IBM Support

IT15785: TSMDLST.EXE LOOPS WITH POP-UP MESSAGE ABOUT ENVIRONMENT OPTION IF MORE THAN 1024 DEVICES ARE CONNECTED

Subscribe

You can track all active APARs for this component.

APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • On a system where more than 1024 devices are defined, the
    tsmdlst.exe utility is unable to show more than 1024 of them.
    
    When reaching this limit, the tsmdlst.exe  utility will report a
    popup message titled ?FM error? with error:
    
    ?The system could not find the environment option that was
    entered
    
    
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics: This is a current limitation of the
    utility on systems with more than 1024 devices connected.
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected: All Tivoli Storage
    Manager Servers on Windows platform
    
    Initial Impact: Low
    
    Additional Keywords: tsmdlst 1024 device Spectrum protect FM
    error environment option
    

Local fix

  • Use external utilities like ITDT for showing all the devices
    connected to the system.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager server users of tsmdlst.exe.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in level 7.1.7.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    
    Affected platforms:  Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT15785

  • 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

    2016-06-20

  • Closed date

    2016-07-21

  • Last modified date

    2016-07-21

  • 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

  • R71W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT15785

Modified date: 21 July 2016