logical unit 6.2

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Logical Unit 6.2 definition

(LU6.2) A type of logical unit that governs peer-to-peer SNA communications. LU6.2 supports general communication between programs in a distributed processing environment.
LU6.2 is characterised by a peer relationship between session partners, efficient use of a session for multiple transactions, comprehensive end-to-end error processing and a generic application program interface consisting of structured verbs that are mapped into a product inplementation.
LU6.2 is used by IBM's TPF operating system.
[IBM Dictionary of Computing, McGraw-Hill 1993].
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