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CICS TS – CICS Explorer Fundamentals 5.6


3 hours


This course describes how to access a CICS TS system using CICS Explorer, and how the CICS Explorer window can be modified to display various CICS TS data. Details describing how CICS Explorer help can be accessed, and the creation and integration of customized help is also covered.


This course is designed for operations personnel and CICS system administrators responsible for monitoring and managing CICS TS systems.


Completion of the CICS TS – CICS Transaction Server Introduction 5.6 course.

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Access a CICS TS system using CICS Explorer
  • Re-configure the default CICS Explorer window
  • Display CICS TS data
  • Modify CICS TS resource attributes
  • Access CICS Explorer help
  • Create and integrate customized help Into CICS Explorer

Course Content

Introduction to CICS Explorer

Understanding CICS Explorer
Accessing CICS Explorer
Connecting CICS Explorer to a CICS TS System
Understanding Views and Perspectives
Creating Views
Filtering View Content
Moving and Resizing Views
Closing Views
Deleting a View

Manipulating CICS Explorer Data

Moving Column Data
Sorting Tabular Data
Hiding and Displaying Columns
Using the Editor View
Modifying Resource Attribute Values
Invoking Predefined Editor Views
Displaying Context-Sensitive Help
Searching the Help
Accessing the Error Log
Integrating Your Help Files into CICS Explorer

CICS TS – CICS Explorer Fundamentals Mastery Test