Host Command Facility


Other Names:

HCF

Categories:

Networks and Communication

Status:

 Supported

Vendor:

IBM

Platforms:

z/OS  z/VSE  

Short Description:

Communication between mainframe and other systems
 

Detail:

Legacy product used to logon or access distributed systems from mainframes. Works with distributed version: Distributed Host Command Facility (DHCF). Distributed systems supported included DPPX/370, System i (AS/400), System x (RS/6000), System/1, System/36, and other systems. Executed on z/OS or z/VSE as a VTAM application. 

V2 First released in 1989. Withdrawn from marketing 2001.

IBM Product IDs:

  • V2.x Product ID: 5668-985
  • V1.x Product ID: 5735-XR1

 


Entry last updated: 15-Aug-2013