Network Parameters

The local network parameters are dependent on the type of connection in use.

For Ethernet and Token Ring connections, you have to define two parameters each time:

This is normally the address of the IBM control unit.

For SDLC connections, you only have to configure the line address.

For X.25 connections, you have to define several parameters:

You must configure the communications parameters in the Communications Manager. This configuration is a requirement for communication between the SAP Gateway and the R/2 host.

Network Parameters for Communications Manager

Type of connection

Parameter description


Adapter Address
Destination Address


Local Station Address

Token Ring

(Adapter) Address
Destination Address


Local DTE Address
Remote DTE Address
Switched Virtual Circuit or:
Permanent Virtual Circuit