Run OS/VS COBOL programs in CICS/TS 3.1 and above
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VS/Cobol Interpreter allows programs written and compiled with OS/VS COBOL to execute in CICS Transaction Server 3.1 and above. No program changes or recompiles are required. Continue to seamlessly run your OS/VS COBOL programs in CICS TS V3.1 (and above).
When activated, VS/Cobol Interpreter automatically intercepts OS/VS COBOL programs and provides the necessary environment for them to function properly in CICS Transaction Server 3 or 4.
With the “Automatic program detection” feature of VCI, programs written in OS/VS COBOL are automatically included and handled by the software. If this option is not specified, users must customize an include list to select OS/VS COBOL programs processed by VCI. Generic and character masking features are available to control inclusion and exclusion of programs from the VCI process.
- Run CICS macro level programs in CICS/TS.
- Automatically run CICS programs above the line.