Conventions

The following conventions and terms may be used in this guide.

This convention or term

Is used to indicate this

this type style

text that you type
filenames and directory names
onscreen messages

italic

document titles
variables
emphasis

square brackets ( [ ] )

optional items in a command
For example, [ true | false ]. (Do not type the brackets.)

pipe ( | )

a choice between items in a command or parameter. When enclosed in braces ( { } ), the choice is mandatory.

UPPERCASE

DMSII data set and data item names

MCP server
host
mainframe (terms)

Unisys ClearPath NX, LX or A Series mainframe

DBEnterprise (term)

DATABridge Enterprise Server

DBServer (term)

DATABridge Server