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SAM DS Alloc failed - RC=04, Error=9700, Info=0000

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Article ID: 199122

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Products

Spool

Issue/Introduction

What does this mean " SAM DS Alloc failed - RC=04, Error=9700, Info=0000 " ?
This happened when trying to FTP 

ESF921  File   3084 on printer  PRT1 restarted,    188 pages (Sock# -001)  
ESF954  File   3084 on printer  PRT1 - SAM DS Alloc failed - RC=04, Error=9700, Info=0000 
ESF954  File   3084 on printer  PRT1 - DSN=CASPOOL.FILE.F003084.D200909.T081836
ESF925  File   3084 on printer  PRT1 held                                  
ESF420  PRINTER  PRT1 INACTIVE, CLASS = ALL  

Environment

Release : 14.0

Component : CA Spool

Resolution

Probably environmental. Possible causes:


1) The owner of the CA Spool file does not have permission to create a dataset with the name pointed by the DSNAME keyword
2) Other SMS errors