• Transfer a file by a batch job

    Hi, I want to transfer a file by a batch-job (which is running on the mainframe) from a mainframe to a windows system. The file should be transferred in binary mode. The problem is that I need the CR/LF at the end of the records in the file after I transferred the file to the windows system. Do you...

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  • Copy data from one mainframe to another

    Hi everyone, I'm a complete newcomer to the mainframe world, and have been tasked with writing some procedures to copy data (not just files, but directories... PDS I think its called?) from one mainframe to another. I've researched it a bit, and it seems that FTP is probably the best way to go...

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  • Mainframe Performance Testing

    I am doing a research and would like to get answers to the following questions, I appreciate and value your experience and time: 1) What are the different types of mainframe applications? 2) What are the general performance issues that are expected? 3) What tools are used in performance testing...

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  • COBOL conversion to Java vs .Net

    Our CIO has announced that he wants to eliminate the mainframe by the end of FY 07-08. We are in the strategic planning phase currently and are examining the options. Our current system is z890-2086 running z/OS 1.4, CICS/TS, CA-7 job scheduler, CA Top Secret etc. Our criminal justice system runs...

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  • Calling CICS Universal Client using VB Application

    Hi, Please note that at present we have a IBM VisualAge SmallTalk application which uses/calls CICS Universal Client for Windows NT Version 3.1 to connect to our mainframe server and retrieve the details from there. The data is stored on mainframe as DB2 files. Now, as part of our enhancement we...

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  • To retrieve data from a remote system

    Hi, I have to retrieve data from a remote system (May be of any operating system) and shall put into AS/400. This process should be automated and there can't be any manual intervention. We can not use FTP commands here. Is there any other way this can be achieved. Can?t go for MQ Series either as...

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  • Mainframe quality assurance testing tools

    I need to find a quick and cheap mainframe testing tool for an insurance application. The client will not spend the dollars till the concept is proven. I have looked for open source for the mainframe and found nothing. The client is running a batch system processing input are batch claims. Any help...

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  • Error 1027 on CICS Sockets Connect

    I receive return code 1027 from connect API. My client application can connect lot of times, but some times I receive the 1027. The conccurent server is an UNIX system that remains working and accepting new connections. How can I do the connect work? I try the connect again, in the same task, but...

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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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  • CICS “SEND MAP” and “RECEIVE MAP” QUESTION

    I have a issue with low-values on my CICS map being converted to spaces. I am sending a map with free form text on it in positions 1 thru 70. In the example below the user has entered free form text data in positions 1 thru 39 ending with a blank in position 39. The blank in position 39 is part of...

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  • Batch Password Changes

    I initiate many FTP sessions to many AS400's via a MVS mainframe. The problem I am running into is that I need to change the passwords periodically. I need to find a method to do this in a batch mode. I think I should be able to use the QUOTE RCMD but have been unable to come up withthe correct...

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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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  • MVS JCL

    I have the need to start my IBM webserver via a batch job. I attempted to use the $VS command to send the start command through the internal reader. However, since the IPCS parms are case sensitive, it didn't work because the case was not preserved. Is there a way to send a mixed case command...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • S/390 Abends trying to define Ethernet adapter on Multiprise 3000.

    I am attempting to configure the LAN adapter on a MP3000 Integrated Server. Using DEVMAP, I define a pair of addresses(even/odd) as E22/E23 and select device type of 3088, and a device driver type 9 (LCS3172). When I attempt to activate, OS/2 dumps, abends, and the whole machine re-boots, runs...

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  • cics internet web interface question

    Good day, We are in the process of changing the CICS internet login protocol from basic to form based authentication. This requires placing a token inside the HTML referencing the item '&QUERY_STRING' as defined on page 80 of the CICS Internet Guide. Nothing is mentioned concerning the format of...

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