SMC Issuing Message SMC0024 With Non-Zero RC During Initialization (Doc ID 1294564.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Storage Management Component (SMC) - Version 6.2 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

Message SMC0024 with RC=8 is issued after tapeplex error during initialization.
Message SMC0024 with RC=12 is issued during initialization.
SMC is not able to communicate with the remote HSC server.
The SMC cannot communicate with the local HSC.

Example messages:

Scenario 1:  SMC started first then HSC started a few minutes later.
16.04.28 JOB03452 *SMC0260 TAPEPLEX PRIMARY commpath (local) inactive; RC=608, TAPEPLEX subsystem is inactive
16.04.28 JOB03452  SMC0167 SMC startup summary:  085
   085                     WARNING: TAPEPLEX PRIMARY inactive; valid COMMPATH not found
   085                     All TAPEPLEX(s) inactive
16.04.28 JOB03452  SMC0024 SMCG subsystem initialization complete; RC=8
16.09.28 JOB03452  SMC0175 Communication initialized on TAPEPLEX=PRIMARY

Scenario 2:  SMC started after HSC, connected with server but reported RC=12.
10.58.24 STC25517  SMC0175 Communication initialized on TAPEPLEX=PRIMARY SERVER=SMCHTTPX
10.58.24 STC25517  SMC0167 SMC startup summary:  618
   618                     TAPEPLEX PRIMARY active on SERVER SMCHTTPX
   618                     All TAPEPLEX(s) active
10.58.24 STC25517  SMC0024 SMC0 subsystem initialization complete; RC=12



Cause

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