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Oracle® Database Gateway for APPC Installation and Configuration Guide
11g Release 1 (11.1) for AIX 5L Based Systems (64-Bit), HP-UX PA-RISC (64-Bit), Solaris Operating System (SPARC 64-Bit), and Linux x86

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Preface

The Oracle Database Gateway for APPC provides Oracle applications with seamless access to IBM mainframe data and services through Remote Procedure Call (RPC) processing.

The UNIX platforms supported by this gateway release are:

Refer to the Oracle Database Installation Guide and to the certification matrix on the Oracle MetaLink Web site for the most up-to-date list of certified hardware platforms and operating system versions. The OracleMetaLink Web site is available at

http://metalink.oracle.com

Intended Audience

Read this guide if you are responsible for tasks such as:

Before using this guide to administer the gateway, you should understand the fundamentals of the operating system for your platform and Oracle Database Gateways.

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Related Documents

The Oracle Database Gateway for APPC Installation and Configuration Guide for AIX 5L Based Systems (64-Bit), HP-UX PA-RISC (64-Bit), Solaris Operating System (SPARC 64-Bit), and Linux x86 is included as part of your product shipment. Also included is:

You might also need Oracle database and Oracle Net documentation. The following is a useful list of the Oracle publications that might be referenced in this guide:

In addition to your Oracle documentation, ensure that you have appropriate documentation for your platform, for your operating system and for your communications packages. You may find IMS Connect Guide and Reference IBM documentation useful.

Note:

For other Operating System and SNA communication package and TCP/IP package references, refer to the appropriate vendor documentation for your system

Conventions

The following text conventions are used in this document:

Convention Meaning
boldface Boldface type indicates graphical user interface elements associated with an action, or terms defined in text or the glossary.
italic Italic type indicates book titles, emphasis, or placeholder variables for which you supply particular values.
monospace Monospace type indicates commands within a paragraph, URLs, code in examples, text that appears on the screen, or text that you enter.

Command Syntax

UNIX command syntax appears in monospace font. The dollar character ($), number sign (#), or percent character (%) are UNIX command prompts. Do not enter them as part of the command. The following command syntax conventions are used in this guide:

Convention Description
backslash \ A backslash is the UNIX command continuation character. It is used in command examples that are too long to fit on a single line. Enter the command as displayed (with a backslash) or enter it on a single line without a backslash:
dd if=/dev/rdsk/c0t1d0s6 of=/dev/rst0 bs=10b \ 
count=10000
braces { } Braces indicate required items:
.DEFINE {macro1}
brackets [ ] Brackets indicate optional items:
cvtcrt termname [outfile]
ellipses ... Ellipses indicate an arbitrary number of similar items:
CHKVAL fieldname value1 value2 ... valueN
italics Italic type indicates a variable. Substitute a value for the variable:
library_name
vertical line | A vertical line indicates a choice within braces or brackets:
FILE filesize [K|M]