Personal Communications is available from IBM Direct (PC sales not AS400)
for about 200USD.  It works great.  Noice emulator, none of the hassles of
Client Access.
Carl

At 10:57 AM 11/24/97 -0600, you wrote:
>David
>
>At 06:53 PM 11/23/97 -0600, you wrote:
>>At 11:04 PM 11/23/97 UT, Brian Lawson wrote:
>>>Life is too short for the hassles of Client Access.  I have wasted days
>>>(maybe 
>>>weeks) of my time with Client Access.  Unless you need ODBC then use a
>>Telnet 
>>>Client until IBM gets it right.  If they want the AS/400 to be the "Server
>>of 
>>>Choice" then they have spent too long fixing this.
>>
>>Does anyone know if there is a way to JUST install the TN5250 part of
>>CA/400?  I don't need the rest... just terminal emmulation.
>>
>>I'd use a simple telnet or the shareware TN5250 that I found, but I kinda
>>like the way I've customized the CA emmulator.
>
>AFAIK, you need to install the Base portion, no matter what. Contrary to
>what I usually say about this kind of thing, it's one of the "benefits" of
>using servers, I suppose.
>
>You *might* try using the Graphical Access pieceóno additional license.
>It's "OK", but lacks the neat features of PC5250. Personally, I'd not want
>to lose PC5250.
>
>Maybe get the Personal Communications *product*, separately from CA. Anyone
>used this approach?
>
>HTH
>
>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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