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Ask the Experts Replay: Enhanced CICS IPIC Communication Debugging



13 November 2013
This session expands on the CICS IPIC Debugging presentation that was given March 2013. It includes an in depth debugging discussion and the best documentation to gather before contacting IBM Support with IPIC problems.


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Ask the Experts session
13 November 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Time Questions asked
00:00 General introduction
02:04 Technical introduction
03:01 How do you look at resources in IPIC that compare to MRO or LU62 in real time or in a dump?
08:20 What real time information can you gather from CEMT and CICS Explorer to determine the health of IPIC Connections and Sessions?
20:13 How can you recover sessions in IPIC compared to actions taken for MRO or LU62?
23:47 How do you confirm the security level being used for an IPCONN either in real time or in a dump?
32:38 What is the best documentation to gather for IPIC problems and how do you gather it?
41:08 Open lines for live question and answer period
41:19 We have been hearing that the CICS Explorer will be replacing the WUI after TS5.1. When will the Explorer be updated to include the RASGNDEFs and other necessary items found on the WUI, but not found in the Explorer?
42:00 Closing remarks
43:23 End of Call

Panel of Experts:
Wayne Winsor CICS Level 2
Sue Demarrais CICS Level 2
Normand Howison CICS Change Team
Niao Qing Liu CICS Change Team
Da Zhi Qi CICS Change Team



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Related information

Webcast replay: CICS IPIC communication Debugging
Collect troubleshooting data for IPIC problems
Other CICS Technical Exchanges
Support Technical Exchange web site

Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server

Software version: 5.1

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7039730

Modified date: 2014-08-04