AW003ALU and AW006MKD are jobs located in the SAMPJCL library of Common Services 15.0.
AW003ALU is the job to allocate product USS Datasets, AW006MKD is the job to allocate product USS Directories.
Are AW003ALU and AW006MKD jobs mandatory for Common Services 15.00 installation?
COMMON SERVICES 15.0 - z/OS supported releases -
The AW003ALU job allocates the zFS directories for the USS based components (Only required if installing CFF6F00).
The AW006MKD job allocates product USS Directories (Only required if installing CFF6F00).
These jobs have to be run if CFF6F00 fmid is installed in Common Services 15.0 CSI.
The FMID comparison can be found at the url:
The following table lists the FMIDs that CA Common Services (CCS) for z/OS 15.0 contains and their corresponding values in CA Common Services for z/OS 14.1.
Here is the table for CFF6F00 fmid:
Component CCS 15.0 CCS 14.1
FMID Pax File Name FMID Pax File Name
Apache Tomcat CFF6F00 Base CEG1E10 Optional
Data Mover CFF6F00 Base CFGBE10 PTF
Message Service CFF6F00 Base CFGBE10 PTF
Data Collector Service CFF6F00 Base CFF5E10 PTF
Java to z/OS Service CFF6F00 Base CFF6E10 PTF
There is no need to run those jobs if CFF6F00 fmid is not installed in the Common Services 15. CSI.
Here are some useful links to the Common Services 15.0 documentation: