Executing a FORWARD MERGE process and receiving a RC=16 when using the SIMULATE parameter.

Document ID:  TEC448525
Last Modified Date:  07/04/2017
{{active ? 'Hide' : 'Show'}} Technical Document Details

Products

  • CA ASM2 Backup and Restore

Releases

  • CA ASM2 Backup and Restore:Release:4.2

Components

  • CA ASM2 Backup and Restore:ASM2
Introduction:

Does a SIMULATE produce the RC=16 because no action is actually taken?

Question:

Executing a FORWARD MERGE process using SIMULATE for a parameter and I receive a  RC=16.

Does a SIMULATE produce the RC=16 because no action is actually taken?

The only message I see is:

ASMFM050 volser# contains logically deleted files - will be retained

Answer:

A RC=16 is normal in SIMULATE processing. It is simply a return code that says no tapes were processed.

No tapes (virtual or otherwise) were processed but you do receive a report advising what "would" have been completed if the SIMULATE was not the option chosen and the execution would have been active. 

Additional Information:

In the System Reference Guide section 14.6.4 the return codes specified.

Please help us improve!

Will this information enable you to resolve your issue?

Please tell us what we can do better.

{{feedbackText.length ? feedbackText.length : '0'}}/255

{{status}}

Not what you were looking for?

Search Again >

Product Information

Support by Product >

Communities

Join a Community >

Chat with CA

Just give us some brief information and we'll connect you to the right CA ExpertCA sales representative.

Our hours of availability are 8AM - 5PM CST.

All Fields Required

connecting

We're matching your request.

Unfortunately, we can't connect you to an agent. If you are not automatically redirected please click here.

  • {{message.agentProfile.name}} will be helping you today.

    View Profile


  • Transfered to {{message.agentProfile.name}}

    {{message.agentProfile.name}} joined the conversation

    {{message.agentProfile.name}} left the conversation

  • Your chat with {{$storage.chatSession.messages[$index - 1].agentProfile.name}} has ended.
    Thank you for your interest in CA.


    Rate Your Chat Experience.

    {{chat.statusMsg}}

agent is typing