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E-COB: Visual COBOL Programs in Upgraded Environment Errors Out Due to Missing Program Name (Doc ID 3000574.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2024

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.58 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When trying to run cobol test program PTPDBTST, it fails with errors shown below:

The program name is not getting passed to the command line. When it parses the command line, it's going in 8 characters and grabbing part of the database name. In contrast, PTPDTST is running fine. Since they are both COBOL SQL processes, they should be using the same parameters.

When trying to run the payroll calculation process e.g. PSPPYRUN, the same thing happens, no program name gets passed to the command line and it errors because it thinks that the database name is invalid.

PeopleTools: 8.58.15
Application : FSCM 9.2 PUM Image 47
Visual Cobol 6.0
Oracle Linux 8.0

Sample Replication

1. Navigate to PeopleTools > Process Scheduler > Schedule Process Request.
2. Run both the Sample Cobol Test Program and PTPDBTST.


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