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DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS
Introduction and User's Guide

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Contents (summary)
Preface Preface
Part I DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Overview
Chapter 1 Introducing DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS
Chapter 2 DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Components
Part II Conceptual Information
Chapter 3 DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Concepts
Chapter 4 X.25 Networking Concepts
Part III Using DECnet-Plus Utilities
Chapter 5 DECnet Network Operations
Chapter 6 File Operations to and from Other DECnet and DECnet-Plus Nodes
Part IV Glossary


Preface Preface
Part I
Part I DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Overview
Chapter 1
1 Introducing DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS
     1.1     Preparing for a Migration to DECnet-Plus
         1.1.1         Differences Between DECnet Phase IV and DECnet-Plus Phase V
     1.2     OSI and IETF Standards Supported
     1.3     Dependencies and Licenses
         1.3.1         DECnet Licenses
         1.3.2         Name Services
                Choosing the Local Namespace
                Choosing DECdns
                Choosing DNS/BIND
         1.3.3         DECdts Time Server
         1.3.4         Intermediate System
         1.3.5         X.25
         1.3.6         OSI Application Development
     1.4     Distributed Networking
         1.4.1         Distributed System Services
         1.4.2         Distributed Network Applications
     1.5     OpenVMS Cluster Systems
         1.5.1         DECnet-Plus OpenVMS Cluster Alias
         1.5.2         OpenVMS Cluster Configuration Procedure
Chapter 2
2 DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Components
     2.1     Features of DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS
         2.1.1         OpenVMS Software Components
     2.2     DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Base System
         2.2.1         DECnet Over TCP/IP
         2.2.2         DIGITAL-Supplied Session Control Applications
         2.2.3         Programming Interfaces
         2.2.4         OSI Transport Service
         2.2.5         NSP Transport Service
                End-System-to-Intermediate-System (ES-IS) Routing
         2.2.6         Network Management
         2.2.7         Name Service
                Local Namespace
         2.2.8         Time Service
     2.3     X.25
         2.3.1         X.25 Native Software
         2.3.2         X.25 Access Software
     2.4     Wide Area Network Device Drivers
     2.5     OSAK
         2.5.1         OSAK API
         2.5.2         OSAK Software and Management Facilities
                Protocol Machine
                Network Control and Management Facilities
                OSAK Trace Utility
         2.5.3         Active and Passive Addresses
     2.6     FTAM
         2.6.1         FTAM Gateway
     2.7     Virtual Terminal (VT)
         2.7.1         VT Gateways
                LAT/VT and VT/LAT Gateways
                VT/Telnet and Telnet/VT Gateways
     2.8     Management Tools and Utilities
         2.8.1         Network Control Language (NCL)
                Network Management Graphical User Interface (NET$MGMT)
         2.8.2         Network Control Program (NCP)
         2.8.3         Common Trace Facility (CTF)
         2.8.4         CMISE API
         2.8.5         Network Management Support Tools
         2.8.6         DECnet-Plus Event Dispatcher (EVD)
         2.8.7         CMIP Management Listener (CML)
Part II
Part II Conceptual Information
Chapter 3
3 DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS Concepts
     3.1     Communications Architecture: The OSI Reference Model
         3.1.1         Comparison of DNA Phases
     3.2     Data Flow
     3.3     OSI Terminology
         3.3.1         Protocols
         3.3.2         Protocol Stacks (Towers)
         3.3.3         Dialogues
         3.3.4         Entities
         3.3.5         Services
                Service Primitives
                Service Access Points (SAPs)
     3.4     The Upper Three OSI Layers
         3.4.1         Presentation and Session Entities
     3.5     DNA Session Control Layer
         3.5.1         Objects and Applications
         3.5.2         Protocol Towers
         3.5.3         Address Resolution
         3.5.4         Address Selection
         3.5.5         Connection Control
         3.5.6         DIGITAL-Supplied Session Control Layer Applications
     3.6     Transport Layer
         3.6.1         Transport Layer Ports and Session Layer Ports
         3.6.2         Supported Transport Protocols
                OSI Transport Protocol
                Network Services Protocol (NSP)
         3.6.3         OSI Transport Service
                OSI Transport Service Functions
                OSI Transport Templates
                OSI Transport Connections
     3.7     Network Layer
         3.7.1         Network Services
                Connectionless-Mode Network Service (CLNS)
                Connection-Oriented Network Service (CONS)
         3.7.2         Broadcast Network Connections: The Routing Process
                Compliance with OSI Packet Formats and Addressing
     3.8     Data Link Layer
         3.8.1         Support for CSMA-CD Protocol on a LAN
                Extended LANs
                Intermediate System
                Multicircuit End Systems
                Areas and Multihomed Systems
         3.8.2         Support for the HDLC Protocol
                LAPB Support
         3.8.3         Support for the DDCMP Protocol
                Synchronous DDCMP
                Asynchronous DDCMP
                Converting DDCMP Links to HDLC Links
     3.9     Physical Layer
         3.9.1         CSMA-CD LAN Interface
         3.9.2         Modem Connect Module
     3.10     Network Management
         3.10.1         Network Management Components
         3.10.2         How the Director Works
                Management Access Relationship
                Management of Remote DECnet Phase IV Nodes
                Support for Phase IV NCP and the NICE Protocol
                Maintenance Operation Protocol (MOP) Support
         3.10.3         Configuration Procedure for DECnet-Plus for OpenVMS

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