z/VM 7.2 Upgrade Question

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Article ID: 211105

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Products

CA MIM Tape Sharing (MIA)

Issue/Introduction

Upgrading test environment from 7.1 RSU 2001 to 7.2 RSU 2001.  When MIM attempts to start, getting the following several of the following messages:


MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0700  700' NOT IN GEN
MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0701  701' NOT IN GEN
MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0702  702' NOT IN GEN
MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0703  703' NOT IN GEN
MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0704  704' NOT IN GEN
MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0705  705' NOT IN GEN
MIM2002 INVALID ENTRY IN THE DEVICE CONTROL MEMBER - '0706  706' NOT IN GEN

Followed by:

MIM2003 NO MANAGED DEVICES                                          
MIM0002E MIMGR terminating in initialization; Reason = x'00000066'  
MIM0036I All GLOBAL functions deactivated                           
GCTABD227E Application 'MIMDRBGN' failed - User abend 0040-0000

Cause

z/VM 7.2 changed the output of the QUERY command to make room to display 5 digit devices. For example:

Pre 7.2:
q 3aa0
TAPE 3AA0 FREE

Post 7.2:
q 3aa0
TAPE  3AA0 FREE

Notice there's an extra space between TAPE and 3AA0.

Environment

Release : 12.0
Component : MIM for z/VM

IBM z/VM 7.2

Resolution

As of April 16, 2021 - New MIM solution being tested but not yet available.

This article will be updated as soon as a solution is available