Compaq TP Desktop Connector
for ACMS
Gateway Management Guide

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Contents (summary)
Preface Preface
Chapter 1 Introduction to Gateway Management for ACMS
Chapter 2 Managing a TP Desktop Connector System
Chapter 3 Using Transports
Chapter 4 Using Macintosh Serial Communications


Preface Preface
Chapter 1
1 Introduction to Gateway Management for ACMS
     1.1     Overview
     1.2     System Management with TP Desktop Connector Software
     1.3     Network Software
Chapter 2
2 Managing a TP Desktop Connector System
     2.1     Downloading Application Information
         2.1.1         Software Version Synchronization
         2.1.2         File Server Access for Applications
     2.2     Authorizing Users
         2.2.1         Providing OpenVMS Authorization on the Submitter Node
         2.2.2         Authorizing ACMS Users
         2.2.3         Authorizing Desktop Systems Terminals
         2.2.4         Authorizing Task Access on the Application Node
                Task Authorization on Submitter Nodes
                Task Authorization on Distributed Applications
     2.3     Controlling the TP Desktop Connector System
         2.3.1         Starting the System and Applications
         2.3.2         Displaying System Information
         2.3.3         Canceling Desktop Users and Tasks
     2.4     Controlling the Gateway
         2.4.1         Starting the Gateway
         2.4.2         Gateway Startup Parameter File
         2.4.3         Specifying Network Transports
         2.4.4         Specifying the TCP/IP Port Number on the Gateway
         2.4.5         Enabling Password Expiration
         2.4.6         Cyclic Redundancy Checking
         2.4.7         Stopping the Gateway Process
     2.5     Tuning the TP Desktop Connector System
         2.5.1         Setting ACMS System Parameters
         2.5.2         Tuning the Compaq TP Desktop Connector Gateway for ACMS
         2.5.3         Overriding Default Process Quotas
                General Tuning Guidelines
                AST Limit
                Buffered I/O Limit
                Open File Limit
                Buffered I/O Operations Limit
                Page File
                Working Set and Maximum Working Set
         2.5.4         Tuning the Desktop Client Program Buffer Size
                Setting ACMSDI_MAXBUF on DOS
                Setting ACMSDI_MAXBUF for OpenVMS Desktop Client Programs
                Setting the Buffer Size on Macintosh Systems
         2.5.5         Running Applications Simultaneously
     2.6     Troubleshooting
Chapter 3
3 Using Transports
     3.1     TP Desktop Connector Transport Methodology
         3.1.1         Using Static-Link Libraries
         3.1.2         Default Network Transports for Client API Libraries
         3.1.3         Using Microsoft Windows Dynamic-Link Libraries
     3.2     Macintosh Communications Toolbox
         3.2.1         AppleTalk-DECnet Tool
         3.2.2         DECnet Tool
         3.2.3         MacTCP Tool
         3.2.4         AppleTalk ADSP Tool
         3.2.5         XPC Tool
     3.3     Using the DECnet Transport
         3.3.1         Preparing the Gateway for DECnet
                Activating the Gateway for DECnet
         3.3.2         Preparing the Client for DECnet
                Using Network DLLs for Windows Applications
                Building the Client for DECnet Using Static-link Libraries
                Controlling the Number of Concurrent Users
         3.3.3         Troubleshooting the DECnet Transport
     3.4     Using the Novell NetWare Transport
         3.4.1         Preparing the Gateway for the NetWare Transport
                Activating the Gateway for the NetWare Transport
                TP Desktop Connector Service Advertising Protocol (SAP) Services
                IPX/SPX Stack from InterConnections
         3.4.2         Preparing the Client for the NetWare Transport
                Installation Requirements for Novell NetWare Transport
                Configuring DOS Desktop Systems for NetWare
                Additional Novell SDK files required for NetWare clients
                Configuring Libraries for NetWare --- DOS Implementation
                Configuring Libraries for NetWare---Microsoft Windows Implementation
                Comparing NetWare to DECnet
                Configuring DOS and Windows Systems for NetWare
         3.4.3         Building Client Applications for NetWare
                Building DOS Client Applications for NetWare
                Building Windows Client Applications for NetWare
         3.4.4         Troubleshooting for the NetWare Transport
                Troubleshooting IPX/SPX Stack from InterConnections
                Troubleshooting the Gateway
         3.4.5         NetWare Transport Installation Checklist
     3.5     Using the TCP/IP Transport
         3.5.1         Preparing the Gateway for the TCP/IP Transport
                Installation Requirements for the Gateway Using TCP/IP
                Activating the Gateway on TCP/IP
                Setting an Alternate Gateway TCP/IP Port Number
         3.5.2         Preparing the Client for the TCP/IP Transport
                Configuring the Libraries for TCP/IP
                Using the TCP/IP Transport on DOS and Static-Link Libraries
                Using the TCP/IP Transport on Microsoft Windows
         3.5.3         Using TCP/IP with Applications Composed of Multiple Executables
                Enabling the Task-Link Extension
                Task-Link Extension Functional Description
                Task-Link Extension Side Effects
                Building a Tru64 UNIX TP Desktop Connector Client that Uses TCP/IP
                Setting Up the Environment for TCP/IP
                        Specifying the Gateway TCP/IP Port Number on the Client
                        Setting an Alternate TCP/IP Port Number on DOS
                        Setting the TCP/IP Transport on Macintosh
                        Setting an Alternate TCP/IP Port Number on Macintosh
         3.5.4         Troubleshooting the TCP/IP Transport

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