Error installing CA OPS/MVS: GIM54701E ** ALLOCATION FAILED FOR HWMCAEXP - IKJ56228I DATA SET USER.HWMCAEXP NOT IN CATALOG OR CATALOG CAN NOT BE ACCESSED.

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

When running the job CLX5APP for a new CA OPS/MVS installation allocation errors occur.

The following messages can be seen in the JES message log of the apply job:

IKJ56228I DATA SET USER.HWMCAEXP NOT IN CATALOG OR CATALOG CAN NOT BE ACCESSED

In the SMP/E report: 

GIM54701E ** ALLOCATION FAILED FOR HWMCAEXP - IKJ56228I DATA SET USER.HWMCAEXP NOT IN CATALOG OR CATALOG CAN NOT BE

              ACCESSED.

 GIM28301E ** ALLOCATION FAILED FOR HWMCAEXP, WHICH IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PROCESS LOAD MODULE OPHMCBLA. THE SYSMOD IS

              CCLXD04.

 GIM28301E ** ALLOCATION FAILED FOR HWMCAEXP, WHICH IS REQUIRED IN ORDER TO PROCESS LOAD MODULE OPHMCBLI. THE SYSMOD IS

              CCLXD04.

 

The same messages above occur for several other modules.

 

 

Cause:

When installing the FMID CCLXD04 - CA OPS/MVS OPSHMC REXX some external libraries are required.

 

Resolution:

If this function CCLXD04 - CA OPS/MVS OPSHMC REXX is not required you can just remove the FMID CCLXD04 from the apply job.

If you want to install this FMID follow the instructions below:

The CA OPS/MVS documentation has instructions on how to get those libraries in the section "Tailor External Library Names for Your Site".

See the link below:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-opsmvs-13-0/en/installing/preparing-for-installation/tailor-external-library-names-for-your-site

Specifically the following items are required for the FMID CCLXD04:

  • /user/dll/
    IBM Hardware Console Management API DLL USS directory.
    CA OPS/MVS OPSHMC REXX function (FMID CCLXD04) requires this USS directory.
    Download the DLL file named HWMCAAPI from the IBM website into the file HWMCAAPI of this USS directory. The file is available for download from http://www.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink; click Services, then API, then z/OS. For more information, see IBM manual System z Application Programming Interfaces (SB10-7030-15).
  • USER.HWMCAEXP
    IBM Hardware Console Management API sidedeck library.
    CA OPS/MVS OPSHMC REXX function (FMID CCLXD04) requires this library.
    This library must be RECFM=FB/LRECL=80.
    Download the sidedeck file named HWMCAAPI.x from the IBM website into the member HWMCAAPI of this library. The file is available for download from http://www.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink; click Services, then API, then z/OS. For more information, see IBM manual System z Application Programming Interfaces (SB10-7030-15).

 

 

Additional Information:

CA OPS/MVS Installing - Preparing for Installation