Fatal error returned from IDMSSORT.

Document ID : KB000016738
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

How to resolve this error in the MAINTAIN INDEX utility:

Fatal error returned from IDMSSORT. Function=SORT RC=16

 

IDMS job abending with abend code D002

 

Answer:

this error has been resolved by specifying SORTSIZE=ON in SYSIDMS to get the SIZE= parameter card.

 

(SIZE= is the same as FILESZ= ).