This manual describes the installation and configuration of Oracle Database Gateway for IMS, VSAM, and Adabas, which enables Oracle client applications to access IMS, VSAM, and Adabas data through Structured Query Language (SQL). The gateway, with the Oracle Database, creates the appearance that all data is located on a local Oracle Database, even though the data can be widely distributed.


This manual is intended for Oracle database administrators who perform the following tasks:

  • Installing the components of the Oracle Database Gateway for IMS, VSAM, and Adabas

  • Configuring the components of the Oracle Database Gateway for IMS, VSAM, and Adabas

  • Diagnosing gateway errors


You should understand the fundamentals of database gateways before using this guide to install or administer the gateway.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Database Gateway 11g Release 2 (11.2) documentation set:

  • Oracle Database New Features

  • Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Administrator's Guide

  • Oracle Database Administrator's Guide

  • Oracle Application Developer's Guide - Fundamentals

  • Oracle Database Concepts

  • Oracle Database Performance Tuning Guide and Reference

  • Oracle Database Performance Planning

  • Oracle Database Error Messages

  • Oracle Database Globalization Support Guide

  • Oracle Database Reference

  • Oracle SQL Reference

  • Oracle Net Services Administrator's Guide

  • SQL*Plus User's Guide and Reference

  • Oracle Database Heterogeneous Connectivity User's Guide

  • Oracle 2 Day DBA

  • Oracle Database Security Guide


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