• Subject: Re: Green Screen access for customers - suggestions??
  • From: "Carl Galgano" <cgalgano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Oct 1999 19:45:49 -0400

I have set up SLIP at V3R7, but now that the AS400 supports dial  up PPP,
you could do that using a comm line.  Comm lines are expensive per port
compared to the cost of a hardware based RAS server.
CJG
Carl Galgano
EDI Consulting Services, Inc.
540 Powder Springs Street
Suite C19
Marietta, GA  30064
770-422-2995
mailto: cgalgano@ediconsulting.com
http://www.ediconsulting.com
EDI, Communications and AS400 Technical Consulting

-----Original Message-----
From: James W Kilgore <email@james-w-kilgore.com>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Friday, October 01, 1999 10:40 PM
Subject: Re: Green Screen access for customers - suggestions??


>Mark,
>
>What is in place now that can be worked with?
>
>You mention dial up capability, but don't state if it's through an IP
>network.
>
>If so, Mochasoft has a rather inexpensive TN5250 without file transfer.
>Have your customers purchase it and you can go from there.  Heck for
>$25, buy it for them and set it up.  It's good PR.
>
>If not, you can install a protocol converter like Perl or Andrew made
>and these devices look like dumb terminals.  It is connected to you
>twinax controller, so if you don't have an available port you may have
>to do some shuffling.  In this case, the client software will be in
>$125+ dollar range I think.  Some may balk at the cost.  Not to mention
>your ongoing cost for a phone line for each concurrent connection.
>
>Oh, almost forgot, never done this, but I think I've seen on this list
>about setting up SLIP on your ECS modem(s).
>
>
>"Mark A. Manske" wrote:
>>
>> Hello; I am a Sr. Project Lead at a distribution company.
>> We have customers that would like to dial into our AS/400
>> have restricted access through the AS/400 security
>> and be able to change their SRP's.
>>
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