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XX00228: INSTALLING WEBSPHERE MQ V8 USING SYMLINKS FAILS WITH ERROR AMQ6290

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Installing MQ v8 to a symlinked location(e.g./opt/mqm8 ->
    /mqpkg/mqm80)
    fails with errors AMQ6290 and AMQ8101.
    * Attempt installing MQ v8 to a symlinked location
     (e.g. /opt/mqm8 -> /mqpkg/mqm80).
      #rpm ivh --prefix /opt/mq8 ...
    * The following errors will be reported.
      ERROR: Return code "1" from amqicdir for "-s -f", output is:
             AMQ6290: Unknown installation '/mqpkg/mqm80' detected.
      ERROR: Return code "71" from setmqinst for "-r -p /opt/mqm8",
    output is:
             AMQ8101: WebSphere MQ error (40806007) has occurred.
      AMQ6290: Unknown installation '/mqpkg/mqm80' detected.
    * After the failed installation, running MQ commands fail with
    the following error.
      #/opt/mqm8/bin/dspmqver
       AMQ6290: Unknown installation '/mqpkg/mqm80' detected.
       AMQ7047: An unexpected error was encountered by a command.
    Reason code is 0.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users installing MQ v8 to a symlinked path(symbolic link)
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    AIX, HP-UX Itanium, Linux on Power, Linux on x86-64, Linux on
    x86, Linux on zSeries, Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86-64
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    This problem occurred because MQ was incorrectly using the real
    path instead of the symbolic link when determining the
    installation path.
    

Problem conclusion

  • MQ has been modified to correctly determine the installation
    location when using symbolic link for the installation path.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v8.0       8.0.0.2
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    XX00228

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE MQ V8

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7250

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-09-22

  • Closed date

    2014-10-21

  • Last modified date

    2014-10-29

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE MQ V8

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7250

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
29 October 2014