During CA OPS/MVS startup the OPSMAIN started task can fail with the following informational message: IEF196I IKJ56241I SPECIFIED UNIT IS UNDEFINED. How to resolve this problem?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question: 

During CA OPS/MVS startup the OPSMAIN started task can fail with the following informational message:

IEF196I IKJ56241I SPECIFIED UNIT IS UNDEFINED.

How to resolve this problem?

Answer:

The message indicaties a problem with an esoteric that reference to a unit or volume that is not available.

Use the OPSTART1 startup member to add the following statement right before the OX to the OPSSPAxx member:

 OPSPARM Set(vio) value(sysda)  

This will allow define the VIO esoteric with your site standard.

Additional Information: 

A reference to the OPSPARM command processor can be found in the link below:

CA OPS/MVS - Command and Function Reference - OPSPARM Command Processor

The VIO parameter can be found in the link below:

 

CA OPS/MVS - Parameter Reference - VIO Parameter