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Re: [ADSM-L] ANS2050E message

2007-08-27 16:32:15
Subject: Re: [ADSM-L] ANS2050E message
From: Rick Harderwijk <rick.harderwijk AT GMAIL DOT COM>
To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 22:30:21 +0200
Andy,

Someone, technically, could have, but I do not think that is very likely.
When you start the backup from the Windows Taskscheduler, using dsmc backup
(so instead of using the TSM Scheduler), does the PASSWORDACCESS GENERATE
mechanism still work?

Cheers,
Rick


On 8/27/07, Andrew Raibeck <storman AT us.ibm DOT com> wrote:
>
> If PASSWORDACCESS GENERATE is in effect, then TSM should normally handle
> regeneration of the passwords. Maybe someone manually reset the password
> on the TSM server side?
>
> Regards,
>
> Andy
>
> Andy Raibeck
> IBM Software Group
> Tivoli Storage Manager Client Product Development
> Level 3 Team Lead
> Internal Notes e-mail: Andrew Raibeck/Tucson/[email protected]
> Internet e-mail: storman AT us.ibm DOT com
>
> IBM Tivoli Storage Manager support web page:
>
> http://www.ibm.com/software/sysmgmt/products/support/IBMTivoliStorageManager.html
>
> The only dumb question is the one that goes unasked.
> The command line is your friend.
> "Good enough" is the enemy of excellence.
>
> "ADSM: Dist Stor Manager" <ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU> wrote on 08/27/2007
> 12:45:48 AM:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I just started at a new company and for the moment they are still
> running
> > TSM. One of the clients on Windows 2000 Server SP4 (5.3.4.0) did not
> backup
> > last night; the message I got in the errorlog was '08/27/2007 08:04:53
> > ANS2050E TSM needs to prompt for the password but cannot prompt  because
> the
> > process is running in the background.'.
> >
> > I checked the dsm.opt and confirmed that the option PASSWORDACCESS
> GENERATE
> > is set. I suspect that the problem stems from the fact that the backup
> is
> > started through a batchfile using the Windows Task Scheduler instead of
> > through the TSM Scheduler service (which is not installed) for some
> reason
> > not yet known to me. Am I correct in my observation and is there any
> > workaround - as this problem will most likely come back as soon as the
> > password expires again.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Rick Harderwijk
>

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