Thanks, for all the feedback. I am kinda doing this on my own because our network guys are short on resources to look into things that are really low priority items. Anyway, it looks as though I have things to investigate. Again, Thanks!
nina jones <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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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