• Subject: RE: PC5250 Session Configuration
  • From: Jerome Draper <jdraper@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 16:48:10 -0800

BTW, since there are many ways to skin a cat let me mention that in the
Synapse NetWolf product that competes with CA/400 the configuration dialog
is protectable with a password.  Simple solution.


At 09:32 AM 1/20/2000 +1000, you wrote:
>We principally want to do this to prevent users modifying their sessions.  It
>you can stop them changing configuration settings (for example:  auto signon,
>bypass signon, auto connect, sessions names, stop them recording macros, etc,
>etc, etc) then it considerably cuts down on the number of Help Desk calls
>occur.  Power users and IT staff can keep whatever settings they need but the
>majority of normal staff do not require either the menu or the toolbar.
>James Turnbull

>Joel Fritz <JFritz@sharperimage.com> on 20/01/2000 07:53:07
>Please respond to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>To:   "'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'" <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
>cc:    (bcc: James Turnbull/Sydney/KAZ/AU)
>Subject:  RE: PC5250 Session Configuration
>I don't know if this can be done for sure but if you can rig the
>installation so the session configuration files are in a directory where end
>users have read only access, but support people have full authority, it may
>be a possibility.  You'll get  howls of protest when people can't change
>their screen colors though.
>Just curious, but why do you want to to this?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: James_Turnbull@kaz.com.au [mailto:James_Turnbull@kaz.com.au]
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2000 1:55 PM
>> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>> Subject: Re: PC5250 Session Configuration
>> Using Windows NT Workstation with Client Access V3R1M2.  We
>> don't use a 5250
>> card - all running TCP/IP.
>> Regards
>> James Turnbull
>> Arnaldo Gaudenzi <argasoft@mail.elbacom.it> on 19/01/2000 22:14:18
>> Please respond to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>> cc:    (bcc: James Turnbull/Sydney/KAZ/AU)
>> Subject:  Re: PC5250 Session Configuration
>> Which PC5250 emulation board are you using?
>> Arnaldo Gaudenzi
>> James_Turnbull@kaz.com.au wrote:
>> > Hi guys...
>> >
>> > Does anyone know how to configure a Personal Communication
>> session to not
>> > display the Toolbar and Menu Bar permanently?  I have
>> looked into editing
>> > policies and registry entries but have been unable to
>> puzzle it out.  I need
>> to
>> > prevent users from changing it back!
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance
>> >
>> > James Turnbull

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, UDS, Nlynx, Perle, Lucent, etc.
(415) 457-3431; (415) 258-1658fax; jdraper@wco.com
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