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IT19656: SERVER V7.1.7.100 PREPARE COMMAND FAILS WRITING PLAN FILE TO VIRTUAL VOLUME TARGET SERVER RETURNING ANR6984E

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The Prepare command fails writing plan file to virtual volume
    target server returning the following message about an out of
    space conditions:
    ANS8000I Server command: 'PREPARE
    PLANP=/fs/myfs/srv/Storage/RECOVPLAN DEVclass=DEVCLASSY'
    
    ANR0984I Process 9 for PREPARE started in the FOREGROUND at
    20:57:55.
    ANR6984E PREPARE: Out of space on sequential media, scratch
    media could not be mounted. Specified device class DEVCLASSY;
    maximum capacity: <max capacity> bytes.
    ANR6979E PREPARE: Recovery plan file was not created. Specified
    device class DEVCLASSY.
    ANR0985I Process 9 for PREPARE running in the FOREGROUND
    completed with completion state FAILURE at 20:57:55.
    ANR1893E Process 9 for PREPARE completed with a completion state
    of FAILURE.
    ANS8001I Return code 1001.
    
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect Versions Affected: IBM Spectrum Protect
    Server V7.1.7.100 on all platforms
    
    Initial Impact: Medium
    
    Additional Keywords: prepare recovery plan file virtual volumes
    ANR6984E ANR6979E
    
    
    | MDVREGR 7.1.7.100-TIV_5698MSV |
    

Local fix

  • Local Fix:  Run the prepare command without using the virtual
    volumes setup
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Spectrum Protect users of *
    * the PREPARE command.                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * 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:  AIX, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT19656

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-13

  • Closed date

    2017-04-12

  • Last modified date

    2017-04-13

  • 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

  • R71H 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 #: IT19656

Modified date: 13 April 2017