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OS/VS VTAM Reference Overview for VTAM Level 2

VTAM Operator Commands - Cheat Sheet

The following VTAM Command syntax diagrams have been included:

Start Network Activity

This command starts up VTAM. Without VTAM being started, no VTAM resources can be accessed

>>--+-START--+-NET,,,-+-----------------------------------------------------+-><
    +-S------+        | <--------------------,--+                           |
                      |-SUPP=-+-NOSUPP-+--------+-------------------------+-+ 1)
                      |       |-INFO---|                                  |
                      |       |-WARN---|                                  |
                      |       |-NORM---|                                  |
                      |       +-SER----+                                  |
                      |-CONFIG=id-----------------------------------------|
                      |-LIST=id-------------------------------------------|
                      |-MAXSUBA=number------------------------------------|
                      |-NESTSOL=+-YES-+-----------------------------------|
                      |         +-NO--+                                   |
                      |-SSCPID=n------------------------------------------|
                      |-TEST----------------------------------------------|
                      |-+-TRACE---+-,TYPE=++-IO--+,ID=-+-cluster name---+ |
                      | +-NOTRACE-+       |+-BUF-+     |-component name-| |
                      |                   |            |-ncp name-------| |
                      |                   |            |-terminal name--| |
                      |                   |            +-terminal name--+ |
                      |                   |-LINE,ID=line name-------------|
                      |                   +-VTAMBUF,TYPE=SMS--------------|
                      |-APBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)-----------------------------|1)
                      |-CRPLBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)---------------------------|
                      |-IOBUF=(bno,bsz,bth)-------------------------------|
                      |-LFBUF=(bno,bsz,bth)-------------------------------|
                      |-LPBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)-----------------------------|
                      |-NPBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)-----------------------------|
                      |-PBBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)-----------------------------|
                      |-SFBUF=(bno,bsz,bth)-------------------------------|
                      |-UECBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)----------------------------|
                      +-WPBUF=(bno,bsz,bth,F)-----------------------------+

1)  F parameter applies to OS/VS2 MVS only
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Alter Network Parameters after the network was started

When VTAM is active, some of the startup parmeters can be changed

>>--+-MODIFY-+-NET,-+-DUMP ,ID=ncpname-+--------+-----------------------+--><
    +-F------+      |                  +-,RMPO--+                       |
                    |-NESTSOL=+-YES-+-----------------------------------|
                    |         +-NO--+                                   |
                    |-NEGPOLL=number,ID=line name-----------------------|
                    |-POLL=number,ID=line name--------------------------|
                    |-SESSION=number,ID=line name-----------------------|
                    |-SESSION=number,ID=line name-----------------------|
                    |-TEST----------------------------------------------|
                    |-+-TRACE---+-,+ID=-+-cluster name---+,TYPE=+-IO--+-|
                    | +-NOTRACE-+  |    |-component name-|      +-BUF-+ |
                    |              |    |-ncp name-------|              |
                    |              |    |-terminal name--|              |
                    |              |    +-terminal name--+              |
                    |              |                                    |
                    |              +-ID=-+-line name,TYPE=LINE---+------|
                    |                    +-VTAMBUF,TYPE=SMS------+      |
                    |-TRANLIM=number,ID=terminal name-------------------|
                    +-SUPP=-+-NOSUPP-+----------------------------------+2)
                            |-INFO---|
                            |-WARN---|
                            |-NORM---|
                            +-SER----+

2) OS/VS1 and OS/VS2 SVS only
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Display Information About Network resources

When VTAM is active, the various VTAM resource can be displayed

                     +-NONE--+
>>--+-DISPLAY-+-NET,-+-------+-,ID=+-application program name-+------------><
    +-D-------+      |-EVERY-|     |-bsc cluster name---------|
                     |-E-----|     |-line name----------------|
                     |-ACT---|     |-physical unit name-------|
                     |-A-----|     +-NCP major node name------+
                     |-INACT-|
                     +-I-----+

>>--+-DISPLAY-+-NET,ID=+-local 3270 terminal name-+------------------------><
    +-D-------+        |-logical unit name--------|
                       |-terminal name------------|
                       |-terminal component name--|
                       +-physical unit name-------+
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Activate a Network Resource (1)

You can make network resources available after VTAM has started

>>--+-VARY-+-NET,ACT,ID=+-application segment---------------------------+-----><
    +-V----+            |-bsc cluster name -----------------------------|
                        |-line name-+--------------+--------------------|
                        |           +,ANS=-+-ON--+-+                    |
                        |                  +-OFF-+                      |
                        |-local terminal set name--+------------+-------|
                        |                          +-,-+-COLD-+-+       |
                        |                              +-WARM-+         |
                        |-ncp name--+--------------------------------+--|
                        |           +,-+-U=channel unit address------|  |
                        |              |-RNAME=remote 3704/3705 name-|  |
                        |              +-,-+-COLD-+------------------+  |
                        |                  +-WARM-+                     |
                        |-port name-------------------------------------|
                        |-terminal name---------------------------------|
                        |-local pu name-+----------------------------+--|
                        |               +,-U=channel unit address----+  |
                        |-logical unit name-----------------------------|
                        |-switched sna major node name-+------------+---|
                        |                              +-,-+-COLD-+-+   |
                        |                                  +-WARM-+     |
                        |-physical unit name----------------------------|
                        +-local sna major node-+------------+-----------+
                                               +-,-+-COLD-+-+
                                                   +-WARM-+

Activate a Network Resource (2)

>>--+-VARY-+NET+----+,ID=+-bsc cluster name-------------+,LOGON=application pgm-><
    +-V----+   +,ACT+    |-line name--------------------|
                         |-local terminal set name------|
                         |-ncp name---------------------|
                         +-switched sna major node name-+

Activate a Network Resource (3)

>>--+-VARY-+NET+----+,ID=+-local sna major node name----+,LOGON=application pgm->
    +-V----+   +,ACT+    |-physical unit name-----------|
                         |-ncp major node name----------|
                         +-switched sna major node name-+

>--+---------------------+--+------------+-------------------------------------><
   +-,LOGMODE=logon mode-+  +-,-+-COLD-+-+
                                +-WARM-+
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Deactivate a Network Resource

You can make network resources unavailable after VTAM has started

>>--+-VARY-+NET-INACT,-+---+,ID=-+-bsc cluster name-------------+--------------><
    +-V----+           |-I-|     |-line name--------------------|
                       |-F-|     |-local terminal set name------|
                       +-R-+     |-ncp name---------------------|
                                 |-port name--------------------|
                                 |-terminal name----------------|
                                 |-physical unit name-----------|
                                 |-logical unit name------------|
                                 |-local SNA major node name----|
                                 +-switched sna major node name-+
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Terminate Network Activity

This is how you stop the network

>>--+-HALT-+-NET+--------------+----------------------------------------------><
    +-Z----+    +-,+-QUICK--+--+
                   +-CANCEL-+

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