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Method of Passing SNA Resource ID for the SNA Simple Interface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035901D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Barrett, J Chang, CM Seen, A McLeod, A [+details]

Abstract

Problem solved: The sna resource ID (RID) is required for all remote applications to issue ioctl (ALLOCATE) with RID as the input parameter under the RT/PC SNA implementation. However, when an application uses SNA via the SNA simple interface, no ioctl (ALLOCATE) is allowed to pass back the RID. This invention resolves the problem by passing the resource ID without going through the remote application. Description of Invention: