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OA52495: CKR0988 12 SYNTAX ERROR: ")" WHEN SPECIFYING SPECIAL PASSWORD CHARACTERS COPYING A USER

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CKR0988 12 Syntax error: ")" - seen when specifying special
    password characters copying a user via RA.U -> C, for example:
    CKR0988 12 Syntax error: ")" expected instead of operator at
    "<%)," on CKRCMDV line 7
    or
    CKR0987 12 Syntax error: field name expected instead of field
    name at "-1TST)," on CKRCMDV line 7
    CKR0988 12 Syntax error: ")" expected instead of field name at
    "-1TST)," on CKRCMDV line 7
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: Users of zSecure Admin for RACF using the    *
    *                 'COPY USER' line command in interactive mode *
    *                 and users of zSecure Admin using the CARLa   *
    *                 COPY statement to copy a user.               *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: zSecure Admin for RACF generates a      *
    *                      MSGCKR0988 when performing a COPY USER  *
    *                      and the password contains special       *
    *                      characters.                             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF provided.                      *
    ****************************************************************
    When special characters are used in the NEWPASSWORD argument for
    the 'COPY USER' CARLa statement, zSecure Admin issues a
    MSGCKR0988 which begins with the text "Syntax error: ...".
    

Problem conclusion

  • zSecure Admin has been modified so that special password
    characters are accepted in the NEWPASSWORD argument for the
    'COPY USER' CARLa statement.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • ×**** PE17/07/17 PTF IN ERROR. SEE APAR OA53399  FOR DESCRIPTION
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA52495

  • Reported component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Reported component ID

    5655T0100

  • Reported release

    221

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-04-07

  • Closed date

    2017-04-19

  • Last modified date

    2017-07-17

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    OA52588 UA91634

Modules/Macros

  •    CKAFMTA  CKAINPEV CKAINPH  CKAOUSMF CKGINC
    CKGINP   CKGINPC  CKGINPI  CKRDLKUP CKRINFC  CKRINLS  CKRINLT
    CKRINMO  CKRINP@  CKRINPA  CKRINPC  CKRINPD  CKRINPE  CKRINPF
    CKRINPG  CKRINPI  CKRINPL  CKRINPM  CKRINPN  CKRINPO  CKRINPR
    CKRINPS  CKRINPUT CKRINPV  CKRINPZ  GKRDLKUP GKRFMTA  GKRINFC
    GKRINLS  GKRINLT  GKRINMO  GKRINP@  GKRINPA  GKRINPC  GKRINPD
    GKRINPE  GKRINPEV GKRINPF  GKRINPG  GKRINPH  GKRINPI  GKRINPL
    GKRINPM  GKRINPN  GKRINPO  GKRINPR  GKRINPS  GKRINPUT GKRINPV
    GKRINPZ  GKROUSMF
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    ZSEC BASE,ADMIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5655T0100

Applicable component levels

  • R221 PSY UA91634

       UP17/04/20 P F704

Fix is available

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 July 2017