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IT19355: AFTER FIX FOR APAR IT14842 IN SOME CASES BUFFER IS CALCULATED INCORRECTLY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The administrative command line client (dsmadmc) QUERY TOC
    command ends with errors if the -COMMADELIMITED  or
    -TABDELIMITED option is used.
    In some cases the fix for IT14842 does not work and length of a
    buffer may be less than zero.
    
    [4140177184] : dsadmfmt.cpp        ( 956): FormatTableLine():
    E-Fix:fmtAnchor->TableInfo->lineWidth(1545) bufferLen(1544),
    iCheckLen( [4140177184] : dsadm.cpp           (3352):
    ProcessCommandResponse():
    
    As the buffer is calculated incorrectly, dsmadmc returns error.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client version 7.1 and   *
    * 8.1.0 running on all platforms.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is projected *
    * to be fixed in level 7.1.6.5, 7.1.8 and 8.1.2. Note that     *
    * this is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.          *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The error ANS5283E won't appear during the output of dsmadmc if
    a customer uses the option  "-COMMAdelimited" or
    "-TABdelimited".
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT19355

  • Reported component name

    TSM FOR VE DP V

  • Reported component ID

    5725TVEVM

  • Reported release

    71W

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-02-21

  • Closed date

    2017-03-06

  • Last modified date

    2017-05-23

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • dsmadmc
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R81L PSY

       UP

  • R81W PSY

       UP

  • R81S PSY

       UP

  • R81M PSY

       UP

  • R81H PSY

       UP

  • R81A PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71W

Reference #: IT19355

Modified date: 23 May 2017