Making HTTP requests through CICS as an HTTP client
HTTP client requests made from CICS® to a server on the Internet are initiated by a user-written application program.
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For CICS as an HTTP client, the application program makes requests to a server and waits for the responses. An application program can control more than one connection, using a session token to differentiate between them.
To make HTTP requests and receive responses, write your application program to follow the process described in the subtopics, followed by samples: