AnyNet: Sockets over SNA NetBIOS over SNA Installation and Interoperability

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This documentation describes the new implementation of the
Multiprotocol Transport Networking (MPTN) architecture on the MVS, OS2
and AS/400 platforms. It includes Sockets over SNA (MVS/ESA, OS/2 and
OS/400), Sockets over SNA Gateway (OS/2), NetBIOS over SNA (OS/2).
They are shipped in the AnyNet/MVS feature of VTAM Version 4 Release 2
for MVS/ESA, and as AnyNet/2 OS/2 program products except NetBIOS over
SNA (OS/2) and OS/400 Sockets over SNA.

This document provides working configurations, definitions, and test
results. It guides the readers in the planning, methodology,
installation and implementation of their first MPTN network.

It is intended for systems engineers, network managers, application
designers and technical support personnel who are interested in the
implementation of the IBM MPTN architecture.

A basic working knowledge of SNA, TCP/IP and MPTN is assumed. However,
this document also provides a brief introduction to these topics.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. A Short Introduction to SNA Networking 1.0
Chapter 2. A Short Introduction to TCP/IP 2.0
Chapter 3. Multiprotocol Transport Networking (MPTN) Architecture 3.0
Chapter 4. AnyNet Product Family 4.0
Chapter 5. Sockets over SNA Functional Overview 5.0
Chapter 6. Sockets over SNA (MVS/ESA) 6.0
Chapter 7. AnyNet/2 Sockets over SNA 7.0
Chapter 8. AnyNet/2 Sockets over SNA Gateway 8.0
Chapter 9. Sockets over SNA (OS/400) 9.0
Chapter 10. Sockets over SNA Test Scenarios 10.0
Chapter 11. Sockets over SNA Scenario 1: MVS-to-MVS 11.0
Chapter 12. Sockets over SNA Scenario 2: MVS-to-OS/2 12.0
Chapter 13. Sockets over SNA Scenario 3: OS/2-to-OS/2 via Token-Ring Connection 13.0
Chapter 14. Sockets over SNA Scenario 4: OS/2-to-OS/2 via SNA Subarea Network 14.0
Chapter 15. Sockets over SNA Scenario 5: OS/2-to-Native-TCP/IP via Sockets over SNA Gateway 15.0
Chapter 16. Sockets over SNA Scenario 6: MVS-to-Native-TCP/IP via Sockets over SNA Gateway 16.0
Chapter 17. Sockets over SNA Scenario 7: Native-to-Native TCP/IP via SNA Backbone 17.0
Chapter 18. Sockets over SNA Scenario 8: MPTN-to-MPTN via TCP/IP Backbone 18.0
Chapter 19. Sockets over SNA Scenario 9: Coexistence 19.0
Chapter 20. Scenario 10: OS/2 to OS/400 via a Token-Ring Connection 20.0
Chapter 21. Conclusions 21.0
Chapter 22. A Short Introduction to NetBIOS 22.0
Chapter 23. NetBIOS over SNA Functional Overview 23.0
Chapter 24. AnyNet/2 NetBIOS over SNA 24.0
Chapter 25. AnyNet/2 NetBIOS over SNA Central Services 25.0
Chapter 26. NetBIOS over SNA Scenario 1 - OS/2-to-OS/2 26.0
Appendix A. System Definitions - MVS A.0
Appendix B. OS/2 System Definitions for Sockets over SNA B.0
Appendix C. OS/2 System Definitions for NetBIOS over SNA C.0


Publish Date
19 December 1994

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