A weekly back up job was taking an extremely long time to complete and was canceled. After the back up job was canceled, are was unable to log on to Endevor.
Getting the following VSAM error:
Release: ENDAE.00200-18-Endevor-Software Change Manager
IBM has found the root cause of the Endeavor VSAM RLS file enqueue by SMSVSAM. One of the CICS regions on one of the lpars was found to be holding an enqueue on the Endeavor VSAM RLS dataset. SMSVSAM issues a QUICEND or Quiesce Copy End to all tasks to release the enqueues on the dataset. All tasks responded except for the one CICS region.
IBM has opened an APAR (OA55205) to correct the process where SMSVSAM notifies CICS exits during a QUICEND request for VSAM RLS files defined with LOG(NONE). According to IBM this is unnecessary and can cause the enqueue.
IBM commands to determine who had the file enqueued: