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Resolve error "MSRPMD00 E Mail.dat is invalid due to error(s) as reported" in MailStream Plus

Product affected: MailStream Plus™
Operating System: AIX, but could happen on any system

 

Issue

Users MailStream Plus™ jobs have not changed.  But they then receive these errors.
 
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I MSRPMD00 started. Comp 05272016 at 094020. Gen 05272016 at 090833. R08.3M02 F01.
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I MSRFDC Date -  SEP16
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I        Delivery Count Publication Date - 09/01/2016
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I MSRFDC Ver. -  R08.3M02
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I End of File reached on MSWKMS
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I         119 Maximum cqt per container (TABLSZ CQT).
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   I         142 Maximum pqt per container (TABLSZ PQT).
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   W One or more MDMFDD errors detected, and not posted.
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   W One or more MDMFSD errors detected, and not posted.
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   W One or more PostalOne required MDMFDD are blank.
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   W One or more PostalOne required M3DATE (CSM-1184) are blank.
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSRPMD00   E Mail.dat is invalid due to error(s) as reported
10/12/2016  08:24:23            MSDR01     I MSDR01 Ended abnormally. Processing terminated.
 

Cause

The reason for these errors are garbage values in these parameters:
....+....1....+....2....+....3....+....4....+....5....+....6....+....7....+....8
RP INF                     RPDATE /he/
RP INF                     MDMFDD /he/ R             13:00
RP INF                     MDMFSD            /he/13:00
 

Resolution

UPDATED: March 14, 2019
At this site there is a script that generates the parameters and applies the proper dates in certain xx INF subkeywords.  After researching, it turns out the site’s system administrators recently made changes.  This impacted the permissions on this particular server.  Once the changes were made back to full permissions to run all scripts, the MailStream Plus job ended normally.