Booth

At 08:28 PM 12/5/97 -0500, you wrote:
>on 12/05/97at 04:47 PM, the Great and Grand  Wazir "James W. Kilgore"
><qappdsn@ibm.net> said:
>

-snip-

>>3. If we use TCP/IP would a browser JAVA applet work as well as TN5250?
>>In either case, what are you using and are the users happy.  The remote
>>site provides customer support for approx. 6,000 customers (garbage
>>hauler), so the processing traffic is low to do real time updates on
>>parent company's 400.  No FTP requirements, but do need remote print
>>capability and 8/5 connection.
>
>A sample of a Java applet to access a tcp/ip connection on an AS/400 is
>installed with Netscape Communicator 4.0.  There are several TN5250
>programs available.  So far the only way I have seen to have the function
>keys all work correctly is to use TN5250.

That 'applet' in Netscape is actually an application—version 1 of IBM's
Host on Demand product. It has only 3270 emulation, although you can use it
in a limited way on the 400.

Version 2 of Host on Demand includes 5250, as well as VT100 and CICS
gateway emulation. Info at
<http://www.networking.ibm.com/hex/hexprod_en.html>.

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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