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SI70313 - OSP-INCORROUT HMC REST Cluster Monitor retry if logon fails

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Abstract

OSP-INCORROUT HMC REST Cluster Monitor retry if logon fails


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Communication with the HMC may intermittently fail for a variety
of reasons such as network conditions. If such a temporary
failure occurs, the Cluster Monitor code that communicates with
the HMC fails on the first try and terminates.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE71564 :
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A retry loop was added to the Cluster Monitor code to attempt to
retry the request up to 20 times if a failure occurred.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE71564 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


Clustering must be ended and restarted on any Cluster node with a REST
Cluster Monitor for the PTF code to be activated.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
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   SI70103      Potential security issue

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R4M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE71564
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF SI75925
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C9304740


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Modified date:
15 April 2021