Ethernet on the System i™ platform supports TCP/IP, Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking® (APPN),
Advanced Program-to-Program Communication (APPC), retail, finance, host, and remote workstation.
You can use this information to configure and manage TCP/IP or Systems Network Architecture (SNA) over Ethernet on your System i platform.
- What's new for V5R4
This topic highlights the changes and improvements made to Ethernet for V5R4.
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- Ethernet support
Many different factors influence the capabilities of Ethernet. Some of these influences can come from the cabling and adapter type you use.
- Configuring Ethernet support
The i5/OS® operating system supports Ethernet connections with TCP/IP and SNA.
- Managing Ethernet support
After configuring Ethernet support, you can change many things, such as line descriptions and Ethernet performance.
- Troubleshooting Ethernet
This information might help you solve problems with your system and connections. You can find out why connections might fail, why frames are dropped, or why PCs cannot connect to your system.
- Related information for Ethernet
Listed here are the product manuals and IBM® Redbooks™ (in PDF format), Web sites, and information center topics that relate to the Ethernet topic. You can view or print any of the PDFs.