Security access to the CA 7 COMMDS (communications data set) when running BTI (SASSBSTR)

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Article ID: 221111

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Products

CA Workload Automation CA 7 Edition

Issue/Introduction

Getting ACF2 violation against the CA 7 communications data set  (COMMDS) when running a BTI job. This job executes SASSBSTR program.

ACF99913 ACF2 VIOLATION-04,00,TOCDX2,SYS2.CA7121.COMMDS,N/A
ACF90913  -DATASET CANNOT BE OPENED; AUTHORIZATION IS REQUIRED.

Environment

Release : 11.3, 12.0, 12.1

Component :  CA-7

Resolution

All users executing the SASSBSTR program, must have UPDATE access to the CA 7 Communications data set (COMMDS)

Additional Information

This also apply to customers running Top Secret or RACF