CICS Concepts and Operation
A good general knowledge of CICS concepts, common CICS terminology, and the
environment that CICS operates in.
The following Datatrain courses have been used as reference for this assessment:
- CICS TS - Introduction
- CICS TS - Controlling CICS Operations
AudienceThis assessment is designed for data center staff responsible for operating and monitoring the CICS subsystem.
This assessment covers the following topics:
- CICS Terminology
- CICS Startup and Shutdown
- Format and Syntax of CICS Commands
- Interpretation of CICS Messages
- Resolving Operational Problems Associated with CICS.
The question types in this assessment are mainly simulation, multiple choice, drag and drop, and true or false. The questions displayed are different for every examinee because a number of core questions are always selected along with a number that are taken from a pool. All questions are then randomized to produce your customized assessment. No technical manuals or references (either vendor or internally developed by your organization) should be used during this assessment.
The pass mark for this assessment is 70%.