PM73054: BATCH JOB RUNNING CICS VT SUBTASKING FAILS MSG IEC141I 013-C8 WHEN IT ATTEMPTS TO OPEN A 21ST VSAM DATA SET

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A batch job that is using CICS VT subtasking fails with the
    following messages...
    
      VIDSS200 SUBSYSTEM NAME=VIDR OPENING DDNAME=ddname20
      VIDSS200 SUBSYSTEM NAME=VIDR OPENING DDNAME=ddname21
      VIDMAIN:- SUB-TASK ACTIVATION ERROR - JOB CANCELLING
      IEC141I 013-C8,IGG0193K,jobname,stepname,ddname21
    
    In this batch job there are many VSAM data sets that have been
    migrated to DB2 tables.  The first 20 of them are opened
    successfully but when it attempts to open the 21st it fails.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of CICS VSAM Transparency          *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: ABEND S013-C8 when a batch job using    *
    *                      CICS VT subtasking attempts more than   *
    *                      20 VSAM OPENs.                          *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    CICS VT subtasking only allows for 20 concurrent VSAM OPENs.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code is changed to raise limit of subtasks from 20 to 50.
    200Y
    201Y
    202Y
    HCVT200J
    JCVT201J
    JCVT202J
    VIDMAIN
    VIDSUB20
    VIDSUB21
    VIDSUB22
    VIDSUB23
    VIDSUB24
    VIDSUB25
    VIDSUB26
    VIDSUB27
    VIDSUB28
    VIDSUB29
    VIDSUB30
    VIDSUB31
    VIDSUB32
    VIDSUB33
    VIDSUB34
    VIDSUB35
    VIDSUB36
    VIDSUB37
    VIDSUB38
    VIDSUB39
    VIDSUB40
    VIDSUB41
    VIDSUB42
    VIDSUB43
    VIDSUB44
    VIDSUB45
    VIDSUB46
    VIDSUB47
    VIDSUB48
    VIDSUB49
    VID00
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM73054

  • Reported component name

    CICS VSAM TRANS

  • Reported component ID

    5655Y0100

  • Reported release

    200

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-09-17

  • Closed date

    2013-01-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-02-04

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

    PM73024

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

    UK90950 UK90951 UK90952

Modules/Macros

  •    HCVT200J JCVT201J JCVT202J VIDMAIN  VIDSUB20
    VIDSUB21 VIDSUB22 VIDSUB23 VIDSUB24 VIDSUB25 VIDSUB26 VIDSUB27
    VIDSUB28 VIDSUB29 VIDSUB30 VIDSUB31 VIDSUB32 VIDSUB33 VIDSUB34
    VIDSUB35 VIDSUB36 VIDSUB37 VIDSUB38 VIDSUB39 VIDSUB40 VIDSUB41
    VIDSUB42 VIDSUB43 VIDSUB44 VIDSUB45 VIDSUB46 VIDSUB47 VIDSUB48
    VIDSUB49 VID00
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CICS VSAM TRANS

  • Fixed component ID

    5655Y0100

Applicable component levels

  • R200 PSY UK90950

       UP13/01/18 P F301

  • R201 PSY UK90951

       UP13/01/18 P F301

  • R202 PSY UK90952

       UP13/01/18 P F301

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More support for:

CICS VSAM Transparency for z/OS

Software version:

2.1

Reference #:

PM73054

Modified date:

2013-02-04

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