Vsam status and file return code 90.

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The file status code 90 is returned when the file i-o result was that a bad open file error occurrerd. This could be caused by a number of reasons, the most likely is that the file was not properly closed to start with. You can run an idcams verify to help resolve this issue. This file return code is referring to mainframe cobol file status codes (Vsam return codes or cobol file status codes).