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OA58780: EXTRA DATA VALIDITY CHECKING INTRODUCED IN OA56174 IS ONLY EFFECTIVE IF DEBUG BUFFER IS ACTIVE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Extra data validity checking introduced in OA56174 is only
    effective if DEBUG BUFFER is active.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of zSecure Alert started task      *
    *                 (C2POLICE) running the program with PTF for  *
    *                 APAR OA56174 applied.                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure Alert started task might        *
    *                      consume an excessive amount of the      *
    *                      central processor time.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided and review the        *
    *                 documentation updates.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    When zSecure Alert started task (C2POLICE) encounters an invalid
    or incomplete SMF event data in its internal buffers, the
    program starts to use an excessive amount of the central
    processor time.
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Alert has been modified so that it does not impose a
    high CPU load in cases where incomplete or invalid data related
    to SMF events are encountered. Please note the documentation
    updates as provided by the APAR tracking comment data.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA58780

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    230

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-12-09

  • Closed date

    2020-01-15

  • Last modified date

    2020-02-04

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

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

    UJ01802 UJ01807 UJ01808

Modules/Macros

  • C2PIORTN
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R230 PSY UJ01802

       UP20/01/17 P F001

  • R231 PSY UJ01807

       UP20/01/17 P F001

  • R240 PSY UJ01808

       UP20/01/17 P F001

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 February 2020