Restarting a Z/OS requires RETURN CODE parameter


Article ID: 101911


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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine


When restarting a Z/OS job, the RestartPlus dialog box now *requires* the following parameter:

Return Code for RUN TIME MODULE

This was not required in V11.x.


V12.1 AWI.


This has been identified as a bug, and has been approved for the following release:

AWI 12.1.2 HF1, 

In addition, the issue was found and fixed with Automic.Web.Interface 12.1.3 in UI. The Package is available for download at the Automic-Support-Zone (

Hotfix-Description: Non-mandatory inputs in prompts are de facto mandatory.

When creating a prompt using the READ statement, even if the prompt input was created as optional, the input was showing a validation error if it was left empty. This was changed to correctly ask for a value to be filled only if the field is actually required.

Additional Information

Workaround: Manual re-submission of affected jobs, or utilize the Java UI.