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PI28620: RDZ V9014 INTERNAL DEFECTS AND ENHANCEMENTS - OPENRSE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • RDZ V9014 INTERNAL DEFECTS AND ENHANCEMENTS - OPENRSE
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: 01.RDz server administrators who have DNS    *
    *                    issues on their servers and RDz users     *
    *                    who are concerned with too many           *
    *                    unnecessary log files.                    *
    *                 02.RDz Users who use USS symbolic links      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 01.When DNS settings are messed up, an  *
    *                         NPE can occur with the server        *
    *                         without a useful error message and   *
    *                         .dstoreHashmap log entries can take  *
    *                         up a lot of space.                   *
    *                      02.Deleting a symbolic link for a       *
    *                         folder from RSE deletes the folder   *
    *                         contents.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    01.If a z/OS machine hasn't properly configured their DNS
       settings, an NPE can occur with the server. While there is
       already a workaround for this scenario, there is no message
       indicating to the administrator what might have gone wrong.
       The second issue is that .dstoreHashmap files can get
       frequently created in some scenarios and these files aren't
       very useful to users.
    02.Deleting a symbolic link for a folder from RSE deletes the
       folder contents.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 01.The RSE server will attempt to fall back to reading the
       hostname via a shell command. If that fails then, a error
       message will indicate a problem and suggest the workaround.
       For .dstoreHashmap log entries will not get created by
       default and older ones will be deleted after a two days.
    02.When a user deletes a symbolic link for a folder, the
       contents are not deleted.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI28620

  • Reported component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0723

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-10-30

  • Closed date

    2015-06-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-06-08

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • FEKFDST0 FEKFDST2
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSY UI28242

       UP15/06/08 I 1000

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.0

Reference #: PI28620

Modified date: 08 June 2015