• Subject: Re: Green Screen access for customers - suggestions??
  • From: rgh@xxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 3 Oct 1999 18:12:37 -0500


Just an idea if they need a 5250 green screen interface.  You can use try the
IBM Host On-Demand product.  Check it out on the
www.software.ibm.com/enetwork/ondemand web page.

Richard Hartmann
rgh@us.ibm.com
IBM TCP/IP applications support


> -----Original Message-----
> From:   Mark A. Manske [SMTP:manske@pconline.com]
> Sent:   Friday, October 01, 1999 12:04 PM
> To:     'MidRange AS/400'
> Subject:     Green Screen access for customers - suggestions??
>
> 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.
>
> Here is the issue; we do not want to use Hyperterm; too
> clumsy and not very nice to look at.
> Our preference would be Client Access -
> I am unclear of the IBM licensing issues with regards
> to this option; not to mention the thing that concerns us the most
> is the security issues with regards to being able to do file uploads
> and downloads.
>
> With this in mind, is there a way to set CA up so that you do not
> have access to upload/download; short of burning your own copy
> and leaving out the *.EXE's that perform those functions; or
> having to go to each customer site to install CA and "remove
> features" after the fact.  This all in all would still not stop a
> savvy "geek" to get a full copy of CA and still have access to
> upload/download by re-installing it.
>
> Bottom line, is there anything our there that functions like
> the old dumb terminals we all grew up with (ok I'm dating
> myself, I have worked on a S/3 , S/34, S/36, S/38 (mod 8)
> talk about needing a whole floor for a system)
>
> It does not matter if they call our server or the AS/400;
> I am just looking for thoughts and ideas to how this
> could be accomplished economically for our customers
> and simplistic for the company so the knowledge can
> be passed on painlessly.
>
> Thank you in advance for any help..
>
>
>
> Mark A. Manske      [mailto:manske@pconline.com]
> Sr. Project Lead
> Minter-Weisman

 Richard G. Hartmann             Phone: 607-752-6731   IBM T/L: 852-6731
   AS/400 TCP/IP, Telnet Server/Client, Workstation Gateway, Print Server
development
   IBM Mail: Richard Hartmann/Endicott/IBM@IBMUS   Internet e-mail:
rgh@us.ibm.com


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