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Autoinstall
Category:
Operating System Management
Autoinstall allows dynamic creation and installation of terminal definitions in the TCT at logon time. Terminal definitions are dynamically deleted when terminals are logged off. Using MacKinney's CICS/Autoinstall may provide a reduction in virtual storage needed for the TCT (if most terminals are not permanently logged on), and reduced management of terminal definitions.

Batch Debugger - Xray
Category:
Application Development
XRAY is an interactive source-level debugging system for batch programs. It enables fast and effective development, testing, and maintenance of batch applications, improving programmer productivity and encouraging the production of more resilient programs to improve the reliability of production systems.

CICS/Fax
Category:
Output Management
CICS/Fax PC Server allows you to distribute data via fax, Email message, FTP, or by copying a file to a drive connected to the CICS/Fax server (local or network drive). Email messages and files created via FTP uploads or local copying can be in plain text, Rich Text Format (RTF), and TIF (graphics) format.

CICS/Forward Recovery System
Category:
Storage Management, Disaster Recovery
When a VSAM file is corrupted or lost you need to recover it quickly and correctly. CICS' journal facility provides the data, but it is each installation's responsibility to have computer disaster recovery plans with recovery programs for each file which CICS updates. Most installations have not done this. MacKinney Systems Forward Recovery System for CICS (CICS/FRS) fills this void.

CICS/Hotprint
Category:
Output Management
Invoke screen print by pressing PA or PF key. User profile controls printer selection, headers, form feed before/after, etc. Optionally prompt user for printer-id.

CICS/LogView
Category:
CICS
In the CICS message log are messages from CICS (signons and Display CICS System logs (CSMT, etc.) on-line. Search for character strings. Exclude unwanted entries. Be notified when certain entries are logged. Archive and/or purge old entries.

CICS/Mapr II
Category:
CICS
Includes a screen painting facility, a prototyping facility, full length data names for COBOL DSECTS, group-level occurs for repeated rows, and a COPY facility which allows users to build a new map using an existing map as a base. Map images and data names are saved for future maintenance. All screen development is done interactively under CICS. BMS macros are created. Supports extended attributes and all screen sizes. Includes conversion facility for existing BMS maps as well as for SDFTM, BMS/GTTM, and MAPGENTM maps.

CICS/Menu II
Category:
CICS
CICS/Menu II presents a consistent point of entry and prevents users from seeing a blank screen. Menus may be nested and an optional user exit allows pre-display customizing. INPUTMSG data can be passed to applications. Pre-check transaction security using an interface to MacKinney Systems' CICS/SignOn or customer's own user exit.

CICS/Message
Category:
CICS
Messages can be sent from an application program or a terminal. After reading the message, CLEAR refreshes the full screen and COMMAREA. Messages can be sent to ‘ALL’ CICS terminals or lists of terminals/operators/users/netnames.

CICS/Morning News
Category:
CICS
Displays one or more screens of news to each user when they log on or sign on to CICS. Each news item may be limited to certain users or lists of users by terminal-id, operator-id, user-id, or netname. News may be entered to display on a future date as a reminder. User lists may be shared between CICS/Morning News and CICS/Message.

CICS/On Line File Utility
Category:
Application Development
Allows programmers to instantly view any record of any file defined to CICS. The record is displayed in character and hexadecimal and may be updated or deleted. New records may be added and files may be browsed forward or backward. A file can be scanned for a character string.

CICS/Qeditor
Category:
CICS
CICS/Qeditor is an easy-to-use editor which is invoked by the application program to allow users to edit data in a temporary storage queue. When editing is complete, the queue is passed back to the program. It eliminates the need to give users access to ICCF or TSO. Full-function editing -- moves, copies, deletes, inserts, find, change, text split, text flow, etc.

CICS/Qsort
Category:
CICS
Sorts a Temp Storage Queue by up to 10 fields. Queue records may be up to 999 bytes, and you may sort queues of up to several thousand items without hurting response time for other transactions. You simply build the Temp Storage Queue, link to our Sort program, then read the sorted queue back into your program.

CICS/Response Time Monitor
Category:
Systems Management
Monitor all terminal response times and isolate those transactions which need attention.

CICS/SignOn
Category:
CICS
A CICS security package providing security for CICS transactions, terminals, and users. It also provides complete signon/signoff functions for CICS users. CICS/SignOn provides seamless integration of CICS signon/signoff into new releases of CICS in which internal security has been removed by IBM.

CICS/Spooler
Category:
Output Management
CICS terminal printer spooling system simplifies programming and improves throughput. Allows either batch or online programs to spool reports into the CICS/Spooler queue. The reports can be sent to a batch system printer and viewed from a terminal before printing.

CICS/Spy
Category:
Systems Management
SPY on 3270 terminals and HTML served out to a browser from CICS

CICS/Swap
Category:
Systems Management
CICS/Swap is a facility allowing a single CICS terminal to function as up to eight logical terminals with each one running the same or different transaction

CICS/Timeout
Category:
Systems Management
Automatically signs off and/or logs off inactive terminals, including those running conversational tasks, after a specified period of inactivity. Length of inactivity specified by Termid or netname. Exclusion by userid, tranid or operid. Also, displays a list of terminals.

Cobol Glossary
Category:
Application Development
Reads COBOL source libraries and produces systemwide cross-reference lists for data names, file names, copybooks, CICS commands, DLI commands and more. Produces excellent documentation. Finds CICS programs which use illegal COBOL verbs.

DP Manager
Category:
Resource Management
DP Manager is an integrated CICS-based system that provides the tools needed to manage the DP shop more efficiently

Dump Detective
Category:
CICS
Dump Detective is a full-function CICS transaction dump analyzer providing a quick analysis of more common causes of problems and easy access to the significant areas of the dump for the solution of more involved problems.

Easy Help for CICS
Category:
CICS
Gives users the ability to request help for CICS screens and for individual fields on CICS screens. It also allows users to maintain the help text themselves without involving data processing personnel.

eSendit
Category:
Output Management
eSendIT allows you to automatically distribute your CICS and batch report data via e-mail in PDF, RTF and plain text format. When used with a CICS/Fax PC server, data can also be sent via fax, ftp, or file transfer.

File Compare
Category:
DASD/Dataset Management, Storage Management
Compare any combination of:Vsam KSDS dataset. Processed forwards or backwards.

FileArc
Category:
DASD/Dataset Management, Storage Management
A high-speed logical backup and restore utility for VSAM, sequential and partitioned data sets. FileArc can be used to perform high-speed reorganizations of VSAM data sets via the archive and restore process without having to specify the existing DEFINE parameters. FileArc™ performs a logical backup and will only copy the actual data - not free space or unused space. As a result, FileArc™ is generally much faster than IDCAMS and other utilities when performing the equivalent functions. Additionally, FileArc™ offers Encryption and Compression features for securing your data files.

Global Search and Replace
Category:
Application Development
Scan files searching for character strings and optionally replace them with new character strings. Global Search and Replace (GSR) supports wild cards and prints an audit trail. Data can be reloaded after checking results.

ISPF/VSAM Utility
Category:
Application Development
ISPF/VSAM Utility provides on-line access (through ISPF) to the most often used VSAM manipulation normally done with IDCAMS batch processing. It was designed primarily for the use of applications and systems programmers. IVU provides VSAM manipulation by editing and browsing of VSAM and NON-VSAM files with no LRECL or file size restrictions.

JES Queue for Printers
Category:
Output Management
JES Queue for Printers delivers reports from the JES output queue to TCP/IP or VTAM printers. JQP delivers output directly to the TCP/IP printer or a Line Printer Daemon (LPD). The LCDS feature provides support for Xerox's DocuPrint or DocuTech devices over TCP/IP eliminating SNA hardware. Replace costly BUS/TAG printer hardware using your existing TCP/IP printer network. JQP will interface with Solimar Systems, Barr Systems, Rochester Software Associates and Xerox. No JES definitions or changes are required. Option to support the Rijndael encryption algorithm, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) is available.

JES Report Broker
Category:
Output Management
JRB runs as a started task in z/OS and can be configured with a variety of report selection criteria. When a report becomes available to JES with characteristics that match the configured criteria, JRB obtains the report and delivers it. There are a variety of delivery options including FTP, E-Mail, Web interface and offloading to local datasets. Multiple reports may be delivered simultaneously to different locations.

JSF-Job and Syslog Facility
Category:
JCL/Job Management
Off load, view, search, print, copy, archive and restore job/syslog output from ISPF

Kwik-Key/Kwik-Load
Category:
Application Development
Loads base cluster and builds multiple alternate indexes at the same time. Reduces CPU time, EXCPs, and elapsed time to reorg VSAM datasets and rebuild AIX.

Listcat Plus
Category:
Systems Management
LISTCAT PLUS is an inexpensive replacement for IDCAMS LISTCAT that saves paper, time, disk space, and improves VSAM tuning. It processes VSAM and ICF catalogs and reports on VSAM datasets, VSAM volumes, and non-VSAM datasets sorted by dataset name or volume. It works with all types of disks including FBA.

MacKinney Batch to CICS
Category:
Systems Management
With MBC you can quickly send commands from your batch jobs to your CICS regions to coordinate file access, dynamically enable or disable programs and transactions, kick off transactions, send terminal messages and more.

MacKinney Print Transform
Category:
Output Management
MacKinney Print Transform (MPT) interfaces with JES Queue for Printers(JQP) and JES Report Broker (JRB) to functionally enable AFP document transformation in both products.

Macro Level Interpreter
Category:
Systems Management
Allows running macro-level code in CICS TS environments without any coding changes. Also supports command level applications using the restricted ‘EXEC CICS ADDRESS CSA’ command in CICS TS. MLI eliminates the costly need for maintaining multiple versions of CICS. Works with Assembler, COBOL or PL/1.

MainFormIT
Category:
Output Management
Replaces the paper forms your company uses in the everyday activities of your business. Used just like paper forms, except you complete them on your computer, merge them with data created by applications running on the mainframe environment, then print them on your printer.

OSXREFS
Category:
JCL/Job Management
Consists of four handy cross-reference generators. 1) Scans a PROCLIB and builds a cross reference showing all PROCs which contain a DD statement for each dataset name. 2) Scans a PDS and identifies members which contain specific character strings. 3) Lists all the programs in your link libraries and lists.

Power Queue for Printers
Category:
Output Management
Power Queue for Printers monitors your POWER output queue, looking for output intended for PQP-monitored POWER destinations. These destinations need not be defined to POWER, but are simply referred to in your job via LST statement, etc. PQP will interface with Solimar Systems, Barr Systems, Rochester Software Associates and Xerox.

RMode31
Category:
Systems Management
A CICS product that allows CICS programs to automatically reside and execute above the 16 megabyte line. Also allows BMS maps to be loaded above the line. Reduces CPU overhead and provides virtual storage constraint relief.

Show and Tell II
Category:
Systems Management
View a user's terminal from your terminal so you can solve problems over the phone without traveling to the user's office.

SimpList
Category:
Application Development
SimpList™ is a revolutionary new productivity aid for mainframe TSO/ISPF™ users. It allows everyone, regardless of job function or experience level, to dramatically improve their productivity while working in an ISPF environment. Instead of moving from one panel or vendor product to another, SimpList provides a simple, centralized workbench. Using point-and-shoot selection, multiple object types (e.g. data sets, DB2 tables, VSAM files, PC/workstation files, etc.) can be stored in object lists and selected for a wide variety of functions. Based on the object type and function, SimpList automatically invokes the appropriate tool, vendor product, or built-in facility to handle the request."

Source Program Compare
Category:
Application Development
Source Program Compare compares two versions of a program, JCL, CL, or any Source File and prints a listing showing all the differences (adds, deletes, and modifications). It handles adds, deletes, and modifications and does not get confused by sequence numbers, blank cards, SKIP cards, or EJECT cards.

Track
Category:
Application Development
TRACK is a cost effective testing and debugging system for CICS programs that enables fast and effective program testing during both development and maintenance of CICS applications, improving programmer productivity and encouraging the production of more resilient programs.

VS/Cobol Interpreter
Category:
Systems Management
VS/Cobol Interpreter allows programs written and compiled with OS/VS COBOL to execute in CICS Transaction Server 3.1 and above.

VTAM Virtual Printer
Category:
Output Management
Mainframe to TCP/IP printing .VTAM Virtual Printer (VVP) lets you route output created by your online applications to the system spool. VVP captures the 3270 based datastream sent to the VTAM printer from any VTAM application (CICS, IMS, etc.) and creates a report in the JES queue for MVS or VSE/POWER queue for VSE. Each report created in the system spool by VVP is assigned a class and optional destination, user, and/or forms id.

VTAM/Switch
Category:
Systems Management
Keeps users from wasting time logging on and off of different VTAM applications. With VTAM/Switch users can switch between multiple VTAM sessions (CICS, TSO, ICCF, IMS, TESTCICS, etc.) by either pressing a PF/PA key or by entering a special two position character string in conjunction with a PF key (even one reserved by an application). Multiple VTAM sessions of the same application are also allowed. Your users can have as many sessions as you are willing to give them. For instance, programmers can have multiple sessions in CICS and in their text editor.

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