If the as/400 is on the internet, then the internet. --- D.BALE@handleman.com wrote: > A situation came up where we need to stick an AS/400 > "workstation" & printer > in Hawaii and "attach" it to an AS/400 in Reno, > Nevada. They're talking about > getting a leased line to do this at a startup cost > of $1000 and monthly fees > of $900. > > Traffic volume is not expected to be significant; > this workstation would be > used primarily to request a shipping label to be > printed on the label printer. > The display will be a PC, not a dumb terminal. > > What are some other options that could be considered > at less cost? Dial-up is > absolutely out of the question. > > I thought I had heard VPN (virtual private network) > being used as a > lower-cost, reliable alternative to leased line, but > my memory is fuzzy on > this. > > Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. > > Dan Bale > IT - AS/400 > Handleman Company > 248-362-4400 Ext. 4952 > +--- > | 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 > +--- __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Thousands of Stores. Millions of Products. All in one Place. http://shopping.yahoo.com/ +--- | 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: email@example.com +---
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