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COTSE - ADDPCLTBLE (Add Protocol Table Entry) Command

ADDPCLTBLE (Add Protocol Table Entry) Command


The Add Protocol Table Entry (ADDPCLTBLE) command is used to add a protocol entry to the protocol table. You can use the protocol table to manage a list of protocols used in the Internet. The Internet is a collection of networks functioning as a single, cooperative, and virtual network using Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) to support peer-to-peer connectivity.

The protocol table is shipped with a list of some valid protocols. Current protocol values are available to the Internet community in the assigned numbers RFC (Request for Comments) document, a formal specification of proposals and standards for a portion of TCP/IP.

Restriction: You must have system configuration (*IOSYSCFG) special authority to use this command.

Required Parameters

PROTOCOL Specifies the name of the protocol to be added to the table. A protocol can be added to the table only once.

PCLNBR Specifies the number that represents the protocol.

Optional Parameters

ALIAS Specifies the alternate name for the protocol. You can specify a maximum of 4 aliases. No checking is done to ensure that an alias is unique.

*NONE: The protocol has no alternate name.

alias: Specify an alternate protocol name.

TEXT Specifies the text that briefly describes the protocol entry.

*BLANK: Text is not specified.

'protocol-description': Specify no more than 50 characters of text, enclosed in apostrophes.



This command adds an entry for the TCP protocol to the protocol table. The protocol number for the TCP entry is 6.


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