PM72085: Invalid job name when using the FM tran in CICS, with Host on Demand session manager, and job name is FM&TERM.B

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Terminal ID includes lowercase characters -
    
    
    FMNCA060 08/12/12 09:34:05 File Manager for CICS started by
             USER: userid, FACILITY: a100
    FMNCA061 08/12/12 09:35:26 File Manager for CICS ended, USER:
             userid,FACILITY: a100, RC: 4
    FMNCA060 08/12/12 09:36:04 File Manager for CICS started by
             USER: userid, FACILITY: c200
    FMNCA061 08/12/12 09:37:37 File Manager for CICS ended, USER:
             userid,FACILITY: c200, RC: 4
    
    Note a100 & c200  (lowercase characters)
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All FM/CICS Users.                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Invalid job name is received when using *
    *                      START=BATCH and the variable &TERM in   *
    *                      the jobname.                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the provided PTF.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    The &TERM variable may contain lowercase characters which are
    not permitted in an MVS jobname parameter of a JOB JCL
    statement.
    

Problem conclusion

  • File Manager CICS has been updated to uppercase the &TERM
    variable when used as a jobname.
    
    Publication Closing Code: DOCUERR
    
    The changes are to the following publications:
    
    PUB ID        PUB NAME
    ------------  ----------------------------------------
    
    SC19-3133-03 File Manager for z/OS V11R1 Customization
                  Guide
    
    In Chapter 29 Customizing FM/CICS in section
     'Modifying and submitting FMN3INST'
    
    Change references to &&USER should read &USER
     and &&TERM should read &TERM
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM72085

  • Reported component name

    FILE MANAGER Z/

  • Reported component ID

    5655W4700

  • Reported release

    B16

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-03

  • Closed date

    2012-10-22

  • Last modified date

    2012-11-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    PM76965

Modules/Macros

  •    FMN3LVL
    

Publications Referenced
SC19313303        

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    FILE MANAGER Z/

  • Fixed component ID

    5655W4700

Applicable component levels

  • RB16 PSY UK82844

       UP12/10/25 P F210

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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

B16

Reference #:

PM72085

Modified date:

2012-11-13

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