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IT22374: DSMC Q BA QUERYSUMMARY INCORRECT FOR LARGE AVG. FILE SIZE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • dsmc querysummary output shows incorrect average filesize in
    the "Summary Statistics" output if its value is larger than 4
    GB.
    
    Summary Statistics
    Total Files Total Dirs  Avg. File Size Total Data  Memory Est.
    ----------- ----------  -------------- ----------  ----------
             1           0     2.05 GB     466.05 GB      274  B
    
    This incorrect reporting can occur with both query backup and
    query archive commands that specify the querysummary option.
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect Versions Affected:
    All supported IBM Spectrum Protect and Tivoli Storage Manger
    client versions
    
    Initial Impact: Low
    
    Additional Keywords: TSM IBM Spectrum Protect q ar
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect for Backup-Archove Client versions 6.4, *
    * 7.1 and 8.1 running on all platforms                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * see ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is projected *
    * to be fixed in level 8.1.4. Note that this is subject to     *
    * change at the discretion of IBM.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • The statistics which are provided by the option querysummary
    will contain correct information in the field "Avg. File Size"
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT22374

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    71L

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-09-12

  • Closed date

    2017-10-19

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-19

  • 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

  • R81L PSY

       UP

  • R81H PSY

       UP

  • R81S PSY

       UP

  • R81A PSY

       UP

  • R81M PSY

       UP

  • R81W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 71L

Reference #: IT22374

Modified date: 19 October 2017