Tapes Are Kicked Down With Message IECTMS3 "volser" IS NOT SCRATCH (84)

(Doc ID 1313647.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2013

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) for MVS and z/OS - Version 6.2 and later
Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.2 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

Tapes are getting kicked down with message indicating that the volser is not a scratch.

IECTMS3 addr,volser,IS NOT SCRTCH (84)

Cause

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