Enterprise Systems Connection
This chapter describes the Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON) channel feature and provides information about ESCON I/O connectivity using fiber optic technology. The ESCON channel feature is not supported on the IBM zEnterprise EC12.
The following topics are covered:
•ESCON modes and topologies
ESCON provides half-duplex serial-bit transmission in which the communication protocol is implemented through sequences of special control characters and through formatted ...