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Message 'MVC xxxxxx Needs EJECT to Clear Errors' during MVCDRAIN (Doc ID 1017171.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2020

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 to 7.3 [Release 7.0]
Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.0 to 7.3 [Release 6.0 to 7.0]
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

Message received during MVCDRAIN utility
Drain - MVC xxxxxx needs EJECT to clear errors
MVCs show up on the MVCRPT with status of "B" (In Error). 

Cause

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