EDC5121I Invalid argument. Reason code: 0xB370000 Info: group name: grpname

Document ID : KB000005172
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

Install a product that create a USS directory fails withgetgrnam_r Error code: 121 EDC5121I Invalid argument. Reason code: 0xB370000 Info: group name: groupname. 

For example:

Creation of directory /ZOSTG1/usr/lpp/view/webviewer/CA failed. 

com.ca.mf20.zos.services.dataset.errors.AllocationError: Directory /ZOSTG1/usr/lpp/view/webviewer/CA was not created. Internal Message Log not available.Initial cause: com.ca.mf20.errors.USSGeneralError: action="getgrnam_r", errno=121, errno2=B370000, info="group name: OMVSGROUP", strErrno="EDC5121I Invalid argument." 

  Attached Internal Log: 

    MME0270S - Action completed with an error. Action: getgrnam_r Error code: 121 EDC5121I Invalid argument. Reason code: 0xB370000 Info: group name: OMVSGROUP

 

Resolution:

Verify that the group name specified in the base install wizard in the Group Owner* field in step 5 Target Zone (3/3) is correct. That is, it is defined to your system.