AS/400 APPN Configuration Guide

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This document describes the concepts, configurations and flows between
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking (APPN) network nodes,
Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking (APPN) end nodes and LEN nodes.
It provides a number of scenarios with these nodes interacting both
through and independently of a Subarea network. It also provides
discussion of the most recent implementations of APPN and T2.1, for
AS/400, PS/2, 3174, 5394, 5494, RISC/6000 and VTAM 4.1.

This document is intended for use by IBM system engineers, system
planners, and network administrators who are involved in designing APPN
networks within a single corporation or between different
corporations. A basic knowledge of networking concepts and
terminology is assumed.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction 1.0
Chapter 2. AS/400s, PS/2s with Communications Manager and DOS PCs with PC Support/400 in a Branch Network 2.0
Chapter 3. The 5394 Remote Control Unit 3.0
Chapter 4. The 5494 Remote Control Unit 4.0
Chapter 5. Including a 3174 APPN Node in the Branch Network 5.0
Chapter 6. The RISC System/6000 6.0
Chapter 7. Remote Branch Networks Connected through an SNA Subarea (No APPN VTAM) 7.0
Chapter 8. APPN VTAM 8.0
Appendix A. Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking Implementations A.0
Appendix B. VTAM New Commands B.0
Appendix C. APPN Basics C.0
Appendix D. APPN Route Selection - Some Basics D.0

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Publish Date
03 June 1994

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