bulk files between
purpose operating system for a virtual machine, dedicated to the
management of files spooled to it by
by remote stations via communication lines. Remote stations can submit
files to a
printer and punch output in return,.
to a remote
printer and punch files to other remote stations.
Locations and Links
machine are assigned a one-to eight-character alphameric location
identification. The transmission path between the
and any single remote station is defined as a link.
attributes that make up a link definition and these attributes are
assigned at system generation time or dynamically via the
command. A link definition consists of a linkid (the location
identifier of the remote station), the type of remote station, the line
address to be used for transmission, the class of files to be processed,
and other information unique to the link.
definitions (link table) in the module
be defined of which any 16 may be active at anyone time.
A remote station, in the context of
Nonprogrammable remote terminals, such as the
remote stations is provided by the hardware. These devices are managed
by the Nonprogrammable Terminal
communications adapters. These systems must be programmed to provide a
Remote Terminal Processor
can only be programmed to function as remote terminals.
host batch systems using
of these types of remote stations are managed by the