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CICS and the z/OS BEAR - Diagnosing program checks caused by a wild branch

  • warning: Illegal string offset 'link_to_original_url' in /homepages/10/d92055197/htdocs/cicsworld2/sites/all/modules/aggregation/aggregation.module on line 1079.
  • warning: Illegal string offset 'link_to_original_url' in /homepages/10/d92055197/htdocs/cicsworld2/sites/all/modules/aggregation/aggregation.module on line 1081.

You would like to use the Breaking Event Address Register (BEAR) to diagnose a program check in CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS). You think the abend is caused by a wild branch. You need to know, what is the BEAR, and how can you use it to resolve the abend?