Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Mainframe TCPIP

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> All Other Mainframe Topics
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
cicsknow

New User


Joined: 11 Mar 2009
Posts: 28
Location: India

PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2009 4:09 pm    Post subject: Mainframe TCPIP
Reply with quote

Hi,

Can any one tell me how TCP/IP work in mainframe?


As per my finding and knowledge, following should be a flow of connection.

(Other system) <---> { Mainframe (TCPIP job) <---> (Other system of mainframe) }


Where other system of mainframe - DB2, MQ, or CICS etc.

And Can I say TCPIP job in mainframe as a server for mainframe as per TCPIP Client/server concept. where Client could be other system.

Please correct me on it.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Robert Sample

Global Moderator


Joined: 06 Jun 2008
Posts: 7989
Location: Bellevue, IA

PostPosted: Wed May 06, 2009 4:26 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Go to IBM's web site. Find the Communications Server bookshelf on that web site. Read in the bookshelf until you've found out what you want to know about TCP/IP on the mainframe.

In general, connections between subsystems on a single machine are not done via TCP/IP but rather cross-memory services in one fashion or another. Connections from your PC's terminal emulator to the mainframe are accomplished via the mainframe's TCP/IP stack. So it's not just things like DB2, MQ, or CICS that use TCP/IP.

And the mainframe can, and does, act as client in some cases, server in other cases -- often at the same time for different processes. For example, if you use your desktop machine to FTP to the mainframe, the mainframe is acting as the server to your client. At the very same time, your coworker could be using FTP on the mainframe to send a file to a Unix machine -- in which case the mainframe is the client and the Unix machine the server.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> All Other Mainframe Topics All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts FTP from Mainframe to Unix - with CRLF vasanthz All Other Mainframe Topics 1 Thu Mar 23, 2017 5:12 am
No new posts Want to pull the job log into a Mainf... Jishu Mukherjee Compuware & Other Tools 9 Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:48 pm
No new posts Innovations in Your Mainframe Sort Arun Raj PC Guides & IT News 4 Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:38 pm
No new posts Mainframe Interview Questions CICS,CO... akshathan Mainframe Interview Questions 6 Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:38 pm
No new posts Produce Mainframe Dash Board Reports ... sdcarlson53 All Other Mainframe Topics 2 Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:01 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us