Multiprotocol Transport Networking: A Guide to IBM's Anynet

Multiprotocol Transport Networking: A Guide to IBM's Anynet

by Don Robertson, Jay Ranande
     
 
Network designers and engineers,communication specialists,and systems/ programmers will find a comprehensive,well-illustrated explanation of the inner-workings of IBM's AnyNet products and the MPTN architecture on which they are based. Two of the products,"SNA over TCP/IP" and "Sockets over SNA," are covered in detail. Also included are examples of typical customer

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Network designers and engineers,communication specialists,and systems/ programmers will find a comprehensive,well-illustrated explanation of the inner-workings of IBM's AnyNet products and the MPTN architecture on which they are based. Two of the products,"SNA over TCP/IP" and "Sockets over SNA," are covered in detail. Also included are examples of typical customer network configurations using the AnyNet products and explanations of how the products can be used to benefit customers faced with the difficulties inherent in maintaining today's large multiprotocol networks.

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A reference guide to the IBM-created Multiprotocol Transport Networking (MPTN)--a solution to interoperability difficulties in multiprotocol networks. Part One covers an introduction to transport networking, networking layers, networks and protocols, transmission control protocol and Internet protocol (TCP/IP), sockets, systems network architecture, and advanced program-to-program communications (APPC). Part Two examines multiple protocols, access nodes, gateways, formats, and address mapping. Part Three explores several facets of AnyNet. Four appendices supply client-server programming examples, documents, and IBM manuals. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070531994
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Pages:
514
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.46(d)

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