4. Appendix

This section contains information that is referenced from other sections, and that does not really need to be read in sequence.

4.1. Glossary

This documentation uses a few special terms:

Hardware Management Console; the node the zhmcclient talks to.
an opaque string returned by the HMC as the result of a successful logon, for use by subsequent operations instead of credential data. The HMC gives each newly created session-id a lifetime of 10 hours, and expires it after that.