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Job Watcher, Performance Explorer (PEX), and Disk Watcher PTFs for IBM i 7.1

Troubleshooting


Problem

This document provides a list of PTFs that are required to correct defects found in Job Watcher, Disk Watcher and Performance Explorer (PEX).

Resolving The Problem

In addition to general PTF maintenance, the following PTFs are required to correct defects found in Job Watcher, Performance Explorer (PEX), and Disk Watcher. These PTFs are for both IBM iDoctor for i and the functions found in the base operating system.

If using iDoctor, ensure you have the PTFs listed in the Required PTF column next to the Install Image you downloaded.

http://public.dhe.ibm.com/services/us/igsc/idoctor/html/ptfs.html


Next to the PTF number, you will see (xxxx), which represents the Cumulative PTF level. (1000) is not yet on a cumulative PTF package.

See the iDoctor website for the client level and server build date.

http://public.dhe.ibm.com/services/us/igsc/idoctor/html/downloadOptions.html


Performance Explorer (PEX)

APAR R710 Original PTF R710 Latest Supersede HIPER
MA38688 -BASE FUNCTION TO ENABLE FUTURE EXTENSIONS MF48480 (10096) Not applicable N
MA38741 - SRCB6005121 SECOND ENDPEX TO COLLECTION MF48695 (10096) Not applicable Y
MA38380 - RESOURCE MANAGEMENT USING *MACHINE POOL TO STORE PERFORMANCE OBJECTS MF47970 (10096)) MF99005 (12279) Y
MA39877 - LOOP MACH POOL STORAGE EXHAUSTED WHEN PEX ACTIVE MF50972 (11116) Not applicable Y
SE41665 - INCORRECT DATA IN PEX FILE QAYPEPGFLT SI38465 (10096) SI46839 (1000) N
SE39422 - PEX INTERNAL DATA SI39771 (11116) SI46839 (1000) N
MA39397 - PEX TRACE TYPE *TASKSWITCH MISSING SWAFD MF49900 (10229) MF99004 (12115) Y
MA40125 - PEX PMCO FORMAT4 EVENT SUPPORT - ENDPEX IMPROVE PROCESSING TIME MF51463 (11116) MF99004 (12115) N
SE45190 - PEX SUPPORT FOR PMCO FORMAT 4 EVENT SI41391 (11270) SI46839 (1000) N
MA41481 MSGCPFAF02 DURING ENDPEX or CRTPEXDTA MF54363 (12115) MF99005 (12279) Y
MA39545 - BASE FUNCTION TO ENABLE PDC WORKLOAD CAPPING SUPPORT MF50194 (10229) MF99005 (12279) N
MA41529 - ENDPEX REDUCE INVALID ADDRESS PAGE FAULTS MF54420 (12115) MF99005 (12279) N
MA41251 - REDUCE FAULTS FOR INVALID ADDRESS MF53869 (12115) MF99005 (12279) N
MA39803 - BASE FUNCTION TO ENABLE FUTURE EXTENSIONS MF50758 (11116) MF99005 (12279) N
MA39551 - BASE FUNCTION TO ENABLE FUTURE EXTENSIONS MF50207 (10229) MF99005 (12279) N
MA42083 - SWAFD NOT REPORTED, NOT IN TASKSWITCH TRACE MF55821 (12279) MF99005 (12279) N
MA43970 - USING POWERVP DETAIL WHILE
COLLECTING PEX WITH PMCO EVENTS RESULTS IN A SYSTEM POWER DOWN
MF58971 (4283) Not applicable Y
SE59887 - IMPROVED MESSAGES WHEN A SESSION CANNOT BE STARTED DUE TO CONFLICTS WITH AN EXISTING SESSION. SI54203 (5142) Not applicable N
MA44091 - THE PERFORMANCE EXPLORER LCKEVT TRACE EVENT MAY BE MISSING OBJECT ADDRESS MF59159
(5142)
Not applicable N
MA44190 - DEADLOCK OF RMDELETETASK AND QYPSPFRCOL JOB MF59442
(5142)
Not applicable Y
SE61969 - CHGPEXDFN HAS BEEN CHANGED SO THAT IT DOES NOT CHANGE INTERNAL PEX DEFINITIONS. SI56928 (1000) Not applicable N


Note: If a PEX trace will be collected containing *PMCO events (applies to most of the iDoctor trace analyses) and the hardware is P7, server firmware Ax730_078 is required. You should refer to the following URL for more information.
http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/slkbase.nsf/ibmscdirect/E58D7BBF0EAC9A2786256EAD005F54D8

Job Watcher

 

 

APAR R710 Original PTF R710 Latest Supersede HIPER
MA41344 - Job Watcher field TDEUSECS in file QAPYJWTDE contains incorrect values values MF53988 (12115) Not applicable N
SE49837 - MSGCPFB517/F-QPYSTRJW STRJW fails at start time SI45141 (12115) Not applicable N
SE42412 - SRCB6005121 Job Watcher SQL Data Problem SI39102 (11116) SI44515 (12115) N
MA40977 - JOB WATCHER ACTIVATION GROUP INFORMATION MF53251 (11270) Not applicable N
SE45326 - MSGMCH3601-F/QPYSTRJW JOB WATCHER ERROR AT STARTUP SI41501 (12115) Not applicable N
SE49201 - JOB WATCHER SQL DATA COLLECTION IMPROVEMENTS SI44515 (12115) Not applicable N
MA40971 - IMPROVE JOB WATCHER STACKS FOR PAGE FAULTS MF53202 (11270) Not applicable N
SE51806 - Job Watcher uses high amounts of temporary storage SI46670 (12279) Not applicable N
MA42203 - The logical disk I/O fields in QAPYJWPRC (starting with LDIO*) contain incorrect data MF55880 (13037) Not applicable N
SE55808 - Collecting SQL data causes more I/Os and longer disk response time SI50348 (14143) SI52081 (14143) N
SE57660 - Job Watcher SQL host variables are incorrect SI52081 (14143) SI53204 (14283) N
MA43069 -Job Watcher collection of program stack information has been enhanced to improve performance. MF57432 (14143) Not applicable N
SE57518 - Job Watcher SQL data collection improvements. SI51648 (14143) SI53204 (14283) N
SE59001 - Some procedure names in QAPYJWPROC are truncated. SI53204 (14283) SI53253 (1000) N
SE59044 - This PTF provides serviceability enhancements for Job Watcher. SI53253 (5142) Not applicable N
SE62655 - When collecting SQL data with Job Watcher, some non-zero SQL host variables are reported with a value of 0 in th QAPYJWSQLH file. SI57746 (1000) SI57973 (1000) N

 


Disk Watcher

 

 

 

 

 

APAR R710 Original PTF R710 Latest Supersede HIPER
SE45326 - MSGMCH3601-F/QPYSTRJW JOB WATCHER ERROR AT STARTUP - Also applies to Disk Watcher SI41501 (12115) Not applicable N
SE41323 - SRCB6005121 - DISKWATCHER MF54193 (12115) MF99005 (12279) Y
MA43730 - SRCB6000302 MF58497   Y
SE62879 - Receiving MSGCPF5009 duplicate record key in member QAPMCCCNTB message when running Disk Watcher. SI57973 (1000)   N

 

 

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Historical Number

572782719

Document Information

Modified date:
18 December 2019

UID

nas8N1012020