When running the CA View Metrics Report program SARMET01, why may it fail with the operating system error IEC143I 213-04 on DD SMFIN?
The CA View Metrics Report program SARMET01 may fail with IEC143I 213-04 on DD SMFIN if the SMF dataset is VSAM. The SARMET01 program cannot read a VSAM file.
The user needs to use a utility to read the VSAM SMF file to create a physical sequential file. The sequential file can then be used as input to the SARMET01 program to extract the SMF records.