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I am delighted to let you know that MainView for CICS 6.8 and MainView for CICS Management 6.2.01 are now available. 

This new release of MainView for CICS includes many features requested by our customers including:

  • Day 1 Support for CICS TS 5.4
    • New resources such MQ Monitor
    • New values added to views
  • Monitoring WebService Usage by Task
    • See   which tasks are using Web Services
    • Show the URL of those Web Services
    • Provide the associated performance data
  • Selective Detail Recording for historical data
    • Select which transactions are recorded in detailed history
    • Continue to provide excluded transactions in monitoring
    • Record excluded tasks when they exhibit abnormal behavior 
  • Easy Navigation through the Task Performance Records
    • Change the order of history records so the most recent is first
    • Provide a logical path through the task performance records with new commands and hyperlinks


The new release of MainView for CICS Management includes all of the enhancements listed above as well as an Automated Facility that starts a detail trace for a running task.  Using this new feature, you can automatically collect data on poorly performing transaction as soon as the problem occurs.  This reduces the time and resources required to recreate problems in order to obtain diagnostic data.


MainView for CICS (MVCICS) and MainView for CICS Management provides a comprehensive solution for managing your IBM CICS TS environment. It is a cost-effective, intelligent, and integrated CICS management solution that enables you to tune, manage, and automatically take actions before disruptive and highly complex digital business workloads impede the smooth flow of business.  It is part of an integrated family of monitors with easy guided navigation to follow a transaction for CICS to other subsystems such as MQ, DB2 and IMS.  For more information about MainView for CICS Management, visit the website.


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