Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 16:29:02 +0200
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From: Martin =?UTF-8?B?VHLDvGJuZXI=?= <martin@PI-SYSPROG.DE>
Subject: Re: CICS Web Services versus FTP
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>> What's the best way to send a file from a legacy CICS COBOL program
>> to another platform (i.e. Unix server?)
So the file is already defined to CICS?
There are already CICS-COBOL-programs accessing it?
Are we looking at intranet users (or at least already authorised by
Does the other side have any infrastructure? IOW: Browerbased inquiry
is straight forward and needs only a browser...FTP needs a
client, MQ needs clientssoftware as well.
Maybe they only need the changed records?...there are free offerings
from IBM that do that.
Here is an answer that assumes YES YES YES NO NO as answers to my
CICS/TS webaware is very easy (this is not a program as web-service,
but a new program - maybe with some filter-options)---also very very
suitable to get a programmer from other platforms (with HTML
background) introduced to CICS.
O- one more: Have you checked if any of your MF-software (for
file-display) does have a browser-based interface?
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