Message SLS6600E Communications To VLE Is Down and SLS6884E SMC comms error:Unable to obtain token from SMC (Doc ID 1932925.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Virtual Library Extension (VLE) - Version 1.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.2 to 7.2 [Release 7.0]
IBM z/OS on System z

Symptoms

Message SLS6600E is issued for every RTD defined to the VLE:

     SLS6600E Communications to vle_name is down and affecting rtd_name

VLE connection is either constantly down or comes up and goes down repeatedly.

Because there is no connection to the VLE, VTCS issues message SLS6699E:

     SLS6699E MVC space critical - please add more MVCs to ACS vle_name and reply R to retry

VTCS issues message SLS6884E:

     SLS6884E TAPEPLEX:xxxx SMC comms error:Unable to obtain token from SMC

Cause

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