This redbook provides information about the key components of the IBM OS/2
Warp Server product. Following on the heels of OS/2 Warp Connect, the
integrated OS/2 client operating system, OS/2 Warp Server combines the
refreshed OS/2 Warp and LAN Server with a wealth of functional enhancements
in TCP/IP, Remote Access Services (LAN Distance), systems management
(SystemView), backup and recovery and advanced print function. Each service
or function can be selectively installed, allowing users to customize OS/2 Warp
Server to meet their specific needs. This redbook describes hints and
workarounds for various installation scenarios.
The major enhancement to TCP/IP is the dynamic IP introduction. OS/2 Warp
Server is the first product which has implemented Dynamic DNS (Domain Name
System) together with DHCP (Dynamic Host Control Protocol). This redbook
discusses the detail of this protocol and implementation on server and clients.
Remote Access Services is equivalent to the existing LAN Distance connection
server product but with several enhancements. This redbook describes not only
the enhancements but also the basics of remote access services.
This redbook intends to provide guidance on planning, installation and
customization of the core components of OS/2 Warp Server. The components
discussed in this redbook are the File and Print Sharing function with OS/2 and
DOS/Windows/Windows 95 client, Adapter and Protocol Services, TCP/IP
Services and Remote Access Services. For information on SystemView in OS/2
Warp Server, Backup and Recovery, and Advanced Print Services see the
upcoming redbook, Inside OS/2 Warp Server, Volume 2: Using SystemView,
Backup/Recovery and Advanced Printwhich is planned to be available in
Readers are assumed to have some knowledge of OS/2 Warp, IBM OS/2 LAN
Server 4.0 and basics of TCP/IP protocol and products.