SVAA Software Does Not Initialize and DFDSS Copy Jobs Run Much Slower or Abend With S0C4 (Doc ID 1565100.1)

Last updated on JULY 03, 2013

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek SVA Administrator (SVAA) Software - Version 3.1 to 3.1 [Release 3.0]
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

SVAA 3.1 does not initialize and a GRS display indicates SVAA is not active.

-D GRS,RES=(SYSZSVAA,*)                
ISG343I 09.50.33 GRS STATUS  
NO REQUESTORS FOR RESOURCE  SYSZSVAA *.

DFDSS Concurrent Copy, which uses Snapshot via the LLAPI, cannot perform fast-replicate.
Batch jobs abend with S0C4.
Example abend message :
IEC161I 052(012,GLVIPOF1)-084,DMVIPV28,SMSMVSS JS210,SYS00082,,,
IEC161I PDSMS.MVSS.SITE.MVSSMSG,PDSMS.MVSS.SITE.MVSSMSG.DATA,    
IEC161I CATALOG.SMS.USERCAT.
The jobs can not complete their processing because another job has the resource required. If the jobs are run later, they complete successfully.

Changes

Upgraded to z/OS 1.12 or higher or, if already running at that OS level, made changes to IEFSSNxx.

Cause

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