What are the differences between and EXEC CICS XCTL and an
EXEC CICS START command?



What are the differences between and EXEC CICS XCTL and an EXEC CICS START command?..

Answer / guest

->BY EXEC CICS XCTL is used to pass control from one
application program to another apllication program at the
same logical level. the calling(XCTLing ) program does not
expect control to be returned.

EXEC CICS XCTL
PROGRAM(program-name)
COMMAREA(ws-commarea)
LENGTH(ws-len)
END-EXEC.
->the START command is used to start a transaction at the
specified terminal and at d specified time or
interval.optionally , data can be passed to d to-be-
initiated transaction.

EXEC CICS START
INTERVAL(001500)
TRANSID('SGS')
TERMID('GDHD')
FROM(DATAFLD)
LENGTH(100)
RTRANSID(EIBTRNID)
RTERMID(EIBTRMID)
QUEUE(QNAME)
END-EXEC.
A special appliaction of the START command is the scheduled
transaction initiation ( STI ) , by which certain CICS
tranaction can be initiated automatically at d scheduled
time or interval.

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