On Fri, 21 Sep 2001, Scott Klement wrote:

>
> Has anyone out there set up the Linux tn5250 to connect to their AS/400
> using SSL?
>
> I realize, of course, that tn5250 doesn't have SSL support, but there
> are many SSL-proxy products out there...  Has anyone been able to make
> tn5250 work through one of them?   If so, I'd very much appreciate any
> information you can give me.

I have tried to set up an ssh tunnel between my laptop and our linux
firewall, but no luck.  That is the closest I've come to something like
what you are talking about.

> If not -- I was considering creating a module for tn5250 that works in
> conjunction with OpenSSL.  is anyone else interested in such a feature?

I would definately be interested.  Hmm...  Can it be set to work with a
linux firewall handling the ssl part and forwarding the unencrypted
results to the as/400?  I have some clients who can't afford an upgrade to
OS/400 but would like secure 5250 over the 'net.

James Rich
james@eaerich.com



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