Message and Return code reference

This section includes message and return code information for IBM® Z Open Automation Utilities.


Messages have a unique identifier of the format xnnnnL, where:

  • x
    • A prefix that indicates product and component
  • nnnn
    • A message number that is unique in that component
  • L
    • The message level: S for severe error, E for error, W for warning, or I for informational

Message topics

  • BGYSC: Shell command messages
  • BGYPY: Python messages

Updated return codes

ZOAU v1.2.0 introduces some updated return codes. Learn more at Return codes.