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CAS9125E LMP key error: Key tampering detected along with VMYSYS1162W

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Article ID: 189417

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Products

VM:Operator Licensing-CA VM SUITE

Issue/Introduction

Trying to add new LMP keys, using VM:Operator as an example, Prod(3Y) key not found.


Receiving:

VMYSYS1162W NOTICE! No current CA VM:Operator LMP key found for this CPU.



CAS message shown in OPERATOR's console at startup:

CAS9125E LMP key error: Key tampering detected.

Cause

The NAME was misspelled which caused the CAS9125E LMP key error: Key tampering detected.

Environment

Release : 3.1

Component : CA VM:Operator

Resolution

The key must be entered exactly as was provided by CA/Broadcom Licensing.


Example:

SITEID(09611999) SITECODE(AABB88UUFF0123456J0Y7) NAME(THEBANKOFZULUCORPORATION)

Prod(3Y) Date(30MAR22) CPU(*SITE*-/09611999) LMPCODE(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

Additional Information

Spelling matters, in this circumstance, the customer had misspelled the word CORPORATION.

Also, if adding new keys to your z/VM environment, make sure the CALMP KEYS file has Format = F and Lrecl = 128.
The SITEID record must be the first record in the file, all on one line, followed by the individual product keys themselves.