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CA DISK Backup and Restore - Daily DMS GDG Copy Job now completing RC=08

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Article ID: 201669

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Disk Backup and Restore - MVS DISK BACKUP AND RESTORE- ADD-ON OPTIO DISK BACKUP AND RESTORE

Issue/Introduction

Running a daily DMS Job, that copies all GDGs,

It normally gets a RC=04 in the DMS step since it finds DSNs that are archived.  

Suddenly it is failingRC=08 on every run

 

 

Environment

Release : 12.5

Component : CA Disk Backup and Restore

Resolution

The output from DMS shows: 

ADSST202 4016 VOLUME=SPAR43 BYPASSED, VTOC OPEN FAILED


Reason:
The VTOC Open for volume (vvvvvv) or offline unit (uuuu) failed with RC=08 and the volume was bypassed.
Action:
Check the VTOC for volume (vvvvvv) or unit(uuuu). One possibility for an online volume is that the device might have to be varied off-line and back online.

Additional Information

the following link shows the possible reasons for the return code being returned 

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/performance-and-storage/ca-disk-backup-and-restore/12-5/using/basic-system-dms-proc/data-storage-command-language.html#concept.dita_cb4a5864b27ed925cd56cff213d2e13298ebb8d9_ConditionCodes