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IJ32517: SECUREMAIN -G <GROUP> LOCK FAILS TO LOCK THE NEW DIRECTORY <CANDLHOME>/SWIDTAG

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A new requirement in IBM Tivoli License Manager (ITLM) requires
    new tag files to be placed in the new <CANDLEHOME>/swidtag
    directory rather old <CANDLEHOME>/properties/version directory.
    Even though the current ITLM scanner searches for the ITLM files
    in the old location as well as the new location, some
    appications aer starting to use the new location.
    secureMain needs to be updated to process this new location.
    
    RECREATE INSTRUCTIONS:
    1) Install the 6.3.0-TIV-ITM_LFA-FP0005 LogFile agent on a Unix
    or Linux system.
    2) Change directory to the ITM installation directory
    3) Run the following command
    bin/secureMain -g <group> lock
      Where <group> is replaced by the pimary group of the
    installation user.
    4) Run the command following command
    find . -perm 777 ! -type l
    5) ERROR: Notice that only the swidtag directory and contents
    still have permission 777
    ./swidtag
    ./swidtag/klo.IBM_Tivoli_Monitoring_-_Log_File_Agent-6.3.0.swtag
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • SecureMain fails to lock the new directory <CANDLHOME>/swidtag
    
    
    A new requirement in IBM Tivoli License Manager (ITLM) requires
    new tag files to be placed in the new <CANDLEHOME>/swidtag
    directory rather old <CANDLEHOME>/properties/version directory.
    Even though the current ITLM scanner searches for the ITLM files
    in the old location as well as the new location, some
    appications aer starting to use the new location.
    secureMain needs to be updated to process this new location.
    LFA puts liecne information into the license directory instead
    of the licences directory.
    secureMain needs to be updated to process this new location.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The script baseSecure.shl has been changed to fix the problem.
    
    
    The fix for this APAR is contained in the following maintenance
    packages:
    
       | service pack | 6.3.0.7-TIV-ITM-SP0009
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ32517

  • Reported component name

    OMEG DIST INSTA

  • Reported component ID

    5608A41CI

  • Reported release

    630

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-05-05

  • Closed date

    2022-01-04

  • Last modified date

    2022-01-04

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    OMEG DIST INSTA

  • Fixed component ID

    5608A41CI

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSTFXA","label":"Tivoli Monitoring"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"630","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB45","label":"Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
08 March 2023