler'
    4. When prompted for the option file, select the options file
       with the 'skipntsecuritycrc yes' option.
    5. Complete the wizard.
    6. Once the new tsm client scheduler service is created, examine
       the dsm.opt file.
    7. The 'skipntsecuritycrc yes' option is changed to
       'skipntsecuritycrc no'
    
    Initial Impact:
    Low
    

Local fix

  • After running the Wizard:
    1. Open the affected options file with a text editor.
    2. Cange the value back.
    3. Save the file.
    4. Exit the editor.
    5. Stop and restart any services that use the affected file.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Version 6.1 to 7.1 Java GUI clients          *
    *                 running on Windows platforms                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in level 6.3.2, 6.4.2, and 7.1.1. Note       *
    *                 that this is subject to change at the        *
    *                 discretion of IBM.                           *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been changed not to do any manipulations
    in case of Setup Wizards and
    SKIPNTSECURITYCRC/SKIPNTPERMISSIONS
    pair of options.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC94484

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    62W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-07-30

  • Closed date

    2013-11-11

  • Last modified date

    2013-11-11

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • DSM
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R63W PSY

       UP

  • R64W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 62W

Reference #: IC94484

Modified date: 11 November 2013