Messages SMC0045 and SMC0046 For VOLATTR RECTECH or POLRECTECH Are Issued For Specific Mounts (Doc ID 1016502.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Storage Management Component (SMC) - Version 7.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

SMC issues message SMC0046 for specific mounts.
SMC0045 and SMC0046 are issued for volumes that were recently entered into the library.
Allocation of a 9840B cartridge goes to a 9840C drive
9840A tape is allocated to a 9840C drive
9840B tape is allocated to a 9840C drive
9840C tape is allocated to a 9840D drive

SMC0045 Conflicting exclusion criteria for job jobname step stepname DD ddname
SMC0046 VOLATTR RECTECH would have excluded all devices; not honored
SMC0046 POLRECTECH would have excluded all devices; not honored

Changes

Drives of a different model type were installed in the ACS.  Such as, there were previously 9840C drives only in the ACS and 9840D drives were added.

Cause

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