z/VM Agent error 'CMSIUCV CONNECT call failed - IPRCODE=15' with CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System Z r1.0

Document ID : KB000048941
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

Connection from z/VM Agent to CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System Z fails with CMSIUCV CONNECT call failed - IPRCODE=15

Solution:

When attempting to connect a new z/VM SOLVE Agent to the CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System Z software it may fail with
these messages:

Error messages on z/VM

DMSACP723I H (592) R/O 
CMSIUCV CONNECT call failed - IPRCODE=15 	
EventMonitorCreate call failed. Retcode=8, ReasCode=108 

The Linux Connector log shows

LXMON004I VMMON Server for terminated By VM Agent 	
LXEVT001I DISCONNECTED STATUS 	
NM3040 NCLID 000025: $LXVMMON 00885500 ERROR 38 COND VARIABLE_ERROR 	
NM3042 ERROR INFORMATION... 	
NM3050 ERROR-CODE: 38 	
NM3051 MESSAGE: NM4014 MDO DATA ASSIGNMENT FAILED, RC= 8 FDBK= 0 	
NM3052 COND-NAME: VARIABLE_ERROR 	
NM3053 ERROR-LOC: $LXVMMON 00885500/3 	
NM3054 ON-BLOCK: SOCKETERROR\NM3055 SOURCE: 	
&UNSOLMDO.UNSOL.MESSAGE.VMEVENT.VMEVENTUSERID = &#P#NODE 	
NM3060 SUBNAME: UNSOLMDO.UNSOL.MESSAGE.VMEVENT.VMEVENTUSERID 	
NM3044 EXECUTION TRACEBACK... 	
NM3045 ON-BLOCK SOCKETERROR $LXVMMON 00885500/3 &UNSOLMDO.UNSOL.MESS 	
NM3046 ON-BLOCK INFORMATION... 	
NM3050 ERROR-CODE: 14 	
NM3051 MESSAGE: NM2001 SIGNAL STATEMENT EXECUTED 	
NM3052 COND-NAME: SOCKETERROR 	
NM3053 ERROR-LOC: $LXVMMON 01280000/5 	
NM3054 PROCEDURE: $LXVMMON 	
NM3055 SOURCE: SIGNAL SOCKETERROR 	
NM3048 CALLED FROM... 	
NM3045 PROCEDURE $LXVMMON $LXVMMON 01280000/5 SIGNAL SOCKETERROR 	
N11907 *END* 

Root cause: This is a problem that may occur with z/VM releases 6.1 and lower.

To resolve this issue immediately, we recommend the following:

  1. Please check the directory for the CAVLUSER machine and ensure that it has the following statement:
    IUCV *VMEVENT

  2. Apply these two fixes

    GA fix # Description
    RO37669 CMSIUCV CONNECT ERROR DOES NOT SPECIFY SYSTEM SERVICE
    RO37671 CMSIUCV CONNECT ERROR DOES NOT SPECIFY SYSTEM SERVICE