• Mainframe sunset

    Our user departments have been talking about getting off the mainframe over the last several years. Recently, our CIO informed department heads that we would discontinue the mainframe by the end of 2007. It is possible that these departments could decide, "we really didn?t mean it" and push back,...

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  • CICS map

    In my CICS screen, irrespective of any case the user types in any string field, after receiving the map I found that its automatically converts to Upper case. I tried ASIS option and also NOUCTRAN. But nothing worked out. Can any one help on this?

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  • Uploading a file from a USB up to Mainframe & re-generating a PDS

    I created a flat file from a PDS using IEBCOPY, downloaded that flat file to hardrive and subsequently copied to a flash drive. Now, I'm trying to upload this file & re-create the PDS that it originally came from but am getting errors: "wrong length record" Have tried uploading to various record...

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  • passing variables………………

    hello, i am calling 3 variables A,B,C by issuinng CALL A,B,C.in the called programme i have by mistake coded procedure division using C,A,B. how will the actual and formal variables get attached,i mean what values would be passed to the main programme. thanx a lot

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  • problem while accessing a Temporary dataset

    hello, i have about 25 steps in my jcl, in the 4th step i have created a temporary data set and passed it to subsequent steps(5th,6th,9th and so on). while accesing it in the 7th step an ABEND occurs and the job terminates abnormally. now i want my jcl to RESTART from step 7th itself. how would i...

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  • z/VM Linux

    We currently run IBM Websphere on z/890 1400MIPs mainframe under z/os 1.7. How do I calculate how much capacity I require if I migrate to WCS z/VM LINUX?

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  • Number of records in the Flat file

    I have a huge Flat file in the Mainframe. What is the quickest way (utility, TSO command or TSO function) to find the exact number of records in the file? Thank you for your help!

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  • QSAM Buffer

    We are writing to a QSAM output file which we will require in case of an abend. The problem we are faced with is - what happens if the job abends prior to all the records in the QSAM buffer being physically written to the QSAM output file. Are there any JCL statements that can force the QSAM buffer...

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  • Batch FTP Question – Server to Mainframe

    I recently tested a batch FTP which gets a file from a Unix server and downloads to a flat file on an IBM mainframe. When I run this on our test box, it creates a fixed block flat file of 128 bytes. When I run the exact same batch FTP on our production box, exact same server, it creates a variable...

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  • IMS conversational transactions

    I am looking into IBM's IMS SOAP Gateway to expose our IMS transactions as Web Services. 98% of our IMS transactions are conversational. I am looking for possible ways of exposing them as SOAP/Web services without acquiring WebSphere or IMS Connect for Java on the Mainframe

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  • Is there an IBM Tool to Rebind Plans/Collections

    I am an applicaiton developer, (analyst) resonsible for ensuring four test regions (and sometimes the produciton region) performs as effieciently as possible. We have approximately 1000 programs that have not accurate statistics (run stats are not updated, another question). Our DBA's tell us it is...

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  • VS COBOL-II (FILES)

    HI, Suppose i have a sequential file containing 1 lakh records. i want that after retreiving every 5000 records a message to be displayed that file is being processed. thank you.

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  • Working Storage – Reusability

    Hello, here is the question... I want to create a sub-module (cobol DB2) that will be called at initialization time by the load driver (either TP ou Batch). That sub-module will load technical information in its working-storage after accessing DB2 tables. That module will be called dynamically...

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  • C program call to COBOL / DB2

    Can a C program in a mainframe environment call a COBOL program or a DB2 stored procedure. If so is any sample code available.

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  • Migration from OS/390 to Z/OS V1.6 with CSP

    We are migrating from OS/390 v2.10 to Z/OS V1.6 as V1.4 is no longer available.We still keep some old application development environment based on CSP/AD and CSP/AE. Is there any issue other than adopting the new LE library that we need to be aware of?

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  • Name that computer?

    Warning: this may be historic (1970's, PDP-11, etc.) or might be fictional. Don't loose sleep over this (although you might could get some additional insight around 9pm EST;-) And please don't flame me either. Minicomputer, comparable phyiscal size to PDP-11 appears to be two CPU units 3-5 feet...

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  • ZOS SOCKETS API

    Trying to write a batch COBOL socket program to talk to cics sockets. I have the CICS API, I can not find the ZOS the correct manual for the sockets in batch COBOL.

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  • Syncsort options

    Anyone have a list of available sysncsort options/commands.. Can't find my old manual. Thanks, Scott

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  • Need help in sloving some JOB Abends

    Hi All, I am new to the mainframe application development environment.Can anyone help me how to solve JCL Abends like say SOC7,SOC4. regards, Aravind

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  • Kanji conversion in Mainframe

    We send e-mails in Japanese (Kanji) from the Mainframe. When we need to send the e-mail in HTML format, that is easy: you put all the necessary tags, and then for Kanji characters we use HTML-recognized encoding (for example, to get ? character we send "照", and when you open the HTML it...

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