ANS0282E Password File is not available

Running a backup to TSM using CBMR, you see the error message: ANS0282E Password File is not available

C:\Program Files\cristie\cbmr>pcbax SYSTEM /b

Scanning System State data…

Connecting Device

Freeing File List

ERROR: ANS0282E (RC168) Password file is not available.

You see the same error in the TSM activity log on the TSM server


Under c:\Program Files\Cristie\CBMR folder you may have a dsm.opt configured for use during CBMR scheduled backups.

Remove the option “PASSWORDACCESS GENERATE” completely from this options file. CBMR does not support this option and is not required.