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SI76709 - TCPIP-TCPIP-OTHER-UNPRED DNS SERVER JOBLOG SHOW A LOT OF 'GE

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Abstract

TCPIP-TCPIP-OTHER-UNPRED DNS SERVER JOBLOG SHOW A LOT OF 'GE


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
DIST 5733SC1  V7R2M0    SI70596   NONE     0001



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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DNS Server shows a lot of error entries:
- general: error: internal_send:
- general: error: socket.c:2196: unexpected error:
- general: error: unable to convert errno to isc_result: 64

and the joblog runs full.

CORRECTION FOR APAR 'SE75824' :
-------------------------------
After applying this fix, DNS server can work well.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR 'SE75824' :
----------------------------------
None.


Activation Instructions

None.




Special Instructions

IF DNS SERVER IS NOT USED, THE PTF CAN BE IGNORED AND NO ACTION IS
REQUIRED. OTHERWISE, PLEASE SAVE DOMAIN NAME SERVER DATA AS A BACKUP
BEFORE APPLYING THE PTF. AND THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
1. END ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS)
DNSSVR(*ALL)
2. APPLY THE PTF
3. START ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS OR A SPECIFIED ONE: STRTCPSVR
SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL) OR STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)

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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED
PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
********************************************************************

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI70734 :
=================================================

IF DNS SERVER IS NOT USED, THE PTF CAN BE IGNORED AND NO ACTION IS
REQUIRED. OTHERWISE, PLEASE SAVE DOMAIN NAME SERVER DATA AS A BACKUP
BEFORE APPLYING THE PTF. AND THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
1. END ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS)
DNSSVR(*ALL)
2. APPLY THE PTF
3. START ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS OR A SPECIFIED ONE: STRTCPSVR
SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL) OR STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)

NOTE: OPENSSL 1.1.1 MUST BE AVAILABLE.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI68467 :
=================================================

IF DNS SERVER IS NOT USED, THE PTF CAN BE IGNORED AND NO ACTION IS
REQUIRED. OTHERWISE, PLEASE SAVE DOMAIN NAME SERVER DATA AS A BACKUP
BEFORE APPLYING THE PTF. AND THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
1. END ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS)
DNSSVR(*ALL)
2. APPLY THE PTF
3. START ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS OR A SPECIFIED ONE: STRTCPSVR
SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL) OR STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)


Option 31(Domain Name System) must be installed in the system before
applying the PTF.

PLEASE SAVE DOMAIN NAME SERVER DATA AS A BACKUP BEFORE APPLYING THE
PTF. AND THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
1. END ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS)
DNSSVR(*ALL)
2. APPLY THE PTF
3. START ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS OR A SPECIFIED ONE: STRTCPSVR
SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL) OR STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)

END DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM
EXAMPLE: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL)
THEN APPLY THE PTF
START DOMAIN NAME SERVER AGAIN
EXAMPLE: STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI69622 :
=================================================

IF DNS SERVER IS NOT USED, THE PTF CAN BE IGNORED AND NO ACTION IS
REQUIRED. OTHERWISE, PLEASE SAVE DOMAIN NAME SERVER DATA AS A BACKUP
BEFORE APPLYING THE PTF. AND THEN FOLLOW THESE STEPS:
1. END ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS ON THE SYSTEM: ENDTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS)
DNSSVR(*ALL)
2. APPLY THE PTF
3. START ALL DOMAIN NAME SERVERS OR A SPECIFIED ONE: STRTCPSVR
SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(*ALL) OR STRTCPSVR SERVER(*DNS) DNSSVR(<DNS_NAME>)


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   SI76268      OSP-DNS/FIX CVE-2021-25214 AND CVE-2021-25215
   SI74159      OSP-DNS/FIX CVE-2020-8622 and CVE-2020-8624
   SI73482      OSP-DNS/FIX CVE-2020-8616 AND CVE-2020-8617 FOR DNS BIND
   SI70734      OSP-DNS/FIX CVE-2019-6471 FOR DNS BIND
   SI69886      OSP-DNS/Fix CVE-2018-5743 for DNS bind
   SI69622      OSP-DNS/Fix CVE-2018-5744, CVE-2018-5745 and CVE-2019-6465 f

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R4M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE75824
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF SI77005
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QDNS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C1238740


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Modified date:
15 September 2021