Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
VSAM File error - 15

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
pradeepkit
Warnings : 1

New User


Joined: 25 Jun 2008
Posts: 60
Location: chennai

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:43 pm    Post subject: VSAM File error - 15
Reply with quote

Hi,

Could you please let me know the reason for getting the file error 15.
When I googled I got the explation like 'too many indexed files open'

Please some one can explain me what does it means?
Thanks for your valuable time.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

enrico-sorichetti

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 10375
Location: italy

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM File error - 15
Reply with quote

it would be nice if You posted the whole message ( or sequence of them - IE... IDC... ) You received


unless it is a cobol issue and it should have been posted in COBOL forum
after having looked Yourself at the cobol manuals
( for which there is a link at the top of the page )
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7314

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM File error - 15
Reply with quote

Look up the full message(s) in a(some) manual(s).

If you still have a problem, put together a more detailed post for us, with full information about all the information you have.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
pradeepkit
Warnings : 1

New User


Joined: 25 Jun 2008
Posts: 60
Location: chennai

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:04 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM File error - 15
Reply with quote

I am reading the VSAM file in CICS.
using below syntaxes.
EXEC CICS READ FILE('FPTXPK0') INTO(TAX-RECORD)
LENGTH(WS-LEN) RIDFLD(WS-KEY)
RESP(WS-RESP)
END-EXEC.

where key structure is.
ID - 3 bytes
filler - 1byte
date - 8 byte
filler - 1 byte

I am using ID as the key for reading the file.

but when I tried to display the RESP value it has 15.

I tried to google and only thing whcih I could find was that it means 'too many indexed files open'

So i have come here to seek the help.
Please let me know if there is some more information required.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Anuj Dhawan

Senior Member


Joined: 22 Apr 2006
Posts: 6258
Location: Mumbai, India

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:07 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Are you talking about MF COBOL, I don't do much VSAM but I've not seen this error code with Enterprise COBOL.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7314

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM File error - 15
Reply with quote

As Anuj has pointed out, you have just googled, found some message for number 15 of some status, added the whole lot up and got to 2. Well, we do binary.

Dig into the CICS manual, look up the READ especially the RESP and see how it suggests you find out how to interpret the response code. It won't suggest "do a google search and get the answer by a quick look at the results page".
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
pradeepkit
Warnings : 1

New User


Joined: 25 Jun 2008
Posts: 60
Location: chennai

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM File error - 15
Reply with quote

Thanks all..

I will do some more homework... and still have doubt then will look forward for your help.

:-)
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Robert Sample

Global Moderator


Joined: 06 Jun 2008
Posts: 8201
Location: East Dubuque, Illinois, USA

PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:20 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Suggestion: there is a link to manuals at the top of this page. Click on it, find the CICS Language Reference manual, and read Appendix A until you discover what a 15 in the response variable actually means. You can then go to the section on the READ in that very same manual and it will tell you much useful information.

Personally, with the IBM manuals available here as well as at the IBM web site, I am flabbergasted that you even CONSIDERED using Google on this response code!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts ISSUE IN copying Sequential file reco... thesumitk JCL & VSAM 2 Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:07 pm
No new posts File Tailoring -- Temporary dataset i... samzee71 CLIST & REXX 3 Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:12 am
No new posts Rexx - File tailoring samzee71 CLIST & REXX 10 Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:47 pm
No new posts Compare VSAM files using DFSORT pshongal DFSORT/ICETOOL 5 Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:24 am
No new posts Moving a PS file as body of a mail! Vignesh Sid JCL & VSAM 4 Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:23 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us