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M204.0409  LENGTH must be between 1 and 255

You issued a DEFINE FIELD command with a LENGTH attribute that was not between 1 and 255. The LENGTH attribute in the DEFINE FIELD command indicates how many bytes to reserve for each occurrence of a field in each record. See DEFINE FIELD command or Field design for more information on the DEFINE FIELD command and the LENGTH attribute.

Response: Correct and retry.

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

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