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ASP3 or ASP7 and DFHAP0002 error 3285 in DFHD2D2 when accessing DB2 from a CICS TS application

Technote (troubleshooting)


Your application fails with an ASP3 abend (abenASP3) or ASP7 abend (abenASP7) and message DFHAP0002 with severe error code X'3285' in module DFHD2D2. You might also see and abend 04E (abend04E) with DB2 reason code 00F31105. This occurs when you run an application in CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V5.1 or CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V5.2.


DFHAP0002 applid A severe error (code X'3285') has occurred in module DFHD2D2
ASP3 abend
ASP7 abend


DB2 APAR PM57744 must be applied. This requirement is documented in the CICS TS V5.1 and CICS TS V5.2 detailed system requirements.

Resolving the problem

Apply PTF for DB2 APAR PM57744 (DB2 V10.1 PTF UK78499 or DB2 V9.1 PTF UK78500). The fix is included in the base code for DB2 V11 and higher.

Product Alias/Synonym

CICS/TS CICS TS CICS Transaction Server

Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server

Software version: 5.1, 5.2

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 1619977

Modified date: 30 April 2014

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