IBM CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms - Version 8.1 - Linux on zSeries

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Abstract

This document describes how to download IBM® CICS® Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1 installation images from the IBM Passport Advantage® Online web site.

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CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1 delivers high performing, security-rich and scalable JEE standards-based access to CICS applications, enabling rapid deployment of existing CICS applications into a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

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Part no. CI66VML

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 for Linux on zSeries

Part no. CI672ML

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 Java Runtime Environment

Part no. CI2YQML

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 Multilingual Quick Start Guide

Part no. CI66YNA

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 Information Center on Windows

Part no. CI66ZNA

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 Information Center on AIX

Part no. CI670NA

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 Information Center on Linux

Part no. CI671NA

CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms V8.1.0.1 Information Center Eclipse plugin

 

Downloading the product

Download the platform specific product file part number CI66VML to a temporary directory on your system, for example /tmp/cicstg.

Prerequisites

CICS Transaction Gateway specified operating environments for hardware and software products can be found at Supported Software for CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG) products.

Installation Instructions

To install the product:

  1. Unpack the downloaded product file and run the command:

    gzip -cd CI66VML.tar.gz | tar -xvf -

  2. View the readme file for instructions for installing the product.
  3. The product is installed with a supported Java Runtime Environment (JRE); to use the installed Java define the environment variable CTG_JAVA:

    export CTG_JAVA=/opt/ibm/cicstg/jvm160/bin/java

A separate JRE is supplied for each supported platform; these JRE packages are available as part number CI672ML. A separate JRE is needed for running CICS Transaction Gateway Java Client applications on remote systems.

To install the JRE:
  1. Download part number CI672ML to a temporary directory on your system, for example: /tmp/cicstg
  2. Unpack the downloaded JRE file.
  3. View the readme file for instructions for installing a JRE.

Quick Start Guide

The Quick Start Guide provides a basic introduction to your product. The English language version is available below. Quick Start Guides for other languages are available from the download site as part number CI2YQML.

QuickStartGuide_en_US.pdfQuickStartGuide_en_US.pdf

Product information center

The product documentation for CICS Transaction Gateway Version 8.1 is available as an Eclipse information center. Information about planning, installing and configuring the CICS Transaction Gateway product is available in the information center.

The information center can be found online at CICS Transaction Gateway for Multiplatforms Version 8.1 Information Center or can be installed to a local machine.

You can install the information center on AIX®, Windows®, and Linux® on Intel® machines.

To install the information center:

  1. Download the part number for the machine on which you want to run the information center.
  2. Extract the content and follow the instructions contained in the readme file.

The product information is also supplied as an information center plugin, which you can use with your existing Eclipse Help System.

To install the information center plugin:
  1. Download part number CI671NA.
  2. Extract the content and copy file com.ibm.cics.tg.doc_8.1.0.jar into the eclipse/plugins folder of your Eclipse Help System.
  3. Start your Eclipse Help System.

Problems (APARS) fixed
PM19800, PM20871, PM20882, PM20887, PM20895, PM20903, PM20958, PM22618, PM22621, PM22622, PM23319, PM23494, PM23549, PM24817, PM25156, PM28737, PM28832, PM29332, PM30659, PM32332, PM34809, PM37316, PM39683, PM40147, PM40589, PM41164, PM42004, PM42005, PM43128, PM43183, PM45026, PM46110, PM47093, PM47400, PM47951, PM48128, PM48238, PM51011, PM51463, PM52462, PM55657, PM55713, PM55717, PM55718, PM55800, PM62111, PM62123

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More support for:

CICS Transaction Gateway

Software version:

8.1, 8.1.0.1, 8.1.0.2, 8.1.0.3

Operating system(s):

Linux

Software edition:

All

Reference #:

4028204

Modified date:

2014-10-10

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