TCP/IP Service

Use this page to create a new TCPIPSERVICE.

Click INSTALL to install this resource.

Click COPY to create a new TCPIPSERVICE resource, using the values set on this page as the basis for the new TCPIPSERVICE resource.

Click DELETE to delete this TCPIPSERVICE resource.

Click ACTIVE to make this resource active.

Click DUMP to create and view dump information for this TCPIPSERVICE.

Click SAVE to save your changes to the TCPIPSERVICE.

The name of this TCPIPSERVICE definition.
A description of this definition.
The group to which this resource will belong.
Specifies the port number on which CICS listens for incoming client requests.
The application level protocol used on the TCP/IP port:
  • HTTP
  • User
Check this to set the initial status of the service after installation to open, otherwise it is closed.
Socket Close
Check this if CICS should close the socket after an amount of time.
Socket Close Time
Specifies the amount of time, in seconds, to wait until CICS closes the socket.
Max Data Length
Specifies the maximum length, in kilobytes, of data that CICS can receive.
Specifies the ID of the CICS transaction to process new requests received.
Specifies the name of a user-replaceable program that this service invokes.


Specifies the authentication and identification scheme to use:
  • No
  • Automatic
  • Basic
  • Auto Register
  • Certificate
SSL Type
Specifies whether the service should use SSL:
  • No
  • Yes
  • ClientAuth
This can be specified in one of the following ways:
  • A string of up to 56 hexadecimal digits that is interpreted as a list of up to 28 2-digit cipher suite codes.
  • The name of the SSL cipher suite specification file name can be up to 28 characters long including the extension which must be .xml. The file name can only contain the characters A-Z a-z 0-9 # - . @ _.
Note: Use the USSCONFIG environment variable to point to the location of the SSL cipher suite specification file(s) used. See USSCONFIG for more information.
Specifies the cipher to use when encrypting inbound messages.
Specifies the realm used for HTTP basic authentication.