Tasks stop randomly with error “Failed saving TA Article to IO server"

Document ID : KB000084361
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
In some cases, the error code can be 3 ( article not found):

|FATAL|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| u_cal_recTA | Failed saving TA Article to IO server (error 3)
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| implSavePlanifiedJobsAndC | Error 3: Failed saving TA article for Job MU_NAME/TASK_NAME
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| u_cal_processTAArticle | Job MU_NAME/TASK_NAME: Error 3: Failed saving the job
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| OBtFile_UpdateSecondaryKe | o_btree_file_del_key k2, err=[OBT_RECDAT_NOT_FOUND], file=[/DU_AS_DIR/data/exp/u_fmta60], pos=[459] old=[T000000610000A000000002D00020171102172400X00 000U000000392000201711021724002017110217250020171102AN J 0100{00{N D IMPR 004 SYS_BATCH 100 NO00000000000000000 Y0 N 20080609000000
|FATAL|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| u_cal_recTA | Failed saving TA Article to IO server (error 3)
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| k_module_calc_cycle | Last IO operation failed with error -1. End of cycle
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| u_write_art | ret is [-4]. No article found for pos_data [59734] in file [u_fmhr60/u_mmhr01]
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| u_write_art | u_ident={u_fmhr60, /DU_AS_DIR/data/exp, 30, X}
...
|WARN |X|IO |pid=pid.tid| make_hrdat | Unable to create HR article for numlanc 3210412 numproc 3231780, status Running (3)
|WARN |X|IO |pid=pid.tid| make_hrupr | Unable to create HR uproc statistic article, status Running (0)
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| u_read_direct | Cannot get article in file [u_fmta60/u_mmta01] (err=5) pos=[442].
...
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=pid.tid| owls_task_read | Error 5 reading TA article for Task TASK_NAME2


In other cases, the error code can be 11 ( article locked):

|FATAL|X|IO |pid=p.t| u_cal_recTA | Failed saving TA Article to IO server (error 11)
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=p.t| implSavePlanifiedJobsAndC | Error 11: Failed saving TA article for Job MU_NAME/TASK_NAME
|ERROR|X|IO |pid=p.t| u_cal_processTAArticle | Job MU_NAME/TASK_NAME: Error 11: Failed saving the job

Since Dollar Universe 6.7.41, some tasks stop being scheduled randomly with the error message - Failed saving TA Article to IO server (error X) o, being X either 3 or 11.
This has been seen after stopping and restarting the calculator or during the next Job Launch Calculation of some Tasks.


 
Environment:
OS: All
OS Version: All OS
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: The Task Article can't be found or is locked in the task data file u_fmta60
Resolution:
Update to the fix version listed below or a newer version if available.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Component(s): Application Server
Dollar Universe 6.8.41 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Activate and deactivate the impacted task/s in order to recalculate the next Launch.