What I did take a PC that was out of circulation (nothing wrong with it, just not powerful enough for regular users), modem, PC Anywhere and set it up as the console. I dial into that and can run stuff and if the PSTN drops, no big deal, just reconnect and the "console" is still up. Chuck -----Original Message----- From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Al Mac Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 11:09 AM To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion Subject: Re: Run RCLSTG at home Similar type of risk exists with * Any remote location over a ma bell that is somewhat unreliable ... our T1 line tends to go down if there is heavy rain storm anywhere along its route. It is bad enough when it hits in middle of some application update. This is one of the reasons why I encourage heavy reliance on JOBQ. The connection may be lost, but the task is still running. * Power outage that lasts longer than the UPS Battery (ours good for 1/2 hour), that happens when some critical task is running that might take longer than that. Seems to me, my VPN connection tends to "time out" if there is no communication between me and the 400 for more than a few minutes.
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