The CICS Web Support (CWS) was introduced in September 2000 together with CICS Transaction Server for VSE/ESA 1.1.1 (CICS TS) and VSE/ESA 2.5. Since then HTTP requests can be sent directly from the Web browser to the CICS TS without the need for an intermediate gateway. CICS processes the request and returns the results to the Web browser.
The addition of EXEC CICS application programming interface commands for the manipulation of web entities allows the definition and management of HTML files.
How does it work ?
A Web browser... [More]