status code is 96

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status code is 96

Postby prasadhope » Wed Aug 19, 2009 3:58 pm

Hi all,

iam new member in ths forum, thank you all
i have a problem now
I am getting IGZ0035s error after running cobol program

There was an unsuccessful OPEN or CLOSE of file OUTFILE in program DATAPREP at
relative location X'03D6'.
Neither FILE STATUS nor an ERROR declarative were specified. The status code was 96.
From compile unit DATAPREP at entry point DATAPREP at compile unit offset +000003D6 at entry offset +000003D6
at address 13600E66.

could you please help me
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Re: status code is 96

Postby dick scherrer » Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:46 pm

Hello and welcome to the forum,

Is this a vsam file? Does it exist? Does the jcl for this program match the file definition?

Posting the SELECT/ASSIGN, the FD, and the OPEN that fails may help.
Hope this helps,
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