Starting CAS9 and the following error message is produced :
CAS9125E - INVALID DATA: * RIMPARM ERROR: SYNTAX ERROR * - PRODUCT(CAIRIM) VER
The CARIMPRM member has the following:
PRODUCT(CAIRIM) VERSION(CAS9) INIT(CAS9INIT) -
Release : 15.0
Component : CCS390 - CA COMMON SERVICES FOR Z/OS
The dash "-" at the end of the PRODUCT statement in CARIMPRM caused the problem.
Unless the control statement is being continued, the dash is not required. Just end the statement with (CAS9INIT).
The following link has more information on the CAS9INIT CAIRIM Initialization Routine including the required syntax :