Use this procedure to start Communications Server for AIX, or a link station, or both, manually.


  1. Log on to AIX as root, if you are not logged on already.
  2. Starting xsnaadmin: Type xsnaadmin, then press Enter.

    The system displays a Motif window, named CS/AIX Node.

  3. Starting Communications Server for AIX: Click hostname Inactive.

    The system starts Communications Server for AIX.

  4. Starting a link station: Click the line that contains the name of the link station you want to start.

    The line is highlighted.

  5. Click Start.

    The system starts the link station.