ALERT: Some images may not load properly within the Knowledge Base Article. If you see a broken image, please right-click and select 'Open image in a new tab'. We apologize for this inconvenience.

VMBACKUP getting system abend CFL056

book

Article ID: 111778

calendar_today

Updated On:

Products

VM:Backup for z/VM VM:Backup High-Speed Disaster Recovery Option (HiDRO)

Issue/Introduction

Noticed VMBACKUP was not responding to any command.
I shut it down and restarted it to find backups were not completed from the weekend.
Tried restarting a backup and it ran for awhile, but then VMBACKUP crashed with a CFL056 error and took a dump.
 

Environment

Release:
Component: VMB

Resolution

Increase the size of VMBACKUP's catalog disk/1B0 minidisk.

A CFL056 abend indicates you've run out of catalog disk space and will need to increase the 
size of VMBACKUP's 1B0 disk. And, you will need to do so before any backup will run. 
The backup that failed is likely on hold and will restart from checkpoint when released. 
I mention that because there are temp files, $-type files associated with the failed job, 
which are now on the catdisk, leftover from the job. If you were to bring VMBACKUP up COLD right now, it would free up space, but remove those files. So, not to loose this job's work, I would increase the size of the disk and then release the job

Additional Information

While creating a catalog during a backup job, CA VM:Backup found that the catalog minidisk is full. For information about increasing the catalog minidisk size and using the CONDENSE and DISCARD commands, see the System Programmer Reference and the Administrators.