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CICS transaction gateway ECI call

CICS transaction gateway ECI call

CICS transaction gateway ECI call


I am trying to make an ECI call from COBOL pgm (non-cics) to access CICS program. This pgm further calls more CICS pgms.
When I try to manipulate the values of these CICS pgms, I get an abend with the ECI call."ECI-ERR-TRANSACTION-ABEND".

Ex: PgmA--makes an ECI call --> PgmB --> Links-->PgmC

While calling PgmC , I have hardcoded certain values which are actually passed in the linkage from B to C. This results in the abend. Can someone throw more light on this abend and more on ECI call from non-cics COBOL pgms.Any reference material other than IBM CICS transaction gateway material is welcome.


RE: CICS transaction gateway ECI call

Might be more of a COBOL problem than a CICS one. When you say hard coded linkage values, do you mean like


         'HARD CODED PARM'.

Can you post the code fragment that you think is causing the problem?

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