Process CICS commands from batch jobs quickly
Do your batch and CICS regions lack the proper communication skills to keep your operation running at optimum speed?
- Close and open files
- Allocate and unallocate files
- Set file status for inquiry or update access
- Link to programs
- Shutdown CICS
- Newcopy or Phasein programs
With MacKinney Batch to CICS (MBC) you can quickly send commands from your batch jobs to your CICS regions to coordinate file access, dynamically enable or disable programs and transactions, kick off transactions, send terminal messages and more.
Attention CICS/CEMT from Batch Users : MacKinney Batch to CICS was redesigned from the ground up to replace the functionality of the MacKinney Systems' CICS/CEMT from Batch (CMT) product – with the vast majority of users requiring no JCL changes. Take advantage of the many new features and enhanced productivity of MacKinney Batch to CICS.
For z/OS environments, MBC runs in CICS TS 1.3 and above.
For VSE, MBC runs in CICS TS 1.1 and above environment, and requires either 's or 's TCP/IP stack.
Note: For z/OS environments, cross-system EXCI requires a SYSPLEX.
- Messages can be sent from an application program or a terminal.