IBM CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CTS) 5.5 Support

The following table includes the initial fixes available to provide Day 1 support for CTS 5.5. For fixes made available after Day 1, please search Compuware Frontline's fixes or contact Customer Support.

Product Release PTF's Required Notes
Abend-AID for CICS 17.02.00

Support for CTS 5.5 is available via new FMIDs NKFX17A (English) and OKFX17A (Japanese).

Please APPLY Current Maintenance to ECC and Existing Abend-AID FMIDs and follow the instructions in the Abend-AID Advanced Configuration Guide section 'Adding Support for New CICS Release' on page 84.

The following Abend-AID PTFs are needed in addition to installing the new FMIDs, and are included on the latest cumulative maintenance file:

  • Abend-AID for CICS - CFF388J,K,L,N,O,Z
  • Abend-AID common - ACF388Y, ACF389Y, ACF390Y, ACF392Y

ECC/CSS All supported releases1 None  
DevEnterprise and Compuware Program Analyzer 18.03.04 TBD  
File-AID for IMS 17.02.00 None  
Strobe 18.02.00 PTF SBG315A  
Xpediter/CICS 17.02.00

Support for CTS 5.5 is available via new FMID UMXD170 with Xpediter/CICS 17.02 with RFN delivery.

Important Note: In addition to the new FMID and media, PTF XDQ016x is also required and should be applied to the Xpediter/CICS 17.02 FMIDs already installed. The suffix 'x' corresponds to the 1st character of each existing FMID. All versions of PTF XDQ016x are available in cumulative maintenance.

Xpediter/Xchange 17.02.00 PTF XGC004A  


1 Current, fully supported Compuware product releases that have not reached End of Support (EOS) date.

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