CA Fast Unload using DSNTYPE=PIPE and encountering ICH408I RACF error.

Document ID : KB000007105
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

Executing CA Fast Unload for DB2 for z/OS (PFU) using DSNTYPE=PIPE and encountering ICH408I RACF error indicating user does not have sufficient authority to open PATH:

 

ICH408I USER(xxxxxxx ) GROUP(xxxxxxx ) NAME( ) 439
/tmp/unload.pipe2 CL(FSOBJ ) FID(00000000000000000006F49900000000)
/tmp/unload.pipe2
INSUFFICIENT AUTHORITY TO OPEN
ACCESS INTENT(-W-) ACCESS ALLOWED(OWNER ---)
EFFECTIVE UID(0000102956) EFFECTIVE GID(0000003283)
IEC141I 013-C0,IGG0199G,E44665U,UNLOAD,SYSREC01 441

 

Sample SYSREC unload file JCL:
//SYSREC01 DD   PATH='/tmp/unload.pipe2',FILEDATA=BINARY,
//         PATHOPTS=(OWRONLY),PATHDISP=(KEEP,KEEP),DSNTYPE=PIPE, 
//         RECFM=FB                                             

Resolution:

Suggest executing the following USS commands:

"ls -l /tmp/unload.pipe2" to check for the pipe file details
"chmod 777 /tmp/unload.pipe2" to set proper privileges for the file