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
Please see the following link for more details on this:
Also for more information on the CA 1 options: