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Resource stuck in STARTING status in DISPSTAT

Technote (troubleshooting)


A resource on the DISPSTAT panel shows to be in STARTING status, but never changes.


Resource is always in STARTING status in DISPSTAT. The status never changes even though the resource has been stopped and started.


The usual cause of a resource always showing STARTING in DISPSTAT is due to a UP or ACTIVE message defined in Policy that is never received, so SA thinks the resource is still starting up.

Resolving the problem

First issue command: AOCUPDT resource,STATUS=ACTIVE

Next issue SETSTATE and change the status for the resource to UP via the

Document information

More support for: Tivoli System Automation for z/OS

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 1616808

Modified date: 12 September 2016

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