Mysterious VISION:Report ERR002. INVALID AREA NAME.

Document ID : KB000046975
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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PROBLEM

The job has been running for years but fails under VISION:Report 16.1  with

              (1)   OPTION PRODCOD=59006LP0610K0CLOL101B0J20
              (2)   EQU  OUT-AREA               OFA1-352
                                                ????????
ERR002.    INVALID AREA NAME.

 

ENVIRONMENT

z/OS

 

CAUSE

Though the syntax has not changed, the PRODCOD option is no longer valid with release 16.1

LMP keys are now used

 

RESOLUTION

 

Remove the OPTION PRODCODE statement and the job will execute successfully.