Find the information you need. Fully 35% of business networks run the SNA protocol developed by IBM. Yet TCP/IP is the protocol of the Internet,with growing acceptance as the networking standard. As a result,many corporate computing environments face the daunting prospect of migration or integration. To handle these complex jobs,you couldn't be in better hands than this author's. A recognized authority,so expert at networking that he has his own book series. Ed Taylor breaks down the complex SNA-TCP/IP challenge into manageable chunks. In this absolutely essential handbook,he provides everything network administrators and managers need to ensure a smooth transition from SNA to TCP/IP,or an integrated environment.
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Table of ContentsPerspective on Systems Network Architecture.
SNA Hardware Components.
IBM Operating Systems.
IBM Software Offerings.
SNA Internetworking with APPN.
Evolution and Characteristics of TCP/IP.
Common TCP and UDP Applications.
TCP/IP Routing: IP V.4.
Internet Protocol Version 6.
Transmission Control Protocol.
User Datagram Protocol.
TN3270 Protocol and Use.
File Transfer Protocol.
Practical Considerations and Power Conditioning.
Typical Network Components.
Typical Network Components and Configuration.
Domain Name Usage.
DHCP Configuration and Use.
Remote Procedure Call.
Integrating SNA and Frame Relay.
Integrating Frame Relay into SNA.
Frame-Relay Interoperability Standards.
Appendices: A: SNA and TCP/IP Bibliography.
B: SNA and TCP/IP Trademarks.
C: SNA and TCP/IP Abbreviations.
D: SNA and TCP/IP Terminology.