Spool Transfer Components

The major components of IBM® Connect:Direct® Spool Transfer are:

  • VTAM Printer Support (VPS) System
  • Application Program Interface (API)
  • Data Transmission Facility (DTF)
  • The following diagram shows the relationship between these components. This chapter summarizes the function of each component.

You implement IBM Connect:Direct Spool Transfer by changing definitions in the VPS initialization. Please refer to the Levi, Ray & Shoup documentation for their VPS product for correct implementation of VPS.