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Course Catalog » CICS Transaction Server Curriculum

Using SDF II to Maintain CICS TS Maps

2 hours



This course provides you with an overview of the SDF II product and describes how it is used to create BMS maps.


Application developers and systems administrators that need to create and maintain code associated with terminal communications.


Completion of the following Interskill course, or equivalent knowledge:

  • CICS Terminal Communications


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

  • Describe how SDF II is used to create structured screens
  • Design a CICS BMS map using SDF II

Course Content

Introduction to SDF II

Screen Based Development Issues

IBM Screen Definition Facility (SDF) II

SDF II Walkthrough

Importing Existing Structures into SDF II

SDF II Primary Panel

Configuring SDF II Defaults

Creating and Storing Completed Definitions

Using SDF II Step by Step

Defining SDF Libraries to Store Definitions

Creating a New Panel

Defining Panel Characteristics

Formatting the Panel

Defining Map Layout

Creating and Editing Fields

Testing Completed Panels

Generating the Map

Using SDF II to Maintain CICS TS Maps Mastery Test

Course Catalog » CICS Transaction Server Curriculum
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