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Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS)

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RHEL 9.X And GPFSGUI Daemon Fail bug?

line 67, checkPortIsAlreadyUsed in "/usr/lpp/mmfs/gui/bin-sudo/check4iptables" This function can act unintentionally when searching for 443 ports. "checkPortIsAlreadyUsed" can act unintentionally when searching for 443 ports on the 72nd line of "/...
23 days ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Is a defect

Ganesha - Event 1 could not be processed for fd 5 rc I/O error , report the client that abuse the Ganesha, monitor that error and have action

When Ganesha server hit this error - the NFS server just hang , there is no ip failover, or restart of the NFS server: epoch 001103c9 : gpfs.ganesha.nfsd-1492239[fsal_up_0.48] GPFSFSAL_UP_Thread :FSAL_UP :WARN :Event 1 could not be processed for f...
10 months ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 1 Is a defect

support for runnign VMs in GPFS (see TS003291090)

See TS003291090 If a KVM host runs GPFS client and mounts a filesystem from a gpfs cluster. The KVM host runs a VM which uses a container file stored in the same file system under a independent fileset named kvm01 which is under the root fileset. ...
over 4 years ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 2 Is a defect

Changing dynamic pagepool can cause the system to hang

The proposed changes to prevent system hang are as follows: 1. The code checks for available memory and if the available memory is less than the requested value, return the value users can change 2. As it takes time to allocate memory, the code re...
about 4 years ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 2 Is a defect

mmnetverify fails ungracefully when --target-node is Windows node

When run from Scale node on x86 RHEL 7.3 (x86), mmnetverify fails ungracefully when --target-node is a Windows node.Moreover, it fails inconsistently when used with the node's "Scale" interface vs. the Admin node name, providing additional confusion.
over 6 years ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 2 Is a defect

mmhealth incorrectly reports Windows nodes as FAILED

Scale 4.2.3NSD nodes on x86, rhel7.3client nodes on x86, rhel and Windows 2012 R2When executed on NSD node, mmhealth incorrectly shows Windows node as FAILED:---# mmhealth cluster show node Component Node Status Reasons----------------------------...
over 6 years ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 2 Is a defect

mmunlinkfileset -f report unmatch error message

[root@pnsd1 ~]# mmunlinkfileset aggr3 user_scratch -fUnable to quiesce fileset at all nodes.Fileset user_scratch has open files. Specify -f to force unlink. From above output we can see the error is not accurate reflecting customer's issue. They h...
over 6 years ago in Storage Scale (formerly known as GPFS) 2 Is a defect