PLA Batch Processing job fails with LAE0008E SORT terminating. Return/Abend Code: 16

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Article ID: 36888

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CA-24X7 High-Availability Manager for DB2 for z/OS CA-Batch Processor Compile QQF CA Data Compressor for DB2 for z/OS Data Navigator for DB2 UDB for z/OS CA-DB Delivery for DB2 CA Unicenter NSM CA Log Compress DBA for DB2 Guide Online CA InfoRefiner Advantage InfoRefiner Advantage InfoRefiner Maint Upgrade CA InfoTransport Advantage InfoTransport Maint Upgrade Online Reorg for DB2 for z/OS CA RC/Update for DB2 for z/OS Query Analyzer RI Editor for DB2 for z/OS DB2 TOOLS- DATABASE MISC

Issue/Introduction

Issue/Problem/Symptoms: 

A batch job that uses CA Log Analyzer to extract data fails with these messages: 

LAE0008E SORT terminating. Return/Abend Code: 16  

LAE0282I SORT package detected: DFSORT                                        

  LAE0425I Old log read path taken.                                             

  LAE0297I Beginning Log Extract processing.   

User reports that a batch job that uses CA Log Analyzer to extract some data is recently failing with the following message: 

LAE0008E SORT terminating. Return/Abend Code: 16 

 LAE0008E SORT terminating.  Return/Abend Code: 16                              

LAE0032E [email protected] terminated with return/abend code: 16                       

 

 RETCODE =    16                                                                 

 

Resolution/Workaround:

This isa sort problem. There seems to be too much data to handle. Here are the options to get around the sort problem:

1-Extend the amount and volume of sort work datasets on DYNSORT statement.

2- If option 1 doesn't help, run few shorter ranges separately.

 3-If the first 2 options are unsuccessful, try to find another way to limit the data like using additional filter say for a particular user.

 

Environment

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Component: PLA