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Dynamically Adding And/Or Deleting Network Stations on 3270 PC Network 3270

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000060312D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Carver, MH Clarke, K Dea, YE Hernandez, R Pekowski, RP [+details]

Abstract

A method to dynamically change the PC Network 3270 without bringing down all other currently running Network Stations is described. When IBM PC Network SNA 3270 Emulation Program product is installed on the IBM PC Network, occasionally the PC Network 3270 configuration needs to be modified to accommodate more Network Stations and/or delete existing Network Stations in order to provide more flexibility. Communication Profile Task is a task which runs before any communication begins and allows the operator to set up an initial PC Network 3270 configuration of Network Stations and a control unit which is called "Gateway.