Create a Transaction Server
Enterprise Server, a CICS Region
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The purpose of this document is to describe how to configure a Transaction Server (Online Server or CICS Region) that will run under Micro Focus Enterprise Server.
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This section provides the information needed to configure a CICS Region running under control of Micro Focus Enterprise Server.
The server used by the online applications will be called SIMOCICA. At the bottom of the home page for Enterprise Server Administration select the "ADD" button. The following describes the primary configuration options needed to configure a CICS region that will execute the sample CICS transactions.
Enter a Server Name, select the Working Mode and Click the" Next" button. Click the Radio button for Micro Focus Enterprise Server with Mainframe Subsystem Support and Click the" Next" button a second time.
The following shows the next group of configuration options. For items not shown take the default entry options.
Click the" Add" button.
The "SIMOCICA" server should be added to the Enterprise Server. Click on the "Edit" button, select the "MSS" tab and then enter the following configuration options for the CICS Region or Online Sub-System.
Note: Remember to check the box for "CICS enabled" for the following.
Click the "Apply" button.
Note: Some environment variables are set prior to starting the server. This needs to be done since some environment variables will be used by ES/MSS and other third-party technologies. The decision was made to define the shared environment variables in one place rather than replicate in the two separate environments.
The purpose of this document is to describe how to configure a Transaction Server (Online Server or CICS Region) that will run under Micro Focus Enterprise Server. This document may be used to assist as a tutorial for new programmers or as a quick reference for experienced programmers.
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