z/VSE service news: SOAP and CICS TS for z/VSE 2.1 APARs
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Today have some service news about z/VSE SOAP support and CICS TS for z/VSE 2.1.
z/VSE Web services - Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
THE Z/VSE SOAP SUPPORT (WITH LITERAL STYLE SUPPORT) DOES NOT CORRECTLY HANDLE COMPLEX COPYBOOKS WITH REDEFINES AND OCCURS
Users affected: All z/VSE SOAP Engine Users that are using the new SOAP support with literal support.
Problem conclusion: The code has been corrected to now handle complex copybooks correctly. For users of the 'new' z/VSE SOAP support (with literal style support):
You can find the latest APAR for z/VSE components and products on our serv
CICS TS for z/VSE 2.1
I assume you noticed the new Fix list for CICS TS for z/VSE 2.1 - see here. The CICS TS for z/VSE service team posts the status of APARs and PTFs there. A new APAR is available:
APAR PI53288 (PTF UI34551): LNKEDT RC=4 INVALID TRANSFER LABEL
Problem description: From z/VSE 6.1 the Linkage Editor will set Return Code 4 when the "INVALID TRANSFER LABEL ON END OR ENTRY STATEMENT IGNORED" message is produced. Before z/VSE 6.1, this would have resulted in Return Code 0. A small number of CICS phases cause this message to be produced when processed by the Linkage Editor.
Problem conclusion: The affected CICS programs and Linkage Editor control statements have been changed to avoid the message and the resultant Return Code 4.