Hi Dan,
1) Yes this is possible, although it requires an add-on for NT. This is the
method that is used for network stations.
2) Yes, when installed, Client Access adds a program to the Win95 Startup
folder called Check Version (insert groans from the CA administrators out
there). This program compares the Service Pack level of the managing AS/400
and the PC and gives the user an option to install a newer Service Pack  if
it exists. Service Packs are the Win95 incarnation of PTFs for Client
Access. They are still available through ECS, although you will have to
choose *ANY for the delivery option and get them on CD. You can also get
the Service Packs through FTP from the Client Access home page. I'd be
happy to give you some ideas on how to administer the Service Packs. If
you're interested, drop me an e-mail.
3) You didn't mention which type of physical connection you have for your
PCs, but there are several other ways to connect to your AS/400. My
personal favorite is via TCP/IP over Ethernet. The CA install is relatively
painless, taking less than 10 minutes. The only downside to TCP/IP is that
it currently does not support printer sessions. I've gotten around this by
pushing (forcing? <g>) my users to use network printers.

HTH
Jeff

Jeff Velten, Operations Analyst
The AT-A-GLANCE Group - http://www.at-a-glance.com
Phone: (607) 563-9411 x679
Fax: (607) 563-8811



1) Can Client Access for Windows 95/NT be installed on a LAN server in such
a fashion so that each local PC can use the server edition of the software
instead of installing it on each local PC?  Does this also apply to ODBC?
2) Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I was under the understanding that
CA 95/NT can be automatically updated on each local PC from the AS/400 if
the AS/400 has been updated with new patch/release.  If this is so, then
keeping local PCs updated with the same version can be easily implemented
and thus eliminate the need for question "1" above.  Is this correct?
3) Is there a way to implement CA 95/NT without the router?  Is there a way
to have communications in another fashion?
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Dan



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