Specifying connection information

IBM® Connect:Direct® accepts both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) versions of the Internet Protocol as well as host names. You can enter IP addresses/host names and ports in several ways, depending on the field you are specifying:

  • Address or host name only
  • Port number only
  • Address/host name with a port number
  • Multiple address/host name and port combinations

When specifying IP addresses/host names and ports for IBM Connect:Direct, use the following guidelines.