Installing a newer version of CICS Transaction Server agent

To upgrade the CICS® Transaction Server (TS) agent, install the new version in a similar manner to the original version.

Procedure

Follow these steps for the exit and manager programs:

  1. Stop the RITAGENT batch service by using the command /F RITAGENT,STOP in SDSF.
  2. Stop the CICS region.
  3. Transfer the new XMIT files by FTP to the z/OS® system. For instructions, see Installing and configuring the CICS Transaction Server agent on z/OS.
  4. Delete the existing RIT.CICS.PROC, RIT.CICS.LOAD, and RIT.CICS.LOADLIB data sets.
  5. Use TSO receive to unpack the new agent. For instructions, see Installing and configuring the CICS Transaction Server agent on z/OS.
  6. Follow the instructions in the RIT.CICS.PROC(README) file to configure the new CICS agent.
  7. Start the CICS region and RITAGENT.
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