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Update History: Data Protection for VMware 8.1

Preventive Service Planning


Abstract

This document provides a list of all APARs fixed in any 8.1.x release level of IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware

Content

Data Protection for VMware is composed of multiple functional components. This document describes the APAR fix history for all Data Protection for VMware components:

  • General Data Protection for VMware
  • VMware vSphere GUI
  • Recovery Agent
  • Data Mover
  • Mount Proxy


 

This document is divided into linked sections. Use the following links to go to the section of the document that you require.

Note: Download documents for Data Protection for VMware can be found in: Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments. In the Download Information document, search for installation instructions and fixed vulnerabilities.
 

The following tables describe the APAR fix history for the different fix packs and interim fixes:
 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.0 and 8.1.0.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT13759 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
RECOVERY AGENT SSL CONFIGURATION DOCUMENTATION UPDATE NEEDED
IT15019 2 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
MSI RECONFIGURATION ERROR 1603 ON UPDATE OF THE GUI INSTALLATION
IT15025 3 8.1.0.0 Windows x64 VM BACKUP USING APPLICATION PROTECTION DOES NOT HANDLE MICROSOFT EXCHANGE DATABASE MOUNT POINTS CORRECTLY
IT15046 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS9365E RC 12 ON FUNCTION 'LISTFILESINGUEST' WHEN BACKING UP NON-ENGLISH VSTORAGE BACKUP HOSTS
IT15182 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VALIDATE NODES REPORTS ERROR AND SUCCESS
IT15207 3 8.1.0.0 Windows x64 RESTORE OF SQL OR EXCHANGE DATABASE FROM VMVSS BACKUP MAY MOUNT WRONG DISK PARTITION AND FAIL WITH ANS5266E
IT15331 3 8.1.0.0 All Platforms IN JAPANESE, IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT SERVER ANE4914I AND ANE4916I MESSAGES ARE INCORRECT.
IT15333 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS2330E AND ANS4174E RC=6511 ON APPLICATION PROTECTION VM BACKUP
IT15552 3 8.1.0.0 Windows x64 VM BACKUP WITH APPLICATION PROTECTION VSS UNFREEZE FAILURE DUE TO 10 SECONDS FLUSH AND HOLD TIMEOUT.
IT15675 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUP WITH APPLICATION PROTECTION FAILS WHEN EXCLUDING DISK
IT15769 3 8.1.0.0 All Platforms AFTER UGRADE OF B/A CLIENT, DP FOR VE TO 7.1.6. LANFREE BACKUP CAUSES B/A GUI, COMMAND LINE OR SCHEDULER TO CRASH
IT15804 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
'BACKUP VM' CAN FAIL WITH LOGIN FAILURE
IT15817 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCR BACKUP VM FAILS AFTER CHANGING DISK SIZE ON NFS DATASTORE.
IT15954 3 8.1.0.0 Windows x64 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VE - VMWARE UPGRADE TO 7.1.6.0 CAN STOP WITH ERROR 1720.
IT15975 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUPS CAN REBIND INCORRECTLY AFTER UPGRADING TO 7.1.6.0
IT16045 3 8.1.0.0 All Windows RECOVERY AGENT CRASH DUE TO INCORRECT NODE CREDENTIALS IN DOUBLE BYTE CHARACTER SET ENVIRONMENTS.
IT16076 4 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNEXPECTED 'BACKUP VM -PREVIEW' OUTPUT FOR EXCLUDED GUESTS
IT16420 3 8.1.0.0 All Windows DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE GUI MOUNT WIZARD DOES NOT ALLOW THE DOT "." CHARACTER IN WINDOWS USER NAME FIELD
IT16638 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86 "LINUX USER CREATED FAILED" ON RECOVERY AGENT ONLY INSTALLATION
IT16694 2 8.1.0.0 Linux x86 INSTALLATION ON SLES MAY FAIL BECAUSE A USERNAME ALREADY EXISTS
IT16736 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86 DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE GUI RPM REGISTRATION FAILED
IT16859 2 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ADDITION OF WINDOWS REMOTE MANAGEMENT LISTENER HTTP PORT 5985 IN DOCUMENTATION.
IT17059 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORING VMS TO THE ORIGINAL VM NAME USING THE DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE WEBCLIENT EXTENSION ASSIGNS A NEW GUID.
IT17091 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMVERIFYIFACTION OPTION IS NOT HONORED IF INTEGRITY PROBLEMS DETECTED DURING A VMWARE BACKUP WITH LANFREE ENABLED
IT17093 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCORRECT SNAPSHOT TYPE AND MISSING LOG TRUNCATION FOR APPLICATION PROTECTED DATA AFTER SUCCESSFUL SNAPSHOT RETRY.
IT17886 3 8.1.0.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VE GUI CONFIGURATION WIZARD CREATES MACRO SCRIPT FILE WITH MISSING THE GRANT PROXY COMMAND
IT17096 3 8.1.0.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
TIME OUT AFTER 10 MINUTES WITH 'THE SERVICE IS UNAVAILABLE' MESSAGE SEEN IN FILE LEVEL RESTORE WEB GUI
IT18106 3 8.1.0.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
OUT OF MEMORY IN JAVA HEAP SPACE FOR THE DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE AND SNAPSHOT FOR VMWARE GUI
IT18396 3 8.1.0.1 Windows x64 APPLICATION PROTECTION FAILS WITH FAILED TO UNFREEZE ERROR
IT18804 3 8.1.0.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
 IN CHROME VERS >= 55.X.Y, EXTENSION SHOWS ERROR GVM5002E "REQUIRED STRING PARAMETER 'OBJECTID' IS NOT PRESENT"
IT18972 3 8.1.0.1 Windows x64 "BACKUP VM" COMPLETES BUT THE CLIENT SESSION STAYS ACTIVE AND VMWARE SNAPSHOT IS NOT DELETED.
IT19216 3 8.1.0.1 Windows x64 RESTORE FROM VMVSS BACKUP TERMINATES WITH ANS9892E IF THE DATABASE IS LOCATED BEHIND A MOUNTPOINT
IT20150 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
USING THE SUITE INSTALLER THE CUSTOM INSTALL OPTION SKIPS THE FEATURE OPTIONS PANEL
IT20149 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
UPGRADE NOTE LINK IN INSTALL PANEL POINTS TO 71 DOC INSTEAD ON 81 DOC
IT20002 2 8.1.0.2 Windows x64 RESTORE FROM VMVSS BACKUP MAY FAIL WITH ANS1235E (RC114) IF LZ4 COMPRESSION IS ENABLED
IT19983 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS2330E ON "BACKUP VM" WITH INCLUDE.VMTSMVSS AFTER AN ABNORMALLY TERMINATED PREVIOUS ATTEMPT
IT19978 2 8.1.0.2 Linux x86 LINUX FLR MAY FAIL WHEN THE GUEST OS CONTAINS THE SAME VG NAME AS THE MOUNT PROXY ON RHEL 7.3
IT19956 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86 VM RESTORE VIA DSMC FAILS TO RESTORE ALL DISKS EVEN WHEN RESTORE WAS SUCCESSFUL
IT19954 2 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP OR RESTORE VM OPERATIONS CAN CRASH FOR VM WHOSE UUID HAS CHANGED AND NEW CLIENT VERSION IS USED
IT19953 2 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM MAY DISPLAY INCORRECT ERROR MESSAGES WHEN THE OPERATION FAILS DUE TO A NETWORK ERROR
IT19508 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
SESSION HANG AND UNDELETED SNAPSHOTS IN PARALLEL 'BACKUP VM'
IT19069 3 8.1.0.2 Windows x64 NODES ON THE OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 10 WILL BE REPORTED TO THE SPECTRUM PROTECT SERVER AS THE ROLE SERVER INCORRECTLY.
IT18879 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE VSPHERE GUI INITIAL CONFIGURATION HANG AT "VERIFY DATA MOVER NODES" STEP DUE TO SSO LOG IN ISSUE
IT18413 4 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
AFTER SNAPSHOT QUIESCE ERROR, THERE IS ONE EXTRA SNAPSHOT ATTEMPT
IT17438 3 8.1.0.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMCLI INQUIRE_DETAIL CAN BE LONG RUNNING CAUSING GUI PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION
IT19834 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 RESTORE OF SQL OR EXCHANGE DATABASE FROM VMVSS BACKUP MAY TERMINATE WITH ANS1086E DUE TO ISCSI MOUNT FAILURE



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.2 and 8.1.2.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT17096 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
TIME OUT AFTER 10 MINUTES WITH 'THE SERVICE IS UNAVAILABLE' MESSAGE SEEN IN FILE LEVEL RESTORE WEB GUI
IT17438 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMCLI INQUIRE_DETAIL CAN BE LONG RUNNING CAUSING GUI PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION
IT17676 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORE VM OPERATION RESULTS IN FAILURE IN DATAPROTECTION FOR VMWARE GUI WHILE RESTORE OPERATION COMPLETED SUCCESSFUL
IT18025 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCREMENTAL FOREVER BACKUP OF VM FAILED ANS9919E AND RC 6713
IT18049 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS2411E RC = 6534 AND ANS4907E ON INSTANT RESTORE OF GUESTS WITH PRDM DISKS
IT18106 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
OUT OF MEMORY IN JAVA HEAP SPACE FOR THE DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE AND SNAPSHOT FOR VMWARE GUI
IT18396 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 APPLICATION PROTECTION FAILS WITH FAILED TO UNFREEZE ERROR
IT18408 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 WIN ISSUES WITH VM BACKUPS THAT REACH THE NODE'S MOUNT POINT LIMIT
IT18409 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 APPLICATION PROTECTION RESTORE (FROM GUEST) OF EXCH DB ON LARGE DISK FAILS (EDB FILE NOT FOUND
IT18412 4 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 SOMETIMES VM BACKUP DSMC OUTPUT SHOWS A DUPLICATE DISK SENT MESSAGE
IT18413 4 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
AFTER SNAPSHOT QUIESCE ERROR, THERE IS ONE EXTRA SNAPSHOT ATTEMPT
IT18414 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 ON WINDOWS 2016, RECOVERY AGENT IMMEDIATELY EXITS WHEN YOU UNMOUNT A VOLUME
IT18415 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
Running second time 'run configuration wizard', new prefix of node name is not applied
IT18556 4 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 MISSING SETUP WIZARD 'UPGRADE' PANEL
IT18781 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 GUI CONFIGURATION WIZARD DOES NOT REPORT VALIDATION FAILURES ON THE FILE LEVEL RESTORE CONFIGURATION PAGE
IT18804 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IN CHROME VERS >= 55.X.Y, EXTENSION SHOWS ERROR GVM5002E "REQUIRED STRING PARAMETER 'OBJECTID' IS NOT PRESENT"
IT18879 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE VSPHERE GUI INITIAL CONFIGURATION HANG AT "VERIFY DATA MOVER NODES" STEP DUE TO SSO LOG IN ISSUE
IT18933 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 UNEXPECTED EXIT FROM THE RECOVERY AGENT GUI
IT18972 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 "BACKUP VM" COMPLETES BUT THE CLIENT SESSION STAYS ACTIVE AND VMWARE SNAPSHOT IS NOT DELETED.
IT19069 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 NODES ON THE OPERATING SYSTEM WINDOWS 10 WILL BE REPORTED TO THE SPECTRUM PROTECT SERVER AS THE ROLE SERVER INCORRECTLY.
IT19216 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 RESTORE FROM VMVSS BACKUP TERMINATES WITH ANS9892E IF THE DATABASE IS LOCATED BEHIND A MOUNTPOINT
IT19406 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
EMPTY DATA MOVER FIELD IN THE SCHEDULER SETUP WIZARD
IT19508 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
SESSION HANG AND UNDELETED SNAPSHOTS IN PARALLEL 'BACKUP VM'
IT19660 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 RESTORE OF SQL DATABASE FROM VMVSS BACKUP TERMINATES WITH ANS1086E (RC104) IF DATABASE FILES ARE BEHIND MOUNT POINTS
IT19834 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 RESTORE OF SQL OR EXCHANGE DATABASE FROM VMVSS BACKUP MAY TERMINATE WITH ANS1086E DUE TO ISCSI MOUNT FAILURE
IT19848 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM FAILS WITH ANS2888E AND ANS0400E.
IT19849 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUPS FAIL WITH ANS9372E
IT19852 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATA PROTECTION FOR VE INCREMENTAL BACKUP FAILED TO FIND CONTROL FILES
IT19860 4 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
'RESTORE VM' MESSAGES NEED TO MENTION THE TARGET GUEST NAME
IT19953 4 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM MAY DISPLAY INCORRECT ERROR MESSAGES WHEN THE OPERATION FAILS DUE TO A NETWORK ERROR
IT19954 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP OR RESTORE VM OPERATIONS CAN CRASH FOR VM WHOSE UUID HAS CHANGED AND NEW CLIENT VERSION IS USED
IT19956 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86 VM RESTORE VIA DSMC FAILS TO RESTORE ALL DISKS EVEN WHEN RESTORE WAS SUCCESSFUL
IT19978 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86 LINUX FLR MAY FAIL WHEN THE GUEST OS CONTAINS THE SAME VG NAME AS THE MOUNT PROXY ON RHEL 7.3
IT19983 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS2330E ON "BACKUP VM" WITH INCLUDE.VMTSMVSS AFTER AN ABNORMALLY TERMINATED PREVIOUS ATTEMPT
IT20002 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 RESTORE FROM VMVSS BACKUP MAY FAIL WITH ANS1235E (RC114) IF LZ4 COMPRESSION IS ENABLED
IT20017 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 CLIENT CRASH ON BACKUP VM WITH INCLUDE.VMTSMVSS
IT20052 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DP VMWARE GUI EDIT SCHEDULE SHOWS PERIODIC FULL BACKUP UNDER BACKUP STRATEGY.
IT20061 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
CLIENT CAN CRASH IF VMVSTORTRANSPORT IS NOT DEFINED AND A VM BACKUP ERROR OCCURS
IT20076 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCONSISTENCY FOR THE '-VMNAME' CLIENT PARAMETER FOR VMWARE GUESTS
IT20084 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ALL DP FOR VMWARE EDIT NOTEBOOK CONFIG SHOULD HAVE "USERID" OPTION WHEN REGISTERING A NODE
IT20095 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM RESTORE GUI REPORTS RESTORE OF VM FAILS WITH GVM1170E
IT20149 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
UPGRADE NOTE LINK IN INSTALL PANEL POINTS TO 71 DOC INSTEAD ON 81 DOC
IT20150 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
USING THE SUITE INSTALLER THE CUSTOM INSTALL OPTION SKIPS THE FEATURE OPTIONS PANEL
IT20560 3 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INSTANT RESTORE IN THE EXTENSION INCORRECTLY SHOWS VVOL OPTION
IT20582 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 DSMC.EXE SYSTEM ERROR THE PROGRAM CAN'T START BECAUSE
MSVCR100.DLL IS MISSING FROM YOUR COMPUTER.
IT20623 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
'RESTORE VM' COMPLETES SUCCESSFULLY BUT THE RESTORED GUEST HAS NO NETWORK INTERFACE
IT20624 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
LONG DELAY TO POPULATE THE VM GUEST LIST IN THE CLIENT GUI 'RESTORE VM' WINDOW
IT20629 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS0340E OCCURS WHEN TRYING TO QUERY A VIRTUAL MACHINE BACK UP THAT WAS BACKED UP BY A HIGHER RELEASE OF THE CLIENT.
IT20638 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 MOUNT OF VM FAILS WITH ANS3117E[..]MOUNT[..]FAILED WITH WINDOWS ERROR 0X80042576: CANNOT ASSIGN A MOUNT POINT[..]HIDDEN VOLUME
IT20639 2 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 CLIENT INSTALLATION FROM UNC NETWORK SHARE WAS INTERRUPTED
IT20699 2 8.1.2.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM INSTANT RESTORE MIGHT FAIL WITH ANS2411E/ANS4907E WHEN USING NFS
IT20767 3 8.1.2.0 Windows x64 VDDK 602 IS NOT COMPLETELY UNINSTALLED IN CASE OF UPGRADE VE 8.1.0.2, AND IT REMAINS IN "PROGRAMS AND FEATURES."



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.4 and 8.1.4.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT22861 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
SUMMARY_EXTENDED TABLE ENTRY FOR VMWARE SRM PLACEHOLDER BACKUP LOGS "SUCCESSFUL: NO" ALTHOUGH VM IS INTENTIONALLY SKIPPED.
IT22816 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
"INVALID RETENTION POLICY" MESSAGE IN THE VMWARE WEB CLIENT IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT EXTENSION
IT22768 3 8.1.4.0 Windows x64 LINUX ISCSI MOUNT FROM RECOVERY AGENT FAILS WITH GPT FORMATTED DISKS OVER 2 TB.
IT22767 2 8.1.4.0 Windows x64 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FR LOGIN FAILS WITH "THE SERVICE IS UNAVAILABLE."
IT22663 3 8.1.4.0 Windows x64 SPECTRUM PROTECT VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE FILE RESTORE LOGIN FAILS WITH "THE SERVICE IS UNAVAILABLE."
IT22597 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5002E: AN ERROR OCCURRED: _1059[0].SCHEDGROUP IS UNDEFINED
IT22518 1 8.1.4.0 Windows x64 FALSE FSCK ERRORS FOR EXT2 FILE SYSTEMS DURING BOOT OF LINUX SYSTEMS WHEN USING INSTANT ACCESS OR INSTANT RESTORE
IT22356 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE BACKUP OF VM WITH SESPARSE DISKS SUCCESSFUL BUT CREATES A BACKUP IMAGE WITH EMPTY GUEST DISKS
IT22337 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
SUCCESSFUL 'RESTORE VM' DESPITE SERVER STORAGE POOL ACCESS ERRORS ANS1314E
IT22273 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS0323E PARTIALOBJOFFSET VALUE FOR PARTIAL OBJECT RETRIEVE IS INVALID ERROR WHEN RESTORING A VMWARE VM.
IT22070 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5002E - TIMEOUT EXCEEDED - DATA MOVER REBALANCE
IT21993 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMCOUNT WOULD GIVE INCORRECT VALUE IF THERE ARE SOME LONG NAME VMS WITH SIMILAR STRINGS IN VUX SCHEDULE HISTORY
IT21992 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86 LINUX VE GUI WILL FAIL TO ADD THE DATA CENTER WITH "-" IN THE
NAME LIKE "XXX -XXX"
IT21990 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
CAN NOT SEE IBM DATA PROTECTION TAB ON VSPHERE WEB CLIENT WHEN USE DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE 8.1.2 TO CONNECT VCENTER 5.5
IT21947 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
FAILURE RETRIEVING CBT DATA FROM VCENTER MIGHT CAUSE DATAMOVER CRASH
IT21858 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5002E ERROR WHEN TRYING TO DISPLAY MORE THAN 24 SCHEDULES IN THE WEB EXTENSION.
IT21665 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM2014E "SHOW FAILED VMS" LINK DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE GUI
IT21523 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS9921E MESSAGE ON INCREMENTAL 'BACKUP VM' AFTER GUEST DISK MIGRATION FROM VSAN TO NFS DATASTORE IS INCOMPLETE.
IT21358 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DOCUMENTATION NEEDS IMPROVEMENT ABOUT DATA MOVER CLIENT MEMORY REQUIREMENTS
IT21355 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86 ANS3141W ON LINUX VMWARE GUEST MOUNT OPERATION
IT21333 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS0324E AND ANS4174E RC=34 ON 'BACKUP VM' FOR GUEST TEMPLATES
IT21295 3 8.1.4.0 Windows x64 RECOVERYAGENT.EXE CONSUMES CPU OVER TIME
IT20992 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
"BACKUP VM" MAY FAIL THE DISK VERIFICATION CHECK ON 2TB+ VMDKS WITH ERRORS ANS9921E/ANS9919E
IT20983 3 8.1.4.0 Windows x64 INSTANT RESTORE/INSTANT ACCESS DOES NOT RESTORE ORIGINAL GUEST UUID
IT20941 2 8.1.4.0 All Windows ERROR ANS4174E RC=-1 WHEN TRAILING CHARACTER IN THE GUEST NAME IS '.' (PERIOD)
IT20929 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5130E MESSAGE NEEDS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON HOW TO RESOLVE THE PROBLEM.
IT20835 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNABLE TO USE ID WHICH CONTAINS SPACES FOR FILE LEVEL RESTORE.
IT20762 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86 CRON JOB FILE IS NOT REMOVED WHEN UPGRADING TO IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT DATA PROTECTION FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS VERSION 8.1.0
IT20506 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS BACKUP FAILS WITH CRASH DUMP DUE TO "UNKNOWN ERROR" ON DISK ACCESS FAILURE.
IT19873 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
MISSING GVMXXXXE MESSAGES FROM THE DOCUMENTATION
IT22986 3 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
TLS V1.0 INCORRECTLY REQUIRED TO FUNCTION IN A VMWARE ENVIRONMENT.
IT23268 2 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE WEB CLIENT PLUGIN NOT VISIBLE AFTER INSTALL
IT22498 4 8.1.4.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNDOCUMENTED REQUIRED PORT FOR THE VMWARE PLATFORM SERVICE CONTROLLER
IT23312 2 8.1.4.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION OF VMWARE BACKUPS AFTER UPGRADE TO DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE 7.1.8 OR 8.1.2
IT23320 3 8.1.4.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORING A SINGLE DISK INTO AN EXISTING VM COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL BUT NO DATA IS RESTORED
IT23736 2 8.1.4.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
8.1.4.0 DATA MOVER CLIENT CRASH DURING VM BACKUP
IT23781 2 8.1.4.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUP CRASH



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.6 and 8.1.6.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT25380 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 DSMC CREATES WORLD WRITABLE DIRECTORIES AND FILES USED FOR SECURITY INFORMATION
IT25350 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 DSMC SET PASSWORD FAILS WITH ANS5283E IN FIPS-ENABLED ENV
IT25330 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS2050E ERROR WITH PASSWORDACCESS=GENERATE OPTION
IT25299 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORE OF A SINGLE DISK INSIDE A VM FAILS WHEN SAN TRANSPORT METHOD IS USED
IT25260 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
The inbound client-listening port for the SP client executables provides no way to disable older SSL/TLS protocols and ciphers.
IT25245 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 ANS9489E MESSAGE NEEDS IMPROVEMENT ON LINUX
IT25244 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 STDERR MESSAGES ARE OMITTED BY IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS - DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE INSTALLER
IT25208 2 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 EXCESSIVE HOTADD BACKUP TIME WITH VERSIONS 8.1.4.X AND 7.1.8.2 SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS WINDOWS DATA MOVERS
IT25184 3 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 MESSAGE 'ANS0361I ERROR: OPERATION NOT ALLOWED FOR THIS PLATFORM' FOR ORACLE LINUX 7 GUESTS
IT24993 4 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 UNINSTALLING DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE STEPS NEEDS DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT.
IT24880 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 DATA MOVER PACKAGE DEPENDENCY CHECK FAILED INSTALL
IT24746 2 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 UNEXPECTED EXIT FROM THE RECOVERY AGENT GUI NOT FIXED IN VERSION 8.1.4
IT24606 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM FAILURE WITH ANS9373E DEADLOCK DETECTED ON PROCESS BACKUP VM
IT24411 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM2135E WHEN TRYING TO MODIFY A SCHEDULE
IT24380 3 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 AFTER UPGRADE FROM 718 DP FOR VE TO 814 DP FOR VE, VM BACKUP AND RESTORE FAILS.
IT24249 2 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 ANS3125E ANS3130E RC=6818 ON MOUNT CLEANUP ATTEMPT
IT23972 3 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 'BACKUP VM' WITH APPLICATION PROTECTION FAILS WHEN TEMP/TMP VARIABLES ARE INCORRECT IN THE VM GUEST
IT23785 3 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 DEFUNCT ISCSI PORTS CAUSE RESTORE OPERATIONS TO CRASH
IT23781 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUP CRASH
IT23753 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUP FAILING WITH "ANS2696E CONTROL OR DATA FILES WERE FOUND" MESSAGE
IT23736 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
8.1.4.0 DATA MOVER CLIENT CRASH DURING VM BACKUP
IT23595 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE FILE LEVEL RESTORE OPERATIONS MAY FAIL WITH UNCLEAR MESSAGING
IT23574 2 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 'BACKUP VM' USING TRANSPORT METHOD NBDSSL INSTEAD OF HOTADD
IT23358 4 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 IBM SP for VE Linux mount operations requires Linux guest VMs with all LVM Physical Volumes assigned to a Volume Group
IT23339 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FRONT-END LICENSING TOOLS FOR VMWARE MAY RETURN INCORRECT VALUES
IT23320 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORING A SINGLE DISK INTO AN EXISTING VM COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL BUT NO DATA IS RESTORED
IT23312 2 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION OF VMWARE BACKUPS AFTER UPGRADE TO DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE 7.1.8 OR 8.1.2
IT23285 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5109E MESSAGE WHEN CLICKING ON IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT TAB IN VE EXTENSION
IT23255 4 8.1.6.0 Linux x86 DOCUMENTATION LACKS DETAILS ON LOGICAL VOLUME LAYOUT RESTRICTIONS WHEN INDEPENDENT DISKS ARE USED
IT23066 4 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
LIMITATIONS FOR VE_DATACENTER_NAME OPTION NEED TO BE DOCUMENTED
IT22986 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
TLS V1.0 INCORRECTLY REQUIRED TO FUNCTION IN A VMWARE ENVIRONMENT.
IT22958 3 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE GUI MAY STOP PROCESSING FOR DISPLAYING THE MOUNT STATUS.
IT22711 2 8.1.6.0 Windows x64 INSTALLATION MAY FAIL IF USER ACCOUNT CONTAINS A SPACE
IT22436 3 8.1.6.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP PROCESSING OF VIRTUAL MACHINES WITH NON-ENGLISH CHARACTERS HAVE UNEXPECTED RESULTS
IT26644 2 8.1.6.1 Windows x64 CLIENT CRASHES WHEN THE PASSWORD IS STORED ON A FAT FORMATTED VOLUME.
IT26568 2 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
MULTIPLE CLIENT SESSIONS CAN FAIL WITH GSKKM_IMPORTKEYS GSKKM_ERR_DATABASE_INVALID_FILE_TYPE
IT26477 4 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
ADD DATA MOVER BUTTON INACTIVE USING IE11 WEB BROWSER
IT26476 3 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
VE GUI MISSING DATA MOVER AND APP PROTECTION ON EDIT BACKUP MANAGEMENT DIALOG FOR A VM
IT26474 2 8.1.6.1 Windows x64 REGISTERPLUGIN RECEIVES FILENOTFOUNDEXCEPTION
IT26473 2 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
MISSING IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT VSPHERE EXTENSION AFTER UPDATE TO VERSION 8.1.6
IT26472 2 8.1.6.1 Windows x64 NO START MENU TO LAUNCH CONFIG WIZARD UI AFTER INSTALLATION COMPLETES.
IT26344 1 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
DSMCAD SESSIONS DO NOT CLOSE UNTIL DSMCAD IS STOPPED
IT26212 3 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM HANG
IT25555 2 8.1.6.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORE VM TO A NEW NAME FAILS WHEN ITS TARGET VM IS USING MANUALLY ASSIGNED MAC ADDRESS.



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.7 and 8.1.7.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT23491 3 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VMWARE BACKUP IS MISSING RESTORE STATUS IN VSPHERE WEB CLIENT
IT24070 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
NEED SERVICEABILITY IMPROVEMENTS IN SP4VE WHEN VCENTER ACCOUNTS DO NOT HAVE ALL THE NECESSARY VSPHERE PERMISSIONS.
IT24936 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNEXPECTED VM NAME "AGGREGATE" DISPLAYED IN "SHOW ALL VMS" GUI REPORT
IT25132 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP FAILS WITH ANS4200E WHEN THE VM INCLUDES A RDM DISK >VMMAXVIRTUALDISK
IT25555 2 8.1.7.0 Windows x64
Linux x86
RESTORE VM TO A NEW NAME FAILS WHEN ITS TARGET VM IS USING MANUALLY ASSIGNED MAC ADDRESS.
IT25557 3 8.1.7.0 Windows x64
Linux x86
 MISSING MESSAGE ABOUT THE DETECTION OF PRE-EXISTING SNAPSHOT IN ENABLING CBT
IT25639 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS DOES NOT ALLOW SPACES IN USERNAMES OR SUPPORTED CHARACTERS IN PASSWORDS
IT25894 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATA MOVER CLIENT MAY CRASH WHEN BACKING UP VIRTUAL MACHINES WITH FLEX-SE (SPACE EFFICIENT) DISKS
IT26212 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM HANG
IT26261 1 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM COMPLETES SUCCESSFULLY, BUT NO DATA SENT TO THE SERVER
IT26344 1 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DSMCAD SESSIONS DO NOT CLOSE UNTIL DSMCAD IS STOPPED
IT26418 2 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 APPLICATION-CONSISTENT BACKUP IMAGES OF DATABASES ARE NOT LISTED FOR RESTORE
IT26472 3 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 NO START MENU TO LAUNCH CONFIG WIZARD UI AFTER INSTALLATION COMPLETES.
IT26473 2 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
MISSING IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT VSPHERE EXTENSION AFTER UPDATE TO VERSION 8.1.6.
IT26474 2 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 REGISTERPLUGIN RECEIVES FILENOTFOUNDEXCEPTION
IT26476 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VE GUI MISSING DATA MOVER AND APP PROTECTION ON EDIT BACKUP MANAGEMENT DIALOG FOR A VM
IT26477 4 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ADD DATA MOVER BUTTON INACTIVE USING IE11 WEB BROWSER
IT26497 2 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 DSMAGENT CRASHES WHEN UNMOUNTING VMWARE BACKUP AFTER A RESTORE USING DATA PROTECTION FOR MS EXCHANGE OR MS SQL
IT26568 2 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
MULTIPLE CLIENT SESSIONS CAN FAIL WITH GSKKM_IMPORTKEYS GSKKM_ERR_DATABASE_INVALID_FILE_TYPE
IT26809 4 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
TSM VE PLUGIN REGISTERED ON ONE VCENTER IS ALSO SEEN ON THE LINKED VCENTER
IT27294 2 8.1.7.0 Linux x86 DISMOUNT OF A LINUX VM RESTORE POINT MAY FAILS IF TWO OR MORE RESTORE POINTS OF THE SAME VM ARE MOUNTED.
IT27761 3 8.1.7.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
CLIENT TO CLIENT PROXY COMMUNICATION FAILING WITH ANS1579E AND GSK_ERROR_BAD_DATE
IT27921 3 8.1.7.0 Windows x64 SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT UPGRADE TO 8.1.6.1 CREATES DUPLICATE DIRECTORY STRUCTURES.
IT27800 2 8.1.7.0 Linux x86 INCORRECT FILE PERMISSIONS AND SUDO RULES INSTALLED FOR DSMUTILLNX FILE



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.8 and 8.1.8.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT29217 4 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INVALID LINKS FOR REFERENCE MATERIAL IN SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUG-IN DOCUMENTATION.
IT28812 2 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUP USING VERSION 8.1.7.0 HANGS AFTER ALL GUESTS ARE PROCESSED
IT28800 2 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VMWARE SELF-CONTAINED APPLICATION PROTECTION BACKUP OPERATION RECEIVING ANS2114W.
IT28727 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ALL LEGACY CONFIG WIZARD SHOWS WRONG TCPPORT IN A SAMPLE CONFIG FILE WHICH LEAD TO ANS1017E
IT28701 2 8.1.8.0 Windows x64 SYSTEM WILL REBOOT WITHOUT BEING PROMPTED BY THE USER WHEN UPGRADING FROM NON-DEFAULT LOCATION
IT28521 2 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
THE CLIENT MAY CRASH IF A COMMUNICATION ERROR OCCURS DURING THE BACKUP OF A VIRTUAL MACHINE.
IT28226 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
CLIENT SCHEDULER CRASH ON VM BACKUPS.
IT28171 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCLUDE.VMSNAPSHOTATTEMPTS OPTION NOT WORKING WHEN DEFINED IN SERVER OPTION SET.
IT28066 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATA PROTECTION FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS WEB GUI DATA MOVERS CONFIGURATION DIALOGUE DOES NOT DISPLAY MORE THAN 25 ENTRIES
IT28020 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM USING SAN TRANSPORT FAILS WHEN DISK SIZE IS NOT A MULTIPLE OF 1 MB
IT27498 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INSTALL OR UPGRADE USING ALTERNATE LOCATION OPTION DOES NOT INSTALL THE MAJORITY OF COMPONENTS IN THE DESIRED LOCATION.
IT26165 3 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUP MESSAGES OF NON-EXISTENT GUEST 'AGGREGATE' SEEN IN THE SERVER ACTIVITY LOG
IT29476 2 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5002E ERROR SEEN ONLY FOR THE HTML5 VMWARE VSPHERE CLIENT AFTER UPDATE TO VCENTER 6.7 U2
IT28137 2 8.1.8.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
"DATA TRANSFER TIME" HIGHER THAN "ELAPSED PROCESSING TIME"



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.9 and 8.1.9.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT30859 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS PLUGIN GUI INCORRECTLY DISPLAY POLICY DOMAIN FOR VE ENVIRONMENT
IT30527 2 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM COMMAND CAN CRASH ON VERY LARGE VMWARE ENVIRONMENT (A FEW HUNDRED VMS OR MORE TO BACK UP).
IT30329 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
8.1.8.0 VMWARE VSPHERE WEB CLIENT PLUG-IN FAILS TO ADD A BACKUP SERVER WITH GVM5002E: AN ERROR OCCURRED: TIME-OUT EXCEEDED
IT30328 2 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE FROM 8.1.8.0 VSPHERE WEB CLIENT GVM5002E: AN ERROR OCCURRED: TIME-OUT EXCEEDED
IT30327 2 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
AFTER UPGRADE OF DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE FROM 8.1.4.1 TO 8.1.8, THE VSPHERE  PLUG-IN DATA MOVERS TAB DISPLAYS: GVM5002E
IT30059 4 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS2308E MESSAGE NOT VALID IN A SPECIFIC SITUATION
IT29737 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
"ANS4174E FULL VM BACKUP OF VMWARE VIRTUAL MACHINE 'VMNODE1' FAILED WITH RC=-1 ..." AND ANS0361I VMOPENVIRTUALDISKFORBACKUP
IT29733 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86 TAG NAME WITH UNICODE CHARACTERS CAN RESULT IN FAILURES
IT29650 2 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE NSX NETWORK DEVICES ARE NOT BACKED UP OR RESTORED
IT29642 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
FULL VM RESTORE WITH THE SAME NAME AS THE ORIGINAL VM STOPS WITH MESSAGE ANS2147E
IT29604 2 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ENABLE RESTORE OF VMS AFFECTED BY IT22273.
IT29418 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM FOR MULTIPLE VIRTUAL MACHINES MAY FAIL WITH ANS5250E RETURN CODE 115
IT29030 2 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP VM CRASHING TSM CLIENT WHEN BACKING UP VCENTER SERVER VMGUEST.
IT27400 3 8.1.9.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCORRECT PERMISSIONS ON CIT FILES
IT30320 3 8.1.9.1 Windows x64 MISSING TSMREQUIREDPERMISSIONSLIST.XML FILE AFTER UPGRADING 8160 TO 8161
IT31224 2 8.1.9.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
CLIENT MAY CRASH DURING VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUPS WITH DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE
IT31312 2 8.1.9.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS9365E RC 77 WITH "A SPECIFIED PARAMETER WAS NOT CORRECT: CONFIG.EXTRACONFIG ["GUESTINFO.APPINFO"]" ON VM RESTORE



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.10 and 8.1.10.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT26050 3 8.1.10 Windows x64 MOUNT OPERATION FAILING WITH ANS3101E RC = 6541
IT30010 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
VALIDATION OF LINUX MOUNT PROXY NODE VIA DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE GUI REPORTS "UNKNOWN SYSTEM ERROR"
IT30970 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
RESTORING A VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKED UP FROM VCENTER TO ESX/ESXI DIRECTLY MAY FAIL DUE TO MAC ADDRESS CONFIGURATION.
IT31224 2 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
CLIENT MAY CRASH DURING VIRTUAL MACHINE BACKUPS WITH DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE
IT31312 2 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS9365E RC 77 WITH "A SPECIFIED PARAMETER WAS NOT CORRECT: CONFIG.EXTRACONFIG ["GUESTINFO.APPINFO"]" ON VM RESTORE
IT31389 3 8.1.10 Windows x64 FILE-LEVEL RESTORE WEB INTERFACE LOGIN FAILURE WHEN SPECIAL CHARACTERS LIKE '&' OR '|' ARE USED IN THE DOMAIN ADMIN PASSWORD
IT31585 2 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS VSPHERE PLUGIN DISPLAYS AN ERROR UNDER 'STATUS' IN THE BACKUP SERVER TAB
IT31645 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
INCORRECT ANS4946W OR ANS4947E MESSAGES WHEN TRYING TO BACKUP SRM PLACEHOLDERS
IT32112 3 8.1.10 Linux x86 MODIFICATIONS MADE TO /ETC/SUDOERS DURING INSTALLATION CAN LEAD TO UNEXPECTED BEHAVIOR
IT32170 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
FULL VM BACKUP MIGHT FAIL WITH ANS4174E AND RC=7334 WHEN THE CBT INFO CANNOT BE OBTAINED BECAUSE THERE IS AN EXISTING SNAPSHOT
IT32264 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
?VMCLI -F SET_PASSWORD? COMMAND IN DP FOR VMWARE 8.1.9 RETURNS "#ANS1025E (RC137) SESSION REJECTED: AUTHENTICATION FAILURE"
IT32424 3 8.1.10 Linux x86 SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS INSTALLATION CHECKING AVAILABLE DISK SPACE IN ROOT FILESYSTEM INSTEAD INSTALLATION
IT32656 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
PER DISK LIMITATION FOR THE OPTION VMMAXRESTORESESSIONS
IT32799 3 8.1.10 Linux x86 SOME LIBRARIES MISSING ON DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE API INSTALL DIRECTORY.
IT31577 3 8.1.10 Linux x86
Windows x64
SPECTRUM PROTECT VULNERABLE TO LOGJAM (CVE-2015-4000)



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.11 and 8.1.11.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT33947 2 8.1.11 Linux x86
Windows x64
ERROR OCCURS WHILE RETRIEVING THE DIRECTORY INFORMATION' FOR LINUX GUESTS HAVING 'ROOT' IN THEIR LVM VG NAME.
IT33674 3 8.1.11 Linux x86
Windows x64
DSMAGENT MAY CRASH AT THE END OF VM BACKUP OR WHEN CANCEL VM BACKUP.
IT33502 3 8.1.11 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP OF THE VM HOSTING THE VCENTER FAILS AND RESULTS IN A TIME OUT MESSAGE IN THE DSMERROR.LOG
IT33306 3 8.1.11 Linux x86
Windows x64
AFTER SUCCESSFUL VM BACKUP, SERVER EXTENDED_SUMMARY TABLE CAN SHOW THIS BACKUP AS FAILED WHEN VMNOCBTCONTINUE IS SET TO YES.
IT32563 2 8.1.11 Linux x86 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS LINUX MOUNT NEEDS TO DETECT AND REPORT DUPLICATED UUID OR LVG NAME



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.12 and 8.1.12.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT35806 2 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
PLUG-IN LISTS DATA MOVER NODES INCORRECTLY AFTER UPGRADING
IT35752 3 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUP OF POWERED OFF VMS SENDS MORE METADATA AND SHOWS THE TRAN SPORT METHOD USED INSTEAD OF NONE
IT35711 3 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE VSPHERE PLUG-IN PROGRESS BAR DOES NOT CHANGE DURING A BACKUP OR RESTORE
IT35694 2 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
SNAPSHOT CONSOLIDATION FAILS AFTER SUCCESSFUL VM BACKUPS WITH 8.1.11
IT35561 3 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
DOCUMENTATION DOES NOT MENTION THAT VMNOVRDMDISKS=YES RECREATES ALL VRDM DISKS AS THIN-PROVISIONED VMDKS, EVEN IF LUNS EXIST
IT35149 2 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNDOCUMENTED LIMITATION: BITLOCKER-ENCRYPTED DRIVES ON WINDOWS VIRTUAL MACHINES ARE NOT SUPPORTED FOR FILE-LEVEL RESTORE
IT35931 2 8.1.12 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUPS OF VIRTUAL MACHINES CAN FAIL WITH ANS4174E AND RC=109 AFTER UPGRADING TO 8.1.11.
IT37058 1 8.1.12.1 Linux x86
Windows x64
COPY TO ARCHIVE FAILED WITH CTGGA0619: UNABLE TO DETERMINE VALUE IN LAMBDA$GETVOLUMES$0



 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.13 and 8.1.13.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT37898 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE VM GUEST BACKUP FAILS WITH "ANS0361I AND VMWAITBACKUPDONE ANDSTOPMOVERS(): DEADLOCK DETECTED" AND RC=7305
IT37872 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
WITH THE FIX FOR APAR IT37049 INSTALLED VMWARE VM IFINCR BACKUPS CONTINUE TO FAIL WITH ANS9921E AND ANS9919E
IT37850 3 8.1.13.0 Windows x64 "ANS9427E" AND "ANS9447E" DURING VMWARE VM GUEST RESTORE
IT37814 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
PERMISSIONS PROBLEM WHEN ACCESSING THE C:\IBM DIRECTORY SUBTREE AFTER INSTALL OR UPGRADE TO CLIENT 8.1.12 OR 7.1.8.11
IT37265 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DURING CERTAIN RUN-TIME CONDITIONS BACKUP VM OPERATIONS CAN FAIL WITH ANS9403E AND ANS4174E RC=7302
IT37241 3 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
THE RESTORE VM WITH OPTION -VMRESTORETYPE=MOUNTCLEANUPALL STOPS WITH ANS4162E.
IT37203 3 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT VMWARE CREATES TAG CATEGORIES WITHOUT THE NAMESPACE URI FOR THE TAG CATEGORY (URN:VIM25) IN VCENTER
IT37202 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUPS OF VIRTUAL MACHINES CAN FAIL WITH ANS4174E AND RC=-1 AFTER UPGRADING TO 8.1.11.
IT37049 1 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE BACKUP "ANS9921E VIRTUAL MACHINE DISK VERIFICATION CHECK FAILED" AND "ANS9919E FAILED TO FIND EXPECTED CONTROL FILES"
IT36934 3 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUPS OF VIRTUAL MACHINES CAN FAIL WITH ANS4174E RC=2070 AFTER UPGRADING TO 8.1.11.
IT36823 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IFINCR VM BACKUP FAILS WITH ANS0221E AND ANS4174E RC=2014 WHEN LANFREE ENABLED
IT36739 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
UNABLE TO DO FILE LEVEL RESTORES FOR LINUX GUESTS
IT36733 3 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DOCUMENTATION NEEDS IMPROVEMENT ABOUT SUPPORTED GUEST VERSIONS THAT HOST ACTIVE DIRECTORY DOMAIN CONTROLLERS
IT36494 3 8.1.13.0 Linux x86 INCORRECT DOCUMENTATION ON HOW TO CONFIGURE THE DATA MOVER ON LINUX USING SYSTEMD
IT36065 2 8.1.13.0 Linux x86 VMCLI AND WEBSERVER SERVICES SCRIPT CAN NOT BE STARTED ON BOOT WITH SYSTEMD DUE TO LACK OF SELINUX CONTEXT
IT39227 3 8.1.13.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VMWARE VM BACKUPS FAIL WITH ANS4174E RC=7336 AND ANS9447E
 

 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.14 and 8.1.14.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT39629 2 8.1.14.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
BACKUPS OF VIRTUAL MACHINES CAN FAIL WITH ANS4174E RC=2070 AFTER UPGRADING TO 8.1.13 WITH VSPHERE 6.7 AND ABOVE.
IT39484 2 8.1.14.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
GVM5109E MESSAGE WHEN CLICKING ON IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT TAB IN VE EXTENSION
IT39410 3 8.1.14.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
MINIMAL REBALANCING OF VMWARE VIRTUAL MACHINES OVER DATA MOVERS DOES NOT WORK AS EXPECTED
IT38598 2 8.1.14.0 Windows x64 FILE LEVEL RESTORE MOUNT CLEANUP FAILS WITH ANS3130E AND  RC = -1 IF THE VM IS DELETED
IT38443 3 8.1.14.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS4174E RC 6580 LOGGED FOR A VM THAT SHOULD NOT BE BACKED UP
IT38425 3 8.1.14.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
"GVM5277E VCENTER CREDENTIALS ARE INCORRECT" MAY BE REPORTED BY THE GUI IF VCENTER ADMIN PASSWORD CONTAINS AN "&" OR "|"
IT40559 2 8.1.14.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
ANS9373E THE BACKUP OF VIRTUAL MACHINE 'VM_NAME' STOPPED BECAUSE THE BACKUP OPERATION WAS NOT PROCESSING - VERSION 8.1.13.X
 

 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.15 and 8.1.15.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT40344 3 8.1.15.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VIRTUAL MACHINE DISKS ARE NOT EXCLUDED BY THE EXCLUDE.VMDISK OPTION WHEN DEFINED IN A CLIENT OPTION SET.
IT39811 3 8.1.15.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
TAGGED SCHEDULED BACKUP OF VMS FAILS WITH ANS2635E AND ANS9377E
IT39518 3 8.1.15.0 Windows x64 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS IS UNABLE TO RECOGNIZE SPECIAL CHARACTER "&" IN NODE NAME
IT41460 1 8.1.15.1 Linux x86 8.1.15 CLIENT CRASHES DURING STARTUP WITH "DOUBLE FREE OR CORRUPTION" OR "FREE(): DOUBLE FREE DETECTED IN TCACHE 2"
IT41755 2 8.1.15.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUPS FAIL WITH ANS2374E (RC7203) AFTER INSTALLING CA SIGNED CERTIFICATES ON THE VCENTER
IT41661 1 8.1.15.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS VERSION 8.1.15.0 CRASHES ON WINDOWS
IT40725 2 8.1.15.2 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS IS UNABLE TO BACKUP MULTIPLE VMDK DISKS PARALLELLY.
 

 

Data Protection for VMware APARs in 8.1.17 and 8.1.17.x

APAR Severity Fixed Level Platforms Affected Abstract
IT42232 3 8.1.17.0 Windows x64 VMCLI OPENS INFINITE NUMBER OF SESSIONS ON THE SERVER UNTIL THE MAX SESSION LIMIT IS REACHED
IT42181 2 8.1.17.0 Windows x64 IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS: DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE INSTALLATION IS NOT COMPLETE FOR ALL USERS ON WINDOWS
IT41755 2 8.1.17.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
VM BACKUPS FAIL WITH ANS2374E (RC7203) AFTER INSTALLING CA SIGNED CERTIFICATES ON THE VCENTER
IT41661 1 8.1.17.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS VERSION 8.1.15.0 CRASHES ON WINDOWS
IT41565 4 8.1.17.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
DATACENTER OCCUPANCY REPORTS ARE NOT GENERATED FROM VSPHERE GUI (TSMVMWAREUI).
IT40725 2 8.1.17.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS IS UNABLE TO BACKUP MULTIPLE VMDK DISKS PARALLELLY.
IT42398 2 8.1.17.0 Linux x86
Windows x64
AFTER UPGRADING DATA PROTECTION FOR VMWARE TO 8.1.15.2 TAG-BASED BACKUPS FAIL WITH ANS2635E AND ANS9377E


 

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 January 2023

UID

swg21993767