On 11/15/06, Brian Crooks <crooksb@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
One of my clients wants to allow the rest of the company to access their AS400. Network A has its own internet connection and a router using DHCP handing out addresses in the range 192.168.1.1 - .254. The other network (B) has its own internet connection and a router giving out addresses in the 192.168.2.1 - .100 range with the AS400 being at 192.168.2.199. 2 questions, I guess. How would I set up the 2 routers so network A could see the AS400 and what routing entries would I have to put in the TCPIP config of the AS400?
Denis replied with a good solution; creating a VPN between the locations. There is another .. you can use the SSL capabilities of the iSeries and Client Access. I believe that the process would be ... 1. Get SSL going on the System i. That topic has been dealt with thoroughly on this list -- the hardest part is figuring the certificates out. Check the archives for more details. 2. Get Static IPs from the ISPs for the outside interfaces of the two networks. 3. Setup the B network router to allow incoming telnet ssl traffic (port 992) and forward it to the system i. 4. Setup the A network router to allow outgoing telnet-ssl (992) traffic. Note - if you aren't concerned about security, you can use unsecured telnet -- skip step 1 and do steps 3 and 4 for plain telnet (port 23). Good luck.