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IT21310: RESTORE OF FILES WITH A SERIES OF NULL VALUES MAY BE CORRUPTED.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Files with a series of null values may be corrupt after a
    restore.  The Mac client is incorrectly treating these files as
    'sparse' files; the restored files will have the garbage data
    instead of series of null values.
    
    Product  & platforms affected:
    The on Mac OS X client versions 7.1.6.5,  7.1.6.6, 8.1.0,
    8.1.0.2 and 8.1.2 are affected
    

Local fix

  • The local work around is to install a client prior to 7.1.6.5
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Backup-archive client versions 7.1.6.5,  7.1.6.6, 8.1.0,     *
    * 8.1.0.2 and 8.1.2 running on Macintosh OS X platform         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in levels 7.1.6.7, 7.1.8 and 8.1.4.    *
    * Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of     *
    * IBM.                                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • When a file with embedded nulls is restore or retrieved, the
    file is restored/retrieved correctly.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT21310

  • Reported component name

    TSM VE DP MS HY

  • Reported component ID

    5725TVEHV

  • Reported release

    71M

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-07-05

  • Closed date

    2017-08-21

  • Last modified date

    2017-12-06

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • GUI
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R71M PSY

       UP

  • R81M PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71M

Reference #: IT21310

Modified date: 06 December 2017