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AIX Version 4.3 System User's Guide: Communications and Networks

About This Book

This publication, AIX Version 4.3 System User's Guide: Communications and Networks, is for end users running the following AIX applications: Mail, Message Handler (MH), Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Basic Networking Utilities (BNU), and Asynchronous Terminal Emulation (ATE). It provides overviews, concepts, and procedures on receiving and sending mail and messages, transferring files (ftp command), printing files from and to a remote system, running commands on other systems, communicating between local and remote systems, and customizing the communications environment.

Who Should Use This Book

This book is intended for end users who need information on AIX communications applications and services.

How to Use This Book

Overview of Contents


The following highlighting conventions are used in this book:

Bold Identifies commands, keywords, files, directories, and other items whose names are predefined by the system.
Italics Identifies parameters whose actual names or values are to be supplied by the user.
Monospace Identifies examples of specific data values, examples of text similar to what you might see displayed, examples of portions of program code similar to what you might write as a programmer, messages from the system, or information you should actually type.

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ISO 9000 registered quality systems were used in the development and manufacturing of this product.

Related Publications

The following books contain related information:

AIX and Related Products Documentation Overview, order number SC23-2456.

AIX Version 4.3 System User's Guide: Operating System and Devices, order number SC23-4121

AIX Version 4.3 System Management Guide: Communications and Networks, order number SC23-4127

AIX Version 4.3 INed Editor User's Guide, available on the AIX Version 4.3 Base Documentation CD only.

Software Industry Documentation

The following list identifies other documentation that describes functions available in AIX products.

Peek, Jerry. MH and xmh: E-mail for Users and Programmers. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 1995.

Todino, Grace, and Dale Dougherty. Using UUCP and Usenet. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 1991.

Krol, Ed. The Whole Internet User's Guide and Catalog. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly & Associates, 1993. (Order number SR28-4852)

Ordering Additional Copies of This Book

You can order publications from your sales representative or from your point of sale.

To order additional copies of this book, use order number SC23-4122.

See AIX and Related Products Documentation Overview for information on related publications and how to obtain them.

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