Return code -20 Using ADDRESS JOBTRAC from OPS/REXX

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Article ID: 205559

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Products

CA OPS/MVS Event Management & Automation

Issue/Introduction

When executing the an ADDRESS JOBTRAC from an OPS/REXX program the following error occurs:

OPS0997T *-* 8:ADDRESS 'JOBTRAC' "MOD JOB("JOB1") DEP(-M)"
OPS0997T +++    RC(-20)     

 

Cause

This return code -20 means:

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-20 = 'GSS fails or is not active when the program containing  
       the ADDRESS statement executes'                         
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Environment

Release : 13.0 13.5 14.0

Component : OPS/MVS

Resolution

Make sure the GSSA started task is up and running and that the communication with CA Jobtrac has been established.

Additional Information

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/automation/ca-ops-mvs-event-management-and-automation/14-0/using/using-ca-ops-mvs/using-ops-rexx/ops-rexx-interfaces.html#concept.dita_3f5fb48af7e79ec898a330b716d05815f52eaa64_OPSREXXInterfacetoOtherCAProductsThroughCAGSS