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CICS - Using CICS Transaction Gateway


3 hours


This course looks at the CICS Transaction Gateway product, describing when and how it is used to facilitate communication with CICS.


Anyone developing or supporting CICS applications, including application developers and systems administrators.


Completion of the Program Control and Communication course, or equivalent knowledge.


    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe how CICS Transaction Gateway can be configured, and the features used to access CICS resources and programs
  • Describe how to code Java to prepare to call a host CICS program

Course Content

CICS Transaction Gateway

Versions of CICS Transaction Gateway
Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
Supported Languages
Local and Remote Client Connections
External Call Interface (ECI)
Synchronous and Asynchronous ECI Requests
Extended Mode
External Presentation Interface (EPI)
3270 Mode
External Security Interface (ESI)

Java Programming with CICS Transaction Gateway

Java Base Classes
Java Base Class Documentation
ECI Java Program Flow
Importing Non-Base Classes
Communicating with CICS
Return Codes

Using CICS Transaction Gateway Mastery Test

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