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IT35582: IBM MQ MFT Message-To-File Transfer request using a protocol bridge agent (PBA) as the source agent fails silently.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The product documentation states: "The source agent for a
    message-to-file transfer cannot be a protocol bridge agent or a
    Connect:Direct® bridge agent."
    
    A message-to-file transfer request to a PBA as the source agent
    fails with rc=1 without displaying a message that the request
    type of transfer is not supported.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This issue affects users of the MFT Bridge Agent(PBA)
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Performing a Message to File transfer on a MFT Bridge
    Agent(PBA), which is not supported.  Will fail, but be seen as a
    recoverable error and the transfer will be retried.
    
    eg.
    fteCreateTransfer -sa MFT_BRI_LNX_0 -sm QM1 -da MFT_BRI_LNX_0
    -df "localhost:/tmp/" -sq LQ1 -t text
    
    You may see a message indicating it has hit
    BFGCH0128E/BFGIO0340E in the ouput0.log.  The transfer request
    will be retried.
    
    output0.log:
    BFGCH0128E: Processing of transfer request with ID ''<Transfer
    ID>'' failed due to an exception ''BFGIO0340E: The transfer item
    "LQ1" is a queue. Queues are not supported by a protocol bridge
    agent..''.  Agent will attempt to process the transfer request
    again.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been change to fail the transfer request and return
    the following Supplement information for the transfer:
    
    BFGRP0038I: The file transfer request failed due to :
    BFGIO0340E: The transfer item 'QM1' is a queue. Queues are not
    supported by a protocol bridge agent..
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.0 LTS   9.0.0.12
    v9.1 LTS   9.1.0.8
    v9.2 LTS   9.2.0.3
    v9.x CD    9.2.3
    
    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

    IT35582

  • Reported component name

    IBM MQ BASE M/P

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7261

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-01-19

  • Closed date

    2021-03-04

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-04

  • 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

    IBM MQ BASE M/P

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7261

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":"9.0"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
05 March 2021