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TITLE      OS/2 VERSION 2.0, EXTENDED SERVICES, DDCS/2, LAN SERVER 2.0, OS/2
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ABSTRACT
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ABSTRACT          OS/2 (R) Version 2.0 is available as the desktop operating
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OS/2 (R) Version 2.0 is available as the desktop operating environment of choice. OS/2 Version 2.0 Workplace Shell sets the standard for ease-of-use in the computer industry. A wide range of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications can be run side-by-side on the OS/2 desktop, allowing users to choose the best solution to meet their needs from more than 24,000 applications.
          environment of choice. OS/2 Version 2.0 Workplace Shell sets the
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          standard for ease-of-use in the computer industry. A wide range of
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The robust networking and client-server capabilities of the OS/2 LAN Server Version 2.0 meet the needs of users working in today's interconnected environments. Extended Services meets the needs of users requiring wide-area communications, relational databases and systems management.
          DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications can be run side-by-side on the
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          OS/2 desktop, allowing users to choose the best solution to meet
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OS/2 Version 2.0 is the robust and stable platform for developing and delivering all types of applications - productivity, mission-critical, educational and entertainment.
          their needs from more than 24,000 applications.
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                  The robust networking and client-server capabilities of the
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Highlights of the announcement:
          OS/2 LAN Server Version 2.0 meet the needs of users working in
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*OS/2 Workplace Shell sets a new standard for ease-of-use in the personal computer industry.
          today's interconnected environments. Extended Services meets the
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*OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a very broad range of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications integrated on the desktop.
          needs of users requiring wide-area communications, relational
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*32-bit OS/2 operating system ready for tomorrow's hardware and applications.
          databases and systems management.
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*OS/2 Version 2.0 is the platform for mission-critical applications, advanced client/server environments, wide area communications support, relational database support and systems management.
                  OS/2 Version 2.0 is the robust and stable platform for
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*OS/2 Version 2.0 superior stability and reliability backed by unmatched IBM service and support.
          developing and delivering all types of applications -- productivity,
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*Extended Services provide enhanced, comprehensive database and communications support with new installation and productivity aids.
          mission-critical, educational and entertainment.
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*LAN Server Version 2.0 provides a wide range of solutions for customers' networking requirements.
                  Highlights of the announcement:
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*C Set/2, WorkFrame/2 and the Developer's Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0 are a complete development environment for building powerful new 32-bit OS/2 applications.
          o  OS/2 Workplace Shell sets a new standard for ease-of-use in the
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              personal computer industry.
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IN BRIEF...
          o  OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a very broad range of DOS, Windows and
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*OS/2 Version 2.0, with 32-bit foundation, runs a wide variety of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications simultaneously in a protected environment
              OS/2 applications integrated on the desktop.
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*OS/2's object-oriented Workplace Shell works the way people work - simply and easily
          o  32-bit OS/2 operating system ready for tomorrow's hardware and
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*The growth path provided by the SAA (TM) platform encompasses OS/2, OS/400 (R), MVS and VM
              applications.
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*LAN Server networking solutions meet customers' resource sharing requirements
          o  OS/2 Version 2.0 is the platform for mission-critical
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*Extended Services installation and productivity aids enhance comprehensive OS/2 database and communications support
              applications, advanced client/server environments, wide area
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*OS/2's stability and reliability are backed by IBM service and support
              communications support, relational database support and systems
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              management.
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Availability Dates:
          o  OS/2 Version 2.0 superior stability and reliability backed by
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*March 31, 1992 (OS/2 Version 2.0)
              unmatched IBM service and support.
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*March 31, 1992 (Toolkit, WorkFrame/2)
          o  Extended Services provide enhanced, comprehensive database and
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*April 7, 1992 (C Set/2)
              communications support with new installation and productivity
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*April 10, 1992 (Extended Services)
              aids.
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*April 10, 1992 (DDCS/2)
          o  LAN Server Version 2.0 provides a wide range of solutions for
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*April 10, 1992 (LS 2.0)
              customers' networking requirements.
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          o  C Set/2, WorkFrame/2 and the Developer's Toolkit for OS/2
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:(R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
              Version 2.0 are a complete development environment for building
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:(TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
              powerful new 32-bit OS/2 applications.
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          IN BRIEF . . .
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PRODNO
          o  OS/2 Version 2.0, with 32-bit foundation, runs a wide variety of
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              DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications simultaneously in a protected
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              environment
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          o  OS/2's object-oriented Workplace Shell works the way people work
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              -- simply and easily
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          o  The growth path provided by the SAA (TM) platform encompasses
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              OS/2, OS/400 (R), MVS and VM
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          o  LAN Server networking solutions meet customers' resource sharing
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              requirements
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          o  Extended Services installation and productivity aids enhance
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              comprehensive OS/2 database and communications support
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          o  OS/2's stability and reliability are backed by IBM service and
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              support
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                  Availability Dates:
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          o  March 31, 1992 (OS/2 Version 2.0)
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          o  March 31, 1992 (Toolkit, WorkFrame/2)
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          o  April 7, 1992 (C Set/2)
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          o  April 10, 1992 (Extended Services)
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          o  April 10, 1992 (DDCS/2)
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          o  April 10, 1992 (LS 2.0)
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              Corporation.
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OVERVIEW
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DESCRIPTION
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OS/2 VERSION 2.0
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WORKPLACE SHELL:  The OS/2 Version 2.0 Workplace Shell sets the standard for ease-of-use in the personal computer industry. The object-oriented approach allows users to manage many types of objects - programs, data files, printers, network servers and drives - from a single interface called the desktop. From the desktop, users can directly manipulate objects so that printing, for example, becomes as simple as dragging and dropping a picture (or icon) representing a letter onto an icon representing a printer.
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The Workplace Shell works the way users do, and it can look the way users want it to look.  More flexible than ever, OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users maximum freedom to customize desktops, including colors, fonts, object locations and many other aspects of appearance. Desktops may look very different from one user environment to another and from one user to another.
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The Workplace Shell represents the culmination of earlier technologies, evolving over time from the command line to graphical icons, to the current object-oriented interface technology, which implements the workplace model defined by Common User Access (TM) (CUA (TM)) 91. OS/2 Version 2.0 is the Systems Application Architecture (R) (SAA) environment for the workstation. The Workplace Shell makes OS/2 Version 2.0 an excellent desktop operating environment for all users today and advances operating system technology for tomorrow.
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:(TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
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INTEGRATING PLATFORM:  The OS/2 Version 2.0 desktop provides a single environment from which a mixed set of applications - DOS, Windows (1), 16-bit and 32-bit OS/2 - can be started. Users can display most of these applications and their corresponding data simultaneously. OS/2 Version 2.0 automatically manages system resources such as memory, processor, hardware devices, programs and data files on behalf of all types of applications running concurrently on the system.
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:(1) Trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
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CONCURRENT EXECUTION: OS/2 Version 2.0 supports the concurrent execution of tasks, permitting users to perform other tasks while processing one or many other tasks. This reduction in waiting time improves user response times and efficiency. Depending on the display adapter installed, users generally can run applications windowed or full screen, in graphics or text modes, and in the foreground or background. Full-screen operation in the foreground may be required or preferred for some advanced graphical applications where performance or timing considerations are critical.
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INTERPROGRAM COMMUNICATION: "Cut and paste" can be performed easily across all types of applications, reducing the need for manual transfers of data and the resulting risk of errors. Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) is supported between Windows and OS/2 Presentation Manager (R) applications.  Object linking and embedding (OLE) is supported between Windows applications.
OVERVIEW   DESCRIPTION
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            OS/2 VERSION 2.0
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:(R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          WORKPLACE SHELL:  The OS/2 Version 2.0 Workplace Shell sets the
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          standard for ease-of-use in the personal computer industry. The
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PRINTING:  Each printer is represented on the OS/2 desktop by a print object, enabling users to drag and drop print jobs onto any local or remote printer on the network. This smooth, integrated operation allows users to improve productivity by significantly decreasing the number of steps needed to print.
          object-oriented approach allows users to manage many types of objects
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          -- programs, data files, printers, network servers and drives -- from
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NETWORK SUPPORT:  OS/2 Version 2.0 meets the needs of today's users who work in interconnected environments.  OS/2 Version 2.0 provides robust networking and client-server capabilities, underscoring the benefits derived from IBM's unique systems know-how. Network servers, such as the IBM LAN Server and the Novell NetWare server, represented as objects on the OS/2 desktop, allow users easy access to the services of local and remote servers. When access is needed, OS/2 Version 2.0 prompts users for information, so they no longer must remember complex commands.
          a single interface called the desktop. From the desktop, users can
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          directly manipulate objects so that printing, for example, becomes as
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In addition, users no longer need to assign drive letters or port names to use the resources on the network. From the OS/2 Desktop, users can browse servers for shared resources; they can browse shared disks for files and programs and they can browse shared printers to manage print jobs.
          simple as dragging and dropping a picture (or icon) representing a
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          letter onto an icon representing a printer.
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APPLICATION AND SYSTEM PROTECTION:  In addition to being the desktop operating system of choice, OS/2 Version 2.0 is the platform ideally suited for running mission-critical and line-of-business applications. OS/2 Version 2.0 is a protected system and application environment. Each application is encapsulated in its own address space and cannot access system or other application data. DOS and Windows sessions run in the protected mode of the 80386 processor.
                  The Workplace Shell works the way users do, and it can look
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          the way users want it to look.  More flexible than ever, OS/2
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If a Windows or DOS application (running in a window) attempts to violate the integrity of the system, the application will be ended gracefully without affecting the system and other executing applications. And, if DOS or Windows applications fail (for example, Unrecoverable Application Errors (UAEs)), that DOS session can be closed and restarted easily without affecting the other applications running on the system.
          Version 2.0 allows users maximum freedom to customize desktops,
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          including colors, fonts, object locations and many other aspects of
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MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS: OS/2 Version 2.0 supports applications that utilize OS/2 and Windows multimedia extensions, allowing users to integrate multimedia applications into their environment. Users can look ahead to the next generation of software programs - exciting multimedia solutions for entertainment and education.
          appearance. Desktops may look very different from one user
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          environment to another and from one user to another.
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APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY: A very broad range of the current 17,000 DOS applications, 4,900 Windows applications, and 2,500 16-bit OS/2 applications will run unchanged on OS/2 Version 2.0. This vast assortment of applications permits users to choose the applications that provide the most effective solutions to their needs. This means that businesses do not need to invest in new applications and training right away;.  they can migrate to the emerging, more powerful, 32-bit OS/2 applications as their needs grow.
                  The Workplace Shell represents the culmination of earlier
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          technologies, evolving over time from the command line to graphical
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IBM has subjected leading applications, based on market share and use of specialized functions, to rigorous testing. In addition, a large number of users have tested their applications on early versions of the OS/2 Version 2.0 product.  IBM is aware of a very small number of applications, such as those that could compromise the integrity of the system or those requiring extremely high interrupt rates (typically, greater than 1,000 interrupts per second) that will not operate properly.  Other applications may run with limited function or may require special settings.  Refer to the OS/2 COMPATIBILITY INFORMATION in the OS/2 Version 2.0 package for details.
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          implements the workplace model defined by Common User Access (TM)
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VERSION-SPECIFIC DOS: Some applications must run on a specific version of DOS.  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users to boot (start) specific versions of DOS, such as Versions 3.3, 4.0 and 5.0 or DRDOS Version 6.0 in a DOS session. This capability helps to ensure compatibility with DOS version-specific applications and device drivers, including block device drivers (such as LAN requesters) needed for network support.
          (CUA (TM)) 91. OS/2 Version 2.0 is the Systems Application
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          Architecture (R) (SAA) environment for the workstation. The
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BOOT MANAGER:  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users to boot (start) multiple operating systems, such as DOS Versions 3.3, 4.0 and 5.0; DRDOS Version 6.0; and OS/2 Version 1.3, on the same hardware system on which OS/2 Version 2.0 is installed.  This ability to boot multiple operating systems allows applications requiring a specific operating system to run on a single hardware configuration.  The boot manager feature also allows businesses with large numbers of users migrating from one release to another to fully test the new environment while the old environment continues to be operational.
          Workplace Shell makes OS/2 Version 2.0 an excellent desktop operating
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MEMORY EXTENDERS:  OS/2 Version 2.0 provides portability for the current set of DOS applications by adhering to current industry standards for personal computing. The ability of OS/2 Version 2.0 to execute DOS applications that use XMS, EMS, and DPMI (level .9) prevents existing DOS applications from becoming obsolete due to migration to OS/2 Version 2.0. While EMS is fully supported, performance is optimized for XMS and DPMI.
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ADOBE TYPE MANAGER (1) (ATM (1)):  OS/2 Version 2.0 includes the Adobe Type Manager, which supports industry-standard ATM fonts for Windows and Presentation Manager applications.  Support for Windows applications requiring ATM fonts allows users to run their applications under OS/2 Version 2.0 without purchasing and installing the ATM for Windows. A selection of popular ATM fonts (Type 1) is also included.
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          INTEGRATING PLATFORM:  The OS/2 Version 2.0 desktop provides a single
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          environment from which a mixed set of applications -- DOS, Windows
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INSTALLATION:  Rich colors, icons, progress indicators and status information all help to guide users easily through the new OS/2 Version 2.0 graphical installation. When installing over DOS, Windows, or a previous version of OS/2, applications and other environmental conditions are preserved or migrated to exploit the OS/2 environment.
          (1), 16-bit and 32-bit OS/2 -- can be started. Users can display
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          most of these applications and their corresponding data
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Users can choose from two preselected installations, one optimal for most users, and another that installs the complete system. A third installation option enables users to install only the functions they need, reducing hard disk requirements. While a 60MB hard disk is required, actual hard disk requirements range from 15-30MB, depending on the installation options selected. OS/2 Version 2.0 also supports installation from a response file. The response file is a very efficient way of installing the system on many machines that need to be configured in the same way by allowing a system administrator to pre-select the installation options. The response file and the ability to install OS/2 Version 2.0 from any drive, including a LAN, help to reduce user involvement in the installation. Refer to OS/2 Version 2.0 Remote Installation and Maintenance (Red Book) (GG24-3780).
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          resources such as memory, processor, hardware devices, programs and
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MIGRATION: During installation, OS/2 automatically migrates existing DOS, Windows and OS/2 environments, mapping them to the OS/2 Version 2.0 environment. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 contains profiles of more than 225 of the most popular DOS and Windows applications, which are placed in the appropriate DOS or Windows folders on the OS/2 desktop; OS/2 Version 1.X groups are mapped to OS/2 Version 2.0 folders on the desktop. OS/2 Version 2.0 also takes care of the special settings required by a few of the 225 DOS and Windows applications. This migration process also includes the supporting DOS, Windows, and 16-bit OS/2 device drivers and printer definitions and other applications on the hard disk. Users can achieve the look of OS/2 Version 1.3 to help migrate to the Workplace Shell. Refer to the WORKPLACE SHELL section of this document.
          data files on behalf of all types of applications running
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ONLINE HELP AND INFORMATION: The "Start Here" icon on the OS/2 desktop contains a selectable list of the tasks users perform most frequently, such as adding and using programs, finding information, printing and shutting down systems. Users can select the task they need to perform and move directly to the procedure for accomplishing it in the Master Help Index.
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Online help and information is available at any time and provides users with instant explanations of OS/2 Version 2.0 functions, eliminating the need to keep a manual nearby. The online, interactive tutorial teaches users how to use a mouse, how to work with objects, how to optimize the windowed environment and how to use the online help and information.
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The Master Help Index contains an alphabetic, selectable list of topics, enabling users to quickly locate instructions for completing any task supported by the OS/2 Version 2.0 product. Each topic contains hypertext links, allowing users to select a topic of choice and view related information immediately. Topics can also be searched and printed easily.
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          display adapter installed, users generally can run applications
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PRODUCTIVITY AIDS AND GAMES: The productivity aids and games (applets) included with OS/2 Version 2.0 provide a basic level of program function intended to help users learn to use the system and become productive immediately.
          windowed or full screen, in graphics or text modes, and in the
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Productivity aids - calculator, calendar, notepad, and sticky pad help users perform and manage daily tasks. A to-do list acts as a reminder; an alarm helps to ensure tasks are done on time. Daily and monthly planning programs help users keep track of upcoming events. PM Terminal opens up a new experience for users unfamiliar with the world of online databases and bulletin boards. The Enhanced Editor and the PM Chart programs are useful for daily tasks and presentations. In all, 18 productivity applets are included.
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Games - Games provide entertainment and help users unfamiliar with a mouse to practice their skills. The computer gives users a run for their money if they try to defeat it at OS/2 Chess. Klondike-style Solitaire is a favorite, along with Jigsaw, Scramble and Reversi.
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HARDWARE EXPLOITATION:  OS/2 Version 2.0 is supported on personal computers with an 80386SX (or compatible) or higher processor, with at least 4MB of memory and a 60MB hard disk with 15-30 MB of free space. Refer to the STATEMENT OF SERVICE section for additional information.
          transfers of data and the resulting risk of errors. Dynamic Data
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          Exchange (DDE) is supported between Windows and OS/2 Presentation
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IBM has tested key functions of the OS/2 Version 2.0 product, based on selected model configurations provided by the manufacturer of non-IBM hardware systems.  Testing results are available on CompuServe, NATBOARD, the National Support Center Bulletin Board System, the OS/2 Bulletin Board System, IBM Forums (OEM and OS2ARENA) and IBMLink (TM).
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PRINTERS
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          PRINTING:  Each printer is represented on the OS/2 desktop by a print
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OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a broad range of printers, producing high-quality printed output from OS/2, Windows and DOS applications.
          object, enabling users to drag and drop print jobs onto any local or
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          remote printer on the network. This smooth, integrated operation
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OS/2 Version 2.0 exploits the printers customers use most, including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Epson, Panasonic and many others. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 includes a corresponding set of the most popular Windows printer drivers. The multitasking capabilities of OS/2 Version 2.0 allow users to save time by running DOS, Windows and OS/2 printing jobs in the background.
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          number of steps needed to print.
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DISPLAY ADAPTERS
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          who work in interconnected environments.  OS/2 Version 2.0 provides
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OS/2 2.0 supports a wide variety of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions when the primary display adapter (including adapters that support SVGA modes) is configured for VGA mode. OS/2 2.0 supports DOS applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions in most SVGA modes on certain display adapters. OS/2 2.0 also supports text-based DOS applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions when the display adapter is configured for XGA (TM) or 8514A modes. Broader support for high-resolution modes (higher than 640x480x16) will be provided over time. In addition, IBM is working with the manufacturers of popular boards to assist them in making their Windows and Presentation Manager drivers available. Information will be available on CompuServe, NATBOARD, the National Support Center Bulletin Board System, the OS/2 Bulletin Board System, IBM Forums (OEM and OS2ARENA) and IBMLink.
          robust networking and client-server capabilities, underscoring the
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          benefits derived from IBM's unique systems know-how. Network
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(TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          servers, such as the IBM LAN Server and the Novell NetWare server,
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          represented as objects on the OS/2 desktop, allow users easy access
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OTHER PERIPHERAL DEVICES
          to the services of local and remote servers. When access is needed,
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          OS/2 Version 2.0 prompts users for information, so they no longer
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OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a broad range of hardware devices, including hard disk drives, diskette drives, tape drives, CD-ROM drives, optical disk drives, display adapters and pointing devices.
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Support for devices utilizing the Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) includes chaining of commands, significantly improving throughput. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 provides a complete SCSI solution by supporting the Micro Channel (R) and PC-bus-based architectures.
          port names to use the resources on the network. From the OS/2
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          Desktop, users can browse servers for shared resources; they can
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Some FAX and sound adapters are extremely timing sensitive, requiring more than 1,000 interrupts per second. These adapters may not operate successfully in DOS sessions.
          browse shared disks for files and programs and they can browse shared
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          printers to manage print jobs.
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OS/2 Version 2.0 allows all applications to access disks formatted with the High-Performance File System (HPFS) and enhanced file allocation table (FAT) file system. The enhanced FAT file system provides better performance than FAT, and the HPFS provides extremely fast access to very large disk volumes. In addition, the 2GB limitation on the size of each disk volume has been raised.
          APPLICATION AND SYSTEM PROTECTION:  In addition to being the desktop
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          operating system of choice, OS/2 Version 2.0 is the platform ideally
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Theoretically, the new limit is 64GB, but a practical, usable size is 5-7GB (per volume).  This support for very large disk volumes increases the productivity of network administrators, who no longer must continually move and delete data to free disk space.
          suited for running mission-critical and line-of-business
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          applications. OS/2 Version 2.0 is a protected system and application
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:(R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          environment. Each application is encapsulated in its own address
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          space and cannot access system or other application data. DOS and
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SYSTEM PERFORMANCE:  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows application developers to create applications that exploit the 32-bit architecture. These capabilities include 32-bit instructions and data addressing, a flat memory model capable of supporting programs with address spaces as large as 512MB, the interrupt and task switching managers needed to accommodate 32-bit save and restore operations and an enhanced 32-bit loader. Most 32-bit applications perform faster on OS/2 Version 2.0 than their 16-bit counterparts. Over time, as more applications are written to take advantage of the power of 32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0, additional performance improvements should be realized.
          Windows sessions run in the protected mode of the 80386 processor.
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          If a Windows or DOS application (running in a window) attempts to
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The ability of OS/2 Version 2.0 to run multiple tasks concurrently helps to improve the productivity of users; tasks previously performed end-to-end can now be run in parallel.  32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0 was designed to run in a minimum of 4MB of memory, and in that environment, the benefits of concurrent tasking can be realized. However, to unleash the power of complex applications running in multitasking environments, hardware should not be a constraint.
          violate the integrity of the system, the application will be ended
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          gracefully without affecting the system and other executing
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Combinations of all types of applications - DOS, Windows and OS/2 - running together on the system benefit from the predictable performance of the OS/2 Version 2.0 environment. OS/2 Version 2.0 runs applications with performance equal to or better than their native environments.
          applications. And, if DOS or Windows applications fail (for example,
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          Unrecoverable Application Errors (UAEs)), that DOS session can be
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Unlike the cooperative multitasking used by Windows applications, which depends on applications voluntarily sharing system resources with other applications (and which must be written specifically to share resources), the preemptive multitasking scheme implemented by OS/2 Version 2.0, reserves control for the system itself, balancing the performance of all the applications running on the system.
          closed and restarted easily without affecting the other applications
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          running on the system.
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RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
          MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS: OS/2 Version 2.0 supports applications that
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          utilize OS/2 and Windows multimedia extensions, allowing users to
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PRINT SERVICES FACILITY/2 (PSF/2)
          integrate multimedia applications into their environment. Users can
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          look ahead to the next generation of software programs -- exciting
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PSF/2 is a solution for LAN customers with high-function, high-capacity or department printer requirements. PSF/2 supports multiple workstations, datastreams and printer types. Refer to Programming Announcement 292-138, dated March 17, 1992.
          multimedia solutions for entertainment and education.
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          APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY: A very broad range of the current 17,000
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LAN AUTOMATED DISTRIBUTION/2 (LAD/2) SERVICE
          DOS applications, 4,900 Windows applications, and 2,500 16-bit OS/2
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          applications will run unchanged on OS/2 Version 2.0. This vast
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The LAD/2 service allows qualified IBM systems engineers to install, configure and upgrade operating systems and other software on workstations attached to LANs. This service significantly decreases installation time by supporting the distribution of the Extended Services and LAN Server Version 2.0 (requesters only) simultaneously with the installation of OS/2 Version 2.0. LAD/2 also can be used to distribute the Extended Services and LAN Server Version 2.0 to workstations on which OS/2 Version 2.0 was previously installed.
          assortment of applications permits users to choose the applications
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          that provide the most effective solutions to their needs. This means
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Contact your IBM representative for information about this service.
          that businesses do not need to invest in new applications and
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          training right away;.  they can migrate to the emerging, more
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OS/2 VERSION 2.0 SERVICE AND SUPPORT
          powerful, 32-bit OS/2 applications as their needs grow.
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                  IBM has subjected leading applications, based on market share
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PROGRAM DEFECT SUPPORT
          and use of specialized functions, to rigorous testing. In addition,
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          a large number of users have tested their applications on early
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Program service support for OS/2 Version 2.0 consists of IBM Central Service, including the IBM Support Center.  Program services will be available until March 31, 1994.
          versions of the OS/2 Version 2.0 product.  IBM is aware of a very
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          small number of applications, such as those that could compromise the
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Program services from IBM are provided through any of the following channels:
          integrity of the system or those requiring extremely high interrupt
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*IBM Authorized Dealer
          rates (typically, greater than 1,000 interrupts per second) that will
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*Technical Coordinator, if one is identified
          not operate properly.  Other applications may run with limited
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*Mail in Defect Report Form attached to the Service/Support Information card included with the program documentation.
          function or may require special settings.  Refer to the OS/2
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IBM Central Service will respond to a defect in the unaltered portion of the licensed program if the problem can be recreated in the Specified Operating Environment or on other computers not included in the Specified Operating Environment, with a 386 SX, or higher, or compatible processor. IBM Central Service will respond, as determined by IBM, by issuing:
          COMPATIBILITY INFORMATION in the OS/2 Version 2.0 package for
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*Corrective service information, such as correction documentation
          details.
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*Notice of availability of corrected code
          VERSION-SPECIFIC DOS: Some applications must run on a specific
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*Restriction
          version of DOS.  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users to boot (start)
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*Bypass.
          specific versions of DOS, such as Versions 3.3, 4.0 and 5.0 or DRDOS
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During the first three months of your license, if IBM cannot provide the defect support described above, you may terminate your license by returning all copies of the program and your money will be refunded.
          Version 6.0 in a DOS session. This capability helps to ensure
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          compatibility with DOS version-specific applications and device
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ENHANCED SUPPORT OFFERINGS
          drivers, including block device drivers (such as LAN requesters)
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          needed for network support.
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In addition to the entitled defect support described in the program defect support section above, the following enhanced support offerings are available:
          BOOT MANAGER:  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users to boot (start) multiple
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          operating systems, such as DOS Versions 3.3, 4.0 and 5.0; DRDOS
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OVERVIEW AND POSITIONING OF ENHANCED OFFERINGS:  The following enhanced offerings are targeted to meet different customer requirements.  The OS/2 Bulletin Board System (BBS) is targeted for end users with the appropriate electronic communications equipment.
          Version 6.0; and OS/2 Version 1.3, on the same hardware system on
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          which OS/2 Version 2.0 is installed.  This ability to boot multiple
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CompuServe will be available as an additional electronic channel for all end users.  OS/2 Support Line provides support for OS/2 Version 2.X, as a low cost offering intended for  individual users and small businesses.  SystemXtra (TM) is targeted for customers with multiple systems installed and designated Technical Coordinators or other focal points.  SystemXtra provides support for OS/2 Version 2.0 Licensed Program Products (such as OS/2 Version 2.0, Extended Services, LAN Server Version 2.0).  SystemXtra also provides Single Point of Contact support for software and hardware, defect and non-defect problems, with premium response within one hour.  In addition, End User Support (EUS), a currently available service offering, provides assistance with problems and answers to questions about a variety of IBM and non-IBM hardware and software products, including both operating systems and application programs.  This offering is targeted for the PC end user.
          operating systems allows applications requiring a specific operating
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          system to run on a single hardware configuration.  The boot manager
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:(TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          feature also allows businesses with large numbers of users migrating
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          from one release to another to fully test the new environment while
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OS/2 BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEM (BBS):  The OS/2 BBS enables the user to electronically access OS/2 technical information, exchange messages with other OS/2 users, submit program defects to IBM and receive information regarding the availability of fixes.  For information on registration and access to the OS/2 BBS, call 1-800-547-1283.
          the old environment continues to be operational.
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          MEMORY EXTENDERS:  OS/2 Version 2.0 provides portability for the
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COMPUSERVE:  IBM will maintain a forum (IBMOS2) on CompuServe that offers services similar to the OS/2 BBS described above.  For membership information, call 1-800-848-8199.
          current set of DOS applications by adhering to current industry
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          standards for personal computing. The ability of OS/2 Version 2.0 to
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OS/2 SUPPORT LINE:  The OS/2 Support Line enhances IBM's entitled Program Services by providing assistance with customer problems including installation, setup, usage and "how to" questions.  This offering provides assistance for currently supported versions of IBM's OS/2 Version 2.X Operating System only.  This offering entitles the registered user to voice support via the 1-800-237-5511 telephone number from Monday through Friday, excluding national holidays, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time).
          execute DOS applications that use XMS, EMS, and DPMI (level .9)
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          prevents existing DOS applications from becoming obsolete due to
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Licensed OS/2 customers considering the OS/2 Support Line offering may register for 60 days of the toll-free voice support at no charge.  To register for this voice support trial period, mail the registration card portion of the Service/Support Information Card contained in the OS/2 Version 2.0 program package to the preprinted address on the card.  Customers may also register for the trial period by calling 1-800-237-5511.  All registrants of the 60-day trial period will be mailed a welcome letter describing the terms and conditions of the offering and information regarding the expiration date of the trial period.  The OS/2 Support Line is available for an annual subscription fee of $129.  To purchase OS/2 Support Line, call 1-800-237-5511 and provide a credit card number.  If paying by check or money order, an invoice will be mailed to the customer.  After purchasing OS/2 Support Line, IBM will notify the registrant of the effective date of the agreement and provide instructions on how to access a number of mini-applications (applets).  The OS/2 Support Line offering will be available concurrently with the availability of OS/2 Version 2.0.
          migration to OS/2 Version 2.0. While EMS is fully supported,
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          performance is optimized for XMS and DPMI.
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SYSTEMXTRA FOR PERSONAL SYSTEMS:  SystemXtra for Personal Systems is IBM's premier level of software service for currently supported versions of IBM's OS/2 and other selected IBM licensed program products running on an Personal System/2 (R) or other eligible platform in a Personal Systems environment.
          ADOBE TYPE MANAGER (1) (ATM (1)):  OS/2 Version 2.0 includes the
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          Adobe Type Manager, which supports industry-standard ATM fonts for
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SystemXtra for Personal Systems provides direct access to IBM's support structure by calling 1-800-IBM-XTRA, or via electronic facility (for customers with IBMLink authorization) for submission of problems or questions related to eligible Personal Systems products, including currently supported versions of IBM OS/2.  IBM will provide premium response to SystemXtra customers, responding to all submissions within an hour of receipt by IBM SystemXtra personnel during normal business hours.  Emergency support will be provided after hours on a call-out basis, within one hour.
          Windows and Presentation Manager applications.  Support for Windows
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          applications requiring ATM fonts allows users to run their
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IBM specialists will answer questions, provide problem analysis and resolution assistance, and when applicable, coordinate hardware service for machines that are warranted or covered by IBM Maintenance Services.  IBM will take ownership of problems and manage them through resolution.  Refer to the SystemXtra for Personal Systems Announcement 389-202 for more detail.
          applications under OS/2 Version 2.0 without purchasing and installing
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          the ATM for Windows. A selection of popular ATM fonts (Type 1) is
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:(R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          also included.
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            (1) Trademark of Adobe Systems, Incorporated.
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END USER SUPPORT:  Refer to Marketing Announcement 389-202, dated December 12, 1989 for details.
          INSTALLATION:  Rich colors, icons, progress indicators and status
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          information all help to guide users easily through the new OS/2
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EXTENDED SERVICES
          Version 2.0 graphical installation. When installing over DOS,
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          Windows, or a previous version of OS/2, applications and other
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Extended Services, together with the companion product SAA Distributed Database Connection Services/2 (TM) (DDCS/2), meets the needs of OS/2 users who require access from intelligent workstations to relational databases and other communications services located locally on the workstation, across a LAN, on a remote system or host platform.  Extended Services is comprised of three components:
          environmental conditions are preserved or migrated to exploit the
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          OS/2 environment.
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Communications Manager, Database Manager and Query Manager. DDCS/2 is a separate product. Advantages common to the Extended Services components include:
                  Users can choose from two preselected installations, one
 
          optimal for most users, and another that installs the complete
 
          system. A third installation option enables users to install only
 
          the functions they need, reducing hard disk requirements. While a
 
          60MB hard disk is required, actual hard disk requirements range from
 
          15-30MB, depending on the installation options selected. OS/2
 
          Version 2.0 also supports installation from a response file. The
 
          response file is a very efficient way of installing the system on
 
          many machines that need to be configured in the same way by allowing
 
          a system administrator to pre-select the installation options. The
 
          response file and the ability to install OS/2 Version 2.0 from any
 
          drive, including a LAN, help to reduce user involvement in the
 
          installation. Refer to OS/2 Version 2.0 Remote Installation and
 
          Maintenance (Red Book) (GG24-3780).
 
          MIGRATION: During installation, OS/2 automatically migrates existing
 
          DOS, Windows and OS/2 environments, mapping them to the OS/2
 
          Version 2.0 environment. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 contains
 
          profiles of more than 225 of the most popular DOS and Windows
 
          applications, which are placed in the appropriate DOS or Windows
 
          folders on the OS/2 desktop; OS/2 Version 1.X groups are mapped to
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 folders on the desktop. OS/2 Version 2.0 also takes
 
          care of the special settings required by a few of the 225 DOS and
 
          Windows applications. This migration process also includes the
 
          supporting DOS, Windows, and 16-bit OS/2 device drivers and printer
 
          definitions and other applications on the hard disk. Users can
 
          achieve the look of OS/2 Version 1.3 to help migrate to the Workplace
 
          Shell. Refer to the WORKPLACE SHELL section of this document.
 
          ONLINE HELP AND INFORMATION: The "Start Here" icon on the OS/2
 
          desktop contains a selectable list of the tasks users perform most
 
          frequently, such as adding and using programs, finding information,
 
          printing and shutting down systems. Users can select the task they
 
          need to perform and move directly to the procedure for accomplishing
 
          it in the Master Help Index.
 
                  Online help and information is available at any time and
 
          provides users with instant explanations of OS/2 Version 2.0
 
          functions, eliminating the need to keep a manual nearby. The online,
 
          interactive tutorial teaches users how to use a mouse, how to work
 
          with objects, how to optimize the windowed environment and how to use
 
          the online help and information.
 
                  The Master Help Index contains an alphabetic, selectable list
 
          of topics, enabling users to quickly locate instructions for
 
          completing any task supported by the OS/2 Version 2.0 product. Each
 
          topic contains hypertext links, allowing users to select a topic of
 
          choice and view related information immediately. Topics can also be
 
          searched and printed easily.
 
          PRODUCTIVITY AIDS AND GAMES: The productivity aids and games
 
          (applets) included with OS/2 Version 2.0 provide a basic level of
 
          program function intended to help users learn to use the system and
 
          become productive immediately.
 
                  Productivity aids -- calculator, calendar, notepad, and sticky
 
          pad help users perform and manage daily tasks. A to-do list acts as
 
          a reminder; an alarm helps to ensure tasks are done on time. Daily
 
          and monthly planning programs help users keep track of upcoming
 
          events. PM Terminal opens up a new experience for users unfamiliar
 
          with the world of online databases and bulletin boards. The Enhanced
 
          Editor and the PM Chart programs are useful for daily tasks and
 
          presentations. In all, 18 productivity applets are included.
 
                  Games -- Games provide entertainment and help users unfamiliar
 
          with a mouse to practice their skills. The computer gives users a
 
          run for their money if they try to defeat it at OS/2 Chess.
 
          Klondike-style Solitaire is a favorite, along with Jigsaw, Scramble
 
          and Reversi.
 
          HARDWARE EXPLOITATION:  OS/2 Version 2.0 is supported on personal
 
          computers with an 80386SX (or compatible) or higher processor, with
 
          at least 4MB of memory and a 60MB hard disk with 15-30 MB of free
 
          space. Refer to the STATEMENT OF SERVICE section for additional
 
          information.
 
                  IBM has tested key functions of the OS/2 Version 2.0 product,
 
          based on selected model configurations provided by the manufacturer
 
          of non-IBM hardware systems.  Testing results are available on
 
          CompuServe, NATBOARD, the National Support Center Bulletin Board
 
          System, the OS/2 Bulletin Board System, IBM Forums (OEM and OS2ARENA)
 
          and IBMLink (TM).
 
            (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
 
          PRINTERS
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a broad range of printers, producing
 
          high-quality printed output from OS/2, Windows and DOS applications.
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 exploits the printers customers use most, including
 
          IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Epson, Panasonic and many others. In addition,
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 includes a corresponding set of the most popular
 
          Windows printer drivers. The multitasking capabilities of OS/2
 
          Version 2.0 allow users to save time by running DOS, Windows and OS/2
 
          printing jobs in the background.
 
          DISPLAY ADAPTERS
 
          OS/2 2.0 supports a wide variety of DOS, Windows and OS/2
 
          applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions when the
 
          primary display adapter (including adapters that support SVGA modes)
 
          is configured for VGA mode. OS/2 2.0 supports DOS applications
 
          running side-by-side in windowed sessions in most SVGA modes on
 
          certain display adapters. OS/2 2.0 also supports text-based DOS
 
          applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions when the
 
          display adapter is configured for XGA (TM) or 8514A modes. Broader
 
          support for high-resolution modes (higher than 640x480x16) will be
 
          provided over time. In addition, IBM is working with the
 
          manufacturers of popular boards to assist them in making their
 
          Windows and Presentation Manager drivers available. Information will
 
          be available on CompuServe, NATBOARD, the National Support Center
 
          Bulletin Board System, the OS/2 Bulletin Board System, IBM Forums
 
          (OEM and OS2ARENA) and IBMLink.
 
            (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
 
          OTHER PERIPHERAL DEVICES
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a broad range of hardware devices,
 
          including hard disk drives, diskette drives, tape drives, CD-ROM
 
          drives, optical disk drives, display adapters and pointing devices.
 
          Support for devices utilizing the Small Computer System Interface
 
          (SCSI) includes chaining of commands, significantly improving
 
          throughput. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 provides a complete SCSI
 
          solution by supporting the Micro Channel (R) and PC-bus-based
 
          architectures.
 
                  Some FAX and sound adapters are extremely timing sensitive,
 
          requiring more than 1,000 interrupts per second. These adapters may
 
          not operate successfully in DOS sessions.
 
                  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows all applications to access disks
 
          formatted with the High-Performance File System (HPFS) and enhanced
 
          file allocation table (FAT) file system. The enhanced FAT file
 
          system provides better performance than FAT, and the HPFS provides
 
          extremely fast access to very large disk volumes. In addition, the
 
          2GB limitation on the size of each disk volume has been raised.
 
          Theoretically, the new limit is 64GB, but a practical, usable size is
 
          5-7GB (per volume).  This support for very large disk volumes
 
          increases the productivity of network administrators, who no longer
 
          must continually move and delete data to free disk space.
 
            (R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines
 
              Corporation.
 
          SYSTEM PERFORMANCE:  OS/2 Version 2.0 allows application developers
 
          to create applications that exploit the 32-bit architecture. These
 
          capabilities include 32-bit instructions and data addressing, a flat
 
          memory model capable of supporting programs with address spaces as
 
          large as 512MB, the interrupt and task switching managers needed to
 
          accommodate 32-bit save and restore operations and an enhanced 32-bit
 
          loader. Most 32-bit applications perform faster on OS/2 Version 2.0
 
          than their 16-bit counterparts. Over time, as more applications are
 
          written to take advantage of the power of 32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0,
 
          additional performance improvements should be realized.
 
                  The ability of OS/2 Version 2.0 to run multiple tasks
 
          concurrently helps to improve the productivity of users; tasks
 
          previously performed end-to-end can now be run in parallel.  32-bit
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 was designed to run in a minimum of 4MB of memory,
 
          and in that environment, the benefits of concurrent tasking can be
 
          realized. However, to unleash the power of complex applications
 
          running in multitasking environments, hardware should not be a
 
          constraint.
 
                  Combinations of all types of applications -- DOS, Windows and
 
          OS/2 -- running together on the system benefit from the predictable
 
          performance of the OS/2 Version 2.0 environment. OS/2 Version 2.0
 
          runs applications with performance equal to or better than their
 
          native environments.
 
                  Unlike the cooperative multitasking used by Windows
 
          applications, which depends on applications voluntarily sharing
 
          system resources with other applications (and which must be written
 
          specifically to share resources), the preemptive multitasking scheme
 
          implemented by OS/2 Version 2.0, reserves control for the system
 
          itself, balancing the performance of all the applications running on
 
          the system.
 
            RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
 
          PRINT SERVICES FACILITY/2 (PSF/2)
 
          PSF/2 is a solution for LAN customers with high-function,
 
          high-capacity or department printer requirements. PSF/2 supports
 
          multiple workstations, datastreams and printer types. Refer to
 
          Programming Announcement 292-138, dated March 17, 1992.
 
          LAN AUTOMATED DISTRIBUTION/2 (LAD/2) SERVICE
 
          The LAD/2 service allows qualified IBM systems engineers to install,
 
          configure and upgrade operating systems and other software on
 
          workstations attached to LANs. This service significantly decreases
 
          installation time by supporting the distribution of the Extended
 
          Services and LAN Server Version 2.0 (requesters only) simultaneously
 
          with the installation of OS/2 Version 2.0. LAD/2 also can be used to
 
          distribute the Extended Services and LAN Server Version 2.0 to
 
          workstations on which OS/2 Version 2.0 was previously installed.
 
          Contact your IBM representative for information about this service.
 
            OS/2 VERSION 2.0 SERVICE AND SUPPORT
 
          PROGRAM DEFECT SUPPORT
 
          Program service support for OS/2 Version 2.0 consists of IBM Central
 
          Service, including the IBM Support Center.  Program services will be
 
          available until March 31, 1994.
 
                  Program services from IBM are provided through any of the
 
          following channels:
 
          o  IBM Authorized Dealer
 
          o  Technical Coordinator, if one is identified
 
          o  Mail in Defect Report Form attached to the Service/Support
 
              Information card included with the program documentation.
 
                  IBM Central Service will respond to a defect in the unaltered
 
          portion of the licensed program if the problem can be recreated in
 
          the Specified Operating Environment or on other computers not
 
          included in the Specified Operating Environment, with a 386 SX, or
 
          higher, or compatible processor. IBM Central Service will respond,
 
          as determined by IBM, by issuing:
 
          o  Corrective service information, such as correction documentation
 
          o  Notice of availability of corrected code
 
          o  Restriction
 
          o  Bypass.
 
                  During the first three months of your license, if IBM cannot
 
          provide the defect support described above, you may terminate your
 
          license by returning all copies of the program and your money will be
 
          refunded.
 
          ENHANCED SUPPORT OFFERINGS
 
          In addition to the entitled defect support described in the program
 
          defect support section above, the following enhanced support
 
          offerings are available:
 
          OVERVIEW AND POSITIONING OF ENHANCED OFFERINGS:  The following
 
          enhanced offerings are targeted to meet different customer
 
          requirements.  The OS/2 Bulletin Board System (BBS) is targeted for
 
          end users with the appropriate electronic communications equipment.
 
          CompuServe will be available as an additional electronic channel for
 
          all end users.  OS/2 Support Line provides support for OS/2
 
          Version 2.X, as a low cost offering intended for  individual users
 
          and small businesses.  SystemXtra (TM) is targeted for customers with
 
          multiple systems installed and designated Technical Coordinators or
 
          other focal points.  SystemXtra provides support for OS/2 Version 2.0
 
          Licensed Program Products (such as OS/2 Version 2.0, Extended
 
          Services, LAN Server Version 2.0).  SystemXtra also provides Single
 
          Point of Contact support for software and hardware, defect and
 
          non-defect problems, with premium response within one hour.  In
 
          addition, End User Support (EUS), a currently available service
 
          offering, provides assistance with problems and answers to questions
 
          about a variety of IBM and non-IBM hardware and software products,
 
          including both operating systems and application programs.  This
 
          offering is targeted for the PC end user.
 
            (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
 
          OS/2 BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEM (BBS):  The OS/2 BBS enables the user to
 
          electronically access OS/2 technical information, exchange messages
 
          with other OS/2 users, submit program defects to IBM and receive
 
          information regarding the availability of fixes.  For information on
 
          registration and access to the OS/2 BBS, call 1-800-547-1283.
 
          COMPUSERVE:  IBM will maintain a forum (IBMOS2) on CompuServe that
 
          offers services similar to the OS/2 BBS described above.  For
 
          membership information, call 1-800-848-8199.
 
          OS/2 SUPPORT LINE:  The OS/2 Support Line enhances IBM's entitled
 
          Program Services by providing assistance with customer problems
 
          including installation, setup, usage and "how to" questions.  This
 
          offering provides assistance for currently supported versions of
 
          IBM's OS/2 Version 2.X Operating System only.  This offering entitles
 
          the registered user to voice support via the 1-800-237-5511 telephone
 
          number from Monday through Friday, excluding national holidays,
 
          between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time).
 
                  Licensed OS/2 customers considering the OS/2 Support Line
 
          offering may register for 60 days of the toll-free voice support at
 
          no charge.  To register for this voice support trial period, mail the
 
          registration card portion of the Service/Support Information Card
 
          contained in the OS/2 Version 2.0 program package to the preprinted
 
          address on the card.  Customers may also register for the trial
 
          period by calling 1-800-237-5511.  All registrants of the 60-day
 
          trial period will be mailed a welcome letter describing the terms and
 
          conditions of the offering and information regarding the expiration
 
          date of the trial period.  The OS/2 Support Line is available for an
 
          annual subscription fee of $129.  To purchase OS/2 Support Line, call
 
          1-800-237-5511 and provide a credit card number.  If paying by check
 
          or money order, an invoice will be mailed to the customer.  After
 
          purchasing OS/2 Support Line, IBM will notify the registrant of the
 
          effective date of the agreement and provide instructions on how to
 
          access a number of mini-applications (applets).  The OS/2 Support
 
          Line offering will be available concurrently with the availability of
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0.
 
          SYSTEMXTRA FOR PERSONAL SYSTEMS:  SystemXtra for Personal Systems is
 
          IBM's premier level of software service for currently supported
 
          versions of IBM's OS/2 and other selected IBM licensed program
 
          products running on an Personal System/2 (R) or other eligible
 
          platform in a Personal Systems environment.
 
                  SystemXtra for Personal Systems provides direct access to
 
          IBM's support structure by calling 1-800-IBM-XTRA, or via electronic
 
          facility (for customers with IBMLink authorization) for submission of
 
          problems or questions related to eligible Personal Systems products,
 
          including currently supported versions of IBM OS/2.  IBM will provide
 
          premium response to SystemXtra customers, responding to all
 
          submissions within an hour of receipt by IBM SystemXtra personnel
 
          during normal business hours.  Emergency support will be provided
 
          after hours on a call-out basis, within one hour.
 
                  IBM specialists will answer questions, provide problem
 
          analysis and resolution assistance, and when applicable, coordinate
 
          hardware service for machines that are warranted or covered by IBM
 
          Maintenance Services.  IBM will take ownership of problems and manage
 
          them through resolution.  Refer to the SystemXtra for Personal
 
          Systems Announcement 389-202 for more detail.
 
            (R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines
 
              Corporation.
 
          END USER SUPPORT:  Refer to Marketing Announcement 389-202, dated
 
          December 12, 1989 for details.
 
            EXTENDED SERVICES
 
                  Extended Services, together with the companion product SAA
 
          Distributed Database Connection Services/2 (TM) (DDCS/2), meets the
 
          needs of OS/2 users who require access from intelligent workstations
 
          to relational databases and other communications services located
 
          locally on the workstation, across a LAN, on a remote system or host
 
          platform.  Extended Services is comprised of three components:
 
          Communications Manager, Database Manager and Query Manager. DDCS/2
 
          is a separate product.
 
                  Advantages common to the Extended Services components include:
 
 
           o  Multi-vendor Platform
 
           o  Multi-vendor Platform
 
                       Extended Services is capable of running on a much broader
 
                       Extended Services is capable of running on a much broader
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             | 7.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
 
             | 7.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
 
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            |            Fixed Disk Estimating Worksheet for                |
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|+Fixed Disk Estimating Worksheet for DOS LAN Requester Workstations
            |              DOS LAN Requester Workstations                    |
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!Components||Recommended Fixed-Disk Space (MB)
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
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|-
            |                                                | Recommended  |
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|DOS:  ||
            |                                                |  Fixed-Disk    |
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|-
            |Components                                      |  Space (MB)    |
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|  3.3  ||0.5
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
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|-
            |DOS:                                            |                |
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|  4.01 ||1.3
            |  3.3                                          |      0.5      |
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|-
            | 4.01                                          |      1.3      |
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|  5.0  ||2.1
            |  5.0                                          |      2.1      |
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|-
            |  LAN Support Program                          |                |
+
|  LAN Support Program (provided w/ LAN Server 2.0)||0.3
            |  (provided w/ LAN Server 2.0)                |      0.3      |
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|-
            |  DOS LAN Requester                            |      3.1      |
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|  DOS LAN Requester||3.1
            |  Applications (1)                              |      ___      |
+
|-
            |  Applications data (2)                        |      ___      |
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|  Applications (1)||
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
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|-
            | 1.Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.     |
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|  Applications data (2)||
            | 2.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.       |
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|-
            '-----------------------------------------------------------------'
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|
          EXTENDED SERVICES AND LAN SERVER 2.0 SERVICE SUPPORT
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#Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.
          Installation and technical support is provided for Extended Services
+
#Figures are dependent on the application and the user.
          and LAN Server 2.0 by Personal Systems Service and Support and  will
+
|}
          be available at no charge through the customers normal support
+
 
          channels through April 10, 1994.
+
EXTENDED SERVICES AND LAN SERVER 2.0 SERVICE SUPPORT
                  Customers who purchase direct from IBM may contact their IBM
+
 
          representative or, if eligible, obtain installation and usage
+
Installation and technical support is provided for Extended Services and LAN Server 2.0 by Personal Systems Service and Support and  will be available at no charge through the customers normal support channels through April 10, 1994.
          assistance through IBMLink. Customers who purchase through an IBM
+
 
          Authorized Dealer should seek support through the dealer channel
+
Customers who purchase direct from IBM may contact their IBM representative or, if eligible, obtain installation and usage assistance through IBMLink. Customers who purchase through an IBM Authorized Dealer should seek support through the dealer channel unless qualified for support from some other direct channel, such as IBMLink.
          unless qualified for support from some other direct channel, such as
+
 
          IBMLink.
+
Extended Services and LAN Server customers may choose to service their software through IBM's SystemXtra for Personal Systems. Refer to the SYSTEMXTRA section for details.
                  Extended Services and LAN Server customers may choose to
+
 
          service their software through IBM's SystemXtra for Personal Systems.
+
For further details, refer to Extended Services Programming Announcement 291-599, and/or LAN Server Programming Announcement 291-630, dated October 22, 1991.
          Refer to the SYSTEMXTRA section for details.
+
 
                  For further details, refer to Extended Services Programming
+
OS/2 VERSION 2.0 TOOLS FOR APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
          Announcement 291-599, and/or LAN Server Programming Announcement
+
 
          291-630, dated October 22, 1991.
+
IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 tools for application development provide a complete 32-bit C-language application development environment.
            OS/2 VERSION 2.0 TOOLS FOR APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
+
 
                  IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 tools for application development provide
+
With these tools, the developer can take full advantage of the rich programming interface in OS/2 Version 2.0.  The tools are packaged to allow the application developer to start up on OS/2 Version 2.0 with a small investment and continue to use their own favorite tools.
          a complete 32-bit C-language application development environment.
+
 
          With these tools, the developer can take full advantage of the rich
+
Productivity and technological gains may be made by moving all development work to OS/2 Version 2.0 and moving up to 32-bit object-based application development for OS/2 Version 2.0.
          programming interface in OS/2 Version 2.0.  The tools are packaged to
+
 
          allow the application developer to start up on OS/2 Version 2.0 with
+
THE DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM OF CHOICE
          a small investment and continue to use their own favorite tools.
+
 
          Productivity and technological gains may be made by moving all
+
The power and performance of preemptive multitasking coupled with application protection make OS/2 Version 2.0 the right system for application development.  In a multitasking system with the developer managing a number of projects, some of which are being debugged and experiencing failures, it is essential that system integrity be maintained.  OS/2 Version 2.0 provides the power and integrity to handle this environment.  Development for 32-bit OS/2, for 16-bit OS/2, and for DOS/Windows can co-exist on OS/2 Version 2.0. IBM WorkFrame/2 makes the job easier by organizing the developer's projects and integrating preferred tools into a single, easy-to-use, graphical environment.
          development work to OS/2 Version 2.0 and moving up to 32-bit
+
 
          object-based application development for OS/2 Version 2.0.
+
POWERFUL 32-BIT APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE
          THE DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM OF CHOICE
+
 
          The power and performance of preemptive multitasking coupled with
+
OS/2 Version 2.0 has a rich and powerful programming interface designed to take application development into the future. The System Object Model (SOM), used to build the Workplace Shell, enables developers to fully integrate applications into the Workplace Shell using object-oriented technology.  Via Workplace Shell APIs, the application's objects derive all the benefits of the Workplace functions such as drag and drop.  Using the SOM Compiler, the C-language programmer can extend this function and define new class libraries.  The IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 Application Design Guide explains how to build OS/2 Workplace Shell and SOM enabled applications while maximizing performance with 32-bit memory management, multithreading, interprocess communications, preemptive multitasking and other features of OS/2 Version 2.0.
          application protection make OS/2 Version 2.0 the right system for
+
 
          application development. In a multitasking system with the developer
+
The IBM Developer's Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0 and the IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 Technical Library enable the application developer to take full advantage of the OS/2 Version 2.0 programming interface.
          managing a number of projects, some of which are being debugged and
+
 
          experiencing failures, it is essential that system integrity be
+
The Toolkit provides essential tools such as the PM Resource Compiler, the IPF Compiler, and the SOM Compiler. The Toolkit also includes the API Reference in online form, sample programs that demonstrate the use of the new APIs, the required header and .LIB files, and kernel debug support. The Technical Library supplements the Toolkit with programming guides, API references in printed form, and additional information about REXX, CUA, and device driver development. All of these books, including the Application Design Guide, may be purchased as a group in the Library or individually; an order form is provided in the Toolkit.
          maintained.  OS/2 Version 2.0 provides the power and integrity to
+
 
          handle this environmentDevelopment for 32-bit OS/2, for 16-bit
+
APPLICATION PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAMMER PRODUCTIVITY
          OS/2, and for DOS/Windows can co-exist on OS/2 Version 2.0.  IBM
+
 
          WorkFrame/2 makes the job easier by organizing the developer's
+
High performance code optimization in the IBM C Set/2 C compiler provides the opportunity to produce some of the highest-performing OS/2 based applications possible. Extensive runtime library support, online hypertext reference information, conformance to ANSI and SAA standards, and a fully graphical, full-function, source-level PM debugger all make C Set/2 an excellent choice for developing 32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0 applications.  Organizing C Set/2 projects in WorkFrame/2 further enhances programmer productivity.
          projects and integrating preferred tools into a single, easy-to-use,
+
 
          graphical environment.
+
PROTECTING INVESTMENT IN 16-BIT CODE
          POWERFUL 32-BIT APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE
+
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 has a rich and powerful programming interface
+
Mixed-mode programming techniques supported by OS/2 Version 2.0 and C Set/2 enable the integration of 16-bit code into 32-bit programs. For example, the user may continue to develop panels using Dialog Manager, a 16-bit Presentation Manager interface previously provided in the IBM OS/2 Programming Tools and Information Version 1.3; this code can be incorporated into a 32-bit executable that takes advantage of the 32-bit interface provided by OS/2 Version 2.0.  Both the 32-bit development environment (C Set/2 with tools) and the 16-bit development environment (a 16-bit compiler with tools) can be installed in WorkFrame/2 to enhance productivity in the mixed-mode environment.
          designed to take application development into the future. The System
+
 
          Object Model (SOM), used to build the Workplace Shell, enables
+
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
          developers to fully integrate applications into the Workplace Shell
+
 
          using object-oriented technology.  Via Workplace Shell APIs, the
+
Minor modifications to the product names of the Toolkit and Workbench were made after the announcement dated October 22, 1991. The correct product names are:
          application's objects derive all the benefits of the Workplace
+
*IBM Developers Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0
          functions such as drag and dropUsing the SOM Compiler, the
+
*IBM Developers Workbench for OS/2 Version 2.0.
          C-language programmer can extend this function and define new class
+
 
          libraries.  The IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 Application Design Guide
+
OS/2 2.0 DEVELOPERS TOOLS SERVICE AND SUPPORT
          explains how to build OS/2 Workplace Shell and SOM enabled
+
 
          applications while maximizing performance with 32-bit memory
+
All service channels and enhanced support offerings as described in OS/2 Service and Support except OS/2 Support Line are available to users of OS/2 Version 2.0 Developers ToolsRefer to OS/2 VERSION 2.0 SERVICE AND SUPPORT for details.
          management, multithreading, interprocess communications, preemptive
+
 
          multitasking and other features of OS/2 Version 2.0.
+
CUSTINFO
                  The IBM Developer's Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0 and the IBM
+
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 Technical Library enable the application developer
+
PUBLICATIONS
          to take full advantage of the OS/2 Version 2.0 programming interface.
 
          The Toolkit provides essential tools such as the PM Resource
 
          Compiler, the IPF Compiler, and the SOM Compiler.  The Toolkit also
 
          includes the API Reference in online form, sample programs that
 
          demonstrate the use of the new APIs, the required header and .LIB
 
          files, and kernel debug support.  The Technical Library supplements
 
          the Toolkit with programming guides, API references in printed form,
 
          and additional information about REXX, CUA, and device driver
 
          development.  All of these books, including the Application Design
 
          Guide, may be purchased as a group in the Library or individually; an
 
          order form is provided in the Toolkit.
 
          APPLICATION PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAMMER PRODUCTIVITY
 
          High performance code optimization in the IBM C Set/2 C compiler
 
          provides the opportunity to produce some of the highest-performing
 
          OS/2 based applications possible.  Extensive runtime library support,
 
          online hypertext reference information, conformance to ANSI and SAA
 
          standards, and a fully graphical, full-function, source-level PM
 
          debugger all make C Set/2 an excellent choice for developing 32-bit
 
          OS/2 Version 2.0 applications.  Organizing C Set/2 projects in
 
          WorkFrame/2 further enhances programmer productivity.
 
          PROTECTING INVESTMENT IN 16-BIT CODE
 
          Mixed-mode programming techniques supported by OS/2 Version 2.0 and C
 
          Set/2 enable the integration of 16-bit code into 32-bit programs.
 
          For example, the user may continue to develop panels using Dialog
 
          Manager, a 16-bit Presentation Manager interface previously provided
 
          in the IBM OS/2 Programming Tools and Information Version 1.3; this
 
          code can be incorporated into a 32-bit executable that takes
 
          advantage of the 32-bit interface provided by OS/2 Version 2.0.  Both
 
          the 32-bit development environment (C Set/2 with tools) and the
 
          16-bit development environment (a 16-bit compiler with tools) can be
 
          installed in WorkFrame/2 to enhance productivity in the mixed-mode
 
          environment.
 
          SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
 
          Minor modifications to the product names of the Toolkit and Workbench
 
          were made after the announcement dated October 22, 1991.  The correct
 
          product names are:
 
          o  IBM Developers Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0
 
          o  IBM Developers Workbench for OS/2 Version 2.0.
 
            OS/2 2.0 DEVELOPERS TOOLS SERVICE AND SUPPORT
 
                  All service channels and enhanced support offerings as
 
          described in OS/2 Service and Support except OS/2 Support Line are
 
          available to users of OS/2 Version 2.0 Developers Tools.  Refer to
 
          OS/2 VERSION 2.0 SERVICE AND SUPPORT for details.
 
CUSTINFO  PUBLICATIONS
 
                  The following publications may be ordered at availability and
 
          represent changes or additions to the publications announced in
 
          Programming Announcements 291-598 and 291-625.  To order, contact
 
          your IBM representative.
 
                                                                  ORDER
 
          TITLE                                                  NUMBER
 
          IBM OS/2 Programming Guide
 
            Volume 1                                            S10G-6261
 
          IBM OS/2 Programming Guide
 
            Volume 2                                            S10G-6494
 
          IBM OS/2 Programming Guide
 
            Volume 3                                            S10G-6495
 
  
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The following publications may be ordered at availability and represent changes or additions to the publications announced in Programming Announcements 291-598 and 291-625. To order, contact your IBM representative.
 +
                                              ORDER
 +
TITLE                                        NUMBER
 +
IBM OS/2 Programming Guide Volume 1          S10G-6261
 +
IBM OS/2 Programming Guide Volume 2          S10G-6494
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IBM OS/2 Programming Guide Volume 3          S10G-6495
  
 
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[[Category:Announcements]]

Latest revision as of 23:24, 21 July 2020

DATE 03/31/92

ABSTRACT

OS/2 (R) Version 2.0 is available as the desktop operating environment of choice. OS/2 Version 2.0 Workplace Shell sets the standard for ease-of-use in the computer industry. A wide range of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications can be run side-by-side on the OS/2 desktop, allowing users to choose the best solution to meet their needs from more than 24,000 applications.

The robust networking and client-server capabilities of the OS/2 LAN Server Version 2.0 meet the needs of users working in today's interconnected environments. Extended Services meets the needs of users requiring wide-area communications, relational databases and systems management.

OS/2 Version 2.0 is the robust and stable platform for developing and delivering all types of applications - productivity, mission-critical, educational and entertainment.

Highlights of the announcement:

  • OS/2 Workplace Shell sets a new standard for ease-of-use in the personal computer industry.
  • OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a very broad range of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications integrated on the desktop.
  • 32-bit OS/2 operating system ready for tomorrow's hardware and applications.
  • OS/2 Version 2.0 is the platform for mission-critical applications, advanced client/server environments, wide area communications support, relational database support and systems management.
  • OS/2 Version 2.0 superior stability and reliability backed by unmatched IBM service and support.
  • Extended Services provide enhanced, comprehensive database and communications support with new installation and productivity aids.
  • LAN Server Version 2.0 provides a wide range of solutions for customers' networking requirements.
  • C Set/2, WorkFrame/2 and the Developer's Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0 are a complete development environment for building powerful new 32-bit OS/2 applications.

IN BRIEF...

  • OS/2 Version 2.0, with 32-bit foundation, runs a wide variety of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications simultaneously in a protected environment
  • OS/2's object-oriented Workplace Shell works the way people work - simply and easily
  • The growth path provided by the SAA (TM) platform encompasses OS/2, OS/400 (R), MVS and VM
  • LAN Server networking solutions meet customers' resource sharing requirements
  • Extended Services installation and productivity aids enhance comprehensive OS/2 database and communications support
  • OS/2's stability and reliability are backed by IBM service and support

Availability Dates:

  • March 31, 1992 (OS/2 Version 2.0)
  • March 31, 1992 (Toolkit, WorkFrame/2)
  • April 7, 1992 (C Set/2)
  • April 10, 1992 (Extended Services)
  • April 10, 1992 (DDCS/2)
  • April 10, 1992 (LS 2.0)
(R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
(TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.

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OVERVIEW

DESCRIPTION

OS/2 VERSION 2.0

WORKPLACE SHELL: The OS/2 Version 2.0 Workplace Shell sets the standard for ease-of-use in the personal computer industry. The object-oriented approach allows users to manage many types of objects - programs, data files, printers, network servers and drives - from a single interface called the desktop. From the desktop, users can directly manipulate objects so that printing, for example, becomes as simple as dragging and dropping a picture (or icon) representing a letter onto an icon representing a printer.

The Workplace Shell works the way users do, and it can look the way users want it to look. More flexible than ever, OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users maximum freedom to customize desktops, including colors, fonts, object locations and many other aspects of appearance. Desktops may look very different from one user environment to another and from one user to another.

The Workplace Shell represents the culmination of earlier technologies, evolving over time from the command line to graphical icons, to the current object-oriented interface technology, which implements the workplace model defined by Common User Access (TM) (CUA (TM)) 91. OS/2 Version 2.0 is the Systems Application Architecture (R) (SAA) environment for the workstation. The Workplace Shell makes OS/2 Version 2.0 an excellent desktop operating environment for all users today and advances operating system technology for tomorrow.

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INTEGRATING PLATFORM: The OS/2 Version 2.0 desktop provides a single environment from which a mixed set of applications - DOS, Windows (1), 16-bit and 32-bit OS/2 - can be started. Users can display most of these applications and their corresponding data simultaneously. OS/2 Version 2.0 automatically manages system resources such as memory, processor, hardware devices, programs and data files on behalf of all types of applications running concurrently on the system.

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CONCURRENT EXECUTION: OS/2 Version 2.0 supports the concurrent execution of tasks, permitting users to perform other tasks while processing one or many other tasks. This reduction in waiting time improves user response times and efficiency. Depending on the display adapter installed, users generally can run applications windowed or full screen, in graphics or text modes, and in the foreground or background. Full-screen operation in the foreground may be required or preferred for some advanced graphical applications where performance or timing considerations are critical.

INTERPROGRAM COMMUNICATION: "Cut and paste" can be performed easily across all types of applications, reducing the need for manual transfers of data and the resulting risk of errors. Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) is supported between Windows and OS/2 Presentation Manager (R) applications. Object linking and embedding (OLE) is supported between Windows applications.

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PRINTING: Each printer is represented on the OS/2 desktop by a print object, enabling users to drag and drop print jobs onto any local or remote printer on the network. This smooth, integrated operation allows users to improve productivity by significantly decreasing the number of steps needed to print.

NETWORK SUPPORT: OS/2 Version 2.0 meets the needs of today's users who work in interconnected environments. OS/2 Version 2.0 provides robust networking and client-server capabilities, underscoring the benefits derived from IBM's unique systems know-how. Network servers, such as the IBM LAN Server and the Novell NetWare server, represented as objects on the OS/2 desktop, allow users easy access to the services of local and remote servers. When access is needed, OS/2 Version 2.0 prompts users for information, so they no longer must remember complex commands.

In addition, users no longer need to assign drive letters or port names to use the resources on the network. From the OS/2 Desktop, users can browse servers for shared resources; they can browse shared disks for files and programs and they can browse shared printers to manage print jobs.

APPLICATION AND SYSTEM PROTECTION: In addition to being the desktop operating system of choice, OS/2 Version 2.0 is the platform ideally suited for running mission-critical and line-of-business applications. OS/2 Version 2.0 is a protected system and application environment. Each application is encapsulated in its own address space and cannot access system or other application data. DOS and Windows sessions run in the protected mode of the 80386 processor.

If a Windows or DOS application (running in a window) attempts to violate the integrity of the system, the application will be ended gracefully without affecting the system and other executing applications. And, if DOS or Windows applications fail (for example, Unrecoverable Application Errors (UAEs)), that DOS session can be closed and restarted easily without affecting the other applications running on the system.

MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS: OS/2 Version 2.0 supports applications that utilize OS/2 and Windows multimedia extensions, allowing users to integrate multimedia applications into their environment. Users can look ahead to the next generation of software programs - exciting multimedia solutions for entertainment and education.

APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY: A very broad range of the current 17,000 DOS applications, 4,900 Windows applications, and 2,500 16-bit OS/2 applications will run unchanged on OS/2 Version 2.0. This vast assortment of applications permits users to choose the applications that provide the most effective solutions to their needs. This means that businesses do not need to invest in new applications and training right away;. they can migrate to the emerging, more powerful, 32-bit OS/2 applications as their needs grow.

IBM has subjected leading applications, based on market share and use of specialized functions, to rigorous testing. In addition, a large number of users have tested their applications on early versions of the OS/2 Version 2.0 product. IBM is aware of a very small number of applications, such as those that could compromise the integrity of the system or those requiring extremely high interrupt rates (typically, greater than 1,000 interrupts per second) that will not operate properly. Other applications may run with limited function or may require special settings. Refer to the OS/2 COMPATIBILITY INFORMATION in the OS/2 Version 2.0 package for details.

VERSION-SPECIFIC DOS: Some applications must run on a specific version of DOS. OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users to boot (start) specific versions of DOS, such as Versions 3.3, 4.0 and 5.0 or DRDOS Version 6.0 in a DOS session. This capability helps to ensure compatibility with DOS version-specific applications and device drivers, including block device drivers (such as LAN requesters) needed for network support.

BOOT MANAGER: OS/2 Version 2.0 allows users to boot (start) multiple operating systems, such as DOS Versions 3.3, 4.0 and 5.0; DRDOS Version 6.0; and OS/2 Version 1.3, on the same hardware system on which OS/2 Version 2.0 is installed. This ability to boot multiple operating systems allows applications requiring a specific operating system to run on a single hardware configuration. The boot manager feature also allows businesses with large numbers of users migrating from one release to another to fully test the new environment while the old environment continues to be operational.

MEMORY EXTENDERS: OS/2 Version 2.0 provides portability for the current set of DOS applications by adhering to current industry standards for personal computing. The ability of OS/2 Version 2.0 to execute DOS applications that use XMS, EMS, and DPMI (level .9) prevents existing DOS applications from becoming obsolete due to migration to OS/2 Version 2.0. While EMS is fully supported, performance is optimized for XMS and DPMI.

ADOBE TYPE MANAGER (1) (ATM (1)): OS/2 Version 2.0 includes the Adobe Type Manager, which supports industry-standard ATM fonts for Windows and Presentation Manager applications. Support for Windows applications requiring ATM fonts allows users to run their applications under OS/2 Version 2.0 without purchasing and installing the ATM for Windows. A selection of popular ATM fonts (Type 1) is also included.

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INSTALLATION: Rich colors, icons, progress indicators and status information all help to guide users easily through the new OS/2 Version 2.0 graphical installation. When installing over DOS, Windows, or a previous version of OS/2, applications and other environmental conditions are preserved or migrated to exploit the OS/2 environment.

Users can choose from two preselected installations, one optimal for most users, and another that installs the complete system. A third installation option enables users to install only the functions they need, reducing hard disk requirements. While a 60MB hard disk is required, actual hard disk requirements range from 15-30MB, depending on the installation options selected. OS/2 Version 2.0 also supports installation from a response file. The response file is a very efficient way of installing the system on many machines that need to be configured in the same way by allowing a system administrator to pre-select the installation options. The response file and the ability to install OS/2 Version 2.0 from any drive, including a LAN, help to reduce user involvement in the installation. Refer to OS/2 Version 2.0 Remote Installation and Maintenance (Red Book) (GG24-3780).

MIGRATION: During installation, OS/2 automatically migrates existing DOS, Windows and OS/2 environments, mapping them to the OS/2 Version 2.0 environment. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 contains profiles of more than 225 of the most popular DOS and Windows applications, which are placed in the appropriate DOS or Windows folders on the OS/2 desktop; OS/2 Version 1.X groups are mapped to OS/2 Version 2.0 folders on the desktop. OS/2 Version 2.0 also takes care of the special settings required by a few of the 225 DOS and Windows applications. This migration process also includes the supporting DOS, Windows, and 16-bit OS/2 device drivers and printer definitions and other applications on the hard disk. Users can achieve the look of OS/2 Version 1.3 to help migrate to the Workplace Shell. Refer to the WORKPLACE SHELL section of this document.

ONLINE HELP AND INFORMATION: The "Start Here" icon on the OS/2 desktop contains a selectable list of the tasks users perform most frequently, such as adding and using programs, finding information, printing and shutting down systems. Users can select the task they need to perform and move directly to the procedure for accomplishing it in the Master Help Index.

Online help and information is available at any time and provides users with instant explanations of OS/2 Version 2.0 functions, eliminating the need to keep a manual nearby. The online, interactive tutorial teaches users how to use a mouse, how to work with objects, how to optimize the windowed environment and how to use the online help and information.

The Master Help Index contains an alphabetic, selectable list of topics, enabling users to quickly locate instructions for completing any task supported by the OS/2 Version 2.0 product. Each topic contains hypertext links, allowing users to select a topic of choice and view related information immediately. Topics can also be searched and printed easily.

PRODUCTIVITY AIDS AND GAMES: The productivity aids and games (applets) included with OS/2 Version 2.0 provide a basic level of program function intended to help users learn to use the system and become productive immediately.

Productivity aids - calculator, calendar, notepad, and sticky pad help users perform and manage daily tasks. A to-do list acts as a reminder; an alarm helps to ensure tasks are done on time. Daily and monthly planning programs help users keep track of upcoming events. PM Terminal opens up a new experience for users unfamiliar with the world of online databases and bulletin boards. The Enhanced Editor and the PM Chart programs are useful for daily tasks and presentations. In all, 18 productivity applets are included.

Games - Games provide entertainment and help users unfamiliar with a mouse to practice their skills. The computer gives users a run for their money if they try to defeat it at OS/2 Chess. Klondike-style Solitaire is a favorite, along with Jigsaw, Scramble and Reversi.

HARDWARE EXPLOITATION: OS/2 Version 2.0 is supported on personal computers with an 80386SX (or compatible) or higher processor, with at least 4MB of memory and a 60MB hard disk with 15-30 MB of free space. Refer to the STATEMENT OF SERVICE section for additional information.

IBM has tested key functions of the OS/2 Version 2.0 product, based on selected model configurations provided by the manufacturer of non-IBM hardware systems. Testing results are available on CompuServe, NATBOARD, the National Support Center Bulletin Board System, the OS/2 Bulletin Board System, IBM Forums (OEM and OS2ARENA) and IBMLink (TM).

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PRINTERS

OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a broad range of printers, producing high-quality printed output from OS/2, Windows and DOS applications.

OS/2 Version 2.0 exploits the printers customers use most, including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Epson, Panasonic and many others. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 includes a corresponding set of the most popular Windows printer drivers. The multitasking capabilities of OS/2 Version 2.0 allow users to save time by running DOS, Windows and OS/2 printing jobs in the background.

DISPLAY ADAPTERS

OS/2 2.0 supports a wide variety of DOS, Windows and OS/2 applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions when the primary display adapter (including adapters that support SVGA modes) is configured for VGA mode. OS/2 2.0 supports DOS applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions in most SVGA modes on certain display adapters. OS/2 2.0 also supports text-based DOS applications running side-by-side in windowed sessions when the display adapter is configured for XGA (TM) or 8514A modes. Broader support for high-resolution modes (higher than 640x480x16) will be provided over time. In addition, IBM is working with the manufacturers of popular boards to assist them in making their Windows and Presentation Manager drivers available. Information will be available on CompuServe, NATBOARD, the National Support Center Bulletin Board System, the OS/2 Bulletin Board System, IBM Forums (OEM and OS2ARENA) and IBMLink.

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OTHER PERIPHERAL DEVICES

OS/2 Version 2.0 supports a broad range of hardware devices, including hard disk drives, diskette drives, tape drives, CD-ROM drives, optical disk drives, display adapters and pointing devices.

Support for devices utilizing the Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) includes chaining of commands, significantly improving throughput. In addition, OS/2 Version 2.0 provides a complete SCSI solution by supporting the Micro Channel (R) and PC-bus-based architectures.

Some FAX and sound adapters are extremely timing sensitive, requiring more than 1,000 interrupts per second. These adapters may not operate successfully in DOS sessions.

OS/2 Version 2.0 allows all applications to access disks formatted with the High-Performance File System (HPFS) and enhanced file allocation table (FAT) file system. The enhanced FAT file system provides better performance than FAT, and the HPFS provides extremely fast access to very large disk volumes. In addition, the 2GB limitation on the size of each disk volume has been raised.

Theoretically, the new limit is 64GB, but a practical, usable size is 5-7GB (per volume). This support for very large disk volumes increases the productivity of network administrators, who no longer must continually move and delete data to free disk space.

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SYSTEM PERFORMANCE: OS/2 Version 2.0 allows application developers to create applications that exploit the 32-bit architecture. These capabilities include 32-bit instructions and data addressing, a flat memory model capable of supporting programs with address spaces as large as 512MB, the interrupt and task switching managers needed to accommodate 32-bit save and restore operations and an enhanced 32-bit loader. Most 32-bit applications perform faster on OS/2 Version 2.0 than their 16-bit counterparts. Over time, as more applications are written to take advantage of the power of 32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0, additional performance improvements should be realized.

The ability of OS/2 Version 2.0 to run multiple tasks concurrently helps to improve the productivity of users; tasks previously performed end-to-end can now be run in parallel. 32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0 was designed to run in a minimum of 4MB of memory, and in that environment, the benefits of concurrent tasking can be realized. However, to unleash the power of complex applications running in multitasking environments, hardware should not be a constraint.

Combinations of all types of applications - DOS, Windows and OS/2 - running together on the system benefit from the predictable performance of the OS/2 Version 2.0 environment. OS/2 Version 2.0 runs applications with performance equal to or better than their native environments.

Unlike the cooperative multitasking used by Windows applications, which depends on applications voluntarily sharing system resources with other applications (and which must be written specifically to share resources), the preemptive multitasking scheme implemented by OS/2 Version 2.0, reserves control for the system itself, balancing the performance of all the applications running on the system.

RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

PRINT SERVICES FACILITY/2 (PSF/2)

PSF/2 is a solution for LAN customers with high-function, high-capacity or department printer requirements. PSF/2 supports multiple workstations, datastreams and printer types. Refer to Programming Announcement 292-138, dated March 17, 1992.

LAN AUTOMATED DISTRIBUTION/2 (LAD/2) SERVICE

The LAD/2 service allows qualified IBM systems engineers to install, configure and upgrade operating systems and other software on workstations attached to LANs. This service significantly decreases installation time by supporting the distribution of the Extended Services and LAN Server Version 2.0 (requesters only) simultaneously with the installation of OS/2 Version 2.0. LAD/2 also can be used to distribute the Extended Services and LAN Server Version 2.0 to workstations on which OS/2 Version 2.0 was previously installed.

Contact your IBM representative for information about this service.

OS/2 VERSION 2.0 SERVICE AND SUPPORT

PROGRAM DEFECT SUPPORT

Program service support for OS/2 Version 2.0 consists of IBM Central Service, including the IBM Support Center. Program services will be available until March 31, 1994.

Program services from IBM are provided through any of the following channels:

  • IBM Authorized Dealer
  • Technical Coordinator, if one is identified
  • Mail in Defect Report Form attached to the Service/Support Information card included with the program documentation.

IBM Central Service will respond to a defect in the unaltered portion of the licensed program if the problem can be recreated in the Specified Operating Environment or on other computers not included in the Specified Operating Environment, with a 386 SX, or higher, or compatible processor. IBM Central Service will respond, as determined by IBM, by issuing:

  • Corrective service information, such as correction documentation
  • Notice of availability of corrected code
  • Restriction
  • Bypass.

During the first three months of your license, if IBM cannot provide the defect support described above, you may terminate your license by returning all copies of the program and your money will be refunded.

ENHANCED SUPPORT OFFERINGS

In addition to the entitled defect support described in the program defect support section above, the following enhanced support offerings are available:

OVERVIEW AND POSITIONING OF ENHANCED OFFERINGS: The following enhanced offerings are targeted to meet different customer requirements. The OS/2 Bulletin Board System (BBS) is targeted for end users with the appropriate electronic communications equipment.

CompuServe will be available as an additional electronic channel for all end users. OS/2 Support Line provides support for OS/2 Version 2.X, as a low cost offering intended for individual users and small businesses. SystemXtra (TM) is targeted for customers with multiple systems installed and designated Technical Coordinators or other focal points. SystemXtra provides support for OS/2 Version 2.0 Licensed Program Products (such as OS/2 Version 2.0, Extended Services, LAN Server Version 2.0). SystemXtra also provides Single Point of Contact support for software and hardware, defect and non-defect problems, with premium response within one hour. In addition, End User Support (EUS), a currently available service offering, provides assistance with problems and answers to questions about a variety of IBM and non-IBM hardware and software products, including both operating systems and application programs. This offering is targeted for the PC end user.

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OS/2 BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEM (BBS): The OS/2 BBS enables the user to electronically access OS/2 technical information, exchange messages with other OS/2 users, submit program defects to IBM and receive information regarding the availability of fixes. For information on registration and access to the OS/2 BBS, call 1-800-547-1283.

COMPUSERVE: IBM will maintain a forum (IBMOS2) on CompuServe that offers services similar to the OS/2 BBS described above. For membership information, call 1-800-848-8199.

OS/2 SUPPORT LINE: The OS/2 Support Line enhances IBM's entitled Program Services by providing assistance with customer problems including installation, setup, usage and "how to" questions. This offering provides assistance for currently supported versions of IBM's OS/2 Version 2.X Operating System only. This offering entitles the registered user to voice support via the 1-800-237-5511 telephone number from Monday through Friday, excluding national holidays, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time).

Licensed OS/2 customers considering the OS/2 Support Line offering may register for 60 days of the toll-free voice support at no charge. To register for this voice support trial period, mail the registration card portion of the Service/Support Information Card contained in the OS/2 Version 2.0 program package to the preprinted address on the card. Customers may also register for the trial period by calling 1-800-237-5511. All registrants of the 60-day trial period will be mailed a welcome letter describing the terms and conditions of the offering and information regarding the expiration date of the trial period. The OS/2 Support Line is available for an annual subscription fee of $129. To purchase OS/2 Support Line, call 1-800-237-5511 and provide a credit card number. If paying by check or money order, an invoice will be mailed to the customer. After purchasing OS/2 Support Line, IBM will notify the registrant of the effective date of the agreement and provide instructions on how to access a number of mini-applications (applets). The OS/2 Support Line offering will be available concurrently with the availability of OS/2 Version 2.0.

SYSTEMXTRA FOR PERSONAL SYSTEMS: SystemXtra for Personal Systems is IBM's premier level of software service for currently supported versions of IBM's OS/2 and other selected IBM licensed program products running on an Personal System/2 (R) or other eligible platform in a Personal Systems environment.

SystemXtra for Personal Systems provides direct access to IBM's support structure by calling 1-800-IBM-XTRA, or via electronic facility (for customers with IBMLink authorization) for submission of problems or questions related to eligible Personal Systems products, including currently supported versions of IBM OS/2. IBM will provide premium response to SystemXtra customers, responding to all submissions within an hour of receipt by IBM SystemXtra personnel during normal business hours. Emergency support will be provided after hours on a call-out basis, within one hour.

IBM specialists will answer questions, provide problem analysis and resolution assistance, and when applicable, coordinate hardware service for machines that are warranted or covered by IBM Maintenance Services. IBM will take ownership of problems and manage them through resolution. Refer to the SystemXtra for Personal Systems Announcement 389-202 for more detail.

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END USER SUPPORT: Refer to Marketing Announcement 389-202, dated December 12, 1989 for details.

EXTENDED SERVICES

Extended Services, together with the companion product SAA Distributed Database Connection Services/2 (TM) (DDCS/2), meets the needs of OS/2 users who require access from intelligent workstations to relational databases and other communications services located locally on the workstation, across a LAN, on a remote system or host platform. Extended Services is comprised of three components:

Communications Manager, Database Manager and Query Manager. DDCS/2 is a separate product. Advantages common to the Extended Services components include:

          o   Multi-vendor Platform
                     Extended Services is capable of running on a much broader
              hardware and software base than its Extended Edition predecessor.
              Database and communications functions may be used not only on IBM
              personal computers with OS/2 Version 2.0, but also on OS/2
              Version 1.3 (refresh level 1.30.1 or later) and on selected
              non-IBM compatible hardware platforms and selected non-IBM OS/2
              operating systems.  Extended Services will support both 16- and
              32-bit applications.
          o   National Language Support
                     Extended Services provides multi-national solutions for
              customer's expanding global business needs with eleven
              single-byte versions including U.S. and U.K. English.
          o   Reliable Base
                     Extended Services will exploit the OS/2 attributes of
              preemptive multi-tasking, performance and integrity.  This will
              allow the use of simultaneous diverse communications
              connectivities and protocols and simultaneous multiple database
              transactions in a protected environment.
          o   Architected Design
                     Extended Services uses IBM's Systems Applications
              Architecture (SAA) including the Common User Access to enable a
              consistent application appearance.  Communications Manager uses
              Common Communications and the Common Programming Interface --
              Communications (CPI-C).  These facilitate the development of
              distributed applications and allow their portability across the
              SAA family of products.
                     Database Manager supports the portability of applications
              across IBM relational database platforms via the following
              architectures; IBM SAA SQL Level 1, Multi-vendor Integration
              Architecture (MIA), Distributed Relational Database Architecture
              (TM) (DRDA (TM)), and implements the client/server model for
              support of database applications running on DOS, Windows and OS/2
              client workstations.
          o   LAN Improvements
                     Adoption of the new LAN Adapter and Protocol Support
              (LAPS) provides more efficient processing of the IEEE 802.2 and
              NETBIOS protocols with increased performance in both cases across
              supported LANs.
          o   Productivity Aids
                     Seven new productivity aids will be shipped with Extended
              Services to supplement and enhance usability.  Included are print
              and file transfer utilities, a keyboard utility, a problem
              determination tool, APL support and a database performance
              optimization tool.
              -   PCPRINT -- supports printing to one or more PC printers with
                  a wide selection of printers, queues, drivers and fonts.
                  Printing may be from PC, VM or MVS/TSO files with many
                  pagination options.
              -   ALMCOPY -- supports uploading or downloading files between a
                  PC and a System/370 VM host.  Facilities such as wild card
                  naming enhance performance, particularly with multiple file
                  transfers.
              -   TOGGLE -- provides additional keyboard and mouse support to
                  facilitate control of and navigation between 3270 sessions.
              -   SNAPDUMP -- is a set of tools designed to facilitate problem
                  determination.  It collects data from multiple sources
                  including errors and traces, packages it for review and has
                  options for forwarding the data to other service points.
              -   APL -- provides support for host APL under a 3270 session.
                  APL characters may be input from the keyboard or received
                  from the host and displayed and printed.
              -   Host Printing via Printer Definition Tables -- provides
                  additional function and control for 3270 printing.  It
                  enables the "rotate" facility and enhances performance for
                  many printers.
              -   EXPLAIN -- provides the database programmer with a tool to
                  help analyze SQL statements and optimize performance of
                  database applications.
                     A new publication is shipped with Extended Services which
              describes each application.
          o   Extended Services Installation
                     It is possible to install Extended Services from a drive
              other than "A".  The drive can be a shared drive on an IBM LAN
              Server Version 2.0 system, other network server systems, or an
              alternative local drive.  For example, when connected to an IBM
              LAN Server Version 2.0 system a user can specify the network
              drive and execute Extended Services installation with no
              diskettes required.  This installation is much faster and easier
              across the LAN.
          o   NetWare Compatibility
                     Extended Services (Database Manager and Communications
              Manager) may coexist on a network with Novell NetWare LAN
              requesters and servers.  In addition, NetWare LAN requesters may
              be installed on the same workstation as Extended Services.
              Instructions for the installation of the NetWare requester for
              OS/2 are included in the NetWare Services for OS/2 product.
              Users will find additional information in the OS/2 LAN Server and
              NetWare from IBM Coexistence Guide, and should refer to the
              COEXIST.TXT FILE in the NetWare Requester before installing the
              requester with either Extended Services or the LAN
              Server/Requester.
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          COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (CM)
          The Communications Manager component of Extended Services provides
          extensive support for terminal emulation, diverse connectivities
          using several different protocols, traditional and peer networking
          and gateways within a single offering, tailored to individual user
          requirements.  By utilizing the advanced capabilities of OS/2, the
          functions of Communications Manager can be run simultaneously as a
          reliable service to the users.  In addition, Communications Manager
          has powerful support for application developers, system and network
          administrators.
          o   End User Support
                     CM provides 3270, 5250 and ASCII terminal emulation, each
              containing or having access to associated file transfers.
              Multiple windowed sessions may be run simultaneously to help
              boost the productivity of the user.  Broad connectivity support
              allows applications (such as database or user developed) to
              access data locally on the workstation, across the LAN or across
              a WAN to remote hosts or services.
          o   Application Development Support
                     A very broad range of Application Programming Interfaces
              (APIs) is available serving the LAN, WAN, Emulator, Distributed
              Application, Services and Systems Management environments.
              Applications may be developed as 16- or 32-bit, the latter using
              the IBM C Set/2 compiler, which supports the following APIs:
              CPI-C, APPC, Common Services, System Management, EHLLAPI,
              NETBIOS, and IEEE 802.2
                     For development error correction CM has traces and error
              logs.  In addition, CM provides the associated underlying code to
              help the communications links function correctly and
              simultaneously.  The application developer concentrates on the
              application, confident that the communications support will work
              correctly and efficiently.
          o   Systems and Network Management Support
                     For installation, CM has several alternative configuration
              options ranging from simple to comprehensive, and from manual to
              programmed.  The incorporation of Advanced Peer-to-Peer
              Networking (APPN) from the previous NS/2 product greatly
              simplifies the setup and modification of these types of networks.
              Remote Operations support in conjunction with 370 NetView (R)
              gives centralized workstation administration and control.  The
              use of First Failure Support Technology (TM) (FFST (TM)/2) for
              the automatic logging of LAN errors as they occur is a powerful
              new tool just beginning to be used with CM.  Finally, the
              availability of the SNAPDUMP productivity aid provides another
              powerful tool for tracking errors should they occur.
          o   Other Features
                     SNA gateway support now allows the simultaneous use of up
              to 254 workstations through the Communications Manager's SNA
              Gateway attached via a single or multiple adapters.  Successful
              operation in a given environment may depend on other factors,
              such as application load and/or line speed, so the ability to
              exploit a full complement of 254 workstations should not be
              assumed for all cases.  Note that the total number of LU sessions
              (254) per gateway, an SNA limit per PU, is not increased.  The
              maximum number of workstations in any configuration utilizing a
              single gateway is 254 with a single LU for each.  If performance
              is perceived to be unsatisfactory, the use of a more powerful
              gateway computer could be considered.
                     3174 Peer Communications enabling (together with
              associated support at the controller) allows coax-attached
              workstations to enjoy many of the benefits of Token-Ring LAN
              membership, including the ability to use APPC applications.
                     CM supports the Network Device Interface Specification
              (NDIS).  Existing and future adapters conforming to NDIS may be
              used and exploited in support of Extended Services.  Information
              about the support of NDIS Media Access Control (MAC) device
              drivers and the availability of independent testing can be
              obtained by writing Personal Systems Programming at the following
              address.  Customers who have already requested and received an
              IBM OS/2 NDIS Driver Implementation Package will receive new
              information automatically.
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          o   Migration
                     All previous versions of CM applications written to
              published APIs are upwardly compatible with Extended Services.
              Any level of CM may use any level of the SNA gateway, providing
              maximum flexibility in the migration process.
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          DATABASE MANAGER
          The Extended Services Database Manager is an integrated host and
          desktop relational database providing consistency with IBM's
          SAA-related family of database products.  Two versions of Extended
          Services are offered.  The Extended Services for OS/2 is a single
          user package that provides native database capabilities to either a
          stand-alone or LAN-attached workstation.  This version can also be
          configured as a client to a remote database server installed on the
          LAN or to the host.  Extended Services with Database Server for OS/2
          is the server version of the product providing database support to
          DOS, Windows or OS/2 client workstations through its client enabler
          Distributed Feature.  Access to host databases is possible for either
          version when IBM SAA Distributed Database Connection Services/2
          (DDCS/2) is also installed.
          o   Flexibility
                     In addition to the APIs supported by earlier versions, the
              Database Manager's menu of programming interfaces is supplemented
              with a SQLEKILL interface.  This interface permits a database
              administrator to force users off without bringing the database
              down so that functions like backup and restore can be performed.
              To obtain a copy of these documents send a written request to
              Personal Systems Programming at the following address.
                  IBM Corporation
                  Database Manager Products
                  Dept. A04, Bldg. 901
                  11501 Burnet Road East
                  Austin, TX  78758
                  FAX (512) 838-0050
          o   Connectivity
                     In addition to access across supported LANs, the Database
              Manager with the Communications Manager component and the
              Distributed Database Connection Services/2 (DDCS/2) software
              product, provides transparent access from the Database Manager to
              IBM's DRDA host relational databases, requiring no separate host
              access code.  Access can be from a single workstation with DDCS/2
              installed or from DOS, Windows or OS/2 client workstations
              through a comparably equipped database server.
          o   Price/Performance
                     Using OS/2 Version 2.0 increased memory capabilities,
              Database Manager can support additional database clients,
              additional concurrent databases and enhanced performance tuning.
                     Extended Services is repackaged to provide a single user
              version and a low-cost client/server solution.  Extended Services
              database servers support older Extended Edition Version 1.2 or
              1.3 APPC or SQLLOO clients.  These clients and Extended Services
              database clients can access shared databases on a LAN or at a
              host.  The maximum number of configurable applications is
              increased to 252.  However, successful operation in this
              environment is dependent on factors such as application load and
              available memory.
          o   Ease-of-Use
                     Database Manager's ease-of-use is improved for system
              administrators through the addition of APPN and NETBIOS support.
              Both support methods provide simplified configuration processes
              when compared to earlier releases.  For experienced SQL users, a
              command line interface is provided for quick entry to database
              functions.  Access to both LAN and host databases is supported
              from the OS/2 command line.
          o   Reliability and Integrity
                     Database Manager provides an outstanding platform for
              mission critical applications through its support of roll-forward
              recovery, transaction management, concurrency, declarative
              referential integrity and backup functions to user-specified
              devices (for example, tape, disk, LAN server, host and optical
              disk).
                     First Failure Systems Technology/2 (FFST/2 (TM)) and
              expanded trace facilities allow users and systems administrators
              to easily diagnose and solve problems.  Logging of errors and
              other pertinent trace information occurs at the time of failure,
              eliminating the need to recreate the error scenario.
          o   Investment Protection
                     Databases created under earlier versions of the Extended
              Edition's Database Manager can be easily migrated for use with
              Extended Services.  This migration is automatic when using Query
              Manager the first time a connection is made to the database.  The
              MIGRATE1 command can be issued from the OS/2 command line.
              Extended Edition databases backed up and later restored using
              Extended Services can be migrated automatically.  Application
              programs can migrate databases using the "SQLEMIGD" API.
                     Using IBM's C SET/2 compiler, 16-bit applications can
              exploit the OS/2 Version 2.0 32-bit operating system for
              increased performance and portability.
                     Existing Extended Edition Version 1.2 and 1.3 DOS clients
              and Extended Services clients can coexist and access the same
              Extended Services database concurrently.  While Extended Services
              database servers will support Extended Edition clients, Extended
              Services clients are unable to access the earlier Extended
              Edition database servers.
          o   Productivity and System Management
                     A set of graphical DBA tools assist in database
              administration, catalog management, configuration, archiving and
              backup of data.
                     To assist in performance tuning, an "EXPLAIN" tool is
              packaged as a productivity aid in Extended Services.  EXPLAIN
              provides and obtains access path selection information about an
              SQL statement to be executed and can be used to determine if
              performance tuning or resource management changes should be
              considered or if RE-ORG or RUN-STATS on a table would be
              beneficial.  This "as-is" product, previously available through
              OS2Tools and ESDTools, is provided in direct response to customer
              requests.
           (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
           DDCS/2
                 IBM's SAA Distributed Database Connection Services/2 product
          is a separately packaged product that, when installed with Extended
          Services, provides transparent access to IBM's relational database
          family of products.  Read/write connection is provided to the
          appropriate version of DB2 (R), SQL/DS (TM) or OS/400 host databases.
                 DDCS/2 comes in either a single user or multi-user version.
          The single user version can be installed on either version of
          Extended Services for host access by that workstation.  The
          multi-user version can be installed only on the Extended Services
          with Database Server for OS/2 product and provides host access for
          DOS, Windows or OS/2 clients.
           (R) Registered trademark of International Business Machines
             Corporation.
           (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          EXTENDED SERVICES SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION -- PUBLICATIONS
          Extended Services publications, announced as available from IBM, may
          be ordered at availability.
          PUBLICATIONS ADDED TO THE SOFTWARE SHIPMENT GROUP:
          o   Product Supplemental Information Document (G04G-1009)
          o   Communications Manager Additional Function Installation Guide
              (S96F-8312)
          o   Productivity Aids (S96F-8313)
          o   Communications Manager keyboard templates are added to the basic
              shipment group.
          SPECIFIED OPERATING ENVIRONMENT -- MODEMS
          Modem support under the Communications Manager is clarified as
          follows:
                 The following asynchronous modems are supported:
                                                                   COMMAND
          DEVICE                                                   SET
          Hayes Smartmodem 1200 and                                Attention
            IBM Series 2400                                          (Hayes)
          Hayes Smartmodem 2400                                    Attention
          Hayes V-Series Modem Enhancer 1200                       Attention
          Hayes V-Series Modem Enhancer 2400                       Attention
          IBM PC Series 1200                                       Attention
          ROLMphone 244PC                                          Attention
          MicroCom AX/2400C                                        Attention
          Racal-Vadic VI2422S                                      V.25bis
                 Other modems that comply to the Hayes Attention Command Set or
          to the V.25bis standard are, with some limitations, also supported by
          the Extended Services Communications Manager.  For example, the IBM
          7855 Modem is supported in a Hayes-compatible mode; however, the full
          V.32 function set is not available under Extended Services.
                 Synchronous Modem Support -- Communications Manager supports
          IBM modems conforming to the CCITT V.25/V.28 (EIARS232D) interface
          standards, and also IBM-compatible vendor modems conform to the same
          standards.
          PLANNING INFORMATION
          MEMORY AND HARD FILE ESTIMATING WORKSHEETS:  The following worksheets
          may be used to help determine hardware capacity requirements for OS/2
          configurations.  To estimate requirements, add the recommended memory
          or hard-file size for the base operating system and the Extended
          Services functions and components desired.  These totals plus
          sufficient buffer must be added to the capacity in megabytes required
          for other user applications and the requirements for user data.
                 The numbers shown in the worksheets give the recommended
          memory size in megabytes for concurrent operation of the functions
          listed and not the total size of all the code and data areas that
          comprise the functions.  The quantities shown assume an acceptable
          degree of swapping.  Refer to the Memory Management Techniques in the
          Extended Services Information and Planning Guide for a description of
          the method used to develop these quantities as well as for more
          detail and reference scenarios.
                 Some users may begin to tax the capacity of available
          workstations and servers as function is increased.  In some
          situations it may be desirable to move to faster and higher capacity
          hardware to maintain desired performance.
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            |   Memory Estimating Worksheets for Extended Services            |
            |-----------------------------------+--------------------+--------|
            |                                   |   Recommended      | User   |
            |Functions                          |   Memory (MB)      | Config.|
            |-----------------------------------+--------------------+--------|
            |Operating System:                  |Standard            |        |
            |                                   |Edition     OS/2    |        |
            |                                   |V1.3        V2.0    |        |
            |-----------------------------------+--------------------+--------|
            |Base                               | 1.5         2.5    |        |
            |  DOS Compatibility                | 0.5 (1)     0.5 (2)|        |
            |  Windows Compatibility            | N/A         1.0 (2)|        |
            |  High-Performance File System     | 0.3         0.5    |        |
            |  Active Spooling (while printing) | 0.3         0.5    |        |
            |  Systems Performance Buffer (3)   | 0.5         0.5    |        |
            |Communications Manager             |                    |        |
            |  Base (required for               |                    |        |
            |  communications)                  |        0.2         |        |
            |  3270 Terminal Emulation (4)      |        0.4         |        |
            |  3270 Host Print                  |        0.3         |        |
            |  SNA Gateway (5)                  |        0.1         |        |
            |  5250 Workstation Feature (5)     |        0.2         |        |
            |  ASCII Terminal Emulation         |        0.3         |        |
            |  APPC/APPN                        |        0.4         |        |
            |  LUA (5)                          |        0.2         |        |
            |  File Transfer (6)                |        0.3         |        |
            |Database Manager                   |                    |        |
            |  Database Services (stand-alone)  |        1.4         |        |
            |  Database Client (7)              |        0.5         |        |
            |  Database Server (8)              |        2.6         |        |
            |  Each Additional concurrent       |                    |        |
            |    process                        |        0.2         |        |
            |  Query Manager                    |        1.6         |        |
            |Dist. Database Connection          |        0.8         |        |
            |  Services (9)                     |                    |        |
            |   For each DDCS/2 Client          |        0.2         |        |
            |OS/2 Applications (10)             |                    |        |
            |Applications Data (10)             |                    |        |
            |                                   |                    |        |
            |Total                              |                    |        |
            |-----------------------------------+--------------------+--------|
            | 1.Automatically installed but removable by changing the         |
            |   PROTECTONLY=NO statement in the CONFIG.SYS file to            |
            |   PROTECTONLY=YES.  This memory is optionally available         |
            |   to OS/2 applications whenever the DOS mode is in the          |
            |   background.                                                   |
            | 2.Under OS/2 Version 2.0, the amount of memory needed           |
            |   per DOS session is dependent upon the DOS application         |
            |   characteristics, particularly use of extended, expanded       |
            |   or DPMI memory.                                               |
            | 3.This additional system memory allows better performance       |
            |   in transient conditions such as program loading, program      |
            |   termination, and print spooling.                              |
            | 4.If the 3270 connection is LAN, SDLC, or X.25 (that is, not    |
            |   a DFT coaxial connection), also include APPC.                 |
            | 5.APPC is a prerequisite for this function.  (Add the APPC      |
            |   recommended memory to the total only once.)                   |
            | 6.Concurrent file-transfer function requires 0.3MB for each     |
            |   session.                                                      |
            | 7.Database client or OS/2 NETBIOS Database Client Application   |
            |   Enabler.                                                      |
            | 8.Database server includes 1MB buffer pool.  More or less may   |
            |   be required depending on the workload.                        |
            | 9.DDCS/2 multi-user requires the Extended Services with         |
            |   Database Server Database Manager.  DDCS/2 single user         |
            |   can be installed on either version of Extended Services.      |
            |   Both configurations require Extended Services                 |
            |   Communications Manager and APPC.                              |
            |10.Dependent on the application and user.  Refer to the          |
            |   application documentation.                                    |
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            .----------------------------------------------------------------.
            | Hard Disk Estimating Worksheets for Extended Services          |
            |-----------------------------------+-------------------+--------|
            |                                   |   Recommended     | User   |
            |Functions                          |    Disk (MB)      | Config.|
            |-----------------------------------+-------------------+--------|
            |Operating System:                  | Standard          |        |
            |                                   | Edition     OS/2  |        |
            |                                   | V1.3        V2.0  |        |
            |-----------------------------------+-------------------+--------|
            |Base (required)                    |  7.5        15.0  |        |
            |Base (optional) (1)                |  3.5        15.0  |        |
            |Segment Swap Data Server (2)       |  2.5         8.0  |        |
            |-----------------------------------+-------------------+--------|
            |Extended Services:                 |                   |        |
            |  Base (required for CM or DB) (3) |        4.5        |        |
            |Communications Manager             |                   |        |
            |  Base (required for comm.)        |        3.2        |        |
            |  3270 Terminal Emulation (4)      |        0.9        |        |
            |  SNA Gateway (5)                  |        0.1        |        |
            |  5250 Workstation Feature (5)     |        0.4        |        |
            |  ASCII Terminal Emulation         |        0.4        |        |
            |  APPC/APPN                        |        0.8        |        |
            |  LAN Communications               |        0.6        |        |
            |  X.25 Communications              |        0.7        |        |
            |  SDLC Communications              |        0.1        |        |
            |  Configuration Services (6)       |        2.2        |        |
            |  Terminal Emulator Keyboard       |                   |        |
            |    Remap (6)                      |        0.2        |        |
            |  Application Development APIs     |        1.1        |        |
            |  LUA (5)                          |        0.2        |        |
            |  Optional CM Utilities            |        1.0        |        |
            |Database Manager                   |                   |        |
            |  Database Services (stand-alone)  |        3.6        |        |
            |  Database Client (7)              |        3.2        |        |
            |  Database Server (8)              |        3.8        |        |
            |    Each Additional Database (9)   |        1.1        |        |
            |  Query Manager                    |        2.8        |        |
            |Dist. Database Connect. Svcs. (10) |        0.3        |        |
            |OS/2 Applications (11)             |                   |        |
            |Applications Data (11)             |                   |        |
            |                                   |                   |        |
            |Total                              |                   |        |
            |-----------------------------------+-------------------+--------|
            | 1.Approximate total of several individually selectable options.|
            | 2.A 2MB to 10MB swap area is adequate for many environments.   |
            |   However, swap area is dynamically allocated as applications  |
            |   require more memory than available.  A swap data set         |
            |   larger or smaller than shown may be needed.                  |
            | 3.Required in the operating system primary (boot) partition.   |
            | 4.If the 3270 connection is LAN, SDLC, or X.25 (i.e., not a    |
            |   DFT coaxial connection), also include APPC.                  |
            | 5.APPC is required for this function.  (Include the APPC       |
            |   requirement in the calculations only once.)                  |
            | 6.These features are installed, by default, using basic or     |
            |   advanced install.  They may be later removed.  The features  |
            |   are optionally installed when custom install is used.        |
            | 7.Database client or OS/2 NETBIOS Database Client Application  |
            |   Enabler.  If OS/2 NETBIOS Database Client Application        |
            |   package is installed, it is not necessary to include the     |
            |   Extended Services base.                                      |
            | 8.If Database Server is configured to use APPC, for            |
            |   example to support DDCS/2 or Extended Edition 1.3 clients,   |
            |   include CM Base and APPC.  If DOS Database Requester is      |
            |   installed on the server, add 1.2MB.                          |
            | 9.Table definitions and internal structures for each database  |
            |   and does not include user data.  It is subject to many       |
            |   variables.  Actual requirements may differ.                  |
            |10.DDCS/2 single user does not require Database Server.         |
            |   DDCS/2 multi-user does require Database Server.  However,    |
            |   DDCS/2 single user and multi-user require Communications     |
            |   Manager base and APPC.                                       |
            |11.Dependent on the application and user.  Refer to the         |
            |   application documentation.                                   |
            '----------------------------------------------------------------'
           LAN SERVER VERSION 2.0
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0, when combined with OS/2 and Extended
              Services (Database Manager and Communications Manager), provides
              one of the most comprehensive integrated solution in the
              industry.
              -   With Extended Services, a complete network operating system
                  environment for sharing of resources (files, printers, serial
                  devices, applications, relational databases and
                  communications facilities)
              -   OS/2-based server capabilities shared with OS/2, DOS and
                  Windows clients
              -   Interoperation with Microsoft LAN Manager (clients and
                  servers from both vendors' products interoperate)
              -   Coexistence of LAN Server and NetWare clients on a single
                  workstation
              -   Stronger national language support than any other server
                  environment in the industry (single-byte and double-byte
                  languages)
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0 fault tolerance, security and system
              monitoring functions protect mission-critical applications and
              data.
                     Minimizes down time by reducing the effect of system or
              application failures:
              -   Fault tolerance (disk duplexing and disk mirroring) of
                  mission-critical data via duplicate copies of files and
                  directories
              -   A file replication service to provide copying of files or
                  entire directories automatically on a time-interval basis
              -   Uninterruptible Power Supply support to ensure against
                  failures caused by temporary interruption of power
              -   OS/2 application protection so program errors don't bring the
                  operating system or program down
                     Designed to protect resources against unauthorized use:
              -   User Profile Management, encrypted passwords and resource
                  access controls to secure resources shared by the server
              -   Local security for the workstation running the Advanced
                  Server product
                     Provides notification of system events and diagnostic aids
              for resolution of system problems:
              -   Alerts sent by the server to the administrator to announce
                  system events and warn of problems
              -   First Failure Support Technology/2 (TM) to provide
                  point-of-failure information and transmission of alerts to
                  IBM NetView and LAN Network Manager
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0 clients may be booted remotely, providing
              protection for a company's data and applications across
              Token-Ring, Ethernet and PC Network LANs.
                     Designed to protect resources against unauthorized copies:
              -   Clients' workstations without disk or diskettes may run using
                  data and applications from the server
                     Ensures use of the correct system and application code at
              each client workstation:
              -   One copy of programs kept at the server may be used by all
                  licensed clients
              -   A single updated copy of changed code is installed once to be
                  used by all licensed users
                     Clients may use local disk or diskette media if
              appropriate for some applications:
              -   A configuration with a hard disk and without a diskette is
                  secure from operator tampering
              -   LAN Server access control permits the administrator to
                  restrict copy capability of a resource even if client
                  workstations have removable media
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0 is packaged with Entry and Advanced
              versions to best match customer's requirements of function and
              performance.
              -   Entry and Advanced server offerings match the needs of the
                  environment (Advanced only on OS/2 SE Version 1.3)
              -   Distributed Feature allows purchase of a client license
                  without regard to number of servers accessed
                  --  Allows purchase of exactly the number of clients needed
                  --  Allows greater savings in multi-server environments
              -   Server environments designed to balance the workload:
                  --  Single-server and multi-server environments (domains)
                  --  Alias names for resources to allow transparent access to
                      resources within a domain without regard for the physical
                      location of the resource
                  --  A "single system image" is presented to users via the use
                      of domains and aliases
              -   Servers run on OS/2 versions, which protect an existing
                  investment or exploit new technology:
                  --  Server solutions for OS/2 SE Version 1.3 and OS/2
                      Version 2.0 with LAN Server and Extended Services
                      components selectable as needed
                  --  Servers may be migrated from OS/2 SE Version 1.3 to OS/2
                      Version 2.0 when appropriate (phased migration)
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0 enhances clients' support to include DOS,
              Windows, OS/2 SE Version 1.3 and OS/2 Version 2.0 providing
              increased flexibility and investment protection.
                     Clients supported on multiple operating system platforms
              to protect previous investments and exploit new technologies:
              -   OS/2 SE Version 1.3
              -   OS/2 Version 2.0
              -   DOS
              -   DOS/Windows
                     The DOS LAN Requester machine requirements are those
              required to support the DOS Versions 3.3, 4.01, or 5.0 operating
              system equivalents.  The DOS LAN Requester is supported on all
              three, but DOS 5.0 base code is the only version of DOS
              supported.  Also, the drivers necessary for memory management in
              the 3.3 and 4.01 environments are available with no support
              provided.
                     Multiple logons allowed for OS/2, DOS and Windows clients:
              -   Logon by a single ID at multiple workstations concurrently
              -   Multi-logon capability may be prohibited by administrator
                     Virtual device driver (VDD) allows DOS Netbios
              applications (such as DLR) running on OS/2 Version 2.0 to share
              an adapter with other DOS and OS/2 Netbios applications:
              -   Up to four DOS Netbios applications concurrently
              -   Up to four adapters per machine
              -   Removes requirement for LAN Support Program
                     LAN Server Version 2.0's Windows support is one of the
              strongest in the industry due to new additions to the client
              code:
              -   Logon/logoff via the Windows interface
              -   Files browse consistency (alias support and display of
                  user-accessible resources)
              -   Automatic assignment of resources at logon
              -   Application selection via Windows
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0 provides facilities for coexistence for
              smooth migration from PCLP, previous versions of LAN Server and
              Microsoft LAN Manager, to LAN Server Version 2.0.
                     Interoperation with other releases of IBM LAN Server:
              -   LAN Server Version 1.2 and 1.3 clients may logon and access
                  resources in a LAN Server Version 2.0 domain
              -   LAN Server Version 1.0 and IBM PC LAN Program Version 1.3
                  clients may access resources after a logon to appropriate
                  servers
              -   LAN Server Version 1.3 servers may exist in a LAN Server
                  Version 2.0 domain
                     Interoperation with Microsoft LAN Manager Version 2.0:
              -   Microsoft LAN Manager Version 2.0 clients can logon and
                  access resources in an IBM LAN Server Version 2.0 domain
              -   IBM LAN Server Version 2.0 clients can logon and access
                  resources on a Microsoft LAN Manager Version 2.0 server
                     Migration from previous releases of IBM LAN Server and PC
              LAN Program Version 1.3 to LAN Server Version 2.0:
              -   A migration aid is provided for movement from PC LAN Program
                  Version 1.3 and LAN Server Version 1.0
              -   A migration aid is not needed for migration from LAN Server
                  Version 1.2 or 1.3 to Version 2.0 (no conversion needed)
              -   A migration handbook with step-by-step procedures is provided
                  in the product package
          o   LAN Server Version 2.0 and its clients support IBM and OEM
              hardware platforms, operating systems and network adapters and
              media protecting existing customer investments.
                     Support for IBM and OEM hardware:
              -   OEM workstation devices tested in Boca Raton, FL, and
                  Austin, TX, compatibility labs
              -   Models from different vendors announced as of March 15, 1992.
                     Support for IBM and OEM versions of operating systems:
              -   Operating systems versions available from OEM vendors tested
                  with appropriate hardware.
                     Support for LAN adapters:
              -   Up to four LAN adapters supported in a single workstation
                  running OS/2
              -   Support for IBM and OEM adapters via NDIS compliance
              -   Compliance information available from Austin, TX:
                      IBM Corporation
                      Department D53
                      11400 Burnet Road
                      Austin, TX  78758
          o   OS/2 with LAN Server provides a robust development environment
              which can be common for clients and servers.
              -   OS/2 and LAN Server provide the advantage of being able to
                  develop client and server applications on the same operating
                  system platform
              -   LAN Server and OS/2 Version 2.0 provide a platform for
                  running mixed operating system environments suited to the
                  needs of the user and the application
              -   LAN Server APIs are compatible with previous versions of OS/2
                  LAN Server and with the Microsoft LAN Manager
              -   LAN Server Version 2.0 supports 32-bit applications created
                  with the IBM C SET/2 Version 1.0 compiler, which allows
                  32-bit applications to call the 16-bit APIs
              -   Existing applications running with previous versions of LAN
                  Server and LAN Manager are supported
                     Server functional capabilities allow placing the
              processing power where it's needed:
              -   Remote program execution available when resources are at the
                  server
              -   File and print functions may be placed where the capability
                  exists or is most efficient
          o   Administration and management of the LAN is made more productive
              through local and remote system management tools, diagnostic aids
              and online publications.
                     System management at the Server, from a LAN-connected
              workstation, or from across the country:
              -   System management for authorized administrators via menus,
                  the command line, or APIs on any OS/2 workstation
              -   Operator rights capability to allow an administrator to
                  delegate selected administrative function to other users
              -   Alerts sent from the server to the administrator to provide
                  status and failure or statistical information
              -   First Failure Support Technology/2 (FFST/2) provides
                  transmission of alerts to NetView and to LAN Network Manager
                  that provide point-of-failure data
              -   Management of applications loaded onto the client
                  workstations from the server disks allows version control and
                  single point-of-update
                     New, easier installation:
                  Graphical installation/configuration capabilities are
                  simplified for the administrator and user
                     Improved online publications:
              -   Online publications and graphical aids provide on-screen
                  information
              -   Redesigned, customer-oriented library structure makes
                  information more accessible
          o   The new OS/2 LAN Server Version 2.0 meets customers' needs for
              advanced function, performance, reliability, integrity and
              ease-of-use by exploiting OS/2 advanced capabilities.
              -   LAN Server 2.0 -- Entry offers improved performance, compared
                  to LAN Server 1.3, at a very attractive price.
              -   LAN Server Version 2.0 -- Advanced offers the same faster LAN
                  transport as the Entry package and provides a 386
                  high-performance file system.  The Advanced server performs
                  1.1 to 2.5 times improved performance to the requester over
                  OS/2 LAN Server Version 1.3.1 and is 2.0 to 5.0 times more
                  efficient (CPU utilization) than LAN Server Version 1.30.1.
                  The superior performance of the Advanced package is
                  particularly evident in heavy workload environments such as
                  the remote IPL of OS/2 Requesters.
              -   LAN Server Version 2.0 -- Entry is recommended for a LAN
                  environment with the following characteristics:
                  --  New LANs with up to 18 concurrent remote IPL requesters.
                  --  New LANs with up to 32 active users.  Fewer users are
                      recommended for heavy activity such as concurrent
                      transferring of data to/from the server and more users
                      may be supported for medium activity such as reading a
                      file from the server, manipulating it at the requester,
                      then storing it at the server.  Additional users can be
                      logged on, but not active.
              -   LAN Server Version 2.0 -- Entry running on OS/2 Version 2.0
                  is recommended for 32-bit server application development in
                  the LAN environment described above.
              -   LAN Server Version 2.0 -- Advanced is recommended for a LAN
                  environment with any one of the following characteristics :
                  --  Workloads greater than recommended for LAN Server
                      Version 2.0 -- Entry
                  --  Fault tolerance is required
                  --  Local security is required
                  --  Optimum performance is desired
           (TM) Trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
          OS/2 LAN SERVER 2.0 PRODUCTIVITY AIDS
          o   LANUSER2 -- Create a user ID from a previously created ID
          o   LANMSG -- View a LAN message file
          o   LANACNT -- Change the settings for the NETLOGON service
          o   LANACCSS -- Obtain information about the access to server
              resources given a single user ID
          o   CONMAN -- Display the current state of all LAN Connections while
              connecting to, releasing and reassigning LAN resources
          o   CHGSRVR -- Change the server name of a domain controller or the
              name of an additional server and then update the domain control
              database and user information with the new name
          o   RPLDISK -- Create a Token-Ring remote IPL bootable diskette (used
              to replace the Token-Ring adapter ROM module function).  This
              diskette may also be used in the OS/2 2.0 remote install
              procedure.
          MEMORY AND DASD
          MEMORY AND FIXED-DISK ESTIMATING WORKSHEETS:  Use the following
          worksheets as guidelines in determining the memory and fixed-disk
          requirements for each server or requester workstation on your
          network.  Add the size required for the server or requester product
          to the size required for the operating system (the OS/2 program for
          OS/2 LAN Server and OS/2 LAN Requester; DOS for DOS LAN Requester)
          and the size required for each application.  Include an allowance for
          user application data.  Refer to "Hardware, Memory, and Fixed-Disk
          Requirements" in the LAN Server Network Administrator Reference
          Volume 2 for considerations regarding memory and fixed-disk size.
                 Fixed-disk requirements for workstations on your network are
          changed if you follow the advanced installation path during
          installation or if you provide users of workstations with custom
          installation diskettes.  In both cases, more efficient use can be
          made of the available fixed-disk space, because only the code
          relevant to the components or functions specified is installed.
          Note, however, that the advanced path also allows installation of
          more functions, which may cause a workstation to require more
          fixed-disk space.  In the following worksheets, requirements for OS/2
          LAN Server and OS/2 LAN Requester are given for each installable
          function, to easily determine required memory or fixed-disk space.
                 The memory requirement is less if the user does not run all
          installed functions and applications concurrently.  System memory
          requirements are based only on applications and functions that run
          concurrently.  Note also that memory requirements vary from
          application to application and depend on the conditions under which
          each application is used.
                 Using less than the recommended memory may increase the time
          required to switch from one function or application to another,
          reduce keystroke responsiveness, or reduce throughput.  For the
          impact of caching, buffers and tuning, refer to "Performance Tuning"
          is the LAN Server Network Administrator Reference Volume 2.
                 With one fixed disk on a workstation, the LAN Services
          installation/configuration program allows a user to select the fixed
          disk on which to install LAN Services.  Note, however, that User
          Profile Management, LAN Adapter and Protocol Support, and First
          Failure Support Technology/2 are always installed on the boot drive.
          NOTE: Determine and install the proper memory and disk capacities and
          select the programs to achieve intended results.  The customer is
          responsible for the installation of, use of, and results obtained
          from the machines and programs.
                 IBM does not warrant or otherwise guarantee any performance or
          usability results implied by this data.  Ensure that adequate
          hardware configuration flexibility exists to accommodate possible
          changes, such as future enhancements, new customer applications and
          increased user data requirements.
            .-----------------------------------------------------------------.
            |   Memory Estimating Worksheet for OS/2 LAN Server Workstations  |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            | Components                                     |   Memory (MB)  |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            | Base operating system                          |                |
            |   Base (OS/2 SE 1.3)                           |       1.5      |
            |   DOS Compatibility                            |       0.5      |
            |   High Performance File System (HPFS)          |       0.3      |
            |   Active Spooling (while printing)             |       0.3      |
            |   System Performance Buffer (1)                |       0.5      |
            | LAN Server 2.0:                                |                |
            |   Server (required):                           |                |
            |     Domain controller                          |                |
            |       Entry Package (2)                        |       3.5      |
            |       Advanced Package (3)                     |      10.0      |
            |     Additional server                          |                |
            |       Entry Package (2)                        |       2.5      |
            |       Advanced Package (3)                     |       9.0      |
            |  User Profile Management (4, 5) (required)     |       ___      |
            |  LAN Adapter and Protocol Support (4, 5)       |       ___      |
            |   (required if the loop back                   |                |
            |   driver is not installed)                     |                |
            |  First Failure Support Technology/2 (4, 5)     |       ___      |
            |   (required)                                   |                |
            |  DOS LAN Requester Download service (6)        |       ___      |
            |  DOS Remote IPL service                        |       0.6      |
            |  OS/2 Remote IPL service                       |       1.1      |
            |  Loop Back Driver                              |       0.1      |
            |   (required if LAN Adapter and Protocol        |                |
            |   support is not installed)                    |                |
            |  Uninterruptible Power Supply Support          |       0.2      |
            |  Generic Alerter service                       |       0.1      |
            |  OS/2 LAN API Structures (6)                   |       ___      |
            |  Migration Import Utility (7)                  |       ___      |
            |  LAN Services installation/configuration       |       0.6      |
            |   program (for server, when in use)            |                |
            |  OS/2 LAN Online Reference and Help panels (6) |       ___      |
            |  OS/2 LAN Command Reference (6)                |       ___      |
            |  DOS LAN Requester Online Reference (6)        |       ___      |
            |  386 HPFS (5, 8)                               |       ___      |
            |  Fault Tolerance for Fixed Disk (8)            |       0.1      |
            |  Local Security for the 386 HPFS (8)           |       0.2      |
            |  Applications (9)                              |       ___      |
            |  Applications data (10)                        |       ___      |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            | 1.This additional system memory allows better performance for   |
            |   for transient conditions such as program loading, program     |
            |   termination, and print spooling.                              |
            | 2.Includes default cache disk size of 512KB, which allows good  |
            |   good performance with less RAM cost.                          |
            | 3.Includes a cache size of 6MB recommended for best performance |
            |   with the Advanced package.                                    |
            | 4.This component is common to LAN Server 2.0 and the IBM        |
            |   Extended Services program.                                    |
            | 5.The memory required for this component is included in the     |
            |   the Server number.                                            |
            | 6.No memory required; only requires fixed-disk disk space on    |
            |   the workstation.                                              |
            | 7.This utility is only used once; permanent memory is not       |
            |   required.                                                     |
            | 8.Advanced package only.                                        |
            | 9.Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.      |
            |10.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
            '-----------------------------------------------------------------'
            .-----------------------------------------------------------------.
            | Memory Estimating Worksheet for OS/2 LAN Requester Workstations |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |Components                                      |   Memory (MB)  |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |Base operating system                           |                |
            |  Base (OS/2 SE 1.3)                            |       1.5      |
            |  DOS Compatibility                             |       0.5      |
            |  High Performance File System (HPFS)           |       0.3      |
            |  Active Spooling (while printing)              |       0.3      |
            |  System Performance Buffer (1)                 |       0.5      |
            |OS/2 LAN Requester:                             |                |
            |  Requester (required)                          |       0.6      |
            |  User Profile Management (2, 3) (required)     |       ___      |
            |  LAN Adapter and Protocol Support (2, 3)       |       ___      |
            |  First Failure Support Technology/2 (2, 3)     |       ___      |
            |  Fault Tolerance Administration                |       0.5      |
            |  OS/2 LAN API Structures (4)                   |       ___      |
            |  LAN Services installation/configuration       |       0.6      |
            |   program (for requester, when in use)         |                |
            |  OS/2 LAN Online Reference and Help panels (4) |       ___      |
            |  OS/2 LAN Command Reference (4)                |       ___      |
            |  Applications (5)                              |       ___      |
            |  Applications data (6)                         |       ___      |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            | 1.This additional system memory allows better performance for   |
            |   transient conditions such as program loading, program         |
            |   termination, and print spooling.                              |
            | 2.This component is common to LAN Server 2.0 and the Extended   |
            |   Extended Services program.                                    |
            | 3.The memory required for this component is included in the     |
            |   Requester number.                                             |
            | 4.No memory required; only requires fixed-disk space on the     |
            |   workstation.                                                  |
            | 5.Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.      |
            | 6.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
            '-----------------------------------------------------------------'
            .-----------------------------------------------------------------.
            |  Memory Estimating Worksheet for DOS LAN Requester Workstations |
            |-----------------------------------------------------------------|
            |                                                                 |
            |    Select one DOS 3.3, 4.01, or 5.0 option with the memory      |
            |    setting desired on the workstation. To calculate the         |
            |    memory remaining for use by applications and data, subtract  |
            |    the low memory required by this option from 640KB (total     |
            |    low memory).  For example, to run DOS 4.01 with /HIM or      |
            |    /EMS, 495KB must remain for applications and data            |
            |    (640KB -- 145KB = 495KB).                                    |
            |                                                                 |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |                                                | Required       |
            |Components                                      | Low Memory (KB)|
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |DOS LAN Requester (with DOS and LAN Support     |                |
            |Program installed):                             |                |
            |  DOS 3.3 with low memory                       |     170        |
            |  DOS 3.3 with high memory using /HIM or        |     136        |
            |   /EMS (1)                                     |                |
            |  DOS 3.3 with high memory using /UMB (2)       |     ___        |
            |                                                |                |
            |  DOS 4.01 with low memory                      |     180        |
            |  DOS 4.01 with high memory using /HIM or       |     145        |
            |   /EMS(1)                                      |                |
            |  DOS 4.01 with high memory using /UMB (2)      |     ___        |
            |                                                |                |
            |  DOS 5.0 with low memory                       |     131        |
            |  DOS 5.0 with high memory using /HIM or        |     131        |
            |   /EMS (1)                                     |                |
            |  DOS 5.0 with high memory using /UMB           |     105 (3)    |
            |  Applications (4)                              |     ___        |
            |  Applications data (5)                         |     ___        |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            | 1.Approximately 15KB of additional memory may be gained by      |
            |   minimizing certain DOSLAN.INI parameters; some loss of        |
            |   performance will result.                                      |
            | 2.UMB drivers are not provided by IBM for this version of       |
            |   DOS, but may be available from other software manufacturers.  |
            | 3.The amount of low memory needed is dependent on hardware      |
            |   configuration and the resulting memory segments available     |
            |   in the UMB memory space.  In the best case, as little as      |
            |   30KB of low memory is required.                               |
            | 4.Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.      |
            | 5.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
            '-----------------------------------------------------------------'
            .-----------------------------------------------------------------.
            | Fixed-Disk Estimating Worksheet for OS/2 LAN Server Workstations|
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |                                                |  Recommended   |
            |                                                |  Fixed Disk    |
            |Components                                      |  Space (MB)    |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |Base operating system                           |                |
            | Base (required) (OS/2 SE 1.3)                  |      7.5       |
            | Base (optional) (1) (OS/2 SE 1.3)              |      3.5       |
            | Segment swap data set (2)                      |      2.5       |
            | Temporary fixed-disk space required during     |      2.2       |
            |   installation                                 |                |
            | LAN Server 2.0:                                |                |
            |  Server (required): (3)                        |                |
            |    Domain Controller                           |                |
            |      Entry Package                             |      9.4       |
            |      Advanced Package                          |     10.4       |
            |    Additional server                           |                |
            |      Entry Package                             |      7.2       |
            |      Advanced Package                          |      8.2       |
            |  User Profile Management (4, 5) (required)     |      ___       |
            |  LAN Adapter and Protocol Support (4, 5, 6)    |      ___       |
            |    (required if the loop back driver is        |                |
            |    not installed)                              |                |
            |  First Failure Support Technology/2 (4,5)      |                |
            |    required                                    |      ___       |
            |  DOS LAN Requester Download service            |      0.3       |
            |  DOS Remote IPL service                        |      0.2       |
            |     LAN Support Program                        |      0.3       |
            |     Remote IPL copy of DOS LAN Requester       |      3.1       |
            |     DOS (select one):                          |                |
            |       3.3                                      |      0.5       |
            |       4.01                                     |      1.3       |
            |       5.0                                      |      2.1       |
            |       Per DOS image                            |      0.4       |
            |  OS/2 Remote IPL service                       |      0.6       |
            |     LAN Support Program (7)                    |      0.3       |
            |     Remote IPL copy of User Profile Management |      0.8       |
            |     Remote IPL copy of LAN Adapter and Protocol|      1.2       |
            |       Support                                  |                |
            |     Remote IPL copy of OS/2 LAN Requester      |      5.6       |
            |     Remote IPL copy of OS/2 1.3                |     10.8       |
            |     Per medialess remote IPL workstation  (8)  |      0.6       |
            |     Per remote IPL workstation with media (9)  |      0.1       |
            |  Loop Back Drivers (6)                         |      0.1       |
            |    (required if LAN Adapter and Protocol       |                |
            |    Support is not installed)                   |                |
            |  Uninterruptible Power Supply Support          |      0.1       |
            |  Generic Alerter service                       |      0.1       |
            |  OS/2 LAN API Structures                       |      0.3       |
            |  Migration Import Utility                      |      0.2       |
            |  LAN Services Installation/configuration       |      1.0       |
            |    program (for server)                        |                |
            |  OS/2 LAN Online Reference and Help panels     |      1.1       |
            |  OS/2 LAN Command Reference                    |      0.2       |
            |  DOS LAN Requester Online Reference            |      0.4       |
            |  386 HPFS (5, 10)                              |      ___       |
            |  Fault Tolerance for Fixed Disk (10)           |      0.8       |
            |  Local Security for the 386 HPFS (10)          |      0.1       |
            |  Applications (11)                             |      ___       |
            |  Applications data (12)                        |      ___       |
            '------------------------------------------------+----------------'
            .-----------------------------------------------------------------.
            | 1.Approximate total of several individually selectable options. |
            | 2.A 2.5MB to 6.0MB swap area is adequate for many environments. |
            |   However, swap area is dynamically allocated as applications   |
            |   require more memory than is available.  A swap data larger    |
            |   or smaller than shown may be needed.                          |
            | 3.Includes 2.5MB of files always installed on the boot drive    |
            |   Of this, 2.0MB are common with the Extended Services program. |
            | 4.This component is common to LAN Server 2.0 and the Extended   |
            |   Services program; it is always installed on the boot drive.   |
            | 5.The fixed-disk requirement for this component is included in  |
            |   the Server number.                                            |
            | 6.Up to 0.5MB additional fixed-disk space may be required for   |
            |   any additional adapter drivers.                               |
            | 7.Not required if DOS Remote IPL is already installed.          |
            | 8.This figure includes the minimum space required for a         |
            |   requester's SWAPPER.DAT file located in the                   |
            |   \IBMLAN\RPLUSER\requestername\OS2\SYSTEM subdirectory         |
            |   on the server.  The figure increases on the server.           |
            |   dynamically depending on the number of applications running   |
            |   on the remote IPL requester and the amount of memory          |
            |   available on the requester.  It is recommended that the       |
            |   size of each requester's SWAPPER.DAT file be less than        |
            |   2MB to avoid performance degradation.                         |
            | 9.This figure represents fixed-disk space required for storing  |
            |   files (such as CONFIG.SYS) loaded onto a remote IPL           |
            |   requester.  This figure assumes that the requester's          |
            |   SWAPPER.DAT file is redirected to the local fixed-disk on     |
            |   the requester.                                                |
            |10.Advanced package only.                                        |
            |11.Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.      |
            |12.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
            '-----------------------------------------------------------------'
            .-----------------------------------------------------------------.
            |         Fixed-Disk Estimating Worksheet for OS/2 LAN            |
            |                    Requester Workstations                       |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |                                                |   Recommended  |
            |                                                |   Fixed-Disk   |
            |Components                                      |   Space (MB)   |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            |Base operating system                           |                |
            |  Base (required) (OS/2 SE 1.3)                 |      7.5       |
            |  Base (optional)(1) (OS/2 SE 1.3)              |      3.5       |
            |  Segment swap data set (2)                     |      2.5       |
            |  Temporary fixed-disk space required during    |      2.2       |
            |    installation                                |                |
            | OS/2 LAN Requester:                            |                |
            |   Requester (required): (3)                    |      5.6       |
            |   User Profile Management (4, 5) (required)    |      ___       |
            |   LAN Adapter and Protocol Support (4, 5)      |                |
            |     required                                   |      ___       |
            |   First Failure Support Technology/2 (4,5)     |                |
            |     required                                   |      ___       |
            |   Fault Tolerance Administration               |      0.8       |
            |   OS/2 LAN API Structures                      |      0.3       |
            |   LAN Services Installation/configuration      |                |
            |     program                                    |      1.0       |
            |     (for requester)                            |                |
            |   OS/2 LAN Online Reference and Help panels    |      1.1       |
            |   OS/2 LAN Command Reference                   |      0.2       |
            |   Applications (6)                             |      ___       |
            |   Applications data (7)                        |      ___       |
            |------------------------------------------------+----------------|
            | 1.Approximate total of several individually selectable options. |
            | 2.A 2.5MB to 6.0MB swap area is adequate for many environments. |
            |   However, swap area is dynamically allocated as applications   |
            |   require more memory than is available.  A swap data larger    |
            |   or smaller than shown may be needed.                          |
            | 3.Includes 2.5MB of files always installed on the boot drive.   |
            |   Of this, 2.0MB are common with the Extended Services program. |
            | 4.This component is common to LAN Server 2.0 and the Extended   |
            |   Services program; it is |always installed on the boot drive.  |
            | 5.The fixed-disk requirement for this component is included     |
            |   in the Requester number.                                      |
            | 6.Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.      |
            | 7.Figures are dependent on the application and the user.        |
            '-----------------------------------------------------------------'
Fixed Disk Estimating Worksheet for DOS LAN Requester Workstations
Components Recommended Fixed-Disk Space (MB)
DOS:
3.3 0.5
4.01 1.3
5.0 2.1
LAN Support Program (provided w/ LAN Server 2.0) 0.3
DOS LAN Requester 3.1
Applications (1)
Applications data (2)
  1. Use figures provided by the supplier of the application.
  2. Figures are dependent on the application and the user.

EXTENDED SERVICES AND LAN SERVER 2.0 SERVICE SUPPORT

Installation and technical support is provided for Extended Services and LAN Server 2.0 by Personal Systems Service and Support and will be available at no charge through the customers normal support channels through April 10, 1994.

Customers who purchase direct from IBM may contact their IBM representative or, if eligible, obtain installation and usage assistance through IBMLink. Customers who purchase through an IBM Authorized Dealer should seek support through the dealer channel unless qualified for support from some other direct channel, such as IBMLink.

Extended Services and LAN Server customers may choose to service their software through IBM's SystemXtra for Personal Systems. Refer to the SYSTEMXTRA section for details.

For further details, refer to Extended Services Programming Announcement 291-599, and/or LAN Server Programming Announcement 291-630, dated October 22, 1991.

OS/2 VERSION 2.0 TOOLS FOR APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 tools for application development provide a complete 32-bit C-language application development environment.

With these tools, the developer can take full advantage of the rich programming interface in OS/2 Version 2.0. The tools are packaged to allow the application developer to start up on OS/2 Version 2.0 with a small investment and continue to use their own favorite tools.

Productivity and technological gains may be made by moving all development work to OS/2 Version 2.0 and moving up to 32-bit object-based application development for OS/2 Version 2.0.

THE DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM OF CHOICE

The power and performance of preemptive multitasking coupled with application protection make OS/2 Version 2.0 the right system for application development. In a multitasking system with the developer managing a number of projects, some of which are being debugged and experiencing failures, it is essential that system integrity be maintained. OS/2 Version 2.0 provides the power and integrity to handle this environment. Development for 32-bit OS/2, for 16-bit OS/2, and for DOS/Windows can co-exist on OS/2 Version 2.0. IBM WorkFrame/2 makes the job easier by organizing the developer's projects and integrating preferred tools into a single, easy-to-use, graphical environment.

POWERFUL 32-BIT APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE

OS/2 Version 2.0 has a rich and powerful programming interface designed to take application development into the future. The System Object Model (SOM), used to build the Workplace Shell, enables developers to fully integrate applications into the Workplace Shell using object-oriented technology. Via Workplace Shell APIs, the application's objects derive all the benefits of the Workplace functions such as drag and drop. Using the SOM Compiler, the C-language programmer can extend this function and define new class libraries. The IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 Application Design Guide explains how to build OS/2 Workplace Shell and SOM enabled applications while maximizing performance with 32-bit memory management, multithreading, interprocess communications, preemptive multitasking and other features of OS/2 Version 2.0.

The IBM Developer's Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0 and the IBM OS/2 Version 2.0 Technical Library enable the application developer to take full advantage of the OS/2 Version 2.0 programming interface.

The Toolkit provides essential tools such as the PM Resource Compiler, the IPF Compiler, and the SOM Compiler. The Toolkit also includes the API Reference in online form, sample programs that demonstrate the use of the new APIs, the required header and .LIB files, and kernel debug support. The Technical Library supplements the Toolkit with programming guides, API references in printed form, and additional information about REXX, CUA, and device driver development. All of these books, including the Application Design Guide, may be purchased as a group in the Library or individually; an order form is provided in the Toolkit.

APPLICATION PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAMMER PRODUCTIVITY

High performance code optimization in the IBM C Set/2 C compiler provides the opportunity to produce some of the highest-performing OS/2 based applications possible. Extensive runtime library support, online hypertext reference information, conformance to ANSI and SAA standards, and a fully graphical, full-function, source-level PM debugger all make C Set/2 an excellent choice for developing 32-bit OS/2 Version 2.0 applications. Organizing C Set/2 projects in WorkFrame/2 further enhances programmer productivity.

PROTECTING INVESTMENT IN 16-BIT CODE

Mixed-mode programming techniques supported by OS/2 Version 2.0 and C Set/2 enable the integration of 16-bit code into 32-bit programs. For example, the user may continue to develop panels using Dialog Manager, a 16-bit Presentation Manager interface previously provided in the IBM OS/2 Programming Tools and Information Version 1.3; this code can be incorporated into a 32-bit executable that takes advantage of the 32-bit interface provided by OS/2 Version 2.0. Both the 32-bit development environment (C Set/2 with tools) and the 16-bit development environment (a 16-bit compiler with tools) can be installed in WorkFrame/2 to enhance productivity in the mixed-mode environment.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Minor modifications to the product names of the Toolkit and Workbench were made after the announcement dated October 22, 1991. The correct product names are:

  • IBM Developers Toolkit for OS/2 Version 2.0
  • IBM Developers Workbench for OS/2 Version 2.0.

OS/2 2.0 DEVELOPERS TOOLS SERVICE AND SUPPORT

All service channels and enhanced support offerings as described in OS/2 Service and Support except OS/2 Support Line are available to users of OS/2 Version 2.0 Developers Tools. Refer to OS/2 VERSION 2.0 SERVICE AND SUPPORT for details.

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PUBLICATIONS

The following publications may be ordered at availability and represent changes or additions to the publications announced in Programming Announcements 291-598 and 291-625. To order, contact your IBM representative.

                                              ORDER
TITLE                                         NUMBER
IBM OS/2 Programming Guide Volume 1           S10G-6261
IBM OS/2 Programming Guide Volume 2           S10G-6494
IBM OS/2 Programming Guide Volume 3           S10G-6495