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Unable to apply RSU-2101; VMFREQ2806W indicating requisites not satisfied (VMARCHIVERSFS)

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Article ID: 239284

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Products

VM:Archiver for z/VM

Issue/Introduction

Unable to apply RSU-2101; VMFREQ2806W indicating requisites not satisfied (VMARCHIVERSFS)

 

Environment

Release : 2.4

Component : VM:Archiver for z/VM

Resolution

Provided customer with step-by-step instructions and VMFSIM commands to correct the problem with the VMSES product table files so the installation of VM:Archiver RSU-2101 could be completed.

 

Do the following to correct the problem with the VMSES product table files so you can complete the installation of VM:Archiver RSU-2101:

Logon the VMANAGER, then issue the following groups of commands to make the corrections to the product table files:

 

vmfsim query vm sysblds * tdata :prodid zvma024a ( file fixvma
Ready;

vmfsim modify vm sysblds d file fixvma tdata :prodid zvma024a%vmarchiversfs ( replace 
Ready;

 

vmfsim query vm sysapps * tdata :prodid zvma024a ( file fixvma
Ready;

vmfsim modify vm sysapps d file fixvma tdata :prodid zvma024a%vmarchiversfs ( replace 
Ready;

 

vmfsim query vm sysrecs * tdata :prodid zvma024a ( file fixvma
Ready;

vmfsim modify vm sysrecs d file fixvma tdata :prodid zvma024a%vmarchiversfs ( replace 
Ready;

 

As indicated above you should just receive a CMS "Ready" after each command. If any of the commands fail, please stop and send us the console to review.

 

Assuming the commands complete successfully you should be able to complete the VM:Archiver RSU-2101 installation by reissuing these commands:

VMFSETUP ZVMA024A VMARCHIVERSFS (LINK
VMFINS INSTALL PPF ZVMA024A VMARCHIVERSFS (ADD NOMEMO ENV LU03523
VMFINS BUILD PPF ZVMA024A VMARCHIVERSFS (SERVICED
 

 

Additional Information

The root cause of this problem is an inconsistency in the ZVMA024A PRODPART file in the LU (Loadable Units) section where the reference to the PREREQ for the VMARCHIVERSFS component entry was initially VMARCHIVER, then change to be VMARCHIVERSFS (which is consistent with our other product PRODPART files). It is that switch that causes this problem for customers who have created a CASYS: FilePool, and therefore do not need a PPF override for installing with PPF ZVMA024A VMARCHIVERSFS.

Customers who install to minidisk (PPF ZVMA024A VMARCHIVER) or have created a PPF override for either component VMARCHIVER or VMARCHIVERSFS will *not* have this problem.

For the effected customers, those who install with PPF ZVMA024A VMARCHIVERSFS (no PPF override *and* SFS installation), the VMFSIM commands referenced in the case will update the VMSES table files to correct the entries in those tables and prevent the problem moving forward.