Why does the "PDT0358 PDTBATCH unable to connect to DB2 subsystem locally" message appear in my r18 PDTBATCH output when it didn't appear in the PDTBATCH output of previous releases?

Document ID : KB000044444
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction: 

This document states why the "PDT0358 PDTBATCH unable to connect to DB2 subsystem locally" message appear in the r18 PDTBATCH output, when it didn't appear in the PDTBATCH output of previous releases?

Question: 

Why does the "PDT0358 PDTBATCH unable to connect to DB2 subsystem locally" message appear in my r18 PDTBATCH output, when it didn't appear in the PDTBATCH output of previous releases?

Environment:  

z/OS 1.11 and above.

Answer: 

The "PDT0358 PDTBATCH unable to connect to DB2 subsystem locally" message is for informational purposes only. It indicates that data is being unloaded from a remote subsystem. It didn't appear in the PDTBATCH output of previous releases because the message was newly introduced in release 18.