The z/OS Agent crashes with an error during a text file transfer

Document ID : KB000087724
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
error beim fopen: errno=59, error=EDC5059I An attempt to reposition a VSAM file failed.

An incorrect record length during a text File Transfer with a block length for a z/OS Agent causes the zOS Agent to crash.
If the last line in the file contains a record length that is longer than what is specified, the Agent will crash and a core file is generated.

 
Environment:
OS: Z/OS
Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Resolution:
This field was added on 30/03/2017. This article has not been updated yet. Refer to the "Description" or "Workaround" sections for solution information.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 11.2.0 - already available
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 11.1.1 - already available
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 10.0.5 - already available
Agent MVS of Automation Engine 9.13.0 SP12 - already avail
Additional Information:
Workaround :
N/A