When user attempts to FTP, he receives error ?530 PASS command failed message received from FTP server? ftp. What would cause this error?

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Question:  

When user attempts to FTP, he receives error “530 PASS command failed message received from FTP server” ftp. What would cause this error?

Answer: 

If the user that is performing the FTP is not defined to OMVS with a

USER and GROUP Profile records with UID and GID respectively the 

“530 PASS command failed" message can occur.

 

To list the OMVS GROUP and USER Profile records assocated with a logonid

to verify that a UID and GID is assigned to the logonid the following 

TSO, ACF commands can be issued.

 

* To list the UID specified in a logonid's OMVS USER Profile Record

 

ACF

LIST llllllll PROFILE(OMVS)

 llllllll                          LLLLLLLL TEST OMVS                    

                      COMPANY() DEPT() IDNUM() LEVEL() LOCATION() OLDLID()

                      OWNER() OWNTYPE() POSITION() PROJECT() SITE()      

 OMVS / TESTOMVS      UID(1,004)           

 

* To list the GID specified is a OMVS GROUP Profile record associcated 

* with a logonid

* First LIST the logonid and note the GROUP(.....) specified

 

ACF

LIST llllllll  

 LLLLLLLL                                         LLLLLLLL TEST OMVS                        

                                COMPANY() DEPT() IDNUM() LEVEL() LOCATION() OLDLID()   

                                OWNER() OWNTYPE() POSITION() PROJECT() SITE()          

 ACCESS                   ACC-CNT(0) ACC-DATE(00/00/00) ACC-TIME(00:00)          

 PASSWORD              KERB-VIO(0) KERBCURV() PSWA1TOD(12/07/15-12:05)        

                                PSWD-DAT(00/00/00) PSWD-INV(0) PSWD-TOD(12/07/15-12:05)

                                PSWD-VIO(0) PSWDCVIO(0) PWP-DATE(00/00/00) PWP-VIO(0)  

 TSO                         DFT-PFX(LLLLLLLL)                                       

 STATISTICS             CRE-TOD(12/07/15-12:05) SEC-VIO(0)                     

                                UPD-TOD(12/07/15-15:18)                                

 RESTRICTIONS         GROUP(OMVSGRP) PREFIX(LLLLLLLL)                        

 

* List the OMVS GROUP PROFILE from above

ACF

SET PROFILE(GROUP) DIV(OMVS)

list OMVSGRP                                                 

 OMVS / OMVSGRP LAST CHANGED BY ADMIN03 ON 01/08/10-17:59  

                      GID(1)                       

 

Additional Information:

Details on the ACF2 OMVS USER and GROUP Profile records can be found in the CA ACF2 for z/OS Administration Guide in Chapter 3: Maintaining Logonid Records section 'USER Profile Records' sub-section 'OMVS User Profile Data Records' and Chapter 16: Maintaining Profile Records section 'GROUP Profile Data Records'.