Datacom job receives OPEN ERROR - RETURN CODE 76 (002)

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Article ID: 4282

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Products

Datacom Datacom/AD Datacom/DB

Issue/Introduction

Datacom job is failing with OPEN ERROR - RETURN CODE 76 (002) CXX=cccccccc (ara#####) MUFNAME=mmmmmmmm 

Cause

OPEN ERROR 76(002) means that while opening a data set, a security validation resulted in a failure of the authorization request. This is typically related to the actual dataset security, and not External Security rules or profiles.

 

 

Environment

z/OS

Resolution

Verify that the MUF user (USER=uuuuuuuu on the JOB card, or the user that submitted the MUF) has the proper access to the files specified in the CXX that will be opened. Access needed is Read, Write, and Allocate for the dataset resource for the database area shown in the error message.

 

Additional Information

For more information about the RC 76 error, please see the Datacom Messages documentation for RC 76.

As always, please contact Broadcom support for Datacom if you have further questions.