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CA7 Upgrade - ABEND U2014, in module CAL2DCV1


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CA 7 Workload Automation


Shutdown CA7 V11.3 with /DMPQ,

Run job AL2DCC10 - backup CA7. Completed successfully. 

Run job AL2DCC20 - abended with USER COMPLETION CODE=2014 REASON CODE=00000065. 

Also see error message '+Invalid VRM type encountered'. 


Job AL2DCC10 was modified in STEP JS030.
The OUTPUT DD was incorrectly updated with the wrong DCB information.



Release : 12.1 Component : CA-7 - Upgrading from R11.3 to R12.1


Job AL2DCC10 was changed in STEP JS030.
The OUTPUT DD was correctly run with (from install JCL hlq.AAL2JCL(AL2DCC10):

//OUTPUT   DD DSN=CA7hlq.VRM.BKUP,               <--- Output backup 
//            DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),                              
//            UNIT=TAPEUNIT,                     <--- Unit type     
//            DCB=(RECFM=VB,LRECL=32704,BLKSIZE=32708)              


Note : Do not change DCB information on datasets used by upgrade utilities.