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IT34119: 'installp' reports a path not found error when installing the 'mqm.web.rte' fileset to a non-default location on AIX

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • 'installp' reports path not found error when installing
    mqm.web.rte to non-default location on AIX
    
    For example, if installing to the location:
    
      /usr/mq9200
    
    the following error is seen:
    
    installp: APPLYING software for:
            mqm.web.rte (R) 9.2.0.0
    
    ./mqm.web.rte.pre_rm[38]: /usr/mq9200/usr/mqm/web:  not found
    
    
    The installation completes despite this error, and there is no
    loss of product functionality.
    

Local fix

  • The error may be ignored.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of IBM MQ on AIX who are installing the:
    
      mqm.web.rte
    
    fileset, and monitoring the logged installation information.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    AIX
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When IBM MQ was being installed on AIX to a non-default
    installation location, an error message was being reported at
    installation time.
    
    For example, if IBM MQ is to be installed on AIX into the
    following directory:
    
      /usr/mqm01
    
    the following commands might be used:
    
    # mkidr mqm01
    # mkusil -R /usr/mqm01
    # installp -R /usr/mqm01 -acgXYd. all
    
    and the installation would begin.  When it came to install the
    mqm.web.rte fileset, the following output was observed:
    
    
    Filesets processed:  34 of 35  (Total time:  2 mins 7 secs).
    
    installp: APPLYING software for:
            mqm.web.rte (R) 9.2.0.0
    
    ./mqm.web.rte.pre_rm[38]: /usr/mqm01/usr/mqm/web:  not found
    
    . . . . . << Copyright notice for mqm.web >> . . . . . . .
    
    
    Once installed, the MQ WebUI component functioned without error.
    
    The error message is coming from the installation script, which
    was running a:
    
      lppchk
    
    command to verify the installation of the fileset, which was not
    using the "-R" argument to specify a user-specified installation
    location.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The installation scripts have been updated to correct the issue
    which was resulting in this error message being reported.
    
    Please note that as this issue affects the logic within the base
    product mqm.web installation package, it cannot be resolved
    through the application of a fix pack. Remediation will be
    delivered via an update of the base product installation media
    at the versions listed below.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.2 LTS   9.2.0.2
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT34119

  • Reported component name

    MQ BASE V9.2

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7281

  • Reported release

    920

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-09-04

  • Closed date

    2020-09-24

  • Last modified date

    2020-09-24

  • 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

    MQ BASE V9.2

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7281

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSYHRD","label":"IBM MQ"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"920"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
25 March 2021