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IT24703: DOCUMENTATION NEEDS TO BE UPDATED TO REFLECT ISCSI REQUIREMENTS FOR MICROSOFT SQL BACKUPS

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus documentation needs to be updated with
    the following requirements for Microsoft SQL server backups:
    1. Microsoft iSCSI initiation initiator service must be enabled
    and running on the Windows system where the SQL server resides
    2. A network connection must exist between the SQL system and
    the vSnap server to facilitate the iSCSI traffic
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect Versions Affected:
    IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.1
    
    Initial Impact: Low
    
    Additional Keywords: SPP, SPPlus
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Plus levels 10.1.0.                     *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in level 10.1.1p1                      *
    * Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of IBM.*
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Problem conclusion

  • In the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus User's Guide and Knowledge
    Center, the following requirement is listed in the
    SQL Backup topic and the SQL Requirements technote:
    Microsoft iSCSI Initiator must be enabled and running on the
    Windows Server. An iSCSI route must be enabled between the
    SQL system and vSnap server. For more information see https://
    technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee338476(v=ws.10).aspx.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT24703

  • 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

    2018-04-23

  • Closed date

    2018-09-17

  • Last modified date

    2018-09-17

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

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