Understanding message XCOMM0854E SAF Security Failed

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If CA XCOM receives the following error messages:
 
XCOMM0186E E5XCOM RC 04 FDBK2 04 SENSE 0846 0000 RECEIVE 
XCOMM0127E FMH7 SENSE 08890000 - GDS MSG FOLLOWS
XCOMM0854E SAF SECURITY FAILED, RV=FFFFFFFF, RC=00000070,
REAS=0B250012,ZA.DM100D.P010.M01.NAMES.S0PA
 
Check the contents of the REAS= of the message. In the above sample you will see that REAS= as a hex 'XXXX0012' Unix Reason Code.
 
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     Reason Code x'0012' indicates:
 
          JRMaxChild
 
        The maximum number of processes for this user ID has been exceeded.
           Action: Ask the system programmer or system administrator to increase the MAXPROCUSER
                   parameter of the BPXPRMxx parmlib member.
 
Solution:
 
Have your Systems Programmer and/or your Security Administrator verify:
     a. If the value for MAXPROCUSER needs to be increased in the BPXPRMxx parmlib.
     b. If the userid in question has its own OMVS segment. If the userid does not have
         its own OMVS segment, it may be defaulting to a default OMVS segment that has a
         low value for PROCUSER. You will need to increase the value or define a OMVS
         segment for that particular userid with the proper value for PROCUSER.
 
Note:  The rule of thumb is double your MAXTASK value to get the PROCUSER value.
MAXTASK of 500 in CA XCOM will require a PROCUSER of 1000. For example, if using CA Top Secret:
TSS ADD(acid) PROCUSER(1000)