MIDRANGE dot COM Mailing List Archive



Home » MIDRANGE-L » December 2013

Re: system name in access telnet screen and user displays



fixed

Prompt CHGNETA and the very first name at the top is what shows on the signon screen, etc. That name means nothing to communications, database, etc. You can change it from Bart to Homer for example without affecting the system. The bad news is it takes an IPL to become effective. :-(

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

www.frankeni.com
www.iDevCloud.com
www.iInTheCloud.com

On 12/6/2013 11:18 AM, J Franz wrote:

Can the system name in the green screen telnet be altered without a real system name change?
Someone thought it funny long ago to name two systems after cartoon characters (don't ask..).
External users now see it. There is a lot of communications (external and between systems) to deal with.
Many screens and menus use SYSNAME.
Short of doing the actual CHGNETA and the associated changes (i know how to do this) and other option of changing everywhere SYSNAME is used (including a customized logon screen) to calc a diff name (users don't see IBM menus), any other options? I would think not, but need to ask.
Jim






Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2014 by MIDRANGE dot COM and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact