The z/OS Agent crashes with an error during a text file transfer

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Article ID: 87724

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine AUTOMIC WORKLOAD AUTOMATION

Issue/Introduction

Error Message :
error beim fopen: errno=59, error=EDC5059I An attempt to reposition a VSAM file failed.

An incorrect record length during a text File Transfer with a block length for a z/OS Agent causes the zOS Agent to crash.
If the last line in the file contains a record length that is longer than what is specified, the Agent will crash and a core file is generated.

 

Cause

Cause type:
Defect

Environment

OS: Z/OS

Resolution

This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 11.2.0 - already available
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 11.1.1 - already available
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 10.0.5 - already available
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 9.13.0 SP12 - already avail

Additional Information

Workaround :
N/A