OptiConnect is an IBM® System i™ system area network (SNA) that provides high-speed connectivity between multiple systems in a local environment with wide area network (WAN) and local area network (LAN) technologies.
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OptiConnect refers to both software and hardware functions.
- Installing OptiConnect
The first step for establishing OptiConnect connections is to install the OptiConnect hardware and software.
- Configuring OptiConnect
You can use either the fast path method or the extended function path method to route data requests through OptiConnect. The fast path method provides faster communication, but it does not support two-phase commit as the extended function path method does.
- Managing OptiConnect
You use control language (CL) commands to start and end OptiConnect and to monitor OptiConnect activity.
You can follow a procedure to diagnose OptiConnect problems. Error messages and informational system reference codes (SRCs) can also help you troubleshoot these problems.
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