BMC50049W BMCSORT LICENSE WILL EXPIRE SOON. CALL BMC SUPPORT

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    PRODUCT:

    BMCSORT



    PROBLEM:

    BMC50049W BMCSORT LICENSE WILL EXPIRE SOON. CALL BMC SUPPORT

    The above message begins appearing in BMC products that use the BMCSORT component on June 1, 2020. 


    SOLUTION:

    There was a problem in June of 2017 where the code detected that the BMCSORT components license would expire soon.  This caused jobs to issue a RC=4, which was unexpected by many customers. 

    When this problem arose, the immediate solution was PTF BPJ1724, which extended the BMC Sort expiration date to June 30, 2020. 


    Customers applied that fix to get around the problem. 

    It was decided after that that the messaging would be turned off entirely, so BPJ1809 was created to do that.  

    However, it seems that not everybody applied that fix. 

    Today is June 1, so it is 30 days until the expiration date set by BPJ1724, if BPJ1809 is not applied. 

    If this message appears in your jobs, the solution is to apply BPJ1809


    Article Number:

    000194089


    Article Type:

    Solutions to a Product Problem



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