• Subject: RE: tunnel software
  • From: "Cotes, Steven" <cotess@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 16:15:05 -0800

You will need something to connect to their 400. If they use a gateway
will need to know about it and how to connect through it. If they are
TCP/IP on their 400 you can telnet, but the keyboard mapping can be very
frustrating. Any of the 5250 emulators shouldn't have any problem
a tunnel. I use CA through a Raptor tunnel almost daily.

One thing that could cause a snag, is if they use assigned device names.
If anyone else at your client connects to the 400 through the tunnel,
might want to ask what they use.

You will also need to find out from them what DNS and WINS settings you
should add to your '95 configuration.

Good Luck,
 -Steve Cotes

> ----------
> From:         Rich Dotson[SMTP:rich_dotson@hotmail.com]
> Sent:         Thursday, October 30, 1997 1:03 PM
> To:   midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject:      tunnel software
> I have a client who offers the AltaVista Tunnel Client to their 
> employees.   If I received a tunnelling key from them what else would
> I 
> need to do emulation to their AS/400?  I have an internet account with
> a 
> local ISP and I have Windows95 loaded on my PC.
> TIA,
> Rich Dotson
> RT3 Consulting Services, Inc.
> P.O. Box 126
> Lorain, OH  44052-0126
> Phone: 1-216-556-1710
> eMail: rich_dotson@hotmail.com  or
>        rich_dotson@centuryinter.net
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