OES11 - Tivoli TSM backup spawning error ANS1587W on /var/opt/novell/nclmnt/ folder.
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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.5 (TSM)
This problem never existed for OES2 SP3.
A PTF for this problem is available from Novell. When required, please open a SR with Novell Technical Services and refer to this TID. A public available solution is planned for an upcoming OES11 Scheduled Maintenance release.
oes2sp3:/ # getfattr /var/opt/novell/nclmnt/
getfattr: /var/opt/novell/nclmnt: No such file or directory
oes11sp1:/ # getfattr /var/opt/novell/nclmnt/
getfattr: /var/opt/novell/nclmnt/: Operation not permitted
oes11sp1:~ # cat /proc/mounts | grep novfs
novfs /var/opt/novell/nclmnt novfs rw,relatime 0 0
When for example using the nwlogin command to login to a remote server, this will create a 'mount' point for the remote server under the /var/opt/novell/nclmnt folder so the Novell Linux client is able to navigate to the remote server.
The error ANS1587W is described on the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager site here and describes required attributes cannot be retrieved.
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