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JR32966: PATCH FOR TRANSPORT BLOCK SIZE ISSUE IN VER 8.0.2

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A patch needs to be built to address the Transport Block size
    issue with fixed length schemas.
    

Local fix

  • This fix is included in 8.0.1 fixpack 3
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Information Server 8.0.1 FP2 customers.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    An error will occur saying Fatal Error: unknown block format in
    jobs where the customer is using a fixed length schema and has
    changed the default block format size using
    APT_DEFAULT_TRANSPORT_BLOCK_SIZE
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Install patch JR32966.
    This change is included in 8.1 Fix Pack 1.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A change to handle the most recent block format was missing
    fromthe FP2 branch.  With this change the jobs will run to
       completion as expected.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR32966

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    802

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-05-13

  • Closed date

    2009-05-28

  • Last modified date

    2010-12-09

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • SERVER
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R802 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 December 2010