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About This Guide

About This Guide

This section describes the contents, audience, organization, and conventions of the CiscoWorks Blue SNA View Mainframe Installation and User Guide. It also refers to related publications and other sources of information.

Document Contents

This guide contains information about the following topics:

For details not covered in this guide, and for last-minute changes and caveats, see the Release Notes for CiscoWorks Blue SNA View Software Release 1.2.


This guide is for the IBM mainframe system administrator or network technical support personnel who install and configure the CiscoWorks Blue SNA View mainframe application.

The reader should be familiar with the following topics:

Document Organization

This guide contains the following chapters:

Document Conventions

This guide uses basic conventions to represent text and table information.

Command descriptions use these conventions:

Examples use these conventions:

This guide also uses the following conventions:

Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials not contained in the manual.

Related Documentation

In addition to this document, the CiscoWorks Blue SNA View documentation set includes the following:

The following Cisco publication describes how to use the SNA correlation, provided by SNA View, with CiscoWorks Blue Maps:

Users of the "Troubleshooting the SNA View Mainframe Application" chapter should also be familiar with the following IBM publications:

The following IBM publications are recommended reading for a broader understanding of the topics covered in this guide:

The following SOLVE publication is recommended for use with SOLVE:Netmaster:

The following Cisco publication is recommended for configuring SNA View security:

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