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Frame type specifies the Ethernet protocol supported by the LAN network to which this
OSA-ICC port is connected.
This is the maximum transmission unit maximum size (in bytes) supported by the LAN
to which this OSA-ICC port is connected.
4. Complete the server definitions on the Edit Server Configuration panel.
Click OK. The Edit Server Configuration command completed panel is displayed.
5. On the Edit Server Configuration command completed panel, click OK. The Panel
Configuration Options panel is displayed.
3.4.4 OSA-ICC sessions configuration
1. Starting with the Panel Configuration Options panel, click Edit sessions configuration,
and click OK. The Edit Sessions Configuration panel is displayed (see Figure 3-8).
Figure 3-8 Edit sessions configuration
Attention: Note the warning message on the Edit Server Configuration panel.
Changing any of the above server configuration definitions, other than Server Name, will
result in all sessions currently connected through this OSA-ICC port to be dropped, when
the validated configuration is next
Clicking OK on the Edit Server Configuration panel
will not drop sessions.
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Use the scroll bar on the right side of the panel to see the session definitions with session
index numbers higher than Index 15. Alternatively, click on a session index entry and use
the keyboard up-arrow and down-arrow keys to navigate the panel.
2. On the Edit Sessions Configuration panel, select the top session index line (Index 1), and
click Change. The Edit Session Configuration panel is displayed (see Figure 3-9 and
Figure 3-10 on page 54).
Figure 3-9 Edit session configuration part 1
3. On the Edit Session Configuration panel:
– Select the CSS Value from the pull-down list.
– Select the MIFID from the pull-down list.
– Select the Device Number from the pull-down list.
Note: The Device Number pull-down list contains only the values defined to the channel
path ID in the current I/O configuration in the HSA of the System z9 or zSeries server.
Tip: You can use the z/OS command (d ios,config) or the z/VM command (q token)
to check the HSA I/O configuration data. For example:
D IOS, CONFIG
IOS506I 16.46.16 I/O CONFIG DATA 907
ACTIVE IODF DATA SET = SYS1.IODF14
CONFIGURATION ID = L06RMVS1 EDT ID = 01
TOKEN: PROCESSOR DATE TIME DESCRIPTION
SOURCE: SCZP901 05-07-10 11:03:22 SYS1 IODF14
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– Enter the LU name for this session. It must match the LU name defined in the
workstation TN3270E session configuration (see Figure E-2 on page 123).
– Enter the client’s IP address. This must match the static IP address configured in the
workstation platform for its network interface card.
– Click on the required session type. For planning information see “Session type” on
The TN3270 session type is used for local non-SNA DFT 3270 sessions, and z/VM IPL
console and operator console support.
The Operator console session type is used for z/OS NIP/MCS input/output console
The Printer session type is used for IBM 328x emulated printer sessions. Printer
sessions can be used for MCS output-only consoles, 3270 application printing, or for
z/VM RSCS printing.
– Select the required Defer Host Disconnect, Response mode, and Read Timeout
For planning information see “Defer Host Disconnect (DHD)” on page 28.
Figure 3-10 Edit session configuration part 2
Note that you can delete this session configuration for this session index number by clicking
Note: Defer Host Disconnect (DHD) is an optional parameter setting for z/OS MCS
input/output console sessions
only. Do not define DHD for any other display or
printer session type.