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IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.2 APARs and 8.1.2.x APARs

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

IBM Spectrum Protect™ Client APARs fixed in the
-IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client Version 8.1.2.0 general availability fix pack (8.1.2-TIV-TSMBAC) and
-IBM Spectrum Protect™ Backup-Archive Client 8.1.2 interim fixes (8.1.2-TIV-TSMBAC-IF000x)

Symptom

Download page for the 8.1.2 backup-archive clients: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043887

Download page for the 8.1.2.x interim fix backup-archive clients: currently no interim fixes are available

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


Resolving the problem

Fix Pack 8.1.2

Interim fix 8.1.2.x

Fix Pack 8.1.2
This interim fix contains the fixes described in these security bulletins:

APAR Platforms fixed Description
IT14842 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
All Windows
"QUERY TOC" CAN FAIL USING "DSMADMC" WHEN OVER 1545 CHARACTERS
IN A FILE'S FULL PATH
IT15936 Mac ANS5055E IS REPORTED WHEN CLIENT IS RUNNING IN AN UNSUPPORTED
LOCALE
IT16979 All Platforms INCORRECT OBJECTS SPECIFICATION IN CLIENT SCHEDULE WILL NOT
CAUSE SCHEDULE TO FAIL.
IT17117 Windows x64 CLIENT INSTRUMENTATION LOG FILE (DSMINSTR.LOG) IS NOT CORRECTLY
TRANSLATED EVEN IF NLS MESSAGE REPOSITORY INSTALLED AND ENABLED
IT17123 All AIX TIVOLI STORAGE MANAGER CLIENT'S JOURNALING BACKUPS CAUSE
FILESYSTEM LOCK CONDITION
IT17245 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
Linux zSeries
SNAPDIFF BACKUP NOT POSSIBLE WITH ACTUAL=<VALUE> SET IN
/ETC/EXPORTS
IT17379 All Windows JOURNAL BACKUP FOR A WINDOWS CLUSTERED MOUNT POINT APPEARS TO BE
 VERY SLOW OR HUNG.
IT17409 All Platforms BACKUP HANGS WITH CLIENT ERRORS  "ANS1017E / ANS0361I" AND
SERVER ERROR "ANR9999D_1559062718 SMADDSESSIONTOAFFINITYCLUSTER"
IT17767 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNEXPECTED INCREMENTAL BACKUP INSTEAD OF SNAPDIFF DIFFERENCE
   SNAPSHOT PROCESSING WHEN USING REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION
IT18080 All Platforms CLIENT CRASH DURING BACKUP WITH ACCESS VIOLATION EXCEPTION
C0000005 IF DEDUPLICATION ENABLED.
IT18097 All Windows UNABLE TO CONFIGURE CAD VIA GUI WIZARD WITH STRICT MCAFEE POLICY
 ENABLED
IT18289 Windows x64 AFTER VM RESTORE, VHDX DISKS CHANGING FROM FIXED SIZED TO THIN
TYPE (DYNAMICALLY EXPANDABLE)
IT18358 Windows x64 DSMAGENT MAY PRODUCE INCORRECT MESSAGE DURING DATA PROTECTION
FOR SQL/EXCHANGE RESTORE WHEN ENCRYPTKEY SAVE IS USED
IT18407 Linux x86 ON UBUNTU, A VALID NETAPP SNAPSHOT DIFFERENTIAL C-MODE LICENSE
FILE IS MISSED.
IT18410 Mac MAC: CLIENT OPT CONFIG WIZARD FAILS WITH ANS2613S
IT18560 All Linux FULL LINUX VERSION AND RELEASE INFORMATION NOT CORRECTLY
IDENTIFIED BY CLIENT AND REPORTED BY "Q NODE F=D".
IT18676 All Unix/Linux MODIFICATION TIME (MTIME) OF THE RESTORED DIRECTORY MAY DIFFER
FROM THE ORIGINAL ONE WHEN DOING RESTORE BACKUPSET.
IT18678 Windows x64 MICROSOFT HYPER-V BACKUP FAILS WITH ANS4169E AND ANS1228E
IT18750 Mac SPECTRUM PROTECT CLIENT UPGRADE TO 8.1 ON MAC OS X MAY LEAVE
DIRECTORIES/FILES FROM PREVIOUS VERSIONS
IT18799 Windows x64 NODES ON THE OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 10 WILL BE REPORTED TO THE
SPECTRUM PROTECT SERVER AS THE ROLE SERVER INCORRECTLY.
IT18833 All Windows SESSION IS NOT CLOSED ON SERVER IF A LAN-FREE RESTORE VIA
SHAREDMEM IS UNSUCCESSFUL
IT18841 Mac UNEXPECTED "ANS4018E FILENAME TOO LONG" MESSAGE ON MAC
IT18856 Windows x64 MICROSOFT HYPER-V BACKUP FAILS WITH ANS5250E AND
VSS_E_SNAPSHOT_SET_IN_PROGRESS
IT18885 All Linux DEPLOYMENT SCRIPT CAN INCORRECTLY IDENTIFY THE AVAILABLE DISK
SPACE 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.
IT18916 Windows x64 SYSTEM STATE BACKUP FAILS BUT SCHEDULE REPORTED AS SUCCESSFUL
IT18953 Linux x86
AIX 64bit
Linux zSeries
"ANS1108E INVALID OPTION" IS RETURNED WHEN USING "UPDATECTIME"
OPTION WITH DSMC COMMAND LINE
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.
IT19116 Mac UNEXPECTED BACKUP OF DIRECTORY MOUNT POINTS ON MAC OSX
IT19242 Linux x86
Windows x64
THE TIME STAMP IN MESSAGE "USING <TYPE> SNAPSHOT '<SNAPSHOT>'
WITH TIME STAMP <TIME STAMP>" IS IN UTC INSTEAD OF LOCAL TIME.
IT19267 All Platforms SINGLE SIGN-ON ATTEMPT WITH INCORRECT PASSWORD GENERATES
MULTIPLE SIGN-ON SESSIONS
IT19296 All Platforms TEXT ALIGNMENT OF VALUES IN BACKUP SUMMARY IS INCORRECT WITH
THE CLIENT 8.1.0.0 AND LANGUAGE JPN.
IT19355 All Platforms  AFTER FIX FOR APAR IT14842 IN SOME CASES BUFFER IS CALCULATED
INCORRECTLY
IT19497 All Linux DSMCAD IS NOT PICKING UP THE SPECIFIED PORTS AFTER A RESTART OF
THE SERVICE.
IT19571 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
Linux zSeries
UNEXPECTED FILE COPY ON THE SERVER USING 'DSMC ARCH' FOR
PREMIGRATED OBJ
IT19625 All Platforms RESTORE ENDS UNSUCCESSFULLY WITH THE MESSAGE
"ACN5924E THERE WERE NO USABLE BACKUPS FOUND"
IT19644 All Platforms DATA PROTECTION FOR SQL LOG BACKUPS FAIL WITH A POWERSHELL CRASH
 ON VIRTUAL MACHINES
IT19822 Windows x64 CLIENT INSTALLATION FROM UNC NETWORK SHARE WAS INTERRUPTED
IT19964 Linux x86
All Windows
ANS4005E FILE NOT FOUND ERROR MESSAGES ISSUED DURING INCREMENTAL
SNAPDIFF BACKUP
IT19972 Windows x64 BACKUP VM ANS0361I DIAG: VMSENDVIAFILE(): ERROR GETTING STATS
FOR FILE XXXXXX.VMRS. HYPER-V 2016 ANS0361I ANS1228E ANS4005E
IT20015 All Windows SNAPDIFF BACKUP FAILS WITH ANS1626E WHEN SPECIFYING UNC PATH IN
STAGINGDIRECTORY OPTION
IT20029 Mac BA CLIENT ON MACINTOSH SUPPORTS ONLY ENGLISH LOCALE
IT20088 Windows x64 CRASH DURING RESTORE OF HYPER-V GUEST TO WINDOWS SERVER 2016 IF
THE GUEST WAS BACKED UP FROM WINDOWS SERVER 2012 OR 2012 R2
IT20236 All Linux B/A CLIENT ON LINUX MAY BACKUP AUTOMOUNT FILE SYSTEMS AS
DIRECTORIES BENEATH THE ROOT FILE SYSTEM
IT20286 All Unix/Linux B/A CLIENT ON UNIX COULD ALLOW AN ATTACKER TO GAIN
ELEVATED PRIVILEGES AT THE SYSTEM
IT20346 AIX 64bit
Linux x86
All Windows
SNAPDIFF BACKUP REPORTS MORE OBJECTS "TOTAL SNAPSHOT DIFFERENCE
OBJECTS" THAN EXPECTED
IT20619 All AIX
All Linux
BACKUP OF A NON-ROOT SNAPSHOT USES DEFAULT MANAGEMENT CLASS
INSTEAD OF THE ONE SPECIFIED BY INCLUDE STATEMENT
IT20713 Linux zSeries AT START-UP, DSMC AND/OR DSMTCA PROCESSES TAKE A LOT OF CPU
RESOURCES ON ZLINUX WHEN PASSWORDACCESS GENERATE IS USED
IT21284 Mac APPLE MACINTOSH CLIENT BACKING UP UNCHANGED FILE(S)/DIR(S) DUE TO "ADU_INO" ATTRIBUTE INCORRECTLY BEING HANDLED

Interim fix 8.1.2.x
currently no interim fixes are available

APAR Platforms fixed Description

Related information

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Overview of supported OS
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Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect
Client

Software version: 8.1.2

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

Reference #: 2004067

Modified date: 30 January 2018