Trying to logon to ISPF in TSO on an ACF2 system gets: ISPI003  Following file was not preallocated:  ISPPROF

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Article ID: 192754

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Products

CA ACF2 CA ACF2 - z/OS CA ACF2 - MISC

Issue/Introduction

TSO logon completed OK. At entering ISPF gets error message :


     ISPI003  Following file was not preallocated:  ISPPROF 

What is needed?

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : CA ACF2 for z/OS

Resolution

ISPF requires a logging dataset.  That is usually set up in the TSO proc used.  The dataset can be pre-allocate it at the READY prompt with something like this:

ALLOC F(ISPPROF) DS(ISPF.PROFILE) SPACE(1 2) TRACKS       
RECFM(F B) LRECL(80) BLKSIZE(9040) DIR(5) NEW CATALOG

Additional Information

For more information on ISPF datasets, IBM has this knowledge: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLTBW_2.4.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r4.f54ug00/setilib.htm