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MA47105 - LIC-MEDIA-TAPE SET PREFERRED PATH

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 APAR (Authorized Program Analysis Report)

Abstract

LIC-MEDIA-TAPE SET PREFERRED PATH

Error Description

Hardware Service Manager does not provide an interface to      
change the preferred path device for a tape device used by a    
pure virtual partition.                                        

Problem Summary

Please see the ERROR DESCRIPTION section.                      

Problem Conclusion

This PTF adds an option to the ioptapepaths advanced analysis  
macro to allow the preferred path to be set/changed.            
                                                               
Use the following steps to set the preferred path using the    
iotapepaths Advanced analysis macro:                            
                                                               
    1. From the Use Dedicated Service Tools or System Service  
       Tools display, select Start a Service Tool.              
    2. From the Start a Service Tool display, select            
       Display/Alter/Dump.                                      
    3. From the Display/Alter/Dump Output Device display, select
       Display/Alter storage.                                  
    4. From the Select Data display, select Licensed Internal  
       Code (LIC) data.                                        
    5. From the Select LIC data display, page down and select  
       Advanced analysis                                        
    6. From the Select Advanced Analysis Command, type a 1 in  
       the option field next to the blank line and enter        
       iotapepaths as the command.                              
    7. From the Specify Advanced Analysis Options display enter
       the tape device resource name associated with the        
       preferred path you want to set, followed by the parameter
       -PREFER to change the preferred path.                    
                                                               
Example:                                                        
                       Specify Advanced Analysis Options        
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
 Output device  . . . . . . :   Display                        
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
 Type options, press Enter.                                    
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
   Command . . . . :   IOTAPEPATHS                              
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
   Options . . . . .   tap02 -PREFER                            

Temporary Fix

Comments

Circumvention


PTFs Available

R720 MF65029   8249
R730 MF65030   9116

Affected Modules

         
         

Affected Publications

Summary Information

Status............................................ CLOSED PER
HIPER........................................... No
Component.................................. 9400DG300
Failing Module.......................... RCHMGR
Reported Release................... R720
Duplicate Of..............................




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Modified date:
10 May 2019