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IT19571: UNEXPECTED FILE COPY ON THE SERVER USING 'DSMC ARCH' FOR PREMIGRATED OBJ

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When a file is archived that was premigrated using Spectrum
    Protect for Space Management, the server creates a second copy
    of the file.
    
    Sample usage to recreate:
    
    dsmmigrate -p -d filename
    dsmc arch filename
    dsmc q arch filename -> shows the file twice
    
    Versions affected:
    8.1 and 7.1.6
    
    Platforms affected:
    AIX GPFS and Linux GPFS
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Backup-archive client versions 7.1.6 and 8.1.0 running on    *
    * all UNIX GPFS platforms                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in level 7.1.8 and 8.1.2. Note that    *
    * this is subject to change at the discretion of IBM           *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Customer makes archive of premigrated files and inline copy for
    premigrated files is disabled.
    Before fixing the issue, at first a inline copy was performed
    then the file was additionally send to server, two copies of
    file exists on server.
    With the fix, no inline copy was performed, only one file exists
    on server.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT19571

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    71A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-07

  • Closed date

    2017-05-22

  • Last modified date

    2017-05-22

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • dsmc
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R71L PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71A

Reference #: IT19571

Modified date: 22 May 2017