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APAR Fix List - IBM Spectrum Control v5.4.x and IBM Storage Insights

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Question

What APAR fixes are included in the IBM Spectrum Control v5.4.x maintenance releases and updates to IBM Storage Insights?  For IBM Spectrum Control, this information covers all licensed variations.  For IBM Storage Insights, this information covers the free and subscription versions.

Answer

  • 5.4.2 / 1Q 2021
    Availability:

    APAR Abstract HIPER Security Integrity Special Attention
    IT35438
    SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-26258, CVE-2020-26259, CVE-2020-26217, CVE-2020-13956, 
    CVE-2020-25649, CVE-2020-1971, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8287
    Yes
    IT34744
    IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL KNOWLEDGE CENTER DOCUMENT IMPROVEMENT REGARDING "TPCAUDIT.LOG"
    FILE NO LONGER GENERATED
         
    IT35109
    IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL KNOWLEDGE CENTER DOCUMENT IMPROVEMENT REGARDING "CONFIGURING
    THE COLLECTION OF PERFORMANCE DATA FOR IBM SPE
         
    IT35123 SNMP TRAPS SENT FROM SPECTRUM CONTROL ARE TRANSLATED EVEN THOUGH THE GUI IS IN ENGLISH      
    IT35453
    IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL, CIMOM BROCADE SWITCH PROBES FINISH WITH STATUS FAILED
         
    IT35411
    DATA COLLECTOR SERVICE WON'T START. CANNOT CONNECT TO STORAGE SYSTEMS. "PROGRAM" FILE EXISTS
         
    IT31921
    THE FIRST FOUR COLUMNS ARE MISSING WHEN EXPORTING BLOCK STORAGE PAGE 
         
    IT33356 CORE DUMP FILES FOR SPECTRUM CONTROL DATA COLLECTOR REMOVED      
    IT33713
    APPLICATION GROUPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR SELECTION IN COGNOS PRE-DEFINED OR CUSTOM REPORTS
         
    IT33999 STORAGE SYSTEM DISAPPEARS FROM THE SPECTRUM CONTROL GUI AND CANNOT BE RE-ADDED      
    IT34289 SPECTRUM CONTROL LIBERTY WELCOME PAGE AND ADMIN CENTER DO NOT USE  HSTS HEADERS      
    IT34335 CANNOT PROBE HITACHI VSP F700 ARRAYS. PROBES END WITH ERROR HWN025032E      
    IT34377 SWITCH PROBES FAILED WHEN USING BROCADE REST API DATA SOURCE      
    IT34478
    DURING INSTALLATION IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL WILL FAIL TO VALIDATE ANY COMMON USER IF DB2ADMIN
    GROUP CONTAINS SPACES
         
    IT34541 NOTIFICATION & ADVISOR PANELS DO NOT LOAD WITH DATA [LISTAGG ERRORS]      
    IT34563 IN IBM STORAGE INSIGHTS THE BACKEND SUBSYSTEMS ARE NOT DISPLAYED CORRECTLY      
    IT34663 HWNPM0605E WHEN VIEWING PERFORMANCE MONITORING CHARTS      
    IT34669
    NO HITACHI PERFORMANCE DATA: HWNPM2122W NO VALID PERFORMANCE DATA WAS PROVIDED BY
    THE MONITORED RESOURCE. [EXIT CODE -29)
         
    IT34683
    IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL NOT COLLECTING CORRECT THE INFORMATIONINSIDE THE REPORT
    (CAPACITY AND RELATIONSHIP)
         
    IT34728
    NO HITACHI PERFORMANCE DATA COLLECTED:  HWNPM2122W NO VALID PERFORMANCE DATA WAS PROVIDED
    BY THE MONITORED RESOURCE.  [KEYERROR
         
    IT34741 DELL UNITY 400 PROBE FAILURES IN STORAGE INSIGHTS      
    IT34789 UPDATING/ADDING LICENSE TO IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL VERSION 5.4.0 DOES NOT WORK      
    IT34790 IN IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL PROBES TAKES LONG TIME TO FINISH      
    IT34820
    NO HITACHI PERFORMANCE DATA:  HWNPM2122W NO VALID PERFORMANCE DATA WAS PROVIDED BY THE
    MONITORED RESOURCE. [EXIT CODE: -54]
         
    IT34942 SPECTRUM SCALE PROBE FAILURE      
    IT35004 PROBES FAILURES TO NETAPP DEVICES RELEASE 9.6P7 WITH RETURN CODE RETURN CODE=10001      
    IT35048  GUI UNRESPONSIVE OR SLOW AFTER A FEW DAYS OF UPTIME      
    IT35076 STORAGE PROBE FAILS WITH NUMBER FORMAT EXCEPTION      
    IT35167 COS PROBE FAILED IN STORAGE INSIGHTS WITH ERORR  RC = 46, MSG =HWNEP0129E      
    IT35423 DATA COLLECTOR WON'T START. CANNOT CONNECT TO STORAGE SYSTEMS. " PROGRAM" FILE EXISTS      
    IT35535
    VIEW PERFORMANCE ACTION IS DISABLED, DESPITE VOLUME PERFORMANCE DATA COLLECTED AND
    VISIBLE IN PERFORMANCE TAB
         
    IT34891 DS8K FIXED BLOCK VOLUME TIER CAPACITY INCORRECTLY REPORTED
    IT34903 V9000 PERFDATAINVALIDEXCEPTION RESULTING IN GAPS IN PERFORMANCE MONITORING CHARTS
  • 5.4.1 / 4Q 2020
    Availability:

    APAR Abstract HIPER Security Integrity Special Attention
    IT34201 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-14577, CVE-2020-14578, CVE-2020-14579   Yes  
    IT34505 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-15861, CVE-2020-15862    Yes  
    IT34524 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-8201, CVE-2020-8252  Yes
    IT34439 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-4590   Yes  
    IT33090
    IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL KNOWLEDGE CENTER DOCUMENT IMPROVEMENT REGARDING PORT REQUIREMENT AND
    TRAFFIC FLOW FOR STORAGE DEVICE.
         
    IT33145 ADDED FLASHSYSTEM V840 STORAGE ENCLOSURE RESULTS IN FAILED PROBE      
    IT33803 THE SPECTRUM CONTROL DOCUMENTATION NEEDS TO BE UPDATED FOR THEISCSI PERFORMANCE DATA COLLECTION.      
    IT33848 ADDING STORAGE DEVICES WHEN NAME CONTAINS RESERVED WORDS FAILS      
    IT33862
     IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL KNOWLEDGE CENTER DOCUMENT IMPROVEMENT REGARDING SSL CERTIFICATE EXPIRY AND
    MAXIMUM VALIDITY
         
    IT33987 CONFIGURATION PARAMETER LIMITCHECKLENIENT CHANGED TO PM.LIMITCHECKLENIENT      
    IT34157 STORAGE INSIGHTS DOCUMENTATION IS UNCLEAR CONCERNING EASY TIER POOL STATUS      
    IT31323 ERRONEOUS SOFTWARE UPDATE WARNING HAS BEEN DETECTED REGARDING DS8000 SOFTWARE LEVEL.      
    IT33037 PERFORMANCE COLLECTION JOB FAILS ON ALL DEVICES      
    IT34020
    DEGRADED DATA COLLECTION - DATA COLLECTOR COMMUNICATION FAILS WITHOUT STATUS INDICATION IN DATA
    COLLECTORS PANEL
         
    IT34045
    DELL EMC UNITY ALL FLASH 500F - PROBES FAIL WITH: ERROR CODE 99/HWN025032E JOB FAILED DURING POST
    PROCESSING OF COLLECTED DATA
         
    IT31644 MISMATCH COMPRESSION SAVINGS VALUES BETWEEN A9000 AND SPECTRUM CONTROL GUI      
    IT31715 INACCURATE FLASH COPY CAPACITY REPORTED BY STORAGE INSIGHTS CHARGEBACK VIEWS      
    IT32479
    EXPORT PERFORMANCE DATA FROM GUI HANGS WHILE EXPORTING VOLUME DATA; BLOCKS FUTURE ATTEMPTS TO EXPORT
    PERFORMANCE DATA.
         
    IT32825 STORAGE INSIGHTS GUI IS SLOW TO LOAD RECLAIMABLE STORAGE AND TIER ANALYSIS PANELS      
    IT33107 STORAGE INSIGHTS CAPACITY REPORTING DOUBLE THE CAPACITY THAT THE DS8000 REPORTS FOR ITSELF      
    IT33466 SYSTEM FAILURE OCCURRED ERROR AFTER TRYING TO ADD STORAGE DEVICE      
    IT33702 PERFORMANCE DATA COLLECTIONS FAILS TO A NETAPP RELEASE 9.5P6 - FAS2750 DEVICE .      
    IT33711 IN IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL PROBE FOR SVC FAILED WHILEPROCESSING THE OUTPUT FILE.      
    IT33730
    PERFORMANCE MONITORS FAIL FOR SOME DEVICES BECAUSE THEIR SCHEDULES HAD NOT BEEN MIGRATED TO NEW
    MT SCHEDULER.
         
    IT33763
    SPECTRUM CONTROL GUI SHOWS IN PROBE LOG FOR STORAGE: ERROR READING LOG-FILE
    C:\PROGRAM FILES\IBM\TPC\DEVICE\LOG\LOG FILE NAME
         
    IT33809 HYPERVISOR PROBE POST PROCESSING MAY FAIL WITH EXCEPTIONS.      
    IT33820 IN STORAGE INSIGHTS GUI IN FC PORTS TAB THE "VIEW PERFORMANCE" BUTTON IS NOT WORKING      
    IT33891 DS8000 PROBES FAIL WHEN MICROCODE VERSION INFORMATION IS BLANK      
    IT33900 INTERNAL EXCEPTION WHEN PROCESSING DISK STATE CHANGE EVENT FOR DISK FAILURE ON DS8000      
    IT34001 UPGRADING SPECTRUM CONTROL 5.3.5 OR 5.3.6 TO 5.4.0 FAILS WHEN MONITORING NETAPP ONTAP 9 DEVICES      
    IT34021
    ERROR BTADS0024E WHILE PROBING CISCO SWITCH [JAVA.LANG.STRINGINDEXOUTOFBOUNDSEXCEPTION:
    STRING INDEX OUT OF RANGE: 1]
         
    IT34053 IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL PROBES ARE NOT RUNNING AUTOMATICALLY      
    IT34079 IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL ALERTS ARE NOT TRIGGERED      
    IT34086 GAPS IN NETAPP PERFORMANCE DATA - HWNPM2132W & HWNPM4301E      
    IT34092
    NETAPP ONTAP 9 DEVICES WITHOUT A COMPLETED PROBE MAY CAUSE STORAGE INSIGHTS INSTANCE UPGRADE
    FAILURES.
         
    IT34152 OPENING A SUPPORT CASE USING IBM STORAGE INSIGHTS CREATESINVALID TICKET NUMBER.      
    IT34207 STORAGE INSIGHTS PROBES FAILED FOR PURE STORAGE DEVICE      
    IT34266
    STORAGE DEVICE PROBE FAILS FOR DATA COLLECTOR ON WINDOWS OS WHENPATH TO THE INPUT.TXT FILE IS TOO
    LONG (OVER 250 CHARACTERS)
         
    IT34334 LICENSE COMPLIANCE POOLS (SET POOL CATEGORY) SHOWS ONLY 100 ENTRIES.      
    IT34441
    THE STORAGE SYSTEMS CANNOT BE READDED IN STORAGE INSIGHTS AFTERTHEY ARE REMOVED.
         
    IT34394 ENABLE SELECTION DIALOG FOR USERS TO OPEN DS8000 'SOFTWARE' SUPPORT TICKETS
    IT34751 NO WEEKLY/MONTHLY HISTORICAL CAPACITY STATISTICS IN COGNOS REPORT
    IT34789 UPDATING/ADDING LICENSE TO IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL VERSION 5.4.0 DOES NOT WORK
  • 5.4.0 / 3Q 2020
    Availability:

    APAR Abstract HIPER Security Integrity Special Attention
    IT33088 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-2781, CVE-2020-2800    Yes  
    IT33089 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-2654   Yes  
    IT33403 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-4329   Yes  
    IT33404 SECURITY APAR FOR CVE-2020-8172, CVE-2020-8174, CVEID: CVE-2020-11080   Yes  
    IT33084 DOC APAR TO KNOWLEDGE CENTER IMPROVING PROCEDURE RELATED TO REPLACING DATA SERVER AND SRA SSL CERTS      
    IT33100
    DATA COLLECTOR INSTALL NOTES IN KNOWLEDGE CENTER SHOULD LIST INSTALLING TO A MOUNTED FILE SYSTEM IS NOT
    SUPPORTED
         
    IT33148
    IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT REGARDING CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE DEVICE
    CONFIGURATION
         
    IT31544 EXTENT POOL CAPACITY SIZING USES WRONG DS8K CKD EXTENT SIZE      
    IT32209 IBM STORAGE INSIGHTS GUI LOGOUT DOESN'T WORK      
    IT32246
    HWNPM4302E - NEW PERFORMANCE DATA IS NOT YET AVAILABLE FOR THE DEVICE. STATISTICS WITH TIME STAMPS LATER
    THAN <TIMESTAMP>
         
    IT32477 ERROR MESSAGES DISPLAYED WHEN RUNNING CREATESRACERTS.BAT SCRIPT ON IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL SERVER      
    IT32601 DUPLICATE DATA COLLECTOR ENTRY IN STORAGE INSIGHTS GUI WITH IP SET TO UNKNOWN      
    IT32670 IBM SPECTRUM CONTROL CREATE INCORRECT VALUES IN CERTS.ZIP WHEN RUNNING CREATESRACERTS.BAT ( SRA )      
    IT32683 DC_QUEUE CONSUMES EXCESS DISK SPACE      
    IT32685 IBM STORAGE INSIGHTS FAILS TO COLLECT THE PERFORMANCE DATA FOR RESTRICTED VOLUME ON NETAPP      
    IT32721  NO PERFORMANCE MONITOR JOBS DEFINED FOR DEVICES ADDED TO STORAGE INSIGHTS      
    IT32846
    THE EXPORTED PERFORMANCE DATA REPORT IN CSV FORMAT FOR RUSSIAN LOCALE HAS AN EXTRA COMMA CHAR IN THE
    TRANSLATED HEADER
         
    IT32913 RESPONSE TIME METRICS SHOULD BE SET TO 0 IF I/O RATES ARE LESS THAN 1 OPS/SEC      
    IT33032
    PROBE FAILS TO EMC DELL UNITY DEVICE DUE TO LARGE NUMBER OF LUNS / MAPPINGS EXCEEDING THE CONFIGURATION
    CONSTRAINTS
         
    IT33073 STORAGE INSIGHT TICKET PANEL SHOWS THE SAME TICKET MANY TIMES IN BOTH OPEN OR CLOSED LIST      
    IT33152 ALL STORAGE PROBES FAIL [MAX VALUE REACHED WITH AUTOIDS] FIX CONTINUATION     MDVPARTL
    IT33153
    DATA COLLECTOR AGENTS DO NOT ALLOW PERFORMANCE MONITOR JOBS TO RESUME AFTER A STORAGE INSIGHTS
    OUTAGE
         
    IT33162 HOST NAMES NOT RESOLVED CORRECTLY      
    IT33173 UPGRADE FAILS WHEN USER NAME CONTAINS A HYPHEN [SQLSTATE: 42601, VENDOR ERROR CODE: -104]      
    IT33241 PERFORMANCE MONITORS FAIL TO RUN BECAUSE PERFORMANCE MONITORS MIGRATION FAILED      
    IT33302 SPECTRUM SCALE PROBES FAIL TO COMPLETE      
    IT33348 IBM STORAGE INSIGHTS OPERATIONS AND NOC DASHBOARDS ARE FAILING TO LOAD PERFORMANCE DATA      
    IT33366 DEVICE SERVER STOPPED UNEXPECTEDLY DUE TO A JAVA CRASH      
    IT33416
    IBM STORAGE INSIGHT / SPECTRUM CONTROL DATA COLLECTOR NOT CLEANING UP /TMP/_MEI*** FOLDERS WHEN PROBE
    AND/OR PM FAILED
         
    IT33483 EXPORT PERFORMANCE DATA WITH SPECTRUM CONTROL FAILS FOR SOME COMPONENTS      
    IT33494 STORAGE DEVICE LOGS FAIL TO UPLOAD WHEN LOG COLLECTION IS INITIATED FROM STORAGE INSIGHTS      
    IT33609 NETAPP STORAGE DEVICE PROBE FAILS WITH: HWNEP0135E EXTERNAL PROCESS FAILED WITH ERROR CODE 99      
    IT33671
    STORAGE INSIGHTS REST API RETURNS BPCUI0032E MESSAGE WHEN TRYING TO VIEW ALERTS WITH BLANK FIELDS
    PRESENT
         

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Modified date:
22 February 2021

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