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JR32179: PATCH REQUEST TO BLOCK 7.5.3 CLIENTS FROM CONNECTING TO 7.5.1A SERVERS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Customer found 7.5.3 client was not 100% compatible with 7.5.1a
    server and requested patch to block 7.5.3 DataStage clients from
    connecting to the 7.5.1a servers.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Client Server
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Customer wanted ability to close couple client and server
    version checking
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Apply patch and follow instructions in patch release notes. IT
    is important to ensure the environment variable is set as per
    the instructions on a per project basis.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Implemented functionality controlled by an environment variable
    'DS_FORCE_CS_VERSION' in this manner if the environment variable
    is not set then the product behaves as orignially. If the
    variable is set to 1 then the client and server versions must
    match over the first 3 components of the version number.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR32179

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    753

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-02-26

  • Closed date

    2009-03-05

  • Last modified date

    2009-03-05

  • 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

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R753 PSY

       UP

  • R751 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 March 2009