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IC98181: "DELETE PATH" WILL FAIL WITH ANR1727E ERROR IF THE ASSOCIATED DEVICE NO LONGER EXISTS ON THE OPERATING SYSTEM

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If tape/library devices have been deleted from the operating
    system, then delete path will fail
    with an ANR1727E error.
    
    Here is such an error from deleting a drive path when the device
    no longer exists.
    
    delete path SERVER_NAME  DRIVE_NAME srct=server destt=drive
    libr=LIBRARY_NAME
    
    ANR1727E A path from SERVER_NAME to LIBRARY_NAME  DRIVE_NAME
    does not exist.
    ANS8001I Return code 11.
    
    Initial Impact:
    Low
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server  versions 5.5.x, 6.x and 7.1.x
    
    
    Additional Keywords:
    zz61 zz62 zz63 zz71 delete path device fails
    

Local fix

  • Reattach the device and recreate it on the
    operating system and repeat delete path command
    or
    Manually delete the paths from paths and na_path tables in DB2,
    with assistance from IBM support.
    

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.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC98181

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    63A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-12-06

  • Closed date

    2014-03-19

  • Last modified date

    2014-03-19

  • 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

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61L PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP

  • R62A PSY

       UP

  • R62H PSY

       UP

  • R62L PSY

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  • R62S PSY

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  • R62W PSY

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  • R63A PSY

       UP

  • R63H PSY

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  • R63L PSY

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  • R63S PSY

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  • R63W PSY

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  • R71A PSY

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  • R71H PSY

       UP

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 63A

Reference #: IC98181

Modified date: 19 March 2014