TCP/IP setup

This topic provides you with tools and procedures for configuring TCP/IP on the IBM® i operating system.

For example, you can use this information to create a line description, a TCP/IP interface, and a route. Find out how to customize your TCP/IP configuration, and learn about various TCP/IP techniques that enable you to direct the data that flows in and out of your network.

Before you use this information to configure TCP/IP, ensure that you have installed all the necessary hardware components. After you complete the initial tasks for configuring TCP/IP, you are ready to expand the capabilities of your system with TCP/IP applications, protocols, and services to meet your unique needs.