Do you have a default route on your AS400 to your Linksys Router? I would first enable SSL for your AS400 Telnet server and open 992 not the unsecured 23. But either way, you will need to do one of the two: 1. have a default route to your Linksys router 2. NAT inbound at our Linksys router to your internal IP scheme. I would: ADDTCPRTE RTEDEST(*DFTROUTE) SUBNETMASK(*NONE) NEXTHOP(LINKSYS router IP address) -----Original Message----- > Hi everybody > > I am not so sure whether this is the right platform for my question but i > hope i will get your help and answers. > > We have an AS/400 on our internal network. We can connect to it via telnet > on the internal network, from any client. We have a DSL internet connection > with a single external IP and a Linksys router. We have forwarded TCP port > 80 on the Linksys router to a Windows Web Server and it works perfectly. > > We similarly want to be able to connect via telnet to the internal AS/400 > from the internet. We have forwarded TCP port 23 on the Linksys router to > the AS/400 , but unable to connect. We get the message "Could not open > connection to the host, on port 23: Connect Failed". > > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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