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Date:   Fri, 31 Dec 1999 10:44:31 +0100
Reply-To:   JH <jahe@VILLAGE.UUNET.BE>
Sender:   "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   JH <jahe@VILLAGE.UUNET.BE>
Organization:   UUNET-NL (
Subject:   Re: Accessing SAS/SHARE on MVS from SAS on Windows

Peter, use this


LIBNAME libref REMOTE 'dsname' SERVER=serverid;


Peter H. Ulriksen wrote in message <>... >Is it possible to access datasets through a SAS/SHARE server running on >MVS, from a client running SAS 6.12 on Windows 98 via TCP/IP, without >using a CONNECT-session ? > >We have set up a SAS/SHARE server (6.09 TS470) on MVS with COMAMID=XMS1, >COMAUX1=TCP and TCPSEC=SECURE. (We have licenses to SHARE and CONNECT) > >The clients (6.12 TS055) are using COMAMID=TCP. > >I have read in some of the documentation (don't remember which), that I >should be able to access the datasets via SAS/SHARE like this: > >LIBNAME libref 'dsname' SERVER=nodeid.serverid; > >but I get the error: > >"You cannot connect to server NODEID.SERVERID because ERROR: Cannot >connect to TCP socket. System message is '10060 - WSAETIMEDOUT'." > >(and yes, I have substituted the word NODEID with the real node-ID and >the SERVERID with the real server-ID ... ;-) ) > >We do have SAS/CONNECT sessions from the clients to the MVS, so the >TCP/IP connection is working. > >I remember a couple of years ago to have achieved the task with SAS 6.11 >clients on OS/2 and a SHARE server on MVS, but the COMAMID back then was >APPC, and I'm not sure, if we can do the same with TCP/IP. > >Any suggestions or comments ? > >Happy New Year, > >Peter H. Ulriksen >

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