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In CICS support, we look at lots of dumps. Sometimes, these dumps have lots of tasks, especially when your production region goes maxtasks or is short on storage. How can you quickly make sense of all these tasks? Fault Analyzer has some ways to help you quickly sort it all out.
Let's take a look at the CICS information in a CICS System dump:
Next, we will take a look at the CICS Dispatcher Domain:
Now we can view a list of all the tasks in the system dump... [More]
In today's time, many people are looking for alternative fuel sources to power our vehicles. Without that fuel source our vehicles will not start. This logic works the same for a CICS region. Short on Storage (SOS) issues when CICS is initializing tend to get a bit more attention because the region is unable to fully initialize. In this blog post I will be discussing this very issue as well as the resolution. I recently worked on an SOS problem and I wanted to take you through what I found. I was able to see the region was SOS above the line.... [More]