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RE: SNA over TCP/IP



fixed

Pat,

SNA is not supported if you are using the iSeries 1 GB Ethernet Adapters.
Nothing to be picky about, if you want SNA SNADS, you will need AnyNet if
you make the choice for 1 GB adapters.



Regards,

Mike Shaw  

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Pat Barber
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 11:34 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: SNA over TCP/IP

Just to be a little "picky" about somthing...

SNA doesn't care how fast you run. The hardware adapters do.

They have been hooking up full T-1 lines to IBM gear for a
very long time. I understand that 1GB is a published number
but I question how that can possibly run over any public
network... "Maybe" over straight fiber, but wire lines over
pswtn sounds a little far fetched to me.



Mike Shaw wrote:
> 
> Carl,
> 
> Right now we are doing both traditional SNA and TCP/IP over 100 Mb
Ethernet.
> According to what I have read, traditional SNA is not supported at 1 GB
> speeds and requires AnyNet to be configured to work.
> 
> The 100 Mb iSeries-to-iSeries environment right now is purely LAN.  There
is
> WAN traffic (TCP only), but is handled/front ended by our network folks.
> WAN is transparent to all the iSeries here in Santa Rosa, vanilla SNA.
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