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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.3
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 19, 2021

Change VEMKD Behavior when unable to access vemkd/container/event file

After receiving RFE 145547 (patch build 563255), there was an occurrence where VEMKD continually restarted due to not being able to access the $EGO_CONFDIR/../../kernel/work/vemkd/container/event file.

I'm requesting a similar patch to RFE 145547 to be applied to the container event file and potentially other status and event files that can cause VEMKD to restart when inaccessible.

  • Guest
    Aug 3, 2021

    .Reviewed and agreed by IBM and CreditSuisse, this RFE request can be closed and CreditSuisse to exclude the container/event file from the back/restore process.

  • Guest
    Apr 23, 2021

    Please ignore previous update. It was a mistake and intended to update another RFE.