Enterprise Systems Connection
This chapter describes the Enterprise Systems Connection (ESCON) channel feature that provides information about ESCON I/O connectivity by using fiber optic technology. The ESCON channel feature is not supported on the IBM z13, z13s, zEnterprise EC12 (zEC12), and BC12 (zBC12) systems.
This chapter includes the following sections:
ESCON provides half-duplex serial-bit transmission in which the communication protocol is implemented through sequences of special control ...