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 [...]
Answer Question | January 27, 2009 1:41 PM
CICS, CICS Transactions, VSAM.MVS
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?
Answer Question | January 22, 2009 1:55 PM
Abend-AID, CICS, Compuware, fault
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 [...]
Answer Question | January 7, 2009 8:05 PM
CICS, CRLF, FTP, Intel, Mainframe FTP Program
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. FD TEST-RESULTS-FILE. 01 TEST-RESULTS-RECORD PIC X(67). FD PRINT-FILE. 01 PRINT-REC PIC X(80). WORKING-STORAGE SECTION. 01 SWITCHES-AND-COUNTERS. 05 NUMBER-OF-ERRORS-IN-THIS-RECORD PIC S9(04) COMP VALUE 0. [...]
Answer Question | January 5, 2009 7:58 PM
CICS, CICS Subprogram Performance, CICS Subprograms
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 [...]
Answer Question | January 14, 2009 7:56 PM
CICS, CICS Errors, CICS Storage, CICS TS V3.1, DSALIM
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?
Answer Question | January 6, 2009 7:51 PM
CICS, CICS Sequential Files, GDG, VSAM
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?
Answer Question | December 11, 2008 7:16 PM
CICS, GDG, VSAM
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 [...]
Answer Question | November 25, 2008 3:06 PM
ADABAS, CICS, COBOL, COBOL debugging
The customer is using custom gateway using IBM TX series (multiplatform v6) on AIX platform and the client’s all IVR related transactions are available through LU 0 protocol only and we should not use any other in order to intract with AS 400 host (CICS). Please clarify the below: 1. The IBM TX Series software [...]
Answer Question | November 24, 2008 3:31 AM
AS/400 Query, CICS, IBM SNA, IBM Systems Network Architecture, IBM TXSeries, IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms, LU 0 protocol, Systems Network Architecture, Telnet, TN3270
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.
Answer Question | October 17, 2008 10:22 PM
CICS, mainframes, Tape Backups, TSO, z/OS
How can I integrate with CICS v2.3 using websphere process server? Presently do not have CICS Transaction gateway. So we are thinking of CICS socket connection. How do I achieve this?
Answer Question | October 16, 2008 5:24 PM
CICS, Mainframe, WebSphere Application Server
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?
Answer Question | October 16, 2008 5:21 PM
I am working as Mainframe System Programmer involved in installing program products. I would appreciate if you provide me the information to learn about Assembler Language/Dump Reading using IPCS as required manuals/links. Thanks in advance.
Answer Question | October 16, 2008 5:20 PM
CICS, IPCS, mainframe assembler language, Mainframe computers
We have several VSAM files within a CICS online system that need to be closed so that a batch job can run against the files and update some of them. Right now we issue the cemt commands in batch but the files aren’t actually closed at the time the COBOL program runs against them and [...]
Answer Question | July 19, 2010 2:47 PM
CICS, COBOL, Mainframe computers, Mainframe operating systems and management, VSAM
I used a batch ezt pgm to read the CICS ESDS online file and no result during the morning hours. Around 3 pm, I ran the job again and results are there. I believe CICS is doing buffering when it reaches the quota and releases the data. Do you have any sample program or any [...]
Answer Question | August 7, 2008 2:45 PM
CICS, ESDS, Mainframe computers
Certifications on CICS?
Answer Question | August 6, 2008 7:33 AM
We are wondering if anyone is using CSP under CICS 3.2/OS1.9? Any help would be greatly appreciated. DM
Answer Question | July 30, 2008 1:12 PM
CICS, CICS 3.x, CSP
What utility do you use to view the CICS system tables (like the File Control Table, PPT, RCT, PCT, etc.)? How do you look at them via TSO & via a batch utility?
Answer Question | June 18, 2008 12:18 PM
CICS, CICS Tables, File Control Table, Time Sharing Option
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
Answer Question | January 22, 2009 4:37 PM
ADABAS, CICS, CICSTS, z/OS
I have set CAPS to OFF but when I enter lower case letters on the screen after the first RECEIVE the lower case letters have been coverted to upper cast and the screen still shows lower case. How can this be fixed. Also I’ve set UCTRAN to NO in CICS.
Answer Question | June 10, 2008 4:58 PM