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Job abends indicating PFL0010E restart parm is required but restart parm is provided.

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Article ID: 240007

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Fast Load for DB2 for z/OS

Issue/Introduction

Running Fast Load with multiple PFL executions in the same step fails on the last PFL execution using AUTO-RESART (NO) in the parmlib. 
The initial Fast Load job fails with: PUT0028W - LOCKS / CLAIMS prevent utility processing (due to contention)

The subsequent Fast load fails with;

PFL0010E - Data object in RESTART mode - RESTART parameter required 
           UTILID ZCA7.EFM792D0 Checksum 11288                      

 Via RESTART(PHASE) why doesn't this work? 

Environment

Release : 20.0

Component : Fast Load for DB2 for z/OS

Resolution

Executing Fast Load with multiple executions in the same step using AUTO-RESART (NO) output-control Build where the last PFL fails with:
PFL0010E - Data object in RESTART mode - RESTART parameter required 
           UTILID ZCA7.EFM792D0 Checksum #####

 Rerun the failing job with RESTART(BYPASS), I tested this and it worked fine: