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PI73135: INTERMITTENT ACCESS ERRORS WHILE USING NON-CLEARCASE ACCESS ON VOB ROOTS THAT DO NOT HAVE S_IXOTH SET IN ITS PERMISSIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When accessing files and directories via non-clearcase access to
    the exported IBM Rational ClearCase VOB and view there are
    intermittent EACCES errors returned. This occurs when VOB
    root directory does not have S_IXOTH set in it's permissions.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    None.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Configurations in which ClearCase VOBs are exported for      *
    * non-ClearCase access over NFS.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When using a ClearCase dynamic view to export a VOB path for *
    * non-ClearCase access over NFS, if the VOB root directory     *
    * does not have execute permissions set, users may experience  *
    * access denied errors when accessing files in the VOB.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Capability checks appropriate for the NFS daemon accessing MVFS
    have been added to the MVFS permission checks for this case.
    This problem is fixed in ClearCase 8.0.1.14 and 9.0.0.4.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI73135

  • Reported component name

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3300

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-12-02

  • Closed date

    2017-03-16

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-16

  • 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

    CC&CC MSITE WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3300

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSY

       UP

  • R900 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2021