Network Programmer's Guide

© Digital Equipment Corporation 1994, 1995, 1996
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Product Version:  Digital UNIX Version 4.0 or higher

March 1996

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This manual describes the Digital UNIX network programming environment. It describes the sockets and STREAMS frameworks, including information about system calls, header files, libraries, and software bridges that allow sockets programs to use STREAMS drivers and STREAMS programs to use BSD-based drivers. Additionally, it describes how to write programs to the X/Open Transport Interface (XTI), as well as how to port sockets-based applications to XTI. It also describes the Digital UNIX eSNMP API.

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