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IT18750: SPECTRUM PROTECT CLIENT UPGRADE TO 8.1 ON MAC OS X MAY LEAVE DIRECTORIES/FILES FROM PREVIOUS VERSIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Upgrading the IBM Spectrum Protect Client to version 8.1 on a
    Mac OS X system, can leave some files and directories
    belonging to previous installation and using old product naming
    convention.
    For example, after a successful upgrade, a directory called
    "Tivoli Storage Manager" can still be found.
    
    
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect versions affected:
    Spectrum Protect Client 8.1 on macOS
    
    
    Initial Impact:
    Low
    
    
    Additional Keywords:
    TSM macOS "Mac OS X" old name convention Spectrum Protect
    "Tivoli Storage Manager" client upgrade
    

Local fix

  • Manually remove "/Applications/Tivoli Storage Manager" from the
    previous software installation.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive client version  8.1.0    *
    * running on all Mac platforms.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * This issue is projected to be fixed in the IBM Spectrum      *
    * Protect  Backup-Archive ?lient on Mac platform in version    *
    * v8.1.2                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Now during installation of IBM Spectrum Protect client all files
    and directories of older TSM client are deleted
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT18750

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    81M

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-01-11

  • Closed date

    2017-03-16

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-16

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • install
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R81M PSY

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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 81M

Reference #: IT18750

Modified date: 16 March 2017