• Subject: RE: TCP/IP device names (was Changing subsytem sign-on)
  • From: "Cotes, Steven" <cotess@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 13:20:54 -0700

this is from the beta FAQ :

"TCP/IP Enhancements 
           Ability to run PC5250 Printer Emulation directly over
           Ability to assign a device ID to a 5250 workstation. 
           Ability to specify the user id and password only once and
           avoid the Sign On screen on subsequent requests. 

           Note: These TCP/IP enhancements require host OS/400
           changes also; therefore these functions will NOT be
           available in the Beta. "

Based on this, to make use of these functions the next CA release
will need to be coordinated with a change in OS/400 either
through PTF or upgrade to 4.2 .

Hope this clarifies why I told Gary he "may need 4.2".

 -Steve Cotes

> ----------
> From:         Vern Hamberg[SMTP:hambergv@goldengate.net]
> Sent:         Wednesday, October 22, 1997 6:04 AM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Cc:   Cotes, Steven
> Subject:      TCP/IP device names (was Changing subsytem sign-on)
> Steve,
> At 04:23 PM 10/21/97 -0700, you wrote:
> >Gary,
> >do you want to do this for one user or all ?
> >
> >If you are using CA and wish to specify different subsystems for use
> >by different users, you can't if you are using TCP/IP. It is _one_ of
> >the
> >shortcomings of CA. Hopefully the next release will address this, but
> >you may need 4.2 to take advantage of it.
> The next GA release (v3r1m3) of Client Access is supposed to have the
> ability to name devices for PC5250 when the connection is TCP/IP. The
> beta
> of this, available at <http://www.as400.ibm.com/clientaccess>, does
> not.
> Client Access releases are not coordinated with any OS release. This
> new GA
> should work all the way back to v3r1 of the OS, AFAIK.
> Cheers
> Vernon Hamberg
> Systems Software Programmer
> Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
> 400 Second Avenue South
> Minneapolis, MN 55401
> (612) 371-1111 x480
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