TCP/IP setup


Your IBM® System i™ product has arrived, and you are ready to put it to use. This topic provides tools and procedures for configuring TCP/IP on the i5/OS® operating system.

For example, you can use this information to create a line description, a TCP/IP interface, and a route. Find out how to customize your TCP/IP configuration using iSeries™ Navigator, and learn about various TCP/IP techniques that enable you to direct the data that flows in and out of your network.

Before you use this information to configure TCP/IP, see Hardware installation and use to ensure you have installed all the necessary hardware components. After you complete the initial tasks for configuring TCP/IP, you are ready to expand the capabilities of your system with TCP/IP applications, protocols, and services to meet your unique needs.

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