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PI78475: TCPIPSERVICE PARAMETERS (DNSGROUP AND GRPCRITICAL) NOT BEING PASSED BACK WHEN RUNNING DFH0FORC IN CICS TS 5.3

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Running DFH0FORC and displaying the TCPIPSERVICE resources,
    there is a new keyword called SPECIFTCPS being passed back on
    the DETAIL- CALL between the IPADDRESS and the SOCKETCLOSE.
    This is being passed with with length=0 and no value.
    SPECIFTCPS is a new parameter which was added in CICS TS
    5.2. Also in the same release both DNSGROUP and GRPCRITICAL was
    removed. This was done for all the samples (like DFH$FORA and
    DFH$FORP) but not for DFH0FORC.
    Additional Symptom(s) Search Keyword(s): KIXREVEPH
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All CICS Users.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Sample CICS program DFH0FORC is         *
    *                      incorrect.                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The CICS sample program DFH0FORC which is used to EXTRACT CSD
    information and format it for input into a DB2 Table is
    incorrect for the TCPIPSERVICE keyword.
    A new parameter, SPECIFTCPS was added and both DNSGROUP and
    GRPCRITICAL were removed.
    

Problem conclusion

  • DFH0FORC has been changed to update the TCPIPSERVICE Definition.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI78475

  • Reported component name

    CICS TS Z/OS V5

  • Reported component ID

    5655Y0400

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-20

  • Closed date

    2017-03-29

  • Last modified date

    2017-04-05

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    PI67594

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UI45981

Modules/Macros

  • DFH0FORC
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CICS TS Z/OS V5

  • Fixed component ID

    5655Y0400

Applicable component levels

  • R901 PSY UI45981

       UP17/04/05 I 1000

Fix is available

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Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server

Software version: 5.2

Reference #: PI78475

Modified date: 05 April 2017


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