Extend the CICS Explorer: A Better Way to Manage Your CICS
An IBM Redbooks publication
Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.
CICS® Explorer™ is the latest significant evolution in the management and analysis of your CICS environment. It is a statement of intent from the CICS Development organization, which is determined to ensure you can manage your CICS estate in a simple and easily extensible way, using a combination of the following approaches:
This IBM® Redbooks® publication shows how you can use the extensible design of CICS Explorer to complement the functionality already provided, with added functionality tailored to the needs of your business. We show you how to perform the following tasks:
We provide several useful examples of plug-ins that we developed during the residency using the methodology we describe.
The starting point for the book is that you already have CICS Explorer installed and configured with connectivity to your CICS region or CICSPlex®, and that you are looking for ways to customize CICS Explorer.
Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. CICS Evolution
Part 2. Exploring CICS Explorer
Chapter 2. CICS Explorer and the CICS Client Management Interface
Chapter 3. CICS Explorer SDK
Part3. Extending CICS Explorer
Chapter 4. Writing a plug-in for CICS Explorer
Chapter 5. Extending CICS Explorer plug-ins
Part 4. Integrating CICS Explorer with other Eclipse Components
Chapter 6. Combining OMEGAMON data with CICS Explorer
Chapter 7. Setting CICS Trace Levels through CICS Explorer
Chapter 8. Adding a sticky note plug-in to CICS Explorer
Chapter 9. Implementing a CEBR view in CICS Explorer
Appendix A. Reference list of CICS SDK elements
Appendix B. Additional material