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how to use and as400 9401-150

hello i just go and as400 ibm server model 9401-150 without
instructions. and i dont understand how do you connect to it. some
people tell me i need and 100 serial to twinax cable in a ibm page that
i dont recall says that i can connect using the MI port on the back.
but i am not sure how can i connect to this ports. was thinging if any
of you guys can point me to and manual for this server as in the ibm
page i cannot find the instruction manual and what programs do i need
to connect to it. and thanks for ur help guys.

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There are basically 3 ways to connect.

1. With twinax cable to a "dumb" 5250 terminal (if twinax card
installed)

2. With a special serial cable to a PC with special software installed
(console)

3. With ethernet to a PC with 5250 emulation installed. Prob the most
common, but does not support "console" mode, and requires TCP services
be running.

Maybe the 150 has other options?  I'm not very familiar with that model.

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10/19/2006 2:06:43 PM
The IBM infocenter web site might help.

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/iseries/v5r4/index.jsp

Change the V5R4 to the version of the o/s you have.

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10/19/2006 2:08:06 PM
the as400 has in the back 2 cards installed 1 that have like 2 printer
ports that are flat and on that have 1 of those connector and a serial
conector. also it have 2 more serial conector one that says MI
(management Interface) and another one that says UPS(uniterruptible
power suppy) also idk what os this is running as this was a gift so its
there a way i can connect to it without knowing the operating system or
do i have to connect the server hdd to my xp pc to check out?

arrowcomputer@bigfoot.com wrote:
> There are basically 3 ways to connect.
>
> 1. With twinax cable to a "dumb" 5250 terminal (if twinax card
> installed)
>
> 2. With a special serial cable to a PC with special software installed
> (console)
>
> 3. With ethernet to a PC with 5250 emulation installed. Prob the most
> common, but does not support "console" mode, and requires TCP services
> be running.
>
> Maybe the 150 has other options?  I'm not very familiar with that model.

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annerajb (4)
10/19/2006 8:10:40 PM
also what programs should i use to connect to it. i downloaded ibm
iacess for windows technology preview. not sure if that works

On Oct 19, 11:06 am, arrowcompu...@bigfoot.com wrote:
> There are basically 3 ways to connect.
>
> 1. With twinax cable to a "dumb" 5250 terminal (if twinax card
> installed)
>
> 2. With a special serial cable to a PC with special software installed
> (console)
>
> 3. With ethernet to a PC with 5250 emulation installed. Prob the most
> common, but does not support "console" mode, and requires TCP services
> be running.
>
> Maybe the 150 has other options?  I'm not very familiar with that model.

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annerajb (4)
10/19/2006 11:05:41 PM
Hi annerajb,

When I'm troubleshooting I like to keep it simple. I use a telnet
session to prove the connection. Once that's proven to be okay you can
start to look at iSeries access. iSeries Navigator can search for
AS400s given a subnet range, providing all of the server daemons are up
and running. You could also use a port scanner to determine which ports
are open if Telnet doesn't work. Hope that helps.

Rgds,
Danny

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10/23/2006 10:21:17 AM
"Daniel.Peaper@gmail.com" <Daniel.Peaper@gmail.com> writes:

> and running. You could also use a port scanner to determine which ports
> are open if Telnet doesn't work. Hope that helps.

I have good experience with using the nmap port scanner, which is
available for Windows and Unix.

-- 
  Thorbj�rn Ravn Andersen
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10/23/2006 3:46:37 PM
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I've got a little program written in VBA, which takes some data from an Excel file and uploads to a physical file on our AS400. The program works fine, except that the user is obliged to complete the login screen in order to carry out the upload request. I thus amended the prompt properties and hardcoded the id and password into the code. As far as I can tell this works, and I'm logged into the sytem as should be, but now I get the following error, when running the final "upload" method. "A conversion error has occurred during the tretament of the transfer demand". The only differnce between my program working and not working is this lack of user id/ password prompt. Anbody have any thoughts on why this is occurring? Note that the error I've displayed is a translation from French, since I am using French software. Thanks Mohsen Maybe it's your auditors blocking the hard coding of the password. -- Doug "mo_in_france" <qureshi.mohsen@gmail.com> wrote in message news:fca54c4e-6968-4a14-a5bd-389dbd592d3a@w34g2000hsg.googlegroups.com... > I've got a little program written in VBA, which takes some data from > an Excel file and uploads to a physical file on our AS400. > > The program works fine, except that the user is obliged to complete > the login screen in order to carry out the upload request. I thus > amended the prompt properties and hardcoded the id and password into > the code. As far a...

Has anyone used .NET with the AS400
Has anyone used .NET with the AS400, or know of any good jump start books? The only training course that i can find to see how to gain access to DB2 is a $495 casette based course. "Darth Ferret" <noneavailable@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:Pi98g.9401$ba.4314@tornado.tampabay.rr.com... > Has anyone used .NET with the AS400, or know of any good jump start books? > The only training course that i can find to see how to gain access to DB2 > is a $495 casette based course. > This is the redbook: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg246440.html. It requires v5r3. You probably intend to program against the ISeries using the .NET framework on a thick client (eg. VB/C#) or from a web server (eg. ASP.NET)? The ISeries doesn't run the .NET framework natively so you will always need a Windows host (excepting the Linux Mono project of course). Your access to the ISeries is via ADO.NET / OleDB and, if set correctly, it should result in almost identical program code only with the DB2 provider. So any introductory VB/C#/ASP.NET programming guide would work only with the DB2 provider. Rj. "DBDriver" <DBD@swifttel.com.au> wrote in message news:4461365f$0$499$61c65585@uq-127creek-reader-03.brisbane.pipenetworks.com.au... > > "Darth Ferret" <noneavailable@hotmail.com> wrote in message > news:Pi98g.9401$ba.4314@tornado.tampabay.rr.com... >> Has anyone used .NET with the AS400, or k...

PowerPC extensions for IBM AS400
Looking for an explanation or documentation on the as400 specific extensions to the PowerPC instruction set. Pointers on the as400 are stored as 16 byte values. The LQ ( load quad word ) and STQ ( store quad word ) instructions are used to load and store those pointers. Here is PPC assembler code that loads a pointer from an EA into a register: LQ 24, 0x1e50(30), 6 SELRI 26, 25, 0, 41 LQ loads the 16 bytes stored at EA reg30 + 0x1e50 into reg24 and reg25. The next SELRI stmt does something to reg25 and places the result in reg26. Does anyone know what the 3rd opera...

link table IBM AS400
Hi. Sorry for my english but I have MS Access in italian. My problem is by link a table from IBM As400 (with > 100.000 rows). The output of the table is many #ELIMINATO (in english "delete" / "erase".. I dont't know the exact message). I have tried with "requery" or recreating the link without results. If I *import* the table from AS400 it works perfectly without problems. Here an abstract txt BOLAZI;BOLCLI;BOLDBO;BOLNBO;BOLCAU;BOLNPR;BOLTRE;BOLMAT;BOLDES [........] [........] ;;;;;;;#Eliminato;#Eliminato ;;;;;;;#Eliminato;#Eliminato ;;;;;;;#Eliminato;#Eliminato 0;474;990204;354;10;1;1; 936;PC Intel Pentium II 400 Miditower 0;474;990204;354;10;4;1; 1890;CD-ROM drive 36X 0;474;990204;354;10;5;1; 1692;HD-SCSI 4.5 Gb IBM Ultrastar WIDE 7200 0;474;990204;354;10;6;1; 1497;HD-SCSI 9.1 Gb IBM DDRS-39130 UWIDE [........] Thanks in advance M. "Mire" <mary@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:buo9eo$k39dq$1@ID-57790.news.uni-berlin.de... > Hi. > Sorry for my english but I have MS Access in italian. > My problem is by link a table from IBM As400 (with > 100.000 rows). > > The output of the table is many #ELIMINATO (in english "delete" / "erase".. > I dont't know the exact message). > I have tried with "requery" or recreating the link without results. > > If I *import* the table from AS400 it works perfectly without problems. > &...

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