• Subject: Re[2]: Re:Using STRITF
  • From: Buck Calabro <mcalabro@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 19 Jan 1998 09:57:46 -0500

>Thanks for the info.  I'll try it out.
>I am using the 28.8 ECS modem.  If I reconfig it as you suggest will I wipe
>out the settings for dialing into ECS for PTF's?
>
>>>I have a user who is dialing into a bank's mainframe to retrieve account
>>>info.  They are currently using a PC to do this but we were throwing
>>>around
>>>the idea of doing it from the As/400 just to see if we could do it.
>>>
>>>I found some code on midrange computing's website for dialing into a BBS
>>>via
>>>the AS/400 and I've used that as a model but I can't seem to get anywhere
>>>with the STRITF (Start Interactive Terminal Facility) command.  Anyone
>>>ever
>>>try to do this before and get it to work?  My main problem is I receive a
>>>comm failure but don't get any messages as to why it failed.  I never hear
>>>the modem dial out as well.

Rob,
        If you use the ECS modem, you'll need to set it to the Async setting 
first.
As for losing the ECS settings, I think it depends on the exact modem you're
using.  The IBM 7855 modem has separate memory for the synch and asynch
sides: check your manual for specifics.

Buck Calabro
Commsoft, Albany, NY

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