The as400 has something called ANYNET.  It allows SNA to travel over a
tcp/ip link. You need to find out if the mainframe supports ANYNET ( which
it probably does ) and then get the mainframe people to config it on their
end ( probably much harder to get done ).


Steve Richter

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Lang" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 1:56 PM
Subject: 3270 emulation and TCP/IP and Terminals

> Hello,
> I am new to this list.  I do some work with an AS/400, but I am mostly
> and PC based.
> I checked through your archives first and did not seem to find anything to
> help me.
> I am in the process of redesigning our companies WAN structure.  Currently
> we have an AS/400 in NJ and an OS/390 in KY.  There is an SNA line between
> the two of them.  Users that are connected to the AS/400 use streml3270 to
> passthru to the OS/390.
> I have gotten our KY office to setup TCP/IP on the OS/390.  We are
> installing a TCP/IP data line between offices and eliminating the SNA
> This is fine for the PCs using CA express, I figure I will just make a
> second session that points to the OS/390.  What can I do about the dumb
> terminals?  Is there still away to use streml3270 or something like it so
> non TCP/IP connected devices can still passthru the AS/400 to the OS/390?
> Adam Lang
> Systems Engineer
> Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
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