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IT39099: ALERT SECTION SHOWS UNEXPECTED WARNING ABOUT VSNAP USED CAPACITY DESPITE SETTING GLOBAL PREFERENCE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When navigating to the 'Alerts' section in the IBM Spectrum
    Protect Plus user interface, an alert can be seen when the vSnap
    is reaching its default warning or error thresholds. This
    happens even when these threshold values were changed in the
    'Global Preferences' section of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.
    
    The following alert will be shown:
    <vSnap name> (Vsnap): free disk space xxx MB (xx.xx% free) lower
    than threshold 20%.
    
    
    
    IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Versions Affected:
    IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.x
    
    Additional Keywords: SPP, SPPlus, TS007230641
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Plus levels 10.1.x.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * see ERROR Description                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply the fixing level when available. This problem is       *
    * currently projected to be fixed in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus *
    * level 10.1.9. Note that this is subject to change at the     *
    * discretion of IBM.                                           *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus global preference "Target free space
    warning (percentage)" is correctly being used for vSnap alerts
    regarding free space threshold.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT39099

  • Reported component name

    SP PLUS

  • Reported component ID

    5737SPLUS

  • Reported release

    A18

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2021-11-16

  • Closed date

    2022-01-05

  • Last modified date

    2022-01-05

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • GUI
    

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":"A18","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
31 January 2024