CA Datacom Server region fails to start because of a S683 abend

Document ID : KB000004037
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

CA Datacom Server startup with external security implemented via IBM RACF fails with abend S683. 

Cause:

Here is the explanation of the abend:

S683
     Explanation: The module calling RACROUTE REQUEST=VERIFY is not authorized
     (is not APF-authorized, in system key 0-7, or in supervisor state).

Resolution:

APF authorize all datasets that are in the STEPLIB of this failing Datacom Server startup jcl.