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Number of votes Request headline and description

26
votes

CJSA attached after CICS shutdown initiated

The Liberty Server in CICS still accepts incoming requests after the CICS shutdown has been initiated (indicated by message DFHTM1715) because the JVM has not closed the port immediately. But the CJS...

Uncommitted Candidate

20
votes

CMCI under JVMSERVER doesn't work with hardware certificates

It would be interesting if there was some form (a feature, a parameter of EYUCMCIJ.profile, ...) that would allow to choose the type of keyring that the WLP under which the CMCI runs will use, e.g. JC...

Under Consideration

19
votes

Turn CICS trace, DFHTRAP, or Stg Violation checker ON or OFF based on CICS ...

Some customers will not run with CICS internal trace active all the time, especially in production. But there are times where we will need to turn CICS diagnostic features on to capture diagnostics. I...

Under Consideration

14
votes

We need CICS to recognize the status of the Liberty application startup pro...

We need ability for a CICS region to prevent incoming application requests (Transactions), either with RTA or Policy definitions, until the Liberty JVM has started all the application components (succ...

Under Consideration

12
votes

Change Default values for DFHAID Copybook

We need the defaults changed in the DFHAID copybook to be compatible with GIT/DBB. The special characters are not round tripping from GIT to z/OS for DBB builds. In z/OS it displays as this "doubl...

Under Consideration

8
votes

Enhance EXPIRY processing TS-queues performance

You can use a TSMODEL to set an EXPIRY on a TS-queue. If you install such a TSMODEL in CICS, then CICS will initiate a SCAN process, that will scan main/auxilary and CF-TS-Pools for queues that has ex...

Planned for Future Release

7
votes

Prevent DFHSI1517 Control is given to CICS message until after the Java App...

Given the problem described in RFE 108941, we additionally need CICS startup to prevent the "Control is Given to CICS" message until after all the Java Bundle Installation processing has completed (su...

Under Consideration

7
votes

SSL Certificate expiration advanced warning in CICS

When an SSL certificate used in a CICS region expires, it can take time and sometimes a region cycle or other outage to update it. There is currently no warning message in CICS that an SSL certificate...

Uncommitted Candidate

6
votes

Allow using regular expression matching in system/application policy/event ...

Allowing the use of regular expression matching in all types of policy/event filtering rules would significantly enhance the ability to create filtering criteria specific to targeted work.

Under Consideration

6
votes

Message which indicates if ICSF is available at CICS startup

CICS should write a message at startup indicating if SSL processing will be done via software or hardware.

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

Add ability to enable/disable JVMENDPOINT resource in CICS TS Urban Code De...

CICS TS 5.6 created a new resource called a JVMENDPOINT. We would like to be able to issue enable and disable commands for this new resource via the CICS TS Urban Code Deploy plugin.

Uncommitted Candidate

5
votes

Timeout for transactions in TCLASS.

Customer would like to be able to define a timeout for TCLASS to begin to purge tasks (PURGETHRESH) rather than relying only on the number of tasks queued.

Under Consideration

4
votes

WLMDEF Table - Wildcard Character Usage

We need Explorer WLMDEF table to support wildcard characters.

Planned for Future Release

4
votes

CICSPlex WLM should take attention on TCLASS

CICSPlex WLM does not take care of TCLASS in the target regions. Transactions are may routed into a single region being queued while other CICS regions have not reached the TCLASS limit.

Declined

4
votes

Identify the jobnames of the batch requests via EXCI.

Customer would like to identify the jobnames of the batch requests via EXCI. He suggested to put this information in the PHAPPLID (APPLID from previous hop data) field and additionaly in the DFHSN150...

Planned for Future Release


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