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M204.0208  Updating sort key not permitted

An Add, Change, or Delete statement is attempting to modify the record's sort or hash key. To change a sort or hash key, the entire record must be deleted and added with the new key value.

Response: Delete the record, and store a new record with the modified sort or hash key.

Message attributes:

RETCODEO=0Sets online return code
RETCODEB=4Sets batch (single user) return code
CLASS=EError class; the message can be suppressed with the X'04' bit setting of the MSGCTL parameter
AUDITERWrites the message with line type ER to the audit trail
COUNTIncrements the error count (ERCNT) parameter
ECHODisplays the line that caused the error
COMPILECompilation error

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