Error Message :
COND CODE 0016 - Job Output
Version 12.0.0 of the z/OS Agent abends with an RC 16 immediately after startup if trace is not active.
The U02005078 is the last regular startup messages that is logged. The last line in the log contains the timestamp only (next message should be U02000134):
Root Cause: z/OS agent stops with completion code 16 after startup if trace ( or memory trace) is not active.
OS Version: N/A
Update to a fix version listed below or a newer version if available.
Fix Status: Released
Automation Engine 12.1.0. - Available
Automation Engine 12.0.1. - Available
When the Agent is started with a trace set via the ini file it starts up correctly: