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Determination of a Non-SNA Local Channel Chained Command in a TN3270 Client

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015910D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Apr-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The current level of support in TN3270 and/or TN3270E for Non-SNA Local Channel Chaining support is lacking. A Non-SNA local channel chained command's starting location is different from a non-chained command. Hence applications that make use of this function may not work correctly in a TN environment. This is gaining attention mainly due to the fact that CONSOLEs are still a required 3270 application and with the advent of IBM no longer manufacturing a channel attached 3174 which was the channel attached box of choice for many a year other ways had to be used to still supply the CONSOLE facility. Current known solutions: