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IBM Mainframe Communications Concepts

Duration

5 hours

Overview

The IBM Mainframe Communications Concepts course provides an overview of traditional SNA and TCP/IP communication protocols and the logical and physical components associated with them.

Audience

Help desk operators, junior and senior operators, network and system programmers, and other personnel requiring knowledge of the IBM Mainframe networking.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of z/OS and networking concepts.

Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the protocols used by mainframe networks.
  • Identify mainframe networking hardware.

Course Content

SNA Subarea Networks

Logical Units and Terminals
Physical Units and Controllers
SNA links
Defining and activating resources
Sessions and the SSCP
Subareas
SNI and CDRMs

SNA APPN

Introducing APPN
APPN Nodes
LU 6.2 and APPC
DLU Requesters and Servers

TCP/IP

Introducing TCPIP on the Mainframe
The Mainframe OSA Adapter
Other TCPIP Connectivity options

SNA Today

SNA through TCPIP
TN3270
DLSw
Communications Controller for Linux (CCL)
Enterprise Extender

IBM Mainframe Communications Concepts Mastery Test

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