Invocation for CICS transaction abends

The following exits all invoke Z Abend Investigator for real-time analysis when a CICS® transaction abend occurs.
CICS XPCABND and XDUREQ global user exit or HFZXCX53
Characteristics:
  • This exit is provided to invoke Z Abend Investigator for CICS transaction abend analysis.

    All transaction abends can be captured using this exit, except for U1xxx or U4xxx-type abends in Language Environment® based applications. These transaction abend types can be handled by also installing the CICS LE abnormal termination CEECXTAN CSECT exit, HFZXCCEE, described below.

  • There is no requirement for a JCL SYSMDUMP DD statement to be allocated for this exit to be invoked.
  • Reanalysis of faults that were captured using this exit can be performed if a minidump was written.

For information about installation of this exit, refer to Customizing the CICS environment.

CICS LE abnormal termination CEECXTAN CSECT exit HFZXCCEE
Characteristics:
  • This exit is only effective with Language Environment based CICS application programs.
  • There is no requirement for a JCL SYSMDUMP DD statement to be allocated for this exit to be invoked.
  • Reanalysis of faults that were captured using this exit can be performed if a minidump was written.
  • The LE option TERMTHDACT does not affect the invocation of this exit.

For information about installation of this exit, refer to Configuring Language Environment for CICS to invoke Z Abend Investigator.