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IT14337: DSMICFGX/DSMUPGDX UTILITY CANNOT BE LAUNCHED WITH LANG=JA

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • dsmicfgx or dsmupdgx utility cannot be launched with environment
    variable LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 or ja or ja_JP.eucJPja.
    The utility does not show any error at all. user just receives
    prompt after the command like below.
    
    
    root@xxx:/opt/tivoli/tsm/server/bin#
    root@xxx:/opt/tivoli/tsm/server/bin# ./dsmicfgx
    Preparing to install...
    Extracting the JRE from the installer archive...
    Unpacking the JRE...
    Extracting the installation resources from the installer
    archive...
    Configuring the installer for this system's environment...
    
    Launching installer...
    
    root@xxx:/opt/tivoli/tsm/server/bin#
    
    
    With LANG=C, both utility can be launched successfully.
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect Versions affected:
    IBM Spectrum Protect 7.1.3 on Solaris platform
    
    Initial Impact:
    Low
    

Local fix

  • add flag "-l ja" with locale LANG=C
    
    ./dsmicfgx -l ja
    ./dsmupgdx -l ja
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Tivoli Storage Manager Solaris users.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem is currently projected to be fixed in 7.1.7 levels.
    Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.
    Affected platforms:  Solaris.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT14337

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71S

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-03-15

  • Closed date

    2016-06-30

  • Last modified date

    2016-06-30

  • 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

  • R71S PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT14337

Modified date: 30 June 2016