USS parameter group fails to initialize in Netmaster

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Article ID: 144369

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CA NetMaster Network Management for TCP/IP CA NetMaster File Transfer Management CA SOLVE

Issue/Introduction

The USS parameter group fails to initialize. Messages:

The JESMSGLG shows
IAIN0167 (NETMSTR) parameter group $NM USS failed. Error message follows 
IAIN0133 Parameter group $NM USS action failed, proc=$NMINWIZ RC=8       
IAIN0143 (NETMSTR) Initialization failures have occurred                 

                          
The activity log shows
IAIN0126 Processing for parameter group $NM USS started                
N12804 SYSPARMS UNIXDBUG=NO OPERAND ACCEPTED.                          

IPDI5200 TCP/IP Details for NMMV1 using IBM z/OS Communications Server             
IPDI5270 Checking UNIX System Services Interface for NETMSTR                       
BAINWI49 Region user NETMSTR has OMVS home /u/netmstr                              
BAINWI50    INVALID OMVS HOME DIRECTORY: NOT FOUND      
                               
IPDI5272    Checking access to /tmp using /tmp/netmaster.unix.testpath.NMMV1   
IPDI5276    Access to /tmp verified successfully                                             
N2U305 UNIX server initialisation complete, PID=1792 PARMS=NODEBUG,P=/tmp/netmaster.unix.0 
174,A=OMVSAPPL,ZFSP=/u/SYSB/CAI/netmaster/NMv122   
                               
IPDI5273    UNIX environment established using USS interface    
IPDI5278    Error: UNIX SEND failed, RC/FDBK=8/10, reason=Environment disconnected 
IPDI527Z    
IPNS0806 UNIX shell request RECEIVE has failed due to Environment disconnected    
IAIN0133 Parameter group $NM USS action failed, proc=$NMINWIZ RC=8  

Cause

OMVS HOME directory is not available

Environment

Release : 12.2

Component : CA NetMaster Network Management for TCP/IP

Resolution

The OMVS HOME directory, in this instance /u/netmstr, must be permanently mounted in the BPXPRM and available on the system where Netmaster is running.