Re: Causes of a DC273912 Message

Discussion created by ca.portal.admin on Jul 18, 2008
Chris, If you have the 'NODYNAMIC' option specified for the program,
then you can't have multiple versions. Try specifying DYNAMIC for the
program statement.
From the Sysgen Manual:

Allows users to define additional versions of the program at runtime
either by

means of the DCMT VARY DYNAMIC PROGRAM command or, if the program

is eligible for automatic definition, through the definition of null
PDEs on the

SYSTEM statement.

DYNAMIC is the default when you specify neither DYNAMIC nor

NODYNAMIC in the PROGRAM statement.


Prevents users from defining additional versions of the program at

Additionally, the system generation compiler ensures that only one
version of the

program is included in the system definition.

Bob Wiklund
Tiburon Technologies
623 594-6022


From: IDMS 3rd-party providers forum on behalf of Chris Wood
Sent: Fri 7/18/2008 11:16 AM
Subject: Causes of a DC273912 Message



We are running 16.0 SP1 + many apars on z/OS 1.8 and have a need to
create a non-version 1 DC-COBOL program to test an emergency that only
happens in Production. When we try the DCMT VDP it threw a DC273912 V1
Multiple Versions of program XXXXXXXX are not allowed. Entering DCMT D
MESS DC273912 we get this The user attempted to add a program definition
dynamically, but the program is defined at system generation time with
the MULTIPLE VERSIONS NOT ALLOWED attribute. This does not appear in the
syntax for Program or System in the sysgen. We can do this on
Development where we use multiple versions but can't seem to get a
handle on where we have defined this in Production. =3D20


Anyone know the magic sysgen parameter that we must have set differently
in production to development?




Chris Wood

Alberta Department of Energy



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