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Enabling IBM Content Manager Web services API under IMS for z/OS

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You can enable your Java application to use IBM Content Manager for z/OS Web services API under the IMS Java message processing (JMP) regions and Java batch processing (JBP) regions in the z/OS environment. IBM Content Manager web services server runs under Websphere Application Server for z/OS independent of the IMS regions.

In addition to the software requirements for IBM Content Manager for z/OS Version 8.4.3, you also need IMS TS V10 or V11.


To enable your Java application to use Web services API under IMS:

  1. Complete the setup as described in the Installing and configuring the Web services for z/OS section of the Planning and Installing Your Content Management System for z/OS guide, and verify that Web services is deployed and operational.
  2. Complete the setup for enabling Java application to run under IMS JMP and/or JBP regions. Under those regions, verify that you can run a sample program, such as Hello world.
  3. If your application uses the IBM Web services interface, add the following thin client JAR file to the -Djava.class.path in the JVM profile (eg. dfsjvmpr.props):
    • For WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1:
    • For WebSphere Application Server Version 7:
  4. Verify your setup. For example, under the JBP region, run the Web services samples that are included in the IBM Content Manager for z/OS Toolkit. Ensure that in the samples you make the appropriate changes to the connection information, such as the server name, user ID, and password.

Related information

Content Manager Information Center
Installing and Configuring Web services for CM z/OS

Document information

More support for: Content Manager for z/OS

Software version: 8.4.3,,,

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7021498

Modified date: 15 September 2016

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