• Subject: RE: TCP/IP and NAMED Devices
  • From: Vern Hamberg <hambergv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Dec 1997 14:55:31 -0600
  • In-Reply-To: <c=US%a=MCI%p=SHL%l=SHL/USAW001/001F5695@dalmsdoc02.shl.com>

At 10:44 AM 12/11/97 -0600, David Boring wrote:
>The magic you are looking for is called AnyNet. AnyNet encapsulates the
>SNA packets inside TCP/IP packets. This way you can maintain your
>network as all TCP/IP, including routing data, but still have the SNA
>functionality you desire, i.e. device names.
>
>AnyNet is a little bit slower than TCP/IP alone, but it probably won't
>be noticed by a user. The only place it might really be noticed is
>during a file download.

My problem with this is, you then need to use the NS router, which I detest
in the implementation IBM bundles with CA.

JMHO

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 371-1111 x480


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