IDMS backup leave a lock on an area

Document ID : KB000072176
Last Modified Date : 26/02/2018
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Question:
In what scenario would an IDMS backup leave a lock on an area?
Answer:
If you run the IDMSBCF BACKUP utility without the SHARE option, then a lock is placed on the area being backed up. The only reason why that lock would remain is that the BACKUP did not finish completely.