• Pinging an IP address in certain sign-on programs while using CICS

    We are using the CICS Web Interface. In our sign-on program, DFH$WBSN, we would like to check the IP address. Is it possible to obtain an IP address of a CICS Web Interface client session via this sign-on program?

  • J2EE or FE for application communication on a mainframe?

    We have a new application design with mainframes as a back-end, and J2EE (Struts) and FE.  For communication from FE to BE, MQ or CTG, which one would be better?  Can you explain the pros and cons of both of the approaches?

  • What is error DFHAC2206 with an abend of XPFC mean? (CICS)

    What is error DFHAC2206 with an abend of XPFC mean? (CICS)

  • How expensive are GETMAINs to a transaction in CICS?

    How expensive are GETMAINs to a transaction in CICS? Some of our transactions can use over 10,000 of them. Would reducing the number have significant performance results?

  • CICS program with TSQ — transaction troubleshooting

    CICS program with TSQ is attached to the two different Trans-ID. The program should be start in the two different CICS(mainframe)regions. Using the start command during the CAFCA execution both transaction ends with the AICA return code.Could you please advise what possibly could cause the problem?...

  • GET OPID SEGMENT CICS FROM A COBOL/DB2/CICS PROGRAM (RACF)

    Please I need Get the OPID segment CICS  of RACF from a COBOL/CICS  Program.   Thanks JORGE

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  • Differences in TN3270 re: network connection timeout

    Background: We very recently migrated our Justice system from an IBM z890 running Z/OS 1.4 with CICS/TS and CA's Datacom?DB database to IBM pSeries servers running AIX with Unikix TPE/BPE. Terminal emulation was, and remains Attachmate/WRQ Reflection TN3270 for IBM. The day after cutover we began...

    BlueKnight10 pointsBadges:
  • COBOL: “service reload”

    I have a really old cobol program generated under VS cobol. Under 3.2 VS cobol no longer works. I regenerated the program to view the problems and a line 'Service Reload' came up as invalid. What does Service Reload do? Is there an 'easy' replacement?

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  • Synchronous File mirroring across two different sysplexes

    I am currently redesigning a process that uses started transactions to update a file that is local to our AOR on two different sysplexes. We run into issues where if the remote file update fails we have no way of knowing (NOCHECK) on the started tran so the files get out of synch. I would like to...

    Jtollefson5 pointsBadges:
  • VSAM Share Ootion 3

    A client site has share option 3 files and updates these in batch while open to CICS. There seems to be a lag of some time before the CICS transactions can read data that has been inserted by batch jobs, even though the batch jobs have completed. The user does not want to close and open files in...

    Aryehm5 pointsBadges:
  • ADABAS v8; CICS TS31; z/OS 1.9

    Transaction N199 under ADABAS v8; CICSTS31 and z/OS 1.7 it runs successfully. Move it to z/OS 1.9 and it hangs. We do have ALLOWUSERKEYCSA set to YES. Has anyone experienced this and if so what did you do to resolve it? Thank you, CJ

    CJ in CA20 pointsBadges:
  • Le Abend 4038

    We use Compuware's Abend-aid in CICS. Currently with the settings we have when a developer gets an LE abend 4038 the output goes to MSGUSR. We'd like the developer to be able to get their abend thru abend-aid. Compuware suggests that we use usermod CEEWUCHA. Do you recommend this?

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  • Insufficient storage when starting region in CICS

    We are running under CICS TS V3.1. Yesterday we received an error message indicating the region could not start as there was insufficient storage below the 16M line. We had to back out a product to get the region to start. Most of our CICS regions have DSALIM between 6-8M. I don't want to allocate...

  • Inserting CRLF in mainframe FTP program

    The following question was posted by another person on Feb. 19, 2007. I am having a problem with FTP'ing a file that does not contain CRLF to the mainframe. Because the source file does not contain a CRLF to signify the end of line, only the data up to the LRECL of the file will be transferred. The...

  • Creating a sequential file in CICS

    Initially I had VSAM in CICS, but now a client want to remove the VSAM files. I need to create a sequential file in CICS and store the data in a GDG. Is it possible and could you please suggest how can I achieve it?

  • CICS subprogram not running properly

    Why isn't this subprogram running properly? Main-Program: ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. INPUT-OUTPUT SECTION. FILE-CONTROL. SELECT TEST-RESULTS-FILE ASSIGN TO DISK "TESTRESULTS.TXT" ORGANIZATION IS LINE SEQUENTIAL. SELECT PRINT-FILE ASSIGN TO PRINTER "TEST-RESULTS-REPORT.TXT". DATA DIVISION. FILE SECTION....

  • Store VSAM data in GDG

    My specifics are: Initially VSAM was there in CICS, and now my client wants to remove the VSAM files. So I need to create a sequential file in CICS and need to store the data in a GDG. Is this possible and could you please suggest how can I achieve it?

  • I need help Debugging a Cobol CICS ADABAS application

    Debugging a Cobol CICS ADABAS application. The App is very OLD and the COBOL Source is being updated to LE COBIII but the client (LOCAL GOV) doesn't want to use CA intertest and the ADABAS Version is out of support v7.1 as of 2006. We have limited experience here in ADABAS so any help would be...

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  • Displaying LRECL & BLKSIZE on a File that is on Tape

    While not having a Tape Management System or DITTO or IEBGENER to dump the File. I was needing assitance with how to Display a Logical Record Lnength and blocksize on a File that is on Tape under (Mainframe ) z/OS series using TSO. The file is a CICS Logger.. Thank you in advance.

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  • Command for determining execution of a batch or CICS region

    Is there a callable subroutine, function, or command that will return a setting that will tell me if I am executing in a batch or CICS region?

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