Pete: This is an interesting idea, however I have a couple of questions: 1. Do you know what ISP will allow you to use a SLIP account. It is my understanding that (at least at v3r7) you can only use SLIP not PPP. If your ISP has a POP in the metro Atlanta area I'd like to know who they are. 2. What IP address is assigned to your AS400? Don't you get dynamiclly assigned an IP address each time you dial the ISP?? Thanks for the help. Carl At 01:10 PM 10/16/97 -0400, you wrote: >> Art writes: How do you connect your AS/400 to the internet? Most direct >> connections start at >> $500 per month, not to mention the hardware charge and startup fees? >> >> Find a local ISP that you can call without a long distance charges. For >> example, mine is 3 miles from me. Put in a regular telephone line. When >> your system starts up have it dial, yes dial up ISP, My ISP cost $90 a >> month + local phone cost only. >> Use an ISP like AOL or Compuserve when you are traveling to get to your >> AS400. >> Peter H. O'Connor >> PAE Inc. > >That's a pretty good idea. For TELNET, 28.8 is plenty. Did you tell your ISP >that you are going to be dialed in full time? Most of those guys get ticked off >if you run a server program over a dialup line. > >BTW, are you SLIPping into the ISP? I could never get my modem to dial out when >I fooled with SLIP. > >-- >Art Tostaine, Jr. >Creative Computer Associates, Inc. >Parlin, NJ >atostaine_at_crecomp_dot_com > > >+--- >| This is the Midrange System Mailing List! >| To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". >| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com >| and specify 'unsubscribe MIDRANGE-L' in the body of your message. >| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org >+--- > Carl J. Galgano http://cgalgano.home.mindspring.com mailto:email@example.com EDI Consulting Services, Inc. 540 Powder Springs Street Suite C19 Marietta, GA 30064 770-422-2995 +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com | and specify 'unsubscribe MIDRANGE-L' in the body of your message. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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