SARPAC03 Master index is already in use

Document ID : KB000011753
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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We have CA-View, and many old physical tapes to copy to new tapes using SARPAC program. Is it possible to run more than 1 SARPAC job concurrently against a single CA-View database? 


No it is not possible to run multiple SARPACs at the same time against the same database.

You will receive SARPAC03, which indicates: 

1. Your  trying to run multiple SARPACs with the same DB HLQ name causing the Master Index to be locked. Only 1 sarpac can run at a time. 

2. You are running a sarpac at the same time as the backup cycle