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Course Catalog » CICS Transaction Server Curriculum

CICS Command Simulations 5.3

2 hours



A number of simulations are provided that the student can use to assess their skills and knowledge in relation to the entering of commands, and interpretation of output produced, when monitoring and manipulating CICS resources, and starting/stopping CICS.


Junior and senior operators responsible for monitoring z/OS system activity and resolving day-to-day z/OS system issues using console commands.


Completion of Interskill's CICS Transaction Server courses, or equivalent knowledge.


After completing these simulations, the student should be able to enter CICS commands and analyze responses in order to:

  • Monitor CICS activity
  • Identify and resolve CICS-related problems
  • Shutdown and Start-up CICS

Course Content

CICS Command Simulation

Sim 1 - Identify and Purge Tasks That are Looping

Sim 2 - Identify and Resolve Resource Enqueues

Sim 3 - Resolving Problems Associated with Terminal Connections

Sim 4 - Disabling and Enabling Transactions

Sim 5 - Performing a CICS Dump and Auxiliary Trace

Sim 6 - Displaying and Enabling a CICS File

Sim 7 - Shutdown and Start-up of CICS

Course Catalog » CICS Transaction Server Curriculum
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