DISK - S002-A8 during a BACKUP of large PDSE

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Article ID: 212306

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Products

CA Disk Backup and Restore - MVS

Issue/Introduction

 

Running a BACKUP or ARCHIVE of a PDSE member that contains more than
15,728,739 records results in a S002-A8 abend.                             
                                                                    

Backup of large PDSE failed with S002-A8.
as per IBM documentation it can be caused by

o A NOTE macro was issued for a PDSE data member, but the record is  
  more than 15,728,639 records into the member and                   
  BLOCKTOKENSIZE=LARGE was not specified for the PDSE when it was    
  opened. NOTE could not return a valid value 

Environment

Release : 12.5

Component : CA Disk Backup and Restore

Resolution

To correct this problem please apply the LU00854.