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IT19099: "CONVERT STGPOOL" COMMAND FAILS WITH ANR1893E ERROR MESSAGE ONLY (NO FURTHER INDICATION WHY)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • "Convert stgpool" command may fail with error message:
    
    ANR1893E Process xxx for CONVERT STGPOOL completed with a
    completion state of FAILURE.
    
    No further indication on why it is failing can be seen in the
    activity log.
    
    In dsmffdc.log file the following error is reported:
    
    [ FFDC_GENERAL_SERVER_ERROR ]: (sdcreate.c:3829) Invalid attempt
    to catalog object <object id number> without a non-dedup chunk.
    0 objects processed with total chunks 0
    Customer/L2 Diagnostics:
    
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager Versions Affected: All IBM Spectrum
    Protect Server v7.1 and v8.1 on all platforms
    
    Initial Impact: medium
    
    Additional Keywords: convert stgpool ANR1893E catalog object
    chunks
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and Spectrum Protect server   *
    * users.                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in levels 7.1.7.200, 7.1.8, and 8.1.1. *
    * Note that this is subject to                                 *
    * change at the discretion of IBM.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    
    Affected platforms for reported release:  AIX, Solaris, Linux,
    and
    Windows.
    
    Platforms fixed:   AIX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT19099

  • 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

    2017-02-03

  • Closed date

    2017-02-21

  • Last modified date

    2017-02-21

  • 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

  • R71A 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 #: IT19099

Modified date: 21 February 2017