110876 RSTS/E 3271 Protocol Emulator Version: 2.1, May 1987
Submitted by: Digital Equipment Corporation
Operating System: RSTS/E version 8.0 Memory Required: 4K Bytes
Hardware Required: DUP11-DA, KMC11-A Keywords: Emulators
Abstract: The RSTS/E 3271 Protocol Emulator permits application
programs written in BASIC-PLUS, BASIC-PLUS 2, COBOL, or
DIBOL running under the RSTS/E Operating System to
communicate interactively with user jobs running on an IBM
370 or 303x host system. The IBM application program can
run with IMS/VS, CICS/VS, or TSO. The package makes it
possible to implement applications performing remote,
on-line access to IBM Data Bases for data entry, retrieval,
and update, or file transfer.
The RSTS/E 3271 Protocol Emulator is a communications
product only. It does not perform IBM 3277 video display
emulation nor does it respond to the SENSE, COPY, and READ
The communications discipline used by the RSTS/E 3271
Protocol Emulator is the 3271 subset of IBM's Binary
Synchronous Communications (BSC) protocol that uses EBCDIC
code. Specifically, this subset of BSC supports operation
of full- and half-duplex leased lines, in either
point-to-point or multipoint configurations, at transmission
speeds up to 9600 bits per second. The RSTS/E 3271 Protocol
Emulator does not support switched facilities, contention
line control, or transparent BSC capability. It can share a
multipoint line with control units functioning in
nontransparent mode only.
Release notes are distributed with each order.
Restrictions: Will not run on PDP-11/23 or MicroPDP-11. Requires
RSTS/E Version 8 or later.
Documentation available in hardcopy only. Sources not included.
Media (Service Charge Code): User's Manual (EC), 600' Magnetic Tape
(MA) Format: DOS-11
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