• Subject: Re: Am I missing something? Can an AS/400 act as a network server right now?
  • From: boothm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 22:15:28 -0500

I think what I was really asking a rhetorical question.  It just dawned on 
me that one can buy an AS/400, and a router, add some cabling and NICs and 
have a complete LAN ready to connect Network Stations, Terminals, Macs, 
iMacs, Windows machines, OS/2, Linux, and the internet.  One does not have 
to install an Apache, NT, OS/2, or other server; the AS/400 is finally 
ready to connect to the non-AS/400 world without all sorts of conversion 
and translation aids?

Booth Martin

nina jones <ddi@datadesigninc.com>
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11/14/1999 05:31 PM
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        Subject:        Re: Am I missing something? Can an AS/400 act as a 
network server right 

> If one puts a ethernet card in an AS/400 is that all that's needed to 
> full blown networking services?  e-mail, http, ftp, telnet, etc?   Even
> file sharing?

don't you do that at goddard now?  is there a specific thing you're
wanting to do? what did you mean by file sharing?  shared folders have
been around using client access (formerly pc support), since the 36

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