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IT06511: VIRTUAL APPLIANCE REPORTS ERROR CODE 1FD WHEN INITIALIZING APPLIANCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When attempting to initialize the virtual appliance which has a
    number of CPUs that are not a power of two, you might see an
    error code 1FD.
    
    This is a known VMware bug, #2003484.
    

Local fix

  • Provide the virtual appliance with a number of CPUs which is a
    power of two.
    

Problem summary

  • Affected are all Datapower Virtual Edition installations on
    VMware, using vmxnet3 virtual network interface.
    
    If the number of virtual CPUs assigned to the VM not equal to a
    power of 2, the vmxnet3 virtual NICs will fail to come up,
    possibly leaving the Datapower VM with no network connectivity.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT06511

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-01-15

  • Closed date

    2015-03-31

  • Last modified date

    2015-04-28

  • 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

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSN

       UP

  • R601 PSN

       UP

  • R700 PSN

       UP

  • R710 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 5.0.0

Reference #: IT06511

Modified date: 28 April 2015