• Subject: Re: SNA over IP communication
  • From: "Denis Robitaille" <DRobitaille@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2001 14:53:09 -0500

>>> Chris.Spirinckx@easynet.be 01/04/01 01:40pm >>>
>My big question is : where is the relation defined between the 
>SNA definitions and the IP-address ?
>Depending on the source , I get following answers :
>1) That relation must be manually entered in the router.
>2) That should be done on the AS/400.
>3) Nothing, it's automatically taken care of.
>4) No clue ( most popular one :-( )

Well, I will give you my answer: the relation is handle at the AS/400 level.
Go to the menu CFGTCP, take the option 10 "work with host table entries". You 
will see somewhere an entry like:   SYSNAME.APPN.SNA.IBM.COM 

This is where the SNA name (SYSNAME) is linked with an IP address.
You should not have to do anything at the router level regarding SNA. But I 
suggest that you try to ping the location you want to reach to make sure that 
the router IP configuration is ok.

Hope this help.

Denis Robitaille
Directeur services techniques
Cascades Inc
819 363 5187
fax 819 363 5177

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