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IT11372: SPECTRUM PROTECT SERVER STARTUP VERY SLOW DUE TO DB2 APAR IT11313

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Description:
    .
    Spectrum Protect server startup can be very slow due the effects
    of DB2 APAR IT11313
    When starting the Spectrum protect Server there is a long delay
    during db2 activate.
    
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected:  6.x and 7.1.x
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics (If Applicable)
    
    .
    In the server trace ( using trace flags DBADM DBCONN) ,  you may
    see long delays during startup
    before activate completes. Here is an example:
    .
    Start of the trace
    .
    04:04:19.154 [0][trace.c][1699][TrBegin]:
    
    04:50:22.145
    [0][rdbinst.c][1323][RdbStartInstance]:DbStartInstance: Exit (rc
    = 0).
    .
    04:51:13.186 [0][rdbdb.c][2228][RdbActivateDatabase]:Database
    TSMDB1 activated
    .
    
    Initial Impact: Low|Medium|High:    medium
    
    
    
    Additional Keywords:  tsm activate db startup slow
    

Local fix

  • The following will provide relief until problem is fixed:
    .
    1) Halt the TSM server
    
    2) Ensure that the DB2 instance is stopped and run:
    .
    db2stop
    
    3) set the following registry variable:
    
    db2set DB2_ALLOCATION_SIZE=16MB
    
    4) start the TSM server
    
    NOTE: This is a deprecated setting, and should be removed after
    upgrading to the Fix Pack containing this APAR fix
    

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 levels 7.1.5.200 and 7.1.6. 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

    IT11372

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-09-25

  • Closed date

    2016-02-10

  • Last modified date

    2016-04-18

  • 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

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT11372

Modified date: 18 April 2016