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Communications Access Methods for SAS-CONNECT 9.1 and SAS-SHARE 9.1 Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243405D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-20
Document File: 208 page(s) / 1M

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Communications Access Methods for


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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. Communications Access Methods for SAS/CONNECT® 9.1 and SAS/SHARE® 9.1.Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

Communications Access Methods for SAS/CONNECT® and SAS/SHARE® 9.1

Copyright © 2004, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA

ISBN 1-59047-229-2

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P A R T 1 Introduction 1
Chapter 1

      4 Communications Access Methods 3 Communications Access Method: Definition 3

Communications Access Methods Supported by SAS/CONNECT and SAS/SHARE 3

Supported Communications Access Methods by Operating Environment 3 Operating Environments Supported in SAS 9.1 4

Finding Information in This Documentation 5

Additional SAS Documentation 5

SAS Syntax Conventions 5


What's New vii

Overview vii

Details viii

P A R T 2 z/OS Operating Environment 7
Chapter 2

      4 z/OS: TCP/IP Access Method 9 Prerequisites for Using TCP/IP under z/OS 10

SAS/CONNECT Client Tasks 14

SAS/CONNECT Server Tasks 18

SAS/SHARE Client Tasks 20

SAS/SHARE Server Tasks 22

System Configuration for TCP/IP 25

Chapter 3

      4 z/OS: XMS Access Method 45 Prerequisites for Using XMS under z/OS 46

SAS/CONNECT Client Tasks 47

SAS/CONNECT Server Tasks 49

SAS/SHARE Client Tasks 49

SAS/SHARE Server Tasks 51

System Configuration for the XMS Access Method 52

P A R T 3 OpenVMS Alpha Operating Environment 55
Chapter 4

      4 OpenVMS Alpha: TCP/IP Access Method 57 Prerequisites for Using TCP/IP under OpenVMS Alpha 58

SAS/CONNECT Client Tasks 60

SAS/CONNECT Server Tasks 66

SAS/SHARE Client Tasks 67

SAS/SHARE Server Tasks 70

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P A R T 4 UNIX Operating Environments 73