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IT00213: SERVER OPTION NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT NEEDS TO BE ADDED TO THE DOCUMENTATION

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • The option is available since versions 5.5.6, 6.1.5 and 6.2.3
    due to APAR IC71672
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics:
    The NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT description is such:
    
    NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT
      The NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT values specifies time in hours that
      Tivoli Storage Manager will wait to receive status updates
      during a long running NDMP backup or restore operation across
      the LAN.
      NDMP backu p or restore operations of large NAS filesystems
      may have long periods of inactivity.
      Typically this is due to the filer recreating the metadata for
      the restored files.
    
       Syntax
                                     --- 6 -----
                                     |         |
       >> --- NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT --- hours -------------><
    
       Parameters
       hours
          The time in hours that the Tivoli Storage Manager server
          will wait to receive status updates during an NDMP restore
          operation over the LAN.
          The default value is six hours.
          The minimum value is 1 hour and the maximum time is 360
    hours.
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
    Tivoli Storage Manager Server platforms
    
    Initial Impact:
    low
    
    Additional Keywords:
    TSM zz61 zz62 zz63 zz71 ndmp nas IC71672
    
    LOCAL FIX:
    none
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All Tivoli Storage Manager server users.     *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See error description.                  *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • A new topic will be added to the Administrator's Reference to
    document the NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT option.
    The NDMPCONNECTIONTIMEOUT server option specifies the time in
    hours that Tivoli Storage Manager server waits to receive
    status updates during NDMP restore operations across the LAN.
    NDMP restore operations of large NAS file systems can have
    long periods of inactivity. The default is 6 hours.
    
    Affected platforms: AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT00213

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    63L

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-13

  • Closed date

    2014-05-05

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-05

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

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

Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 63L

Reference #: IT00213

Modified date: 05 May 2014