My name is William Nieto. I'm a system programmer of AVVillas BANK. Actually we are working in OS/390 V2R10 and CICS TS 1.3. and we have many CICS environments in test, development and production. My question is: How can I change the date in a CICS batch environment and how can I change the date in a CICS online environment?
I'm afraid that you cannot alter the Date/Time used by CICS whilst it is running. We use MVS STCK instructions in lots of places to update the Date/Time saved in the CSA - so merely changing these values in the CSA will not last for any defined period of time. I had a look to see if any GLUEs could be suitable for use in updating the EIB so as to ZAP the Date, but again there is no predictable way of doing this.
Related Q&A from Robert Crawford
With 3270 bridge, you can't stack input messages into one structure. The bridge can't process them all at once. It takes a little more work.continue reading
CICS expert Robert Crawford offers advice on determining the connection between CICS transactions and MQ Queue name.continue reading
CICS expert Robert Crawford discusses if a program can use IXLLIST macros in CICS when IXLLIST are APF.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.