>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 +--- | 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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