S222 Abend

S222 Abend

What is a S222 Abend?

S222 is a system Abend (operator cancelled).

When S222 Abend occurs?

  • This generally occurs when the program is looping and the operator has to cancel the job.
  • Job may be waiting for resources which are not available temporarily and the operator cancels the job.
  • The job is causing contention with other jobs.

How to Resolve S222?

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  • If the program is looping then the program needs to be fixed
  • If it was cancelled due to resource unavailability then you might resubmit it, once the resources required by the job are made available.