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

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
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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