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IBM Open Systems Adapter Support Facility (OSA/SF) for VM

Product Number: 5655-104 Release 2.2.0 (old release, unsupported)

Product Number: 5741-A05 Release 4.4.0 (current supported release)

OSA/SF for VM is an optionally-installed facility supplied with VM that allows you to customize the modes of operation of an Open Systems Adapter, a unique type of S/390 channel. In the VM environment, an OSA can transfer data between TCP/IP and VTAM(r) and host programs and their clients on the local area networks (LANs) that the OSA supports. More ]

OSA/SF Related Information OSA/SF and OSA2 Configurations

General Information

OSA/SF Installation


TCP/IP and VTAM Related Information

IOCDS Sample Definition

Detail OAT Table Sample

Summary OAT Table Sample

Sample Device Configuration  

Available Documentation/Publications OSA/SF Support Structure

Any problems/concerns with the product, please follow the normal IBM Problem Reporting structure in place for your location.

Any good or bad remarks, comments, concerns, questions, or suggestions regarding any of the OSA/SF pages, you can contact me, Roger Lunsford at:


Postal mail:

  Roger Lunsford
Dept G18
IBM Corporation
1701 North St.
Endicott, NY 13760