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IT24599: IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS LDAP DOCUMENTATION CHANGES

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • The Version 10.1.1 IBM Spectrum Protect Plus documentation
    requires updates to multiple sections covering LDAP
    configuration.
    In the section "Systems Management -> Managing Providers ->
    Registering LDAP Providers" the following changes are needed:
    - Under step 3, "Username" should be "Credentials"
    - Under step 3, User Filter should provide the following
    details:
    When using the "samaccountname={0}" filter, users log in only
    using the username. No domain is specified.
    Example: LDAP domain is IBM, and username is ROBERT
    When logging into IBM Spectrum Protect Plus, you would log in
    with "ROBERT" and not "IBM\ROBERT"
    - The filter "userprincipalname={0}" should be added to the
    documentation as an allowed option. Using this specific filter
    requires users to log in using the username@domain context.
    - The Blue box labeled "Tips" is blank and should be fixed.
    In the section "User Access -> Managing user roles",  under
    SYSADMIN it states:
    "The SYSADMIN role is the administrator role. This role provides
    access to all resources and privileges. This role can be
    assigned only to native users."
    The sentence "This role can be assigned only to native users."
    is incorrect and should be removed.
    Versions affected: 10.1.1
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Plus levels 10.1.1.*                    *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * These changes are reflected in the 10.1.1 version of the     *
    * Knolwedge Center documentation.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Updates have been made to the Knowledge Center documentation
    regarding LDAP and RBAC support. The changes clarify the use
    of LDAP filters and other minor issues. The SYSADMIN role
    documentation has also been updated to clarify that this role
    is available to all user types and not just native users.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT24599

  • Reported component name

    SP PLUS

  • Reported component ID

    5737SPLUS

  • Reported release

    A11

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-04-02

  • Closed date

    2018-06-25

  • Last modified date

    2018-06-25

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Fix information

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU058","label":"IBM Infrastructure w\/TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSNQFQ","label":"IBM Spectrum Protect Plus"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"A11","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
30 January 2024