DADSPLUS Batch job getting message: DADEX001 RESP=0088, RESP2=0608, ABCODE=  

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CA DADS Plus

Issue/Introduction

Batch job receiving messages:

DADEX001 LINK      ERROR: APPLID=DHIPK255, PROG=DADSBI2                         
DADEX001 RESP=0088, RESP2=0608, ABCODE=                                         
DADEX001 MSG=Logon to IRP failed.  Refer to the CICS External Interfaces guide f
DADEX001     or more information on the SUBREASON1 and SUBREASON2 fields.   

DADS returning a DADEX001 RESP=0088, RESP2=0608 which translates to 
Condition (RESP) LINKERR (88)
                  RESP2 608 Connect to IRP failed

 

    

Environment

Release : 4.0

Component : CA DADS Plus

Resolution

Possible cause the DFHIRP program had been dynamically added to LPA causing DADS not to know about the new version of the program, hence, the error.
Workaround -

Changed DASD option from HPO=EXCI to HPO=NO on the DADB/pf12 screen.
Lowered scan interval from 300 to 20.
Then did a DADB/P and DADB/S to stop and restart the DADB transaction.
This can be done on all CICS regions affected, and no need to restart CICS.

 

 

Additional Information

         
Here is the link to IBM manual :
https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGMGV_3.1.0/com.ibm.cics.ts31.doc/dfhtm/dfhtm46.htm

I also have found this by searching on 'Logon to IRP failed' and this suggests to me that you may be having a security problem:
https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGMCP_5.6.0/security/interfaces/dfhtm56.html