Batch Ideal job failing because of a IDADCMDP02E

Document ID : KB000006386
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

Batch Ideal job gets the following error:

 

IDADCMDP02E - Command invalid or incomplete starting at "SIGNON"

Environment:
Batch Ideal jobs
Cause:

This error is usually returned when Ideal is running with External Security activated for signon (SECRTY=Y in SC00OPTS) 

Resolution:

If SECRTY parameter is set to Y in SC00OPTS, then the SIGNON card is no longer required, so it must be removed. 

Additional Information:

Enabling External Security section of Ideal documentation states:

 

The CA Ideal™ for CA Datacom® SIGNON statement no longer determines the identity of a batch user since the user ID is passed to the external security package in the JCL. .