[OpenAFS] OpenAFS backup to TSM on Solaris 9 platforms

Andrew Bacchi bacchi@rpi.edu
14 Apr 2004 15:25:37 -0400

I am not certain about Solaris, but I'm still waiting for the XBSA
library to be ported for use on Linux->TSM.  XBSA is the problem, not
OpenAFS.  XBSA is still licenced by IBM, you'll have to contact them on
that one.

I am running butc on AIX until then.  Backlevel?

On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 14:51, Nicolescu, Edward L wrote:
> Folks,
> I have configured a Solaris 9 afs fileserver running OpenAFS 1.2.11. The
> only problem I have so far
> is not being able to get butc to connect to our TSM 5.2 server. The error I
> am getting is listed
> below:
> 203 root@rafs12% butc -p 3
> XBSA Password has been read
> XBSA server is rtsm.rcf.bnl.gov
> XBSA node is RAFS12
> XBSA type is TSM
> xbsa_Initialize: The XBSAInit call failed with 12
>      XBSA: A specified keyword is invalid
> InitToServer: Unable to initialize the XBSA library to server
> rtsm.rcf.bnl.gov
>      butx: XBSA initialization of the XBSA interface failed
> However, I checked the keywords listed in the /usr/afs/backup/CFG_3 file and
> all look fine to me...
> Before I start digging further, is OpenAFS 1.2.11 able to handle TSM backups
> on Solaris 9 or 
> not ?  The IBM AFS 3.6 Patch 9.1 README file states that butc is supported
> for TSM 5.1.5
> and TSM 5.2 on Solaris 9 but I could not find anywhere a document to state
> the same for OpenAFS. 
> If a kind soul could shed some light on this issue, I would very much
> appreciate it. Thanks.
> Edward Nicolescu
> Brookhaven National Labs
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