z/VSE service news: VSE/POWER, IUI, Connector, CICS APARs
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Since my last service blog entry there were a few APARs released for z/VSE 6.2. z/VSE 6.2 is the only release in service since July 1.
APAR DY47817 (PTF UD54354): VSE/POWER SPOOL ACCESS SUPPORT WITH CTLREC OPTION DOES NOT RESTART CORRECTLY TO SPECIFIED LINE NUMBER
Error description: When VSE/POWER Spool Access Support application GETs output with CTLREC option is on, then subsequent use of the Restart Control Record results in incorrect POWER behavior which is different from previous z/VSE releases. VSE/POWER does not position on specified record number.
APAR PH11770 (PTF UI62975): Skeleton SKASMOPT fails with message L036I
Error description: RUNNING SKELETON SKASMOPT FROM ICCF LIBRARY 59 FAILS WITH MSG L036I BKEND STATEMENT MISSING AT END OF MEMBER ASMAOPT.A
APAR PH12796: SUBTASK IKQRDSTK CANCELED WHEN USING VSAM REDIRECTOR
Error description: The subtask IKQRDSTK may get canceled when using the VSAM Redirector. This may lead to various follow on errors, such as hanging transactions or further abends at various places in CICS or VSAM code.
CICS TS for z/VSE 2.2
APAR PH12179: ABENDAEXZ ON EXEC CICS WRITE HTTPHEADER CALL
Error description: Your user application issues EXEC CICS WEB WRITE HTTPHEADER which results in an ABENDAEXZ. While processing this command, CICS code issues EXEC CICS WRITEQ TS commands. The ABENDAEXZ is the result of making EXEC CICS calls within an EXEC CICS call. Looking at the dump, the eiei_response has been overlaid.
The latest news about CICS APARs / PTFs is on the Fixlist for CICS TS for z/VSE 2.2 - here.
The latest news for z/VSE components is on z/VSE's corrective service and support page - here.