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IT31743: ONTAPE RESTORE WILL FAIL IF BEING DONE USING A FILE OR VIA STDIO, IF NOT DONE BY THE INFORMIX USER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If not done as user informix, performing a restore using a file
    as TAPEDEV or using STDIO will fail with this error message:
    
    Physical restore failed - Error opening file <filename>.
    errno=13
    
    However, ontape -r will not fail if TAPEDEV is set to the
    directory.
    
    Starting the restore as user informix will work in all cases.
    

Local fix

  • Start the restore as user informix
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Informix Server prior to 12.10.xC14 and 14.10.xC4.  *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Update to Informix Server 12.10.xC14 or 14.10.xC4 (when      *
    * available).                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in Informix Server 12.10.xC14 and 14.10.xC4.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT31743

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    C10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-02-04

  • Closed date

    2020-03-04

  • Last modified date

    2020-03-04

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A3900

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 March 2020