MCSE : Implementing and Supporting Microsoft SNA Server 4.0 / Edition 1

MCSE : Implementing and Supporting Microsoft SNA Server 4.0 / Edition 1

by Javier Mariscal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130112402

ISBN-13: 9780130112408

Pub. Date: 08/27/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

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Overview

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  • Configure SNA Server in hierarchical and peer-oriented environments.
  • Integrate host data with client/server applications running on Windows NT Server 4.0.
  • Access host-based printing services from Windows desktops.
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  • Complete sample test, plus 100+ extra questions and answers!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130112408
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/27/1999
Series:
Prentice Hall Microsoft Technology Series
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
642
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.89(d)

Table of Contents

MCSE Exam 70-085 Requirements Matrix xvii(8)
Introduction xxv(4)
Acknowledgments xxix(2)
About the Author xxxi
PART ONE Overview and Installation 1(94)
1 Understanding SNA
3(30)
Defining SNA
4(2)
SNA's Networking Models
6(1)
Defining SNA Network Nodes
6(12)
SNA Node Types
7(2)
Understanding the Seven Layers
9(1)
Data Communications Using the Transport Network
9(9)
Defining the SNA Hierarchical Model
18(3)
Mainframe as the Focal Point
19(2)
Establishing a Link to the Mainframe
21(4)
Helping out the Mainframe
22(3)
Defining the SNA Peer-Oriented Model
25(3)
The Flexibility of Peer Nodes
27(1)
Summary
28(5)
Defining SNA
28(1)
Defining SNA Network Nodes
28(1)
Defining the SNA Hierarchical Model
29(1)
Defining the SNA Peer-Oriented Model
29(4)
2 Linking Two Networks with SNA Server
33(24)
Understanding the Need for Integration
34(6)
Understanding Client/server
34(1)
The Need for Integration
35(2)
Consolidating Client Functions into one Device
37(2)
Linking SNA and Client/server Networks using SNA Server
39(1)
SNA Server Basics
40(6)
Establishing Lower-layer Access to the SNA Network
40(3)
Establishing Upper-layer Access to the SNA Network
43(1)
Establishing Lower-layer Access to the Client/server Network
44(1)
Establishing Upper-layer Access to Client/server Networks
45(1)
SNA Server Capabilities
46(7)
Terminal Access Services and Host Print Service
46(4)
Data Integration Services
50(1)
Application Integration Services
51(1)
Management Services
52(1)
Summary
53(4)
Understanding the Need for Integration
53(1)
SNA Server Basics
53(1)
SNA Server Capabilities
54(3)
3 Installing SNA Server
57(38)
MCSE 3.1 Planning an SNA Server Installation
58(17)
Deciding which Deployment Model to Use
58(10)
Choosing the Appropriate SNA Link Service
68(5)
Verifying System Requirements
73(2)
MCSE 3.2 Installing SNA Server
75(15)
Select Components
76(1)
Server Role
77(3)
Client/Server Protocols
80(1)
Subdomains
81(2)
Domain Account Information
83(2)
SNA Server Licensing
85(3)
Automating Installation
88(2)
Using SNA Server Manager to Configure SNA Server
90(1)
Summary
91(4)
Planning an SNA Server Installation
91(1)
Installing SNA Server
92(1)
Using the SNA Server Manager
92(3)
PART TWO Configuring SNA Host Access 95(288)
4 Configuring Link Services and Connections
97(42)
MCSE 4.1 Configuring a Link Service
98(19)
Configuring a Link Service
98(4)
Link Service Properties
102(15)
MCSE 4.2 Configuring a Connection
117(18)
Connections to a Mainframe
117(2)
Connection to an AS/400
119(2)
Configuring a Connection
121(1)
Connection Properties
122(13)
Summary
135(4)
Configuring a Link Service
135(1)
Configuring a Connection
135(4)
5 Configuring SNA Server in a Hierarchical Environment
139(60)
MCSE 5.1 Configuring and Managing 3270 270 display LU Access
141(26)
Configuring Link Services and Connections (Steps 1 and 2)
142(1)
Configuring a 3270 display LU (Step 3)
143(12)
Adding Users, Groups, and Workstations, and Assigning LUs (Steps 4 and 5)
155(9)
Establishing a 3270 Session Using a 3270 Terminal Emulator (Step 6)
164(3)
MCSE 5.2 Configuring and Managing LUA Access
167(5)
Configuring an LUA
169(3)
MCSE 5.3 Configuring TN3270 Access
172(12)
Configuring the TN3270 Service (Step 4)
174(2)
Assigning and Configuring LUAs for TN3270 Access (Step 5)
176(5)
Establishing a TN3270 Session (Step 6)
181(3)
MCSE 5.4 Configuring Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing
184(10)
Configuring Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing Using LU Pools
187(6)
Configuring Multiple TN3270 Services for Fault Tolerance
193(1)
Summary
194(5)
Six Steps to 3270 Access
195(1)
Four Steps to LUA Access
195(1)
Configuring TN3270 Access
195(1)
Configuring Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing
195(4)
6 Configuring SNA Server in a Peer-Oriented Environment
199(60)
MCSE 6.1 Configuring Advanced Program-to-Program Communications
200(33)
Establishing TP Conversations Using SNA Server
203(1)
Configuring a Link Service and a Connection (Steps 1 and 2)
204(3)
Configuring APPC LUs (Steps 3 and 4)
207(14)
Configuring an APPC Mode (Step 5)
221(7)
Adding Users and Groups and Assigning Default APPC LUs (Step 6)
228(3)
Configuring APPC Access to a Mainframe
231(2)
MCSE 6.2 Configuring 5250 and TN5250 Access to an AS/400
233(13)
Using an SNA Server client and 5250 Emulator to Establish a Session (Step 6)
235(4)
Configuring TN5250 Access to an AS/400
239(7)
MCSE 6.3 Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing
246(7)
Configuring Access to Multiple LU Pairs
247(3)
Configuring APPC LUs and TPs for Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing (Steps 3, 4, and 5)
250(3)
Summary
253(6)
Configuring Advanced Program-to-Program Communications
253(1)
Configuring 5250 and TN5250 Access to an AS/400
253(1)
Fault Tolerance and Load Balancing
254(5)
7 Host Access through an Intermediary Device
259(38)
MCSE 7.1 Host Access through the Distributed Link Service
260(12)
Configuring the Central SNA Server
264(2)
Configuring the Branch SNA Server
266(6)
MCSE 7.2 Host Access through Downstream Connections
272(12)
Configuring SNA Server as the Upstream Node
275(4)
Configuring the Downstream Node
279(5)
Host Access through PU Passthrough Connections
284(8)
Configuring the PU Passthrough Device
285(5)
Configuring the End Device
290(2)
Summary
292(5)
Host Access through the Distributed Link Service (DLS)
292(1)
Host Access through Downstream Connections
293(1)
Host Access through PU Passthrough Connections
294(3)
8 Installing and Configuring SNA Server Clients
297(48)
MCSE 8.1 Providing Client Access to SNA Server
298(7)
Types of SNA Server Clients
299(6)
MCSE 8.2 Installing SNA Server Clients
305(17)
Client Hardware and Software Requirements
305(4)
Installation Methods
309(10)
Client Components
319(3)
MCSE 8.3 Configuring Client-to-Server Communications
322(10)
Understanding How a Client Finds a Server
323(2)
Using the Client Config Utility to Configure Sponsor Connections
325(7)
MCSE 8.4 Configuring Sponsor Connections for Specific Protocols
332(7)
TCP/IP Clients
332(1)
Microsoft Networking (Named Pipes) Clients
332(2)
IPX/SPX Clients
334(2)
Banyan Vines Clients
336(3)
AppleTalk Clients
339(1)
Summary
339(6)
Providing Client Access to SNA Server
340(1)
Installing SNA Server Clients
340(1)
Configuring Client-to-Server Communications
340(1)
Configuring Sponsor Connections for Specific Protocols
341(4)
9 Configuring the Host Print Service
345(38)
MCSE 9.1 Defining the Host Print Service
346(9)
Supported Print LU Types
352(1)
Host Print Service at Work
353(2)
MCSE 9.2 Installing and Configuring the Host Print Service
355(21)
Configuring Link Services and Connections (Steps 1 and 2)
356(1)
Configuring Printer LUs (Step 3)
356(4)
Configuring Access to the LAN Printer (Step 4)
360(1)
Configuring Print Sessions (Step 5)
360(16)
Customizing Print Sessions
376(3)
Working with Transparent Sections
377(1)
Working with Printer Definition Tables
377(1)
Host Print Transform
378(1)
MCSE 9.3 Associating Printer LUs
379(1)
Summary
380(3)
Defining SNA Server's Host Print Service
380(1)
Installing and Configuring the Host Print Service
380(1)
Customizing Print Sessions
381(1)
Associating Printer LUs
381(2)
PART THREE Host Data and Application Integration 383(78)
10 Integrating Host Data
385(42)
MCSE 10.1 Accessing Host Data
386(3)
Using the True Power of APPC
388(1)
MCSE 10.2 Accessing Host Files
389(16)
Using the Shared Folders Service to Access Files on an AS/400
389(4)
Using the APPC File Transfer Protocol to Access Host Files
393(10)
Using the FTP-to-AFTP Gateway to Access Host Files
403(2)
MCSE 10.3 Data Integration
405(17)
Integrating Relational Data Using the ODBC Driver for DB2
408(3)
Integrating Non-Relational Data Using the OLE DB Provider for AS/400 and VSAM
411(10)
VSAM File Transfer Utility
421(1)
Summary
422(5)
Accessing Host Data
423(1)
Accessing Host Files
423(1)
Data Integration
424(3)
11 Integrating Host Transactions
427(34)
Understanding On-Line Transactions
428(7)
Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, and Durable (ACID) Properties
430(5)
MCSE 11.1 The Need for Integration
435(4)
How does it work?
437(2)
MCSE 11.2 Installing and Configuring COMTI
439(17)
Installing COMTI
439(2)
Configuring Access to Host Transactions Using COMTI
441(15)
Summary
456(5)
Understanding On-Line Transactions
456(1)
The Need for Integration
457(1)
Installing and Configuring COMTI
457(4)
PART FOUR Management and Troubleshooting 461(118)
12 Configuring SNA Server Security
463(50)
MCSE 12.1 Configuring Secure Client Access to SNA Server
464(20)
Configuring Access to the SNA Server's NT Network (Step 2)
466(8)
Gaining Access to the SNA Server Subdomain and Resources (Steps 3 and 4)
474(10)
MCSE 12.2 Maximizing Client-to-Server Communications Security
484(4)
Increasing Resource Access Security
485(1)
Configuring Data Encryption
485(3)
MCSE 12.3 Configuring Administrative Security
488(7)
Securing Access to the Configuration File
489(3)
Auditing Access to the Configuration File
492(3)
MCSE 12.4 Configuring Host Security Integration
495(13)
Installing Host Security Integration Components
497(4)
Configuring Host Security Integration
501(7)
Summary
508(5)
Configuring Secure Client Access to SNA Server
508(1)
Maximizing Client-to-Server Communications Security
508(1)
Configuring Administrative Security
509(1)
Configuring Host Security Integration
509(4)
13 SNA Server Maintenance
513(66)
MCSE 13.1 Managing SNA Server
515(26)
Integrating SNA Server with Host Management Software
516(6)
Logging SNA Server Events
522(4)
Managing SNA Server Using SnaRas
526(9)
Configuring and Managing SNA Server Resources Using Snacfg
535(6)
MCSE 13.2 Tracking and Improving SNA Server Performance
541(16)
Using Performance Monitor
541(5)
Optimizing SNA Server Connection Performance
546(5)
Optimizing SNA Server Performance with Multinode Support
551(1)
Configuring Response Time Monitors
551(3)
Configuring Data Compression
554(3)
MCSE 13.3 Troubleshooting SNA Server Communications
557(18)
Troubleshooting SNA Server-to-Host Communications
557(3)
Troubleshooting SNA Server-to-SNA Server Communications
560(2)
Troubleshooting SNA Server Client-to-SNA Server Communications
562(3)
Troubleshooting Tools
565(10)
Summary
575(4)
Managing SNA Server
575(1)
Tracking and Improving SNA Server Performance
576(1)
Troubleshooting SNA Server Communications
577(2)
Appendix 579(12)
Index 591

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