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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Storage
Created by Guest
Created on May 9, 2017

QSYSMSG - Array rebuild start and complete messages

We have a program that monitors the QSYSMSG message queue to alert us to critical issues on our system.

When a DASD device fails with mirrored protection, the system sends CPI0949 when protection is suspended and CPI0989 when the resume is complete.

On our systems that use device parity protection (RAID), a CPPEA64 message is sent to QSYSOPR when a rebuild is started, but not to QSYSMSG. We would like to see this sent to QSYSMSG. There also is no message sent to QSYSOPR or QSYSMSG when the array rebuild is completed -- we would like to see a message when the rebuild is complete.


Use Case:

Automation of IT notifications and event tracking.


Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Nov 4, 2021

    This do not make the priority list for the next release.

  • Guest
    Jul 8, 2020

    This is currently being considered for a future release.

  • Guest
    Jun 19, 2017

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Storage
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - PTF, Service
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None