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Re: lp5250d problem?


  • Subject: Re: lp5250d problem?
  • From: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 09:02:29 -0400
  • Organization: Best Distributing Co.

fixed

> Virtual device question: When connecting to the AS/400, each
> tn5250 session passes the TTY device to which the terminal is
> attached to the AS/400. For certain reasons, my boss wants to be
> able to deny access to virtual devices (lets call them R0000AA
> through R0000AF) so he tried to set VARIED OFF, but whenever
> we start tn5250 again, it sets VARY ON, bypassing the VARIED
> OFF status of that device. Any comments/suggestions?

Maybe I don't understand your question, but why not just assign each terminal to
a specific AS/400 workstation?  Then you'll always know which is which.
I prefer this to using the random virtual devices - when a user is having a
problem, I already know which terminal to look at.

If the problem is that some of your 3151's should not be allowed to sign on at
certain times, I would think you could control that on the Linux box.

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