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IT43255: ORACLE BACKUP LEAVES BEHIND DIRECTORIES WITHIN THE /TMP FOLDER OF THE ORACLE SERVER.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Oracle Backup leaves behind
    directories within the /tmp directory of the Oracle server.
    The directories are owned by the sppagent account, and each
    directory has a command log within it.
    
    /tmp
    drwxr-xr-x    3 sppagent staff            <timestamp>
    ########-####-####-####-############
    drwxr-xr-x    3 sppagent staff            <timestamp>
    ########-####-####-####-############
    drwxr-xr-x    3 sppagent staff            <timestamp>
    ########-####-####-####-############
    

Local fix

  • Manual removal of each file can be completed via command line of
    the Oracle Server.
    rm -f /tmp/########-####-####-####-############
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.x                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * See ERROR DESCRIPTION                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply fixing level when available. This problem is currently *
    * projected to be fixed in IBM Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.14.  *
    * Note that this is subject to change at the discretion of IBM *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This problem has been fixed so that /tmp files and directories
    created by IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Oracle agent will be
    cleaned up.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT43255

  • Reported component name

    SP PLUS

  • Reported component ID

    5737SPLUS

  • Reported release

    A1C

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2023-03-01

  • Closed date

    2023-03-08

  • Last modified date

    2023-03-08

  • 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":"A1C","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
30 January 2024