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CA 1 Tape management - IECTMS3 NOTSCR32 NS32 - temporary file - WORK TAPE - IBM VTS CTSSYNC


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Temporary ** WORK TAPE ** datasets on tape are in Scratch status before, during and after use in IBM VTS:

Work tape was created on day1.

2 days later a job  ran requesting a scratch and the same tape was mounted . The job abended IECTMS3 NOTSCR32

IECTMS3 NOTSCR32 - from BROADCOM - (The volume record in the TMC has an expiration date in the future, or the scratch indicator is not on)


Release : 14.0

Component : CA 1 Tape Management


For IBM Virtual Tape Server (VTS) we recommend you have
WRKFLS=NO -- Set in TMOOPTxx member of CTAPOPTN. This causes CA 1 to assign a 1-day retention to all work files.

Otherwise the default retention of 5 days is assigned 

Additional Information

Please see the following link for more details on this:

Also for more information on the CA 1 options: