I guess the question becomes, what are you going to be doing to the AS/400 through the connection at the remote locations? If you are just going to be doing dumb terminal green screens, you actually don't need that much bandwidth at all. 56k can server 8 to 10 dumb tube green screens without real noticeable degradation. That is using SNA. If you switched to TCP/IP green screens, I am sure the amount of data would actually go down quite a bit. Are you having PCs on the remote location? And will there be file transfers taking place? Then you would want to up the bandwidth. Are you going to be using printers thorough the pipe? One printer shouldn't make a big difference, more than that, you would want to increase the bandwidth though. So, if you had 10 dumb tubes or green screen applications, 2 printers and a few mild data transfers, 128k might do you. For TCP/IP applications (Client/Server) you are going to need much more bandwidth, because the AS/400 will send the client the data, then the client will do the processing, and show the reports. You would want quite a bit more bandwidth for these types of applications, 256k or more, depending on number of sessions, and what speed is acceptable. There will be a noticeable degradation of speed with slower bandwidths for these applications, and the bigger pipe the better. Regards, Jim Langston Eric Dupre wrote: > Sorry if I did not follow up on this one, But I was out of the > office(Working at a client site). > > What I want to know how do I proceed if I wanted to evaluate the type > of network connection(i.e. ISDN, 512K, T1 etc) I would need if I move My > AS/400(620) to a remote location. > > I was planning on installing a 512kbps but I need stats to back it up. <SNIP> +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@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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