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Where is the UnitOfWork identifier?

Is there any CICS command or EIB field that gives the UnitofWork (UOW) identifier? I know that we have the EIBTASKN field that gives the CICS task number but I am not aware of any fields/commands that gives the UOW identifier. Please help, thanks.

I'm afraid that we do not expose the UnitOfWork identifier currently being used by a CICS Transaction via an API call. However, you could attempt to get it by having a good trawl through the CICS Control Blocks but that's not really a nice thing to do.

Why do you need this value anyway? If you want something unique, SYSID||TRANID||TaskNumber||STCK is certainly good enough.

Robert Harris
CICS Technical Strategist -- CICS expert at Search390.com

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