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IT22939: SERVER TRIES TO DO ALLOWOVERWRITE OPERATION WHEN THE CHECKTAPEPOS IS NO.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The condition of using ALLOWOVERWRITE operation is that the
    CheckTapePos option is Yes.
    If the CheckTapePos option is set to No, then the ALLOWOVERWRITE
    option will not be issued.
    But  server actually tries to do ALLOWOVERWRITE operation
    although the CheckTapePos option is NO.
    Server should not do ALLOWOVERWRITE operation when the
    CheckTapePos option is NO.
    
    
    Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Spectrum Protect versions
    affected:
    All supported IBM Spectrum Protect server version for all
    platform which use LTO drives which supports appendOnly
    capability.
    
    
    Initial Impact: Middle
    Additional Keywords: storageagent lanfree
    

Local fix

  • Please set CheckTapePos option to YES.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All Tivoli Storage Manager and IBM Spectrum Protect server   *
    * users of CHECKTAPEPOS option.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See error description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This                      *
    * problem is currently projected to be fixed                   *
    * in levels 7.1.9 and 8.1.5.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem was fixed.
    
    Affected platforms for reported release:  AIX, HP-UX, Solaris,
    Linux, and Windows.
    Platforms fixed:  AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT22939

  • Reported component name

    TSM SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMSV

  • Reported release

    71S

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-11-06

  • Closed date

    2017-11-15

  • Last modified date

    2017-11-15

  • 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

  • R81A PSY

       UP

  • R81L PSY

       UP

  • R81W PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 7.1.3

Reference #: IT22939

Modified date: 15 November 2017