You can use the Rumba APPC Configuration tool to easily create and edit side information files. Previously, when using APPC/LU 6.2 verbs, programmers had to supply the parameters that described the network environment. With CPI-C, these parameters are called out from a side information file.
The Rumba APPC Configuration tool uses a straightforward process to create a side information file. One thing to remember is that the side information file is the last part of the configuration process. First you must define the: