Error: "530 PASS command failed message received from FTP server" with ACF2

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Article ID: 35300

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CA ACF2 CA ACF2 - DB2 Option CA ACF2 - z/OS CA ACF2 - MISC

Issue/Introduction

When using FTP with ACF2, you receive the error, "530 PASS command failed message received from FTP server."

Environment

Release: CA ACF2 r16

Resolution

If the user that is performing the FTP is not defined to OMVS with a USER and GROUP Profile records with UID and GID respectively the “530 PASS command failed" message can occur.

To verify that a UID and GID is assigned to the logonid list the OMVS GROUP and USER Profile records associated with a logonid by issuing the following ACF commands.

To list the UID specified in a logonid's OMVS USER Profile Record issue 'LIST userid PROFILE(OMVS)', use the following command:

ACF
LIST llllllll PROFILE(OMVS)

Which results in the following response:

llllllll         LLLLLLLL TEST OMVS                    
   COMPANY() DEPT() IDNUM() LEVEL() LOCATION() OLDLID()
   OWNER() OWNTYPE() POSITION() PROJECT() SITE()    
OMVS / TESTOMVS  UID(1,004)  

To list the GID specified is an OMVS GROUP Profile record associated with a logonid, first LIST the logonid and note the GROUP(.....) specified ''LIST userid', use the following command:

ACF
LIST llllllll

Which results in the following response:

LLLLLLLL     LLLLLLLL TEST OMVS                        
    COMPANY() DEPT() IDNUM() LEVEL() LOCATION() OLDLID()   
    OWNER() OWNTYPE() POSITION() PROJECT() SITE()          
ACCESS   ACC-CNT(0) ACC-DATE(00/00/00) ACC-TIME(00:00)          
PASSWORD KERB-VIO(0) KERBCURV() PSWA1TOD(12/07/15-12:05)        
    PSWD-DAT(00/00/00) PSWD-INV(0) PSWD-TOD(12/07/15-12:05)
    PSWD-VIO(0) PSWDCVIO(0) PWP-DATE(00/00/00) PWP-VIO(0)  
TSO   DFT-PFX(LLLLLLLL)                                       
STATISTICS CRE-TOD(12/07/15-12:05) SEC-VIO(0)                     
    UPD-TOD(12/07/15-15:18)                                
RESTRICTIONS GROUP(OMVSGRP) PREFIX(LLLLLLLL)   

Then list the OMVS GROUP PROFILE from above, using the following command:

ACF
SET PROFILE(GROUP) DIV(OMVS)
list OMVSGRP

Which results in the following response:

OMVS / OMVSGRP LAST CHANGED BY ADMIN03 ON 01/08/10-17:59  
 GID(1)

Additional Information

Details on the ACF2 OMVS USER and GROUP Profile records can be found in sections: 'OMVS User Profile Data Records' and 'Group Profile Data Records'.