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Invoking Web services from a batch job running z/OS

I am currently working on a POC, and we're looking for a way to invoke Web services from a batch job running in z/OS (V1R7). We know COBOL doesn't have a Web services capability, but perhaps we can invoke a Web services API from a C/C++ program or Java via BPXBATCH. Any ideas? Examples? Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

I am currently working on a POC, and we're looking for a way to invoke Web services from a batch job running in z/OS (V1R7). We know COBOL doesn't have a Web services capability, but perhaps we can invoke a Web services API from a C/C++ program or Java via BPXBATCH. Any ideas? Examples? Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
I don't have any examples or experience handy, but it seems very doable to invoke a Java program using BPXBATCH. You should be able to invoke a C++ program right from the JCL without the Unix shell. I'm sorry, but other than that I don't have any advice unless you want to use CICS External Call Interface (EXCI) to call a program in CICS from batch. The CICS program could invoke Web services from there.

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