Can I run the Socket Listener with AOR and TOR in different LPARs?

Document ID : KB000011345
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Setting up a CICS region for the Socket Server Listener to run.

Question:

Can the Socket Server Listener provided by CA's Direct Connect for CICS to run where the AOR (Application Owning Region) and TOR (Terminal Owning Region) are on different LPAR's?

Environment:
z/OS CICS
Answer:

It is not possible to run the CA Gen Socket Listener in a environment where AOR and TOR regions are on different z/OS Images (LPAR's). 

Example: AOR in LPAR A and TOR LPAR B

The Following error Message will occur:

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 TISRVLIS TASK=00000035 02/27/2009 08:48:05 GIVESOCKET NOT TAKEN FOR SERVER  
 from AOR error message:                                                     
 Z145     TASK=00002430 02/27/2009 08:47:55 TIRSIPIN SOCKET ERROR TAKESOCKET 
 RETCODE=-0000001 ERRNO=     113                                             
 * 

 

 

Additional Information:

This is an IBM CICS Socket interface limitation:

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CICS sockets requires that the AOR must be on the same z/OS image as the TOR (givesocket/takesocket limited to same z/OS).

Requirement: The EZAO transaction must be running on the CICS where you want to start the CICS sockets interface. You cannot start a CICS socket interface from a different CICS.

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLTBW_2.1.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r1.halc001/stsezao.htm