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IJ22017: MMBACKUP FAILS IF IBM Spectrum Protect CLIENT VERSION NUMBER CONTAINS 2 OR MORE DIGITS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Spectrum Protect client version can contain 2 or more digits
    in any position of V.R.M.F but mmbackup cannot handle such case.
    
    As a result, mmbackup fails while parsing IBM Spectrum Protect
    client version.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • IBM Spectrum Protect client version can contain 2 or more digits
     in any position
     of V.R.M.F but mmbackup cannot handle such case.
    
    As a result, mmbackup fails while parsing  IBM Spectrum Protect
    client version.
    

Problem conclusion

  •  Benefits of the solution:
    
    The fix is for mmbackup to handle multi digits  IBM Spectrum
    Protect client
    version numbers so that customers can run mmbackup with  IBM
    Spectrum Protect
    client 8.1.10 or similar.
    
    Work around: None
    
    Problem trigger:
    
    Executing mmbackup with  IBM Spectrum Protect client 8.1.10.
    
    Symptom: Component Level Outage
    
    Platforms affected: AIX and Linux
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IJ22017

  • Reported component name

    SPEC SCALE STD

  • Reported component ID

    5737F33AP

  • Reported release

    504

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-01-10

  • Closed date

    2020-01-30

  • Last modified date

    2020-01-30

  • 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

    SPEC SCALE STD

  • Fixed component ID

    5737F33AP

Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU054","label":"Systems w\/TPS"},"Product":{"code":"STXKQY","label":"IBM Spectrum Scale"},"Component":"","ARM Category":[],"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"504","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB26","label":"Storage"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
30 January 2020