SOAP for CICS feature was withdrawn from support 30 September 2009 when CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V2.3 was withdrawn from support. This document contains a link to the Software service discontinuance announcement letter and product replacement information.
The Licensed Program Specifications (LPS) for CICS TS V3.1 and V3.2 state:
The SOAP for CICS feature, if used with CICS TS V3.1 (V3.2), is provided with program services. Unless otherwise indicated, these program services will no longer be available with CICS TS V3.1 (V3.2) when they have been discontinued on CICS TS V2.2 and CICS TS V2.3.
This means the SOAP for CICS feature is no longer supported on any CICS release after 30 September 2009. You should update your applications to use the support for Web services provided in CICS TS V3.1 and above. See Migrating from the SOAP for CICS feature for more information.
The Software service discontinuance announcement letter that says CICS TS V2.3 will be withdrawn from support 30 September 2009 is 908-016. The following product replacement information is included in this announcement:
5697-E93, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V2.3, is replaced by 5655-M15, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.2, announced in Software Announcement 207-051 , dated March 27, 2007.
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