I want to merge two RACF databases but ran across a different CICS setup on the source. There, I saw eight character...
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
transaction names like LCLSl200. On the main systems we use four character transactions.How does CICS call an eight character transactions? Is it some kind of exit or table? I do not want to define these on the main if I do not understand how it is called/verified.
I'm not a RACF expert. However, what I'm sure about is that CICS only uses four character transactions IDs. Might these entries be program names? I suggest you look at the CICS system and find out what these over long names mean.
CICS Technical Strategist -- CICS expert at Search390.com
Editor's note: Do you agree with this expert's response? If you have more to share, post it in one of our .VO7aaqqaAFk.0@/search390>discussion forums.
Dig Deeper on IBM system z and mainframe systems
Related Q&A from Robert Crawford
For better mainframe capacity planning, how do I convert CPU hours to MIPS? And is there a way to calculate the relationship between MIPS and MSUs?continue reading
I have two years of experience in mainframe technology, currently working as a mainframe developer. I want to change to Java technology.continue reading
I want to replicate DB2 from the mainframe to an AIX box since it's cheaper and the copy can be used for testing. Is this possible?continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.