• Subject: Re: Connecting CA Express via Internet to AS/400
  • From: "Gary Kuznitz " <docfxit@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2000 15:48:13 -0800

Hi Booth,

Thanks for the input.  
On 19 Nov 2000, at 18:04, booth@martinvt.com wrote:
> Following along this idea that Nina has put forward: Somewhere along
> the line someone at your company is in charge of the AS/400 and it's
> attachment to the web.  
I am in charge of the AS/400.

> Ask that person if they'd be willing to assign
> some sort of name to the machine
A name has been assigned to the machine since the 2nd day it was installed.

> and ask the ISP that deals with your
> company's IP addressing to publish that name in their DNS.   
Since this is a dial up line my ISP isn't interested in talking to me about 
publishing the name in their DNS.

> Then,
> there's no need  for you to fuss about IP addresses and ports.  They
> know a lot more about what they want then we do, so it should be their
> bailiwick, anyway, in my humble opinion. . _______________________
Thanks for the suggestions.  I'm not having a problem with IP addresses and 
ports.  I just couldn't find any documentation on where to put the domain 
name to connect to in CA Express.

Thanks again,

Gary Kuznitz

> Booth Martin Booth@MartinVT.com http://www.MartinVT.com
> _______________________
> nina jones <ddi@datadesigninc.com>
> Sent by: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
> 11/19/2000 09:30 AM
> Please respond to MIDRANGE-L
>         To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>         cc: 
>         Subject:        Re: Connecting CA Express via Internet to
>         AS/400
> > 
> > I'm trying to figure out how to configure Client Access Express to
> > connect to an AS/400 signon screen over the internet.  The 400 side
> > is connected to the internet and I know the domain name.  I'm trying
> > to figure out how to configure the remote PC.  The remote PC is
> > connected to the internet and it has CA Express loaded.  I have been
> > looking through the Midrange Archives for hours and I am totally
> > surprised I can't find anyone else that has answered this question
> > before.  I sure would appreciate it if someone could let me know
> > without pointing me to the books since they aren't available to me
> > right now.
> > 
> hi gary,
> i haven't done it using dns, but you should be able to map it thru
> your firewall to a real ip address.  then outside the firewall you'd
> use the real address, and inside you'd use the address.
> for ports open, you need 23, 449, and about 5-6 in the 8000's (i don't
> have them handy just this minute).
> nj

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