IBM Support

IT11678: USING SNMP FOR OID 1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20 CAN LEAD TO UNEXPECTED BEHAVIOR INCLUDING FAILED/HUNG TRANSACTIONS AND APPLIANCERESTART

Subscribe

You can track all active APARs for this component.

APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Using SNMP can lead to unexpected behavior including failing
    transactions, hung transactions or appliance restart.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Affected are datapower configurations with SNMP protocol
    enabled, queried for SNMP OID 1.3.6.1.2.1.4.20 (ipAddrTable from
    RFC1213-MIB).
    
    The above SNMP queries may cause transactions to fail or hang,
    corrupt transaction data or cause appliance instability
    including restarts.
    
    Note that this OID is commonly queried to obtain the list of
    device IP addresses by many network management and monitoring
    solutions using SNMP protocol.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT11678

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    601

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-10-09

  • Closed date

    2015-10-30

  • Last modified date

    2016-04-20

  • 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

  • R720 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 6.0.1

Reference #: IT11678

Modified date: 20 April 2016