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IV86432: DOC APAR: CHANGE AIX LIBRARIES REQUIRED FOR RUNNING PROBES AS SUID ROOT

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSSHTQ_8.1.0/com.ibm
    .netcool_OMNIbus.doc_8.1.0/omnibus/wip/probegtwy/task/omn_prb_ru
    nning_probes_suid.html
    Under AIX, the following changes are needed.
    Remove libsybsrv*
    Add the following
    libgsk*
    libOpl*
    libncjson*
    libnhttp*
    libicuio55.a
    Also copy two directories to /usr/lib
    cp -r $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/N /usr/lib
    cp -r $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/C /usr/lib
    Here is the full list of libraries needed:
    Copy the libraries from Netcool into /usr/lib
    cd /usr/lib
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libicudata* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libicui18n* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libicuuc* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libncrypt* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libnetcool* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libOpl* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libPa* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libslclient* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libsybcomn* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libsybcs* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libsybct* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libsybintl* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libsybtcl* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libtre* .
    cp $NCHOME/omnibus/platform/aix5/lib64/libncmd* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libgsk* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libOpl* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libncjson* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libnhttp* .
    cp $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/libicuio55.a .
    cp -r $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/N .
    cp -r $NCHOME/platform/aix5/lib64/C .
    

Local fix

  • See problem description above
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Root user on UNIX                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Unable to run probes as SUID (SETUID) root as the copy-to    *
    * directory and the list of libraries needed to change.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Within the IBM Knowledge Center for OMNIbus documentation,   *
    * follow the guidance in this updated documentation-topic;     *
    * https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSSHTQ_8.1.0/com *
    * .ibm.netcool_OMNIbus.doc_8.1.0/omnibus/wip/probegtwy/task/om *
    * n_prb_running_probes_suid.html                               *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • OMNIbus v8.1.0.11
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV86432

  • Reported component name

    NETCOOL/OMNIBUS

  • Reported component ID

    5724O4800

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-06-30

  • Closed date

    2017-05-08

  • Last modified date

    2017-05-08

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

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

Fix information

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Netcool/OMNIbus

Software version: 810

Reference #: IV86432

Modified date: 08 May 2017