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CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.4 Migration

Postby adurthisridhar » Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:24 pm

Hi,

In my environment we are using CICS TS 2.3. We would like to upgrade to CICS TS 3.4. I am searching for a migration guide. Could any one please suggest proper website/pdf to refer for the migration steps to CICS TS 3.4?

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Re: CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.4 Migration

Postby Robert Sample » Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:42 pm

http://www.s390.ibm.com is your source for all z/OS material, including CICS manuals (which would include migration guides).
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Re: CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.4 Migration

Postby adurthisridhar » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:09 pm

Hi,

In my environment we are using CICS2.3. I would like to know whether TS3.4 is compatible or not. Could anyone please assist me in this. If it is not compatible then what could be the compatible version?

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Re: CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.4 Migration

Postby Robert Sample » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:29 pm

I've been looking at IBM's web site, and I don't see anything about CICS TS V3.4. For example, the IBM Software Support Lifecycle web site (http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/ ... dex_c.html) goes from CICS TS for z/OS V3.2 (available 29 June 2007) to CICS TS for z/OS V4.1 (available 26 June 2009).

Which operating system are you running? Where did you hear about V3.4 of CICS TS?
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Re: CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.4 Migration

Postby adurthisridhar » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:47 pm

Apologies for the typo. It is TS3.2
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Re: CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.4 Migration

Postby Robert Sample » Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:03 pm

What do you mean by "compatible"? IBM software historically has been upward compatible -- my site has programs running in production that were last compiled in the 80's or even 70's, yet they keep on running fine despite many, many, many operating system upgrades. With very few exceptions, this has been the case with all IBM software -- across the board -- for over 40 years. So unless your site does something very unusual, there are no compatibility issues with moving from CICS TS 2.3 to CICS TS 3.2.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocente ... /index.jsp is the Information Center you need. You should bookmark this and refer to it as needed. If you click on the CICS TS document, then clicking Migrating, then in the right frame click on Migrating from 2.3, you can find the obsolete API elements (all BTAM-related CICS commands), changed API commands, and so forth. This will absolutely resolve all compatibility questions since this is the official IBM documentation on the subject.
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