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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 16, 2016

Infosphere Classic CDC - needs to handle IMS exits better

Currently, the Infosphere Classic CDC comes with 2 IMS exits:
DFSFLGX0
DFSPPUE0
These datasets need to be in the IMS Steplib concatenation to be accessed, and are using the default names.

Now that IMS V13 and IMS V14 can specify any module name for an exit, it would make compatibility with other provides of these exits so they can all run together, to provide them with a unique name.

My suggestion would be to rename DFSPPUE0 to be CECPPUE0 as an alias of DFSPPUE0, and then to implement it into IMS using the DFSDFxx parameter statement:
EXITDEF= ( EXITS= (CECPPUE0) TYPE=PPUE )

As DFSFLGX0 is only used for a batch environment, it must remain as it is, but the installation instructions should indicate that if the entire SCACLOAD is put into the IMS Concatenation, it must be after any other library providing DFSFLGX0.

  • Admin
    Eric Su
    May 21, 2021

    [IBM Update]

    Hi,

    Thank you for filing this requirement and for your interest in keeping our IMS/VSAM Data Replication technologies vital and successful. We depend on your continued interest and ideas to help ensure our products keep pace with market needs and industry standards.

    Although we do agree that your request is valid, after monitoring your request for more customer demand over the last few years and applying other relevant evaluation criteria, unfortunately we won't be able to accept your request at this time. However, if there is still an important business need, we encourage you to file a new idea accompanied with any additional information that could help us prioritize the requirement in the future.