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Course #:WA1269

CICS/TS Structure and Problem Analysis Training

This course covers the internal structure of CICS/TS and basic debugging skills. Course to cover CICS/ESA V4.1 is still available on request. Hands on labs are used in learning how to use CICS transaction dumps, system dumps with IPCS and traces in problem determination tasks.


  • CICS/TS Architecture Review
  • CICS/TS Externals:
    • Message formats, Destinations and Processing
    • CICS abend codes
  • CICS/TS Internals
    • CICS Domains
    • Control Blocks
  • CICS Storage Control
  • CICS/TS Dumps and Traces
    • Transaction Dumps
    • System Dumps
    • IPCS dump formatting
    • Traces
  • Problem Investigation
    • Classifying the problem
    • Transaction/system abend types
    • Investigating waits and loops
    • Storage violations

What you will learn

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Understand the new CICS/TS facilities
  • Understand how the new facilities can be used to enhance/modernize the legacy applications
  • Understand how to access CICS applications from other subsystems


End users, managers, system architects, application programmers and analysts that need to understand the impact and the potential benefits of the new functions in Transaction Server.


Basic understanding of CICS/ESA V4.1 application programming issues.


Four and half days.

Outline of CICS/TS Structure and Problem Analysis Training

No detailed outline is available at this time.

We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887