• Subject: Re: system 36 and network
  • From: jdraper@xxxxxxx (Jerry Draper)
  • Date: Mon, 13 Oct 1997 15:43:58 -0700 (PDT)

>I have a 5363 system 36 midrange machine.  I was looking in the SSP 
>manual and noticed that the machine will somehow interact with a lan 
>or a token ring network.  First, I am wondering how this differs from 
>a 3270 connection? Furthermore,  What hardware is needed to do this.  
>I would love to set up a network to hook the machine into, but am 
>somewhat confused as to how it works.
>

You will need an IBM token ring card (ISA) which fits into the 5363 and
configs as line 9.  Go to www.synapse.com and find a S36 document in the
tech support area that details how to set this up on the SSP.  Newer
versions of SSP use the SET cmd to set 4 or 16mb.  You can then connect this
to your TR lan or to MS SNA Server to bridge the tr to your ethernet lan.
The Synapse WinAPPC is made specifically for either of these two environments.

Regards,


JErry



Jerry Draper, Trilobyte Software Systems, since 1976
Specializing in connecting PC's, Windows, MAC's, and LAN's to the AS/400
Representing Synapse, Apple, IBM, UDS, MI, DCI, Netsoft, etc.
(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax; jdraper@wco.com

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