VTAM Facilities and Operations

Training Summary
This course provides the fundamentals of VTAM/APPN to operators and systems programmers. Topics include SNA architecture, SNA data flow, and VTAM/APPN configurations and services.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
4.5 days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for computer operators and systems programmers that need a better understanding of the VTAM environment and the operation of APPN.
Course Topics
  • Understand SNA concepts and definitions
  • Examine SNA protocol stack
  • Review basic VTAM/SNA function.
  • Introduce subarea vs APPN networks
  • Overview
  • Start Up Options and Configuration List LAB
  • Connecting APPN Nodes to VTAM
  • APPN and LEN Node Structure
  • APPN Services
  • High Performance Routing (HPR)

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