1. What is the difference between START and XCTL?

START is used to start a new task. It is a interval control command. XCTL is used to pass control to a program within the same task. It is a program control command.

3. What is the primary objective of CICS?

To provide the control and services of the DB/DC system

6. How would you resolve an ASRA abend?

In COBOL II start with CEBR, and get the offset/instruction.

8. What is the usage of language in the PPT entry?

Language interface and call parameters

9. How do you handle errors in CICS programs?

Check EIBRESP after the call or use the HANDLE condition.

10. Can you use DYNAMIC calls in CICS?

Yes, the called routine must be defined in PPT and the calling program must use CALL identifier...

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