• Subject: Re: AS400 connectivity VIA the WEB....
  • From: Vance Stanley <w_vance_stanley@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 13:50:40 -0800 (PST)

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 <ddi@datadesigninc.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.

nj
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