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Log updates replicated by CFC1 writer tasks to the target file's logreplicate logstream

If an application owner asks if you can verify when or if a specific update was replicated to the target site, there isn't any diagnostic information available to confirm if/when the update was replicated, since the updates applied via a CFC1 writer task are not logged. To avoid recursion the log reader/capture process should be changed to ignore updates replicated via a CFC1 writer task.

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  • Dec 12 2019
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? SYSPROG's and IBM support personnel for diagnostic purposes. It would allow the logstream to be printed to confirm if/when an update from the soure file was replicated to the target file.
How should it work?

Instead of suppressing the logging of an update replicated by a CFC1 writer task to prevent recursion in an active-active 2-way replicated environment, allow CICS to log the updates to the target file's logreplicate logstream.  The IIDR/VSAM Source server's log reader/capture process would subsequently ignore these updates read from the replication logstream to prevent data recursion.

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification Currently not possilble to confirm if/when an update is replicated...no target diagnostic information available.
Client Name Fidelity Investments
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    Davendra Paltoo commented
    24 Nov 04:21pm

    PTFs UI72727,UI72728,UI72729 which address this requirement will be available in the next few business days


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