I want to check the status of a Mainframe CICS region whether it is active or inactive by using a JCL or it is even better if one can suggest me a way to check the status of the CICS region through a shell script. This script/JCL will be used to send a mail to a group saying that the region is active/inactive at a scheduled time.
Please help me with the PROC/UTILITY to be used incase of a JCL or help me with an example of shell script to achieve it
I executed the below command on the main screen
TSO STATUS <job-name>
and it gave me whether the job is running or not not. I have executed the same TSO command in my job and taken the output into a dataset.
A couple of other options: