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IT06299: MINIMUM VALUE FOR DISK SPACE AVAILABLE ON /VAR FILE SYSTEM IS INCORRECT IN PREREQUISITES CHECK SCRIPT AND INSTALLATION GUIDES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The correct value of free space on the /var filesystem must be
    set to 512MB in the Tivoli Storage Manager prerequisites check
    script and also the Tivoli Storage Manager Installation guide
    needs to be updated to reflect the correct value.
    
    The section in the Installation Guide, "Hardware and software
    requirements for the Tivoli Storage Manager server installation"
    is not up to date with the latest system requirements regarding
    the space needed on the /var file system.
    
    On the guide is reported:
    
    The following minimum values for disk space:
    
        32 MB for the /var directory
    
    Customer/L2 diagnostics:
    
    The server installation fails displaying in the installation
    log:
    
    DBI20081E There is not enough free disk space in "/var". Free
    space detected in "/var" is "32768", while space needed is
    "512000". Free up additional space and try again.
    For more information see the DB2 installation log at
    "/var/ibm/InstallationManager/logs/native/tsm_logs/db2_install.l
    og".
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:
    All supported Tivoli Storage Manager Server on Unix and Linux
    systems.
    
    Initial Impact:
    low
    
    Additional Keywords:
    db2 install failure /var filesystem fs doc requirement space
    available
    

Local fix

  • Be sure adequate space is allocated under /var filesystem.
    

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 level 7.1.3. Note that this is      *
    * subject to change at the discretion of IBM.                  *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

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

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT06299

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-01-07

  • Closed date

    2015-05-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-05-04

  • 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

  • R71A PSY

       UP

  • R71H PSY

       UP

  • R71L PSY

       UP

  • R71S PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT06299

Modified date: 04 May 2015