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jobtable error message AWSBCT401E

Technote (troubleshooting)


AWSBCT401E and "Permission denied" error is received running the operation system command "ps -ef" for the Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) user.


ps -ef|grep twsuser

twsuser 19599 19598 0 18:01 ? 00:00:00 /bin/sh /home/twsuser/.jobmanrc / AWSBCT401E An error has occurred while opening the job table: type=5, Permission denied


The Jobtable file under the TWSHOME directory has incorrect permissions.

Diagnosing the problem

Incorrect permissions:

ls -al <TWSHOME>/Jobtable

-rw------- 1 root root 141792 Dec 24 09:39 Jobtable

Correct permissions (from a working system):
ls -al <TWSHOME>/Jobtable

-rw------- 1 <twsuser> <twsgroup> 74272 Dec 1 04:59 Jobtable

Resolving the problem

Change the permission of Jobtable to be owned by the TWS user. Jobtable should not be owned by root.

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Document information

More support for: IBM Workload Scheduler

Software version: 8.6

Operating system(s): Linux, Platform Independent

Reference #: 1624689

Modified date: 27 January 2015