DADS Plus allocate failed with message DADSA559   'FILE'='A9BS1   ' OPEN FAILED (FDBK='186')OPEN FAILED (FDBK='186').

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Article ID: 196105

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CA DADS Plus

Issue/Introduction

DADS Plus CICS allocate of an RLS file is failing on the open with error message DADSA576. For example  
           
DADSA559 07:49:43 DHIPU155 TRAN=DADM     'FILE'='A9BS1   ' OPEN FAILED (FDBK='186').                    
                               
DADSA559 07:49:43 DHIPU155 TRAN=DADM     'FILE'='A9BS2   ' OPEN FAILED (FDBK='186').                    
                                
DADSA559 07:49:43 DHIPU155 TRAN=DADM     'FILE'='A9BS3   ' OPEN FAILED (FDBK='186').                    
                               
The CICS LOG has the following message

 
+DFHFC0500 DHIPU155 RLS OPEN of file A9BSA failed. VSAM has returned code X'0008' in R15 and reason X'00BA'.
+DADSA559 07:37:43 DHIPU155 TRAN=DADM 'FILE'='A9BSA ' OPEN FAILED (FDBK='186').  ccc = 817 – RLS Open for encrypted data set

Cause

Security caused the open failure.

Environment

Z/OS 

CICS

Resolution

We have found that there was a new data class related to encryption data and that there was a missing RACF grant for the users accesses to these files.