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"
><> said:


>>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


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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