VANTAGE storage group information is not visible

Document ID : KB000110024
Last Modified Date : 06/09/2018
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Issue:
Despite that the DFSMS volumes have been added  to DFSMS storage group: SP8870, when checking view "Storage Groups" the storage group SP8870 is missing .
Resolution:

Steps to check:
1) if F SAMS,REFRESH,POOLS was executed or VANTAGE recycled
2) check the status of the storage group and of the the volumes:
 
D sms,sg(xxxx),listvol 

>>> 


 IGD002I 14:55:14 DISPLAY SMS 530                                             
                                                                               
  STORGRP  TYPE    SYSTEM= 1 2 3                                               
  SP8870   POOL            D D D                                               
    SPACE INFORMATION:                                                         
      NOT AVAILABLE TO BE DISPLAYED                                            
                                                                               
 VOLUME UNIT MVS  SYSTEM= 1 2 3                           STORGRP NAME        
 A9D20A D20A ONRW         D D D                             SP8870            
 A9D20B D20B ONRW         D D D                             SP8870            
 A9D20C D20C ONRW         D D D                             SP8870            
 A9D20D D20D ONRW         D D D                             SP8870            
 A9D20E D20E ONRW         D D D                             SP8870            

or 

D sms,volume(o91402)                                                   14:54:19 
  IGD002I 14:54:19 DISPLAY SMS 483                                              
                                                                                
  VOLUME UNIT MVS  SYSTEM= 1 2 3                           STORGRP NAME         
  O91402 1402 ONRW         D D D                             SP8870             
  ***************************** LEGEND *****************************            
  . THE STORAGE GROUP OR VOLUME IS NOT DEFINED TO THE SYSTEM                    
  + THE STORAGE GROUP OR VOLUME IS ENABLED                                      
  - THE STORAGE GROUP OR VOLUME IS DISABLED                                     
  * THE STORAGE GROUP OR VOLUME IS QUIESCED                                     
  D THE STORAGE GROUP OR VOLUME IS DISABLED FOR NEW ALLOCATIONS ONLY            
  Q THE STORAGE GROUP OR VOLUME IS QUIESCED FOR NEW ALLOCATIONS ONLY            
  > THE VOLSER IN UCB IS DIFFERENT FROM THE VOLSER IN CONFIGURATION             
  SYSTEM  1 = SF00       SYSTEM  2 = ST00       SYSTEM  3 = SX00                



 
Once the status of the volumes have been changed to ENABLE and status of STORAGE GROUP to DISNEW, the STORAGE GROUP is displayed by VANTAGE GUI.