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IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.0 APARs and 8.1.0.x APARs

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Client APARs fixed in the
-IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client Version 8.1.0.0 general availability release (8.1.0-TIV-TSMBAC) and
-IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.0 interim fixes (8.1.0-TIV-TSMBAC-IF000x)

Symptom

Download page for the 8.1.0 backup-archive clients:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24042956

Download page for the 8.1.0.x interim fix backup-archive clients:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043653

Latest backup-archive client and server downloads:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21239415

Overview of backup-archive client and server system requirements:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21243309


The APARs in the tables below were fixed since the General Availability of the 7.1.6.3 client.
Note: Maintenance is cumulative.

Here are the APARs fixed in the 7.1.6 client:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21985020


Resolving the problem

Release 8.1.0

Interim fix 8.1.0.2

Release 8.1.0

APAR Platforms fixed Description
IT17363 All Platforms INSTRUMENTATION LOG FILE DISPLAYS PASSWORD USED BY 'SETPASSWORD' CLIENT COMMAND
IT17149 All Linux CLIENT CAN INCORRECTLY IDENTIFY AND DISPLAY EXT FILESYSTEM VERSION FOR "/" (ROOT) FILESYSTEM
IT17145 All Platforms API PROTOCOL VALIDATION NEEDS TO BE ENHANCED TO NOT THROW DSM_RC_COMM_PROTOCOL_ERROR UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS
IT17144 All AIX
All Linux
All Windows
DSMFECC DISPLAYS INCORRECT DATE/TIME AND JSON FORMAT IS NOT INCLUDED
IT16878 All Windows AUTOMATIC CLIENT DEPLOYMENT ON WINDOWS FAILS WITH ANS4206E AND ANS4298E
IT16782 All Unix/Linux OPTION DOMAIN ALL-LOCAL NEEDS TO UPGRADE DOCUMENTATION WITH AUTOMOUNT OPTION REQUIREMENT.
IT16633 All Windows SNAPDIFF BACKUP CAN FAIL WITH ANS2831E WHEN MULTIPLE SHARES ARE BACKED UP
IT16445 AIX 64bit AIX SYSTEM CRASH MAY OCCUR WHEN THE FILEPATH DRIVER IS LOADED DURING FAILOVER
IT16390 All Platforms ANS1694E AND ANR8581E FAILURES USING SSL CONNECTION WITH A CERTIFICATE WITH WILDCARDED COMMON NAME (CN).
IT16364 All Platforms HANDLE LEAK IN THE V7.1.6 CLIENT INSTRUMENTATION TRACING MAY RENDER LONG RUNNING CLIENT PROCESSES INOPERATIVE
IT16037 All Windows  ANS0361I DIAG: FIOGETATTRIB WHEN RUNNING SNAPDIFF BACKUP USING TESTFLAG SNAPDIFFCMODEVOLPREFIX
IT16033 Solaris 7.1.2.X AND HIGHER DSMC/DSMADMC/DSMCAD WILL HANG WHEN STARTING ON FUJITSU SPARC-X ORACLE SOLARIS PLATFORM
IT16030 All Windows DSMAGENT CRASHES WHEN MICROSOFT EXCHANGE DATABASE BACKUPS ARE QUERIED
IT16018 All Platforms DSMC CRASH IN DCCBAPERFORMANCEMONITOR
IT16004 All Platforms CLIENT CAN HANG DURING SCHEDULED BACKUP WHEN PROCESSING FILE
SPACE WITH MILLIONS OF OBJECTS (FILES AND DIRECTORIES)
IT15989 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
All Windows
BASE SNAPSHOT NOT REMOVED AFTER A FAILED SNAPDIFF BACKUP
IT15778 All Platforms SCHEDULER IN REPLICATION FAILOVER NEVER RETURNS TO CHECK PRIMARY  AVAILABILITY
IT15465 All Platforms INCORRECT FINAL STATISTICS ARE REPORTED AFTER RECEIVING ERROR 'ANS2101E (RC155) COMPRESSED DATA GREW' DURING IMAGE BACKUP
IT15189 All Unix/Linux TSM CLIENT GENERATES INFINITE OUTPUT FOR 'QUERY SCHEDULE' REQUEST
IT14696 All Linux "BACKUP IMAGE" ON BTRFS FILEYSTEMS ON SLES 12 WILL FAIL WITH "ANS8058E THE SPECIFIED PATH IS A LINUX BTRFS SUBVOLUME"
IT13841 All Windows ANS1228E / ANS4987E FOR SYSTEMSTATE FILES.\EFI\MICROSOFT\BOOT\BCD AND .\EFI\MICROSOFT\BOOT\BCD.LOG
IT13701 All Windows CLIENT CRASHES DURING BACKUP WHEN PROCESSING AN INVALID DIRECTORY STRUCTURE
IT15865 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
Linux zSeries
DSMC CAN CRASH USING "MEMORYEFFICIENTBACKUP DISKCACHEMETHOD"
OPTION FOR A BACKUP OF A SPACE MANAGED FILESYSTEM
IT15285 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
Linux zSeries
B/A CLIENT "ANS0361I OUT OF SEQUENCE VERB: VERB: 29" ERROR CAN OCCUR WHEN BACKING UP A SPACE MANAGED FILE SYSTEM



8.1.0.2 Interim Fix
AIX, Linux and Windows available May 9, 2017; Macintosh available May 17, 2017

APAR Platforms fixed Description
IT14842 AIX (64)
All Windows
Linux x86
"QUERY TOC" CAN FAIL USING "DSMADMC" WHEN OVER 1545 CHARACTERSIN A FILE'S FULL PATH
IT15936 Macintosh ANS5055E IS REPORTED WHEN CLIENT IS RUNNING IN AN UNSUPPORTED LOCALE
IT16220 All Windows BACKUP OF MULTIPLE DRIVES ON WINDOWS CAN SHOW THE SAME DRIVE BEING BACKED UP
IT16235 AIX "ANS4262E THE PREVIEW OF THE CLIENT INSTALLATION FAILED" FOR
AUTOMATIC DEPLOYMENT WHEN UPGRADING FROM 6.2.X TO 7.1.3+
IT16979 All Platforms INCORRECT OBJECTS SPECIFICATION IN CLIENT SCHEDULE WILL NOT CAUSE SCHEDULE TO FAIL
IT17092 AIX (64) AIX BACKUP-ARCHIVE CLIENT BUILDS ARE NOT PROPERLY SETTING THEMAXDATA FLAG TO ALLOW MORE THAN 256MB OF MEMORY TO BE USED.
IT17123 AIX only TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER CLIENT'S JOURNALING BACKUPS CAUSE FILESYSTEM LOCK CONDITION
IT17409 All Platforms BACKUP HANGS WITH CLIENT ERRORS "ANS1017E / ANS0361I" AND
SERVER ERROR "ANR9999D_1559062718 SMADDSESSIONTOAFFINITYCLUSTER"
IT18134 Win x64 APPLICATION PROTECTION RESTORE (FROM GUEST) OF EXCH DB ON LARGE
DISK FAILS (EDB FILE NOT FOUND)
IT18407 Linux x86
Linux zSeries
ON UBUNTU, A VALID NETAPP SNAPSHOT DIFFERENTIAL C-MODE LICENSEFILE IS MISSED.
IT18678  Win x64 MICROSOFT HYPER-V BACKUP FAILS WITH ANS4169E AND ANS1228E
IT18799 Win x64 NODES ON THE OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 10 WILL BE REPORTED TO THE SPECTRUM PROTECT SERVER AS THE ROLE SERVER INCORRECTLY
IT18841 Macintosh UNEXPECTED "ANS4018E FILENAME TOO LONG" MESSAGE ON MAC
IT18885  All Linux DEPLOYMENT SCRIPT CAN INCORRECTLY IDENTIFY THE AVAILABLE DISKSPACE IF POSIXLY_CORRECT VARIABLE IS SET
IT18901 All Platforms CLIENT REPORTS ANS0361I ERROR WHEN PROCESSING A DIRECTORY THAT
INCLUDES MORE THAN 1400 SUBDIRECTORIES IN THE SAME LEVEL.
IT19057 All Windows SYSTEMSTATE RESTORE FAILS TO RESTORE SHORTNAMES CORRECTLY
IT19067 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
Linux zSeries
INCREMENTAL FILELIST BACKUP OF A IBM SPECTRUM SCALE FILESYSTEM
WITH A SNAPSHOT DISPLAYS THE WRONG PATH FOR INSPECTED FILES.
IT19216 Win x64 RESTORE FROM VMVSS BACKUP TERMINATES WITH ANS9892E IF THE DATABASE IS LOCATED BEHIND A MOUNTPOINT
IT19239 AIX AUTODEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP-ARCHIVE CLIENT FAILS ON PRE-DEINSTALL
VERIFICATION

Related information

Latest client and server
Overview of supported OS
Featured Documents
Download 8.1.0 clients
Download page for the 8.1.x.y interim fixes

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect
Client

Software version: 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, iOS

Reference #: 1993247

Modified date: 30 January 2018