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IT36618: THE ONCONFIG PARAMETER BAR_ENCRYPTION AND BAR_DECRYPTION IS MISSING

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • the onconfig parameter BAR_ENCRYPTION and BAR_DECRYPTION  is
    missing from
    https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGU8G_14.1.0/com.ib
    m.adref.doc/ids_adr_1072.htm#ids_adr_1072__bar
    as these are new parameter introduced in 14.10
    
    The description of the parameter is as below:
    #BAR_ENCRYPTION      - Specifies a cipher algorithm and either a
    #                       keyfile or credential store
    #                       use to retrieve encryption key to
    encrypt
    #                       both dbspace and log backups
    # BAR_DECRYPTION      - Specifies a keyfile or credential store
    #                       to decrypt backups that were encrypted
    using
    #                       BAR_ENCRYPTION, this parameter is
    optional.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of Informix Server prior to 14.10.FC10.                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Informix Server 14.10.FC10.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in Informix Server 14.10.FC10.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT36618

  • Reported component name

    INFORMIX SERVER

  • Reported component ID

    5725A3900

  • Reported release

    E10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-04-19

  • Closed date

    2023-03-01

  • Last modified date

    2023-03-01

  • 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

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud \u0026 Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSGU8G","label":"Informix Servers"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"E10"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
01 March 2023