This IBM Redbooks publication is intended for VSE customers and IBM technical personnel responsible for planning and migrating to VSE/ESA 2.4 and the CICS Transaction Server for VSE/ESA 1.1 (CICS TS 1.1).
CICS has significantly changed in this new release. CICS TS 1.1 provides functions to improve application programming, system programming, system management, and data security and availability. CICS internal security has been removed, thus requiring the use of an external security manager if security is needed.
This book will help you to understand the impact of migrating to CICS TS 1.1. It will also help you to install and configure the new CICS TS 1.1 by providing detailed guidance and samples for the changes that you have to perform.
You will understand the new features and their potential, the impact of the removal of obsolete functions, and the possibilities of CICS TS 1.1 and CICS for VSE/ESA 2.3 coexistence. You will learn about security and performance issues, and samples are provided for first-level problem determination through the use of dumps or trace tools.
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Installation and tailoring
Chapter 3. Security
Chapter 4. CICS coexistence
Chapter 5. CICS customization
Chapter 6. Performance and tuning
Chapter 7. CICS application program considerations
Chapter 8. CICS problem determination
Appendix A. IBM-supplied CSD groups
Appendix B. CICS TS Statistics output examples
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