How to determine the IP address for the mainframe LPAR.

Document ID : KB000049927
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Solution:

To determine the IP address for a mainframe LPAR:

  1. Open up a Command Prompt within Windows. You should find a link for this tool under Start->Programs->Accessories.

  2. Using the Node name of the mainframe LPAR issue a Trace Route command as follows:

    "tracert lpar-name" (where lpar-name equals the node name of your mainframe LPAR)

  3. The above command will trace the path to the node-name specified in the command and print a report of all of the nodes (along with their IP addresses) needed to traverse the network to this location.

For example, the following report was produced for command "tracert usilca31":

Tracing route to usilca31.ca.com [141.202.65.31]
over a maximum of 30 hops:
  1    <1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  138.42.192.2
  2    <1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  wsp054967wss.ca.com [138.42.200.
  3     6 ms     6 ms     6 ms  usfrgr48-p3-0-0.ca.com [138.42.2
  4    10 ms    10 ms    10 ms  rtp005080rts.ca.com [130.200.200
  5    21 ms    17 ms    15 ms  usilgr48-g-2-0-0.ca.com [130.200
  6    15 ms    15 ms    17 ms  usilnx63-e3-3-rb01-l0-1.ca.com [
  7    15 ms    15 ms    15 ms  usilgr64-g1-41.ca.com [141.202.3
  8    15 ms    22 ms    16 ms  usilgr19-g3-2.ca.com [141.202.25
  9    15 ms    15 ms    15 ms  usilca31.ca.com [141.202.65.31]

The last entry in the list (as well as the report header) will show the IP address of the specified node (listed as BOLD above).