To clarify:  

I believe the article states that just the 5250 client uses up 32MB of disk
space compared to 5MB for Synapse NetWolf and a skimpy 110k for the Linux
TN5250 emulator (see Roger Pence AS/400 Letter I got today).  My
understanding is that there are, in fact, 3 Client Access/400's under the

1.  The FREE Server piece:  CA/400 on the AS/400 (host services)

2.  The FREE Client piece:  CA/400 on the PC:  Ops Nav, ODBC, DataQs,
SUBRMTJOB, shared folders (network drives), shared printers (network
printers), graphical access, GUI/400, the AS/400 DLLs, etc.

3.  The billable Client piece:  CA/400 on the PC:  display, printer, and
file transfer.

When you install the Express Client Access it very clearly shows a column
labeled "license required? Y or N)


At 08:28 AM 3/23/99 -0800, you wrote:
>NetServer or Shared Folders, whatever it's called on whatever OS/400
>release. Heck, maybe the NetServer approach will be fast enough to be
>useful. My reply was just trying to justify the footprint of the CA/400
>Ken Slaugh
>Senior Programmer/System Analyst
>AS/400 Professional Network Administrator/MSE
>Specialist - Client Access/400
>Chouinard & Myhre, Inc.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:        Roger Pence []
>> Sent:        Tuesday, March 23, 1999 4:13 AM
>> To:
>> Subject:     Re: Express Client slim?
>> > Your 5250 emulator would have to 'slimmer'. It's missing the
>> >AS/400 DLLs to support the many other CA/400 functions besides 5250.
>> >Many users can be happy with only 5250, but I would be lost without
>> >ODBC, DataQs, and the like. My client/server applications require
>> more
>> >than 5250 to acheive the integration. I can't imagine not having the
>> >'shared folders' functions either. The AS/400 is a file server, not
>> just
>> >a workstation server.
>> Get used to it--shared folders is gone in the Express client. You have
>> to
>> use NetServer now.
>> rp

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, Nlynx, MI, DCI, Netsoft, etc.
(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax;
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