If transactions invoke MQ APIs, an MQ XA resource definition must be associated with the region to enable CICS to connect
to the required MQ queue manager to which the APIs will be targeted. An MQ XA resource definition can be associated with a
region at either the SIT or region startup file level. When specified in both the SIT and region start-up file, the region
startup file takes precedence. To associate an MQ XA resource definition with a region startup file:
Open the region startup file using the
Enterprise Server for .NET Administration UI's Region Startup File Editor
Region node in the
Results pane. See
1 in the diagram below.
A properties window is now displayed to the right-hand side of the
MQ category in the properties window and enter the MQ XA resource definition name that you want associated with the region as
the value of the
MQ XA resource name property. See
2 in the diagram below.
Save icon in the toolbar to save the file. See
3 in the diagram below.
, or click the
You must cold-start the region for the changes to take effect.