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IT00569: ANS1108E INVALID OPTION (-VMSKIPMAXVMDKS) WHEN RUNNING BACKUP VM COMMAND.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When using the following command:
    dsmc backup vm "vmmachinename" -vmchost="vmchostname"
        -mode=ifincr -asnodename=asnodename -VMVSTORTRANSPORT=NBD
        -vmprocessvmwithprdm=yes -vmprocessvmwithindependent=yes
        -VMSKIPMAXVMDKS=yes
    The vmskipmaxvmdks option is not valid on the command line.
    However, the manual for Tivoli Storage Manager for Virutal
    Environments state:
    
       Restriction: Each individual VMDK involved in a backup
       operation cannot exceed 2 TB. If a VMDK exceeds 2 TB,
    the backup operation filas. To prevent a failure you
    can skip processing the VMDK by specifiying the
       VMSKIPMAXVMDKS yes in the Tivoli Storage Manager backup
       Archive client options file or during the dsmc invocation.
    As stated in the manual the option should be valid on the
    command line.
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics: ANS1108E Invalid option
    (-VMSKIPMAXVMDKS) for the BACKUP command is logged in the
    dsmerror.log
    

Local fix

  • Specify the VMSKIPMAXVMDKS yes in the dsm.opt file being
    used by the virutal machine.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Backup-archive client version 7.1.0 running  *
    *                 on Windows and Linux platforms               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in level 7.1.1. Note that until the fixing   *
    *                 levels are available, this information is    *
    *                 subject to change at the discretion of IBM.  *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The problem has been fixed so that it no longer occurs
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT00569

  • Reported component name

    TSM FOR VE DP V

  • Reported component ID

    5725TVEVM

  • Reported release

    71W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-04-15

  • Closed date

    2014-05-06

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-06

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • DSMC
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71W

Reference #: IT00569

Modified date: 06 May 2014