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IT36826: WHEN HYPERVISOR IS DELETED, ASSOCIATED BACKUPS WILL NOT BE VISIBLE, UNLESS USER IS THE NATIVE SUPERUSER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Description:
    If a hypervisor provider is deleted from IBM Spectrum Protect
    Plus
    the associated backups which are still in retention will not
    show   up in the restore wizard.
    
    These versions can still be seen by the native superuser account
    and role.
    
    | MDVPARTL 10.1.6.0  5737SPLUS |  IT36304
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Versions Affected:
    IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.7 and higher version
    
    Initial Impact: High
    
    Additional Keywords: SPP, SPPlus, restore, catalog, api,
    TS004843672
    

Local fix

  • Log in using the 'superuser' account to restore these Virtual
    Machines (VMs).
    The 'native superuser' is the user (belonging to the
    superuser role) that was set at IBM Spectrum Protect Plus
    installation time.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Plus levels 10.1.7 and 10.1.8.          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See Error Description.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply the fixing level when available. This problem is       *
    * projected to be fixed in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus levels    *
    * 10.1.8 patch1 and 10.1.9. Note that this is subject to       *
    * change at the discretion of IBM.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A change was made to ensure that backups associated with
    hypervisors which have been deleted show up as expected for all
    users with proper access rights.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT36826

  • Reported component name

    SP PLUS

  • Reported component ID

    5737SPLUS

  • Reported release

    A17

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-05-10

  • Closed date

    2021-06-09

  • Last modified date

    2021-06-09

  • 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

    SP PLUS

  • Fixed component ID

    5737SPLUS

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":"A17","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
31 January 2024