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Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA Release Notes

The following topics are discussed in this document.

 


About Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA 12c Release 1 (12.1.1)

Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA is a domains-based product that provides bi-directional connectivity between Oracle Tuxedo clients or servers and mainframe applications. The mainframe applications may use Customer Information Control System/Extended System Architecture (CICS TS) and Information Management System (IMS) implicit LU6.2, or any IBM-supported Application Program-to-Program Communication (APPC) or CICS TS interface.

New Product Features

The following new feature is available in Version 12c Release 1 of the Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA product:

SNA gateway Rolling Patch 006 includes the following new features and enhancements:

SNA gateway Rolling Patch 007 (with CRM Rolling Patch 004) includes the following new features and enhancements:

SNA gateway Rolling Patch 013 (with CRM Rolling Patch 006) includes the following new features and enhancements:

SNA gateway Rolling Patch 014 includes the following new features and enhancements:

 


Supported Platforms

The following sections list the supported platforms for each of the Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA components.

Supported Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA Gateway Platforms

Table 1 provides a list of Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA Gateway supported platforms.

Table 1 Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA Gateway Supported Platforms
Operating System
HP-UX 11i v2 (64-bit) Itanium
IBM AIX 6.1 (64-bit) on IBM PowerPC
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (64-bit) on s390x
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (64-bit) on x86-64
Oracle Linux 5.5 (64-bit) on x86-64
Oracle Linux 5.8 (64-bit) on Exalogic 2.0
Oracle Solaris 10 (64-bit) SPARC

Note: 32-bit Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA can run on a 64-bit machine. However, it must run on a 32-bit version of Oracle Tuxedo. It cannot run on a 64-bit version of Oracle Tuxedo.

For more information, see Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA Certified Platform Tables.

Supported Communications Resource Manager (CRM) Platforms and Required Stacks

Table 2 provides a list of CRM supported platforms and stacks.

Table 2 CRM Supported Platforms
Platform
Stack
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 (64-bit) on x86-64
Communications server 6
Oracle Linux 5.5 (64-bit) on x86-64
Communications server 6
z/OS V1R11 (31 and 64-bit) (MVS)
VTAM V1R11
z/OS V1R12 (31 and 64-bit) (MVS)
VTAM V1R12
z/OS V1R13 (31 and 64-bit) (MVS)
VTAM V1R13

For more information, see Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA Certified Platform Tables.

Supported Mainframe Software

Table 3 provides a list of IBM host software supported by Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA.

Table 3 Supported Mainframe Software
Platform
CICS Transaction Server 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2
IMS Version 9, 10, 11

 


Fixed Problems

This section describes known problems from the prior release of the Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA that have been fixed with the current release of the Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter for SNA software. Table 4 lists a bug number for each problem.

Table 4 Fixed Problems
Bug Number
Description and Workaround or Solution
14401773
WHEN CRM DOWN, THE LINKS STATUS OF SNA GATEWAY STILL KEEP ACTIVE
14376979
CRM CRASHES WHEN CONTACTED BY NOT DEFINED CICS
14345365
DEPLOY JCLS ARE MISSING IN CRM PACKAGE
14249692
FML32/VIEW32 TRANSALATION NOT WORKING
13995214
CRM : AUTOMATIC RECONNECTION TO MULTIPLE REMOTE LUS UPON FAILURE
13965067
ADD PATCHLEVEL ATTRIBUTE WINTHIN RELEASE XML ELEMENT OF REGISTRY.XML
13920577
GW / CRM HEART BEAT DOESN'T WORK
12710105
ASSERTION FAILED: 0, FILE HP62_SVR.CPP, LINE 1189 WHILE BOOTING CRM ON SNA STACK
12364268
GWSNAX NEED TO BE CHANGED TO SUSPEND WHEN A CICS IS DOWN
11876268
LIBTUX_CAT:541 + 557 : SERVER GWSNAX TERMINATED AND BEING RESTARTED
11811571
GWSNAX NEEDS TO SUPPORT DPL FROM ART CICS RT
11741610
SUPPORT OF 64BITS DATATYPES ON VIEW32 GENERATE VIEWS
11652922
GWSNAX TRANSLATES DATATYPE LONG OF VIEW32 BY ERROR ON HP-UX IA 64BIT
10397108
LIBGWS_CAT 9062 ERROR: EXCHANGE LOGS REJECTED FOR FCM1, RESTART TYPE OR LOG NAM
10167149
ERROR: APPC LISTENER TASK (SIMPSTK1) FAILED WITH FAILCODE INPUTOUTPUT
9975026
TMA SNA SIMPAPP DTP SERVER ABEND ATCV WHEN TUXEDO CLIENT FAILED WITH TPETIME
9634166
CRM CRASH WHILE SIMULTANEOUS OUTBOUND TRANSACTIONS RUNNING


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