Error restoring CA Librarian MASTER file

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Article ID: 144716

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Products

CA Librarian

Issue/Introduction

When trying to restore the Librarian master file, receive the following error:

*** ERROR ***          MASTER FILE CAN NOT BE RESTORED BECAUSE IT HAS BEEN ACCESSED SINCE ITS INITIALIZATION

 
 

Cause

CA Librarian has safeguards against inadvertantly reformatting (and thereby destroying the content of) existing Librarian master files.

Environment

Release : z/OS 4.4     z/VSE 4.1

Component : CA Librarian

Resolution

The Master file must first be initialized before a RESTORE can be done.