• Subject: Re: AS400 connectivity VIA the WEB....
  • From: nina jones <ddi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 15:10:53 -0600
  • Organization: Data Design Inc. http://www.datadesigninc.com

> Thanks, I have client access already and I am
> connected to an AS400 via the net.  However, I want to
> add a connection to get into a different box. The
> AS400 in question is part of a WAN and its I.P.
> Address should be only accessible from within the WAN.
>  But, I can ping to sites outside of the WAN from this
> box which makes me think that the AS400 might not be
> behind the firewall.
>  I do not understand this area all that well so I may
> be way off base. Anyway, Judging from your answer it
> may be that I need to research this area before I ask
> more questions.

just because you can ping out does not mean that your as/400 is outside
the firewall.  you most likely have an internal addressing scheme and
the router does all the communication to/from the outside.

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