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IT01528: SERVER CAN CRASH IN SSSTORELFSERVER DURING LANFREE BACKUP SPANNING VOLUMES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If a lanfree backup session spans volumes, there is a
    possibility that the server can crash.
    
    Using getcoreinfo utility on Linux, the stack from the core is
    seen as:
    
    ssStoreLFServer
    AfCreate
    bfCreate
    CreateBitfile
    SmNodeSession
    DoDbServer
    smExecuteSession
    psSessionThread
    StartThread
    start_thread
    clone
    
    There are no errors seen in the activity log, just lanfree
    session/mount activity.
    
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
    All Tivoli Storage Manager server versions 5.x, 6.x and 7.x
    on all supported platforms
    
    
    Initial Impact:
    Medium
    
    Additional Keywords:
    zz62 zz63 zz71 core crash abend dsmserv lanfree span spanning
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager server users of LANFREE data      *
    * movement.                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * 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 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

    IT01528

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    62L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-05-06

  • Closed date

    2014-05-27

  • Last modified date

    2014-05-27

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMSV

Applicable component levels

  • 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: 62L

Reference #: IT01528

Modified date: 27 May 2014