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This document describes how to download installation images for early availability updates (e-Fix bundles) for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Plus

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General
Images via Fix Central Online
Featured documents
Downloads for releases and patches


General

An early availability update is a bundle of e-Fixes and has the intention to place quick solution for several issues.

An e-Fix bundle contains fixes for APARs and several minor issues. The maintenance provided by e-Fix bundles is cumulative.

To see which APARs are fixed check the table in section change history list. For a full tested package use the next patch or fix pack.


Images via Fix Central Online

Software patches and early availability updates (e-Fix bundles) are delivered via Fix Central and installed by using the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Administrative Console.

The Fix Central Online website contains update files for IBM Spectrum Protect Plus for download. The HTTP link in the section "Download package" directs to the Fix Central Online website.

The images available through Fix Central do not contain license enablement files. You must have a base level package installed to use these images.

The following early availability updates (e-Fix bundles) of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus are available for download:

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus eFix4:

    Image name Previous delivery Description
    spp_10.1.2.350.iso v10.1.2.271 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Update IBM Spectrum Protect Plus virtual appliance.
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2 fix pack or V10.1.2.271 eFix, English
    vsnap-dist-10.1.2-75.run v10.1.2.271 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Installs a vSnap server on a physical or virtual machine. 
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2 fix pack or V10.1.2.271 eFix, English
    spp_10.1.2-readme.txt v10.1.2.271 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Cumulative eFix instructions to update from SPP 10.1.2

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus eFix3:

    Image name Previous delivery Description
    spp_10.1.2.271.iso v10.1.2.247 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Update IBM Spectrum Protect Plus virtual appliance.
    Includes updated IBM Db2 agent.
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2 fix pack or V10.1.2.247 eFix, English
    vsnap-dist-10.1.2-75.run v10.1.2.247 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Installs a vSnap server on a physical or virtual machine. 
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2 fix pack or V10.1.2.247 eFix, English
    spp_10.1.2-readme.txt v10.1.2.247 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Cumulative eFix instructions to update from SPP 10.1.2

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus eFix2:

    Image name Previous delivery Description
    spp_10.1.2.247.iso v10.1.2.209 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Update IBM Spectrum Protect Plus virtual appliance.
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2 fix pack or V10.1.2.209 eFix, English
    vsnap-dist-10.1.2-72.run v10.1.2.209 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Installs a vSnap server on a physical or virtual machine. 
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2 fix pack or V10.1.2.209 eFix, English
    spp_10.1.2-readme.txt v10.1.2.209 eFix  or
    v10.1.2 fix pack
    Cumulative eFix instructions to update from SPP 10.1.2

  • IBM Spectrum Protect Plus eFix1:

    Image name Previous delivery Description
    spp_10.1.2.209.iso v10.1.2 fix pack Update IBM Spectrum Protect Plus virtual appliance.
    Product upgrade from V10.1.2, English
    vsnap-dist-10.1.2-71.run v10.1.2 fix pack Installs a vSnap server on a physical or virtual machine.
    spp_10.1.2-readme.txt v10.1.2 fix pack Cumulative eFix instructions to update from SPP 10.1.2


    Note: This cumulative eFix can only be applied on top of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus version 10.1.2. Customers who are on IBM Spectrum Protect Plus version 10.1.1 should not use this cumulative e-fix to upgrade to IBM Spectrum Protect Plus version version 10.1.2.
    To perform an upgrade to IBM Spectrum Protect Plus version 10.1.2 from version 10.1.1, it is first required to follow the documented instructions, how the user has to apply the necessary ISO update files for the virtual appliance as described in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSNQFQ_10.1.2/spp/t_spp_updating_app.html .
    For a list of download images, including the required operating system update for the virtual appliance, see Download Information: Version 10.1.2.x IBM Spectrum Protect™ Plus .  For instructions for how to update IBM Spectrum Protect Plus see: Update IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.2.


Featured documents

Featured technical support documents like update history, known issues and limitations and requirement pages are listed in: Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Plus
 


Downloads for releases and patches

Find the download documents for releases and patches, in Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protect™ Plus under Downloads: Releases and Patches section
 

Prerequisites

Refer to the hardware and software requirements for all components and platforms supported by IBM Spectrum Protect Plus at IBM Spectrum Protect™ Plus - All Requirements Doc

For guidance on how to build an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus solution with a focus on how to size, build, and place storage and data movement components in a VMware vSphere virtual machine environment, see the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Blueprint.  The guidance can be generalized for any application protection that is available with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.
 

Installation Instructions

Follow the instructions to apply an early availability update (e-Fix bundles) for IBM Spectrum Protect Plus:

  • ISO installation procedure:

    1. Download the .iso file that installs the update.

    2. From a supported web browser, access the Administrative Console at the following address:    https://<HOSTNAME>:8090/

      where <HOSTNAME> is the IP address of the virtual machine where the application is deployed.

    3. In the login window, select an Authentication Type.

    4. To log in as an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus user with SYSADMIN privileges, select IBM Spectrum Protect Plus from the Authentication Type drop-down menu, then enter your administrator username and password.

    5. To login as a System user, select System from the Authentication Type drop-down menu, then enter the system password to access the Administrative Console.

    6. Click Manage updates.

    7. Click Browse to browse for the .iso file to upload to the appliance, then click Upload Update Image. The update process begins once the update image has been uploaded to the appliance.

    8. Once the update completes, the virtual machine where the application is deployed should automatically reboot.

    9. After update, clear your browser's cache before logging in to the updated version of IBM Spectrum Protect Plus to ensure you are viewing the latest content changes.

  • VSNAP installation procedure:
    Use procedure below to update a remote vSnap 10.1.2 server:

    1. Login to the vSnap server using the serveradmin account and copy the downloaded *.run file to "/tmp" location.

    2. $ sudo bash /tmp/vsnap-dist-*.run -- nostart

      • Note: include the space between the -- and nostart command above. 

Download Package

The HTTP link in the Download Options column below directs you to the following site:

  • Fix Central Online website. Fix Central is a secure website that requires you to log in using your IBM ID. You can acquire an IBM ID for free at Sign up to IBMid . Fix Central allows you to search, select, order, and download fixes to your system with a choice of delivery options.

    You can locate images on the Fix Central Online website by using the product name, version and platform as the search query. For example use the "IBM Spectrum Protect Plus".

Reminder: The images available through Fix Central do not contain license enablement files. You must have a base level package installed to use these packages.

 

Change History

The following table list fixed APARs regarding early availability update (e-Fix bundle):

APAR Fixed Level Abstract
IT26286 10.1.2.209 ERROR: COMMAND FINISHED WITH ERROR: EXIT STATUS 32 DESC (MOUNTING FAILED)
IT26403 10.1.2.209 MAINTENANCE COMPLETED WITH STATUS PARTIAL BECAUSE IT FAILED TO CLEANUP THE ORACLE JOB WHEN THE ORACLE HOST IS DECOMMISSIONED
IT26488 10.1.2.209 HYPER-V VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUP FAILS IF THERE IS A CLUSTER DISK LEFT BEHIND BY EARLIER FAILED BACKUP
IT26498 10.1.2.209 INVENTORY JOB FAILURE FOR ESXI HOSTS POWERED OFF, DISCONNECTED OR IN MAINTENANCE MODE
IT26535 10.1.2.209 SLA ATTEMPTS TO BACKUP VIRTUAL MACHINE THAT HAS BEEN DELETED FROM THE HYPERVISOR
IT26537 10.1.2.209 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS FILE LEVEL RESTORE FAILS WITH (INVALID CONFIGURATION FOR DEVICE '0'.)
IT26582 10.1.2.209 MICROSOFT ISCSI INITIATOR SERVICE ON MICROSOFT SQL SERVERS SHOULD BE AUTOMATICALLY STARTED BY IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS.
IT26583 10.1.2.209 FAILED TO PROTECT DATA STORE SPP_* (FAILED TO SNAPSHOT VOLUME SPP_* ON STORAGE CONTROLLER <NAME>)
IT26589 10.1.2.209 HYPERVISOR INVENTORY MESSAGES "DTO CONVERSION FAILED" ON VMWARE TAG OBJECTS ENDING IN STATUS PARTIAL
IT26604 10.1.2.209 PROXY NOT HANDLING THE WAITING TASKS IN THE QUEUE EFFECTIVELY.
IT26653 10.1.2.209 SNAPSHOT CANNOT BE DELETED DUE TO REPLICATION RELATIONSHIP
IT26687 10.1.2.209 A VMWARE VM THAT HAS AN INVALID STORAGE SUMMARY WILL CAUSE A NULL POINTER EXCEPTION DURING HYPERVISOR INVENTORY JOB.
IT26696 10.1.2.209 VERSION 10.1.2 OFF LOAD TO SPECTRUM PROTECT HANGS WHEN USING VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS  8.1.6.X
IT26770 10.1.2.209 A HYPER-V VM MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR RESTORE WHEN IT CONTAINS VIRTUAL HARD DISKS (VHDS) THAT RESIDED ON DIFFERENT VOLUMES.
IT26777 10.1.2.209 MAINTENANCE JOB GIVES ERROR 'FAILED TO CLEANUP THE JOB'
IT26803 10.1.2.209 UNABLE TO SET SCHEDULED REPORT RUN TIME AFTER UPGRADING TO VERSION 10.1.2
IT26804 10.1.2.209 PRIMARY COPY OF SQL ALWAYSON DB IS NOT RESTORABLE WITH RBAC SYSADMIN
IT26841 10.1.2.209 SCHEDULED REPORTS ARE MISSING IN THE UI AFTER UPGRADING TO VERSION 10.1.2
IT26843 10.1.2.209 VM BACKUPS CAN FAIL WITH "UNPROTECTED VM: MYVM. LAST ERROR: [(CANNOT FIND TARGET VMDK FILE)"
IT26902 10.1.2.209 SQL BACKUPS FAIL WITH "FAILED TO GET PREFERRED NODE INFORMATION ERROR" WHEN MORE THAN ONE INSTANCE & NON DEFAULT PORTS ARE USED
IT26969 10.1.2.209 INCORRECT BACKUP STATUS REPORTED BY VADP PROXY CAUSES DATA INTEGRITY ISSUE ON THE TARGET BACKUP VOLUME
IT27014 10.1.2.209 BACKUP OF VM CAN FAIL WITH "UNABLE TO DETERMINE VALUE IN ENCODEURL" DUE TO DNS ISSUES.
IT27087 10.1.2.209 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS SQL LOG BACKUPS FAIL AFTER WINDOWS PASSWORD CHANGE AT 10.1.2.176
IT27397 10.1.2.209 UNABLE TO LOGIN TO GUI AFTER UPGRADING FROM 10.1.1.190 TO 10.1.2.


 

APAR Fixed Level Abstract
IT26349 10.1.2.247 DELETING USER CREDENTIALS FROM THE IDENTITY PANE MAY FAIL WITH A POPUP ERROR
IT26401 10.1.2.247 FAILED TO DETERMINE CANDIDATE VADP PROXIES IN SITE WHEN VMWARE TAGGING IS USED
IT26694 10.1.2.247 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS FILE INDEXING FAILS ON WINDOWS CORE SERVERS
IT26945 10.1.2.247 WHEN EDITING THE OPTIONS OF A HYPERVISOR TYPE SINGLE SELECTION, THE VADP PROXY SELECTION IS NOT PROPERLY PLAYED BACK TO THE USER
IT26995 10.1.2.247 ERROR "SEVERAL VALUES DETECTED FOR THE OPTIONS <OPTION>" NEEDS ADDITIONAL DETAIL
IT26996 10.1.2.247 SQL LOG BACKUPS FAIL WITH "ERROR SETTING VALUE TO 'LEGACYPASSWORD' ON 'SQLLOGBACKUP.FILEDESTINATION'"
IT27136 10.1.2.247 RESOURCE GROUP LINK FOR HIGHEST OBJECT LEVEL IS NOT VISIBLE UNTIL USER HOVERS MOUSE OVER IT
IT27137 10.1.2.247 CLICKING "VIEW LOGS" OPTION IN IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS CAUSES THE UI TO HANG AND SHOW A CONTINUOUS SPINNING WHEEL
IT27134 10.1.2.247 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS FILE INDEXING FAILS ON WINDOWS CORE SERVERS
IT27188 10.1.2.247 SQL LOG PURGE FAILS ON ALWAYSON AVAILABILITY GROUPS DUE TO ACCESS DENIED TO THE TRANSACTION LOG FILE ON THE VSNAP
IT27238 10.1.2.247 SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS USER INTERFACE SLOW RESPONSE WHEN SELECTING VIRTUAL MACHINES IN BACKUP SCREEN
IT27645 10.1.2.247 "HOLD ACTION WAS PERFORMED ON RESOURCE JOB WITH NAME *UNKNOWN RESOURCE*" ERROR IN AUDIT LOG
IT27647 10.1.2.247 BACKUP FAILS WITH"DOWNLOADING(DATASTORE MY-VM-001/MY-VM-001.VMX) FROM DATASTORE FAILED ATTEMPT 5/5 WILL RETRY AFTER 30 SECONDS"
IT27767 10.1.2.247 SQL BACKUP FAILURE: COPY FILE FAILED ERR[(38 REACHED THE END OF THE FILE.)
IT27903 10.1.2.247 SQL SERVER APPLICATION BACKUP FAILED TO READ JOURNAL DATA, ERROR[1181]
IT27926 10.1.2.247 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS IS UNABLE TO COMPLETE FILE CATALOGING DUE TO SSH CONNECTION TIMEOUT


 

APAR Fixed Level Abstract
IT26741 10.1.2.271 DB2 BACKUP FAILS WHEN DB2 DATABASE IS LOCATED ON XFS FILE SYSTEMS
IT26967 10.1.2.271 DB2 DATABASE INVENTORY OPERATION MAY FAIL WITH LARGE NUMBER OF DATABASE PATHS
IT26971 10.1.2.271 DB2 INVENTORY FAILS WITH OVERFLOWERROR WHILE CHECKING FOR FREE SPACE ON A VOLUME GROUP
IT26973 10.1.2.271 DB2 INVENTORY, BACKUP AND RESTORE OPERATIONS CAN FAIL WHEN ROOT USER HAS [YOU HAVE NEW MAIL] NOTIFICATION ON TERMINAL
IT27395 10.1.2.271 SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS ENCOUNTERS UNEXPECTED CONNECTION DRIVER ERROR DURING VM BACKUP
IT27399 10.1.2.271 PROXYBACKUPANALYZER.PY FAILS WITH 'INVALID LITERAL FOR FLOAT():'
IT27794 10.1.2.271 ENABLING CBT WHEN VMWARE SNAPSHOT IS PRESENT CAN CAUSE DATA INTEGRITY ISSUE ON THE TARGET BACKUP VOLUME
IT27790 10.1.2.271 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS SQL INCREMENTAL BACKUPS CAN APPEAR TO HANG WHEN THERE ARE MILLIONS OF CHANGED BLOCKS


 

APAR Fixed Level Abstract
IT25674 10.1.2.350 HYPERVISOR->BACKUP LISTING OF VIRTUAL MACHINES IS SLOW FOR ALL USERS EXCEPT ADMIN
IT27629 10.1.2.350 "MAKE VM SNAPSHOT APPLICATION/FILE SYSTEM CONSISTENT" OPTION IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR HYPER-V BACKUP
IT27652 10.1.2.350 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS CATALOG BACKUP MAY FAIL WITH "NO SUCH FILE OR DIRECTORY: '/ROOT/.PGPASS.OLD'"
IT27935 10.1.2.350 SQL SLA POLICY SHOWS "UNABLE TO FIND DATABASES FOR THE GIVEN SLA POLICY USING PATH" ERROR AFTER DELETING DATABASE FROM SQL
IT27968 10.1.2.350 'BACKUPCOMPLETE FAILED' ON SQL BACKUP JOB COMPLETION ALTHOUGH ALL DATABASE FILES ARE TRANSFERRED SUCCESSFULLY
IT27999 10.1.2.350 VCENTER HYPERVISOR INVENTORY LOG MESSAGES "UNABLE TO GET NIC INFORMATION FOR VM <VMNAME>. REASON: NULL" FOR VAPP GUESTS
IT28056 10.1.2.350 MICROSOFT SQL LOG BACKUPS STOP WITH THE ERROR "FILE IS TOO LONG"
IT28189 10.1.2.350 A SQL BACKUP OR RESTORE FAILS WITH ERROR "ISPROCESSACTIVE FAILED". ERROR <A NETWORK RELATED ERROR>
IT28648 10.1.2.350 VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUP FAILS BECAUSE THE DATASTORE DATA DOWNLOAD REPORTS JAVA.LANG.NEGATIVEARRAYSIZEEXCEPTION: NULL
IT28685 10.1.2.350 RESTORING A VM THAT RESIDES ON MULTIPLE DATASTORES COULD FAIL WITH ERROR RECOVERY.HYPERVISOR.VM.GETMIGRATEVOLUME


 

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Technical Support

For support, see the website on: IBM Support for IBM Spectrum™ Protect Plus
 

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Document Information

Modified date:
05 June 2019

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ibm10735279