Z/OS Jobs of the AE type end with ENDED_VANISHED if the last characters are //

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Article ID: 140454

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CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine AUTOMIC WORKLOAD AUTOMATION CA Automic One Automation CA Automic Operations Manager CA Automic Oracle

Issue/Introduction

When utilizing the Z/OS Agent with AE Jobtypes, jobs that end with // go into a state of ENDED_VANISHED

Cause

This is as by design; the // is a hard escape on the OS level and does not allow for the messenger to send the final status of the JOB back to the AE.

Environment

Release : 12.1,12.2,12.3

Component : AGENT MVS

Resolution

Remove the // from affected jobs.