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Number of votes Request headline and description

21
votes

New Policy to cancel tasks that use very large containers

It would be good if a policy could detect (and possibly purge) the tasks that use larger containers of a specified size as it is possible to do with those that occupy more than xGb of User or Shared G...

Uncommitted Candidate

10
votes

Enhance CMAS and ESSS maintenance level checks

Enhance the CMAS and ESSS maintenance level checks to not be limited to checking only when ESSS is not already running. This would provide a sanity check with applying maintenance that requires ESSS t...

Submitted

7
votes

CPSM API Timeout/Retry if MAS cycling

CPSM API programs throw an error if a MAS is cycling since the state of the MAS is indeterminate and CPSM times out waiting for a response. The timeout error causes our API program to fail. We would...

Under Consideration

7
votes

CICS Transaction Server to become ws-trust 1.4 compliant

To be able to fetch a token from IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM) and following WS-trust 1.4 rules for signing, CICS need to be able to also sign an element in the SOAP header. This could be a times...

Under Consideration

5
votes

Add Client IP address message insert to DFHWB0103

Similar to DFHWB0100 and DFHWB0101, issues resulting in DFHWB0103 can be diagnosed more quickly if the client IP address was output as a message insert.

Submitted

5
votes

Report USS-usage in CICS Statistics and CMF

Migrating to CICS TS 5.5 we observed a notable increase of USS dubs with OTE-RMIs (CICS Sockets). This is described in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSGMCP_5.5.0/installing/dfha1pk.htm...

Under Consideration

5
votes

Define a default cipher list used for CICS outbound webservices

Problem: We are running CICS webservices for years. For outbound webservices we haven't defined URIMAPs, so we were using the default cipher list getting from system SSL in the past. Now we have the n...

Under Consideration

5
votes

The version number of the BAS resource definition is currently limited to 1...

The version number of the BAS resource definition is currently limited to 15. Customer asked to increase this limit.

Need More Information

5
votes

Add CMAS Ready for workload in Plex startup message

Add a message akin to "CMAS <this CMAS> is ready for requests for <CICS Plex>" that can be used for when a CMAS initialization of a plex is complete.

Under Consideration

4
votes

CICS DEBUG CADP - NO WAY TO DELETE DEFUNCT USER PROFILES

When using CICS Debug CADP profiles - there is no way to delete profiles which belong to defunct userids (similar to the DTCD transaction that is provided for the DTCN type profiles). We have over ...

Under Consideration

4
votes

JAVA in CICS - SMF recording of user program/tranid/userid

The customer (FCA/Chrysler) would like to track CPU usage for Java programs running in CICS. From what I can tell the SMF 110 data is only collect for CJSA transactions that the Java programs run und...

Information Provided

3
votes

CKTI abending when region goes SOS

CKTI Tran abending when Region is at SOS. DFHMQTSK needs to be tweaked to handle abend conditions.

Submitted

3
votes

CICS Explorer not able to export information to a file

Display of the system parameter (SIT values) dosn't offer the possibility to export the content in a file to be later on managed.

Information Provided

3
votes

Add storage statistics field for available 64-bit extents LWM

A new statistics field should be created that will be similar to this calculation outlined in the CICS v5.5 Knowledge Center (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSGMCP_5.5.0/reference/stat...

Under Consideration

3
votes

Using CICS DFHWBPW for normal password change

Our idea is to use CICS password change program DFHWBWB, which is normaly triggered when the passwort expires, also for the normal password change process. We tried it and it works in principle, when ...

Uncommitted Candidate


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