CICS - Ignore Condition


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Ignore condition is used when we want no action to be taken if a particular abend or error happens which is mentioned inside the Ignore Condition. Following is the syntax of Ignore Condition −

Syntax

EXEC CICS IGNORE CONDITION
   CONDITION(Label)
END-EXEC.

Example

The following example shows how to use Ignore Condition in a program. It will not abend the program even if the program throws length error as we have mentioned LENGERR inside the Ignore condition.

IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.                                         
PROGRAM-ID. HELLO.                                               
PROCEDURE DIVISION.

EXEC CICS IGNORE CONDITION
   LENGERR
END-EXEC.
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