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IP Network Programming on OpenVMS?

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The Question is:

Can we write Socket Programming in Compaq/Dec COBOL??
We have a Alpha server running openVMS ver 7.2
Here we does not have licence for Dec C, so we have to write in COBOL.
If possible, can we just use the same commands Connect, gethostname,,,functions
 like this.
Please help me identifying some help with examples.
Thanks And Regards,

The Answer is :

  You will not want to use the C socket library.
  You will want to use the $qio interface.
  Please read the available TCP/IP Services documentation on the $qio
  interface, and please review the contents of the TCPIP$EXAMPLES:
  directory.  (Look in UCX$EXAMPLES: on releases prior to V5.0.)

answer written or last revised on ( 24-OCT-2001 )

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