Unable to administer or connect to the region when the region is busy or hung?
Nageswararao V Gokavarapu 2700013B8D Visits (1738)
Have you ever faced a situation where you are left with a hung CICS region and not able to connect to it to see what's going on?. This situation arises as all the CICSAS application server processes are busy running user transaction and there is no freely available application server process to run CICS supplied transactions such as CEMT, CSTD, etc,... We require a free CICSAS application server process to connect to the CICS region as well as that would run CCIN or CHAT CICS supplied transactions.
Similarly for administration purposes of your CICS region to run CEMT / CSTD, free CICSAS process is required. If all CICSAS occupied by user defined transactions, these administrative transactions will also wait for free CICSAS availability to schedule. User can reserve the CICSAS process to run the CICS supplied transaction as follows: