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Release 9.2.0.1.0 for Windows

Part Number A96651-01
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Preface

Intended Audience
Product Name
Related Publications
Conventions
Documentation Accessibility

1 Release Information

Product Set
Changes and Enhancements in Release 9.2.0.1.0
Changes
Oracle Call Interface
APPC Log File
Enhancements
Password Encryption Utility for Gateway Initialization File
Bugs Fixed in Version 9i
Known Restrictions
Multi-byte Character Sets Are Not Supported for Numeric Data and Clauses
CICS Transactions Do Not Allow PF Key Emulation
APPC PIP Data is Not Supported
Floating Point Datatype Conversion is Not Supported
Transaction Programs and Data Compression and Decompression
PGAU USAGE(NULL) on DEFINE/REDEFINE DATA Not Implemented

2 Introduction to Oracle Procedural Gateway for APPC

Overview
Features
Terms
Architecture
Implementation
Starting the Gateway
Communication
Remote Procedure Call Functions
Remote Transaction Initiation
Data Exchange
Remote Transaction Termination
Transaction Types

3 System Requirements

Hardware Requirements
Processor
Memory
Network Attachment
CD-ROM Drive
Disk Space
Software Requirements
Operating System
Communications
Oracle Integrating Server
OLTP
CICS/MVS and CICS/ESA
CICS/VSE
IDMS-DC
IMS/TM
APPC/MVS
Oracle Networking Products
Documentation Requirements

4 Installing and Configuring the Gateway

Before You Begin
Planning to Upgrade the Gateway
Upgrade Considerations
Restoration
Performing Pre-Upgrade Procedures
Performing Pre-Installation Procedures
Installing the Gateway Software
Configuring the Oracle Procedural Gateway for APPC
Pre-Configuration Steps
Stand-alone Gateway Installation/Upgrade
Configuring the Oracle Integrating Server for First-Time Installations
Upgrading the Oracle Integrating Server from Previous Releases
First-Time Installation and Configuration Steps
Optional Configuration Steps to Permit Multiple Users
Windows Configuration
Configuring SNA
Configuring the Gateway
Configuring Your Network
Configuring Commit-Confirm
Configuring the OLTP
Configuring CICS/ESA
Configuring IDMS-DC MVS
Configuring IMS/TM
Configuring APPC/MVS
Verifying the Installation
Verifying the Gateway Installation
Verifying the OLTP Configuration
CICS Verification
IDMS-DC Verification
IMS/TM Verification
APPC/MVS Verification
Performing Post-Installation Procedures
Installing Sample Applications
Accessing the Gateway from Other Oracle Servers
Accessing Other OLTPs from the Oracle Integrating Server
Deinstalling Your Oracle Procedural Gateway for APPC

5 Security Requirements

Overview of Security Requirements
Authenticating Application Logons
Defining and Controlling Database Links
Link Accessibility
Links and CONNECT Clauses
Passwords in the Gateway Initialization File
Using the pg4pwd Utility

6 Configuring the SNA Communication Package on Windows

Using SNA Security Validation
Specifying SNA Conversation Security
SNA Security Option SECURITY=NONE
SNA Security Option SECURITY=PROGRAM
Processing Inbound Connections
Configuring MS SNA
Independent Versus Dependent LUs
Creating SNA Definitions for the Gateway
Sample SNA Server Definitions
Definition Types
SNA Server Definitions
Server Selection
Link Service Definition
Connection Definition
Local LU Definition
Mode Definition
Remote LU Definition
CPI-C Symbolic Destination Name
Configuring IBM Communication Server
Independent Versus Dependent LUs
Creating SNA Definitions for the Gateway
Definition Types
IBM Communication Server Definitions
Creating the Configuration
Creating the Node
Creating Devices
Choosing the Device Type
Configuring a LAN Device
Creating Peer Connections
Defining the Link Station
Defining the Adjacent Node
Creating Local LUs
Defining Local LUs
Create Partner LUs
Defining Partner LUs
Creating the CPI-C Side Information Profile
Testing the Connection

7 Migration and Coexistence with Existing Gateways

Migrating An Existing Gateway Instance to New Release
Step 1: Install the new Release
Step 2: Transferring init sid.ora Gateway Initialization File Parameters
Backout Considerations When Migrating to New Releases
Parameter Changes for Version 4 to Release 9i Migration of Gateway
New Gateway Initialization Parameters
Renamed Gateway Initialization File Parameters
Obsolete Parameters
New Parameter Added When Migrating from Version 8 or Earlier to Oracle9i Gateway
Migrating from Version 9.0.1.1.1 to 9.2.0.1.0
Oracle Net Considerations

A Gateway Initialization Parameters

Gateway Initialization Parameter File
PGA Parameters
Sample Gateway Initialization File
PGA_CAPABILITY Parameter Considerations
PGA_CONFIRM Parameter Considerations

B Windows-Specific Gateway Messages

Oracle Procedural Gateway for APPC Server Messages

C Summary of Changes in Previous Versions

Changes and Enhancements in Previous Releases
Release 9.0.1.1.0
Oracle Server Dependencies
Oracle Home Directory
PG4APPC and PGAU
PGA_TRACE Parameter No Longer Supported
FDS_CLASS_VERSION Parameter Added
Release 4.0.1.1.0
Release 8.0.6.0.0
Changes
Enhancements
Corrected Problems in Previous Versions
Release 9.0.1.1.0
Release 8.0.6.0.0
Release 4.0.1.1.0
Known Problems in Previous Versions
Release 4.0.1.1.0 and 8.0.6.0.0

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