Installing PTFs L1H185S or L1H185T Causes Problems for TCP/IP Communication from the SMC Client and With the VLE
(Doc ID 1945221.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2020
Applies to:Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.1 to 7.2 [Release 7.0]
IBM z/OS on System z
This problem affects SMC Client TCP/IP communication as well as VLE TCP/IP communication.
SMC client can't communicate with the TAPEPLEX after installing current maintenance.
08.14.03 STC12345 *SMC0260 TAPEPLEX PROD commpath HSCXSRV1 inactive; RC=740, TCP/IP timeout
08.14.03 STC12345 *SMC0260 TAPEPLEX PROD commpath (local) inactive; RC=608, TAPEPLEX subsystem is inactive
08.17.04 STC12345 SMC0175 Communication initialized on TAPEPLEX=PROD SERVER=HSCXSRV1
08.18.46 STC12345 SMC0128 TAPEPLEX error: 788
788 Job=jobname JOB67890 task=ESYSSMC0000001B5 msg=FF13050D
788 TAPEPLEX=PROD SERVER=HSCXSRV1 request=XMNTNF669ESYSSMC0000001B5
788 Client socket=0 port=any
788 Server IP=ip.address port=1080
788 Bytes out=1169 in=0
788 Error=TCP/IP timeout
788 Reason=waiting to send()
788 SMC comm RC=740
Communications sometimes initializes and a short time later, SMC0261 is issued to indicate there are no communication paths to the TAPEPLEX:
09.03.40 STC12345 SMC0175 Communication initialized on TAPEPLEX=PROD SERVER=HSCXSRV1
09.03.45 STC12345 *SMC0261 TAPEPLEX PROD inactive; no available communication paths
09.07.25 STC12345 *SMC0260 TAPEPLEX PROD commpath (local) inactive; RC=608, TAPEPLEX subsystem is inactive
09.08.12 STC12345 SMC0051 SMC subsystem interface error for job jobname; reason=Ascomm RC=600 (X'00000258'), function=XVOLLKUP
Installed current maintenance, including L1H185S for ELS 7.1 or L1H185T for ELS 7.2.
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