U0008 during a TMSCLEAN after IEFTMS9 TMC BACKUP REQUIRED, AUDIT FILE UTILIZATION IS CURRENTLY nn%

Document ID : KB000019241
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

When receiving a U0008 or S7YY-104 abend after an IEFTMS9 TMC BACKUP REQUIRED, AUDIT FILE UTILIZATION IS CURRENTLY nn% a TMSCOPY BACKUP is required.

Solution:

The execution of the backup program, TMSCOPY is required. All CA 1 utilities with the exception of TMSCOPY and TMSINIT will abend with a U0008 abend code until the backup is performed. When the Audit data set has no records left, all jobs requesting a tape mount will abend with a system code S7yy until the backup is performed.

You will see the IEFTMS9 TMC BACKUP REQUIRED, AUDIT FILE UTILIZATION IS CURRENTLY nn% when the Audit data set has reached or exceeded the threshold established by the THAUDT option in the TMOOPTxx member of CAI.CTAPOPTN. This message appears with each change in percentage utilization until a backup is executed. Each occurrence is highlighted and nondeletable. When a new IEFTMS9 message is issued, the previous IEFTMS9 message is deleted. When the backup completes, the last IEFTMS9 message is deleted automatically with the next TMC update.