When trying to establish a connection to an AS/400 machine in QuickConnect console you may get the following Provisioning Error:
"An error occured while creating the object "
A device attached to the system is not functioning"
Nevertheless the server is up and operational.
Check that the account that is used for the connection has permission to run The Create User Profile (CRTUSRPRF) command.
So the account should have:
For more details please refer to this IBM article http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/iseries/v5r2/ic2924/index.htm?info/cl/crtusrpr.htm