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Appendix C. SNA Host Configuration for SRB Networks

When designing source-route bridging (SRB) networks featuring routers and IBM Systems Network Architecture (SNA) entities, you must carefully consider the configuration of SNA nodes as well as routing nodes. This appendix provides examples that focus on three specific SNA devices:

  • Front-end processors (FEPs)

  • Virtual Telecommunications Access Method (VTAM)-switched major nodes

  • 3174 cluster controllers

Figure C-1 illustrates a typical environment. Tables C-1 through C-6 present the definition parameters for the devices shown in Figure C-1.

Typical SNA Host Environment

Figure C-1. Typical SNA Host Environment

FEP Configuration

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