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ICOM getting a abended U0503

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Article ID: 242103

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Products

CA 7 Workload Automation

Issue/Introduction

CA7ICOM is abending at startup with a U0503. What cause this abend?

Environment

Release : 12.0, 12.1

Component : CA 7

Cause

The problem is caused when using a submit data set and the DD statement for the submit data set defined to ICOM is not initialized in the communications data set (UCC7CMDS) 

Resolution

You must the CA00N700 job from your.JCLLIB to initialize the communication data set with the UCC7SUBx DD name(s). This require CA 7 and all ICOMs associated with the CA 7 instance to be down at the time this job run.

Below is a sample JCL to init the communications data set:

 

//CMDSI   EXEC  PGM=SASSCDSI                            
//STEPLIB  DD  DISP=SHR,DSN=your.ca7.CAL2LOAD
//SYSPRINT DD  SYSOUT=*,DCB=BLKSIZE=133                 
//UCC7CMDS DD  DISP=OLD,DSN=your.ca7.COMMDS  
//SYSIN    DD  DISP=SHR,                                
//            DSN=APCDAL.LVL1.CA7R121.JCLLIB(CDSIDECK)

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Sample of the CDSIDECK:  

*CDSINIT*         
*ICOMCPU* CA11CA31
*CPU*     UCC7SUB1
*CPU*     UCC7SUB2