Jerry: I agree with your comments regarding the MS Telnet client. I usually only use it as a quick test to be sure Telnet is up and running before I install a "real" telnet client. Carl At 01:35 PM 1/9/98 -0800, you wrote: > >>I tried to config IP (no anynet) on an AS400. I have done this many times >>with no problems. But today was different. I was connected with a laptop >>and a PCMCIA ethernet card, cat 5 wire connected to a 10baseT hub. For my >>testing I was directly connected to the hub with a 5 ft' patch cable. The >>AS400 is two feet from the hub. I could PING the machine just fine, >>however when I tried to start a telnet or ftp client, they would lock up. >>I tried using the Mochasoft TN5250 client that someone has mentioned here >>and the Windows Telnet client. They both did the same thing. Both gave me >>that AS400 signon screen (sometimes, othertimes they did not). But when I >>was able to signon the screen locked up. Usually this happened when just >>keying a command. It seemed that if I typed really SLOW, it helped. In >>order to eliminate the AS400 config of the client software I tried to dial >>the AS400 TCPIP via a SLIP connection and that consistantly worked fine. > >If you are using the TN5250 client from Microsoft that is packaged free with >Win95 then beware inveterate AS400 users: > >There is no status line so you can not see the error line; this leads to >apparent lockups which are really keyboard errors (0014, 0005, etc.). > >There are not visible attributes. > >There is no keyboard help. > >It really has too many problems to make it usable on a day-to-day basis. > >Jerry > > >Jerry Draper, Trilobyte Software Systems, since 1976 >Specializing in connecting PC's, Windows, MAC's, and LAN's to the AS/400 >Representing Synapse, Apple, IBM, UDS, MI, DCI, Netsoft, etc. >(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax; email@example.com > >+--- >| This is the Midrange System Mailing List! >| To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". >| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. >| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org >+--- > Carl J. Galgano http://cgalgano.home.mindspring.com mailto:email@example.com EDI Consulting Services, Inc. 540 Powder Springs Street Suite C19 Marietta, GA 30064 770-422-2995 +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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