S7049 - Extended Services for OS/2 Communications Manager

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Abstract

This course is designed to develop skills in the configuration and customization of the Extended Services for OS/2 Communications Manager. Some consideration will also be given to the implementation of Extended Services for OS/2 Communications Manager in the enterprise environment. The class covers installation, configuration, and use of the Communications Manager lab sessions are included to reinforce the lectures.

Length

4 Days.

Topics

Lectures
  • Communications Manager Overview
  • Communications Manager Installation
  • 3270 Emulation
  • Communications Manager SNA Gateway
  • Communications Manager Workstation Profile and Local Node Characteristics
  • Advanced Configuration
  • SNA Data Link Controls
  • LAN Adapter and Protocol Support
  • APPC/APPN Overview
  • APPC Configuration
  • APPN End Node
  • APPN Network Node
  • 5250 Emulation
  • Asynchronous Communications/AScll Emulation
  • Subsystem Management
  • Problem Determination
LAB Exercises
  • Extended Services for OS/2 Communications Manager Installation
  • 3270 Emulation Configuration (Token-Ring)
  • Communications Manager SNA Gateway (Token-Ring)
  • Advanced Configuration
  • APPC/APPN
  • APPN End Node
  • APPN Network Node
  • 5250 Emulation (Token-Ring)
  • Subsystem Management
  • Problem Determination

Audience

This course is intended for technical support personnel responsible for planning, installation, user training and support for communicating workstations in a networked environment. Since Communications Manager has a significant amount of function supporting IBM hosts, communications systems programmers are encouraged to attend with the PS/2 technical representative from their organization.

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have taken the following courses (or have equivalent experience):

  • Fundamentals of SNA (S6593)
  • Token Ring Network lmplementation and Management (S6767)
  • OS/2 2.0 Workstation Intermediate Workshop (S7048)

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the emulations and services that are available in the Communications Manager
  • Identify the communications media options available for specific Communications Manager features.
  • Identify the problem determination tools available in the Communications Manager.
  • Identify the subsystem management tools available in the Communications Manager.
  • Given the proper reference materials, install the Extended Services for OS/2 Communications Manager.
  • Given the proper reference materials, con figure 3270.
  • Given the proper reference materials, con figure the Communications Manager SNA Gateway.
  • Given the proper reference materials, con figure the Communications Manager APPC service (Low Entry Networking).
  • Given the proper reference materials, con figure the Communications Manager APPN service to provide both End Node and Network Node capabilities to a system.
  • Given the proper reference materials, perform minor problem determination and resolution tasks using the Communications Manager
  • Identify possible IBM support services which pertain to the Extended Services for OS/2 Communications Manager

Download

  • [Student - Lab Notebook - First Edition (July 2,1992)]