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Install Fails With ''Error In Creating File'' Message (Doc ID 329992.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database Gateway for DB2 - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Operating System Dependent Interface - Version 1.2 to
Oracle Universal Installer - Version to [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
IBM z/OS on System z
IBM z/OS (OS/390)


Oracle Universal Installer (OUI)  fails with errors similar to the following displayed in the USS session used to invoke the OUI (runInstaller):

Executed cp -XAMC /oracle/v10g/mvsosdi/bin/minresrb "//'ORACLE.ORAV10.AUTHLOAD(MINRESRB)'"
Call failed with rc= 256

InstallActions log contains following errors:

Calling Action zOSActions10. copyUSSexetoPDS
Source = /oracle/v10g/mvsosdi/bin/minresrb
High_Level_Qual = ORACLE.ORAV10
Second_Level_Qual = AUTHLOAD

Exception thrown from action: copyUSSexetoPDS
Exception Name: IOException6
Exception String: Error in creating file
Exception Severity: 2

Note that the HLQ for the library is installation specific, and that AUTHLOAD may also be CMDLOAD,  H, INSTLIB, MACLIB, SRCLIB, SQL, OBJLIB or SQLLIB.


Attempting to install a new base release or patchset at 10G or subsequent releases.


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