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IC97399: RESTORE DB SHALL FAIL IF PASSWORD HAS SPECIAL CHARACTERS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Tivoli Storage Manager Server Restore DB process
    shall post following Error:
    ANR2144E DEFINE SERVER: Invalid password - .
    ANR0902W Unsupported keyword found in file /<path>/devconfig.
    
    
    L2 /Customer diagnostics:
    Following Error message was received during
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server Restore DB process:
    ANR2144E DEFINE SERVER: Invalid password - .
    ANR0902W Unsupported keyword found in file /<path>/devconfig.
    ANR0906I          Line No.  : 0
    ANR0907I          Statement : DEFINE SERVER <SERVER>
    COMMMETHOD=TCPIP
    
    This problem occurs only when Server "reads" password
    information from DEVCONFIG file during RESTORE DB.
    It will affect DEFINE SERVER and SET SERVERPASSWORD command
    in the DEVCONFIG file.
    
    Special characters is valid for the server password,
    the error shall not be displayed during
    actual DEFINE SERVER, UPDATE SERVER or SER SERVERPASSWORD
    operation.
    
    
    Platform Version affected:
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server v633
    on All supported platforms
    

Local fix

  • Execute UPDATE SERVER command
    for SERVERPASSWORD entry with a password which has not
    any special characters.
    Execute SET SERVERPASSWORD command
    with a password which has not any special characters.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All Tivoli Storage Manager server users.     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available.           *
    *                 This problem is currently projected          *
    *                 to be fixed in levels 6.3.5 and 7.1.1.       *
    *                 Note that this is subject                    *
    *                 to change at the discretion of IBM.          *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    Affected platforms:  AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC97399

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    63L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-04

  • Closed date

    2014-01-03

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-03

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMSV

Applicable component levels

  • R63A PSY

       UP

  • R63H PSY

       UP

  • R63L PSY

       UP

  • R63S PSY

       UP

  • R63W PSY

       UP

  • R71A PSY

       UP

  • R71H PSY

       UP

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 63L

Reference #: IC97399

Modified date: 03 January 2014