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Operating A 5250 Console - IBM HMC 5250 Manual

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v System i Access for Linux emulator, Version 5.2.0-1.4 or later
To connect remotely, complete the following steps:
1. Configure HMC support for your PC that is running in the Windows or Linux environment.
To configure your PC that is running in the Windows environment, do the following:
a. Open the 5250 emulator application on your PC.
b. Create a new session.
c. In the Configure PC5250 window, type the HMC host name or IP address in the System Name
field and indicate the port number. Type 2300 into the port number field if you are not using SSL,
or 2301 if you are using SSL.
d. Select Properties.
e. If you are using the IBM iSeries Access PC5250 emulator, do the following:
1) Select Use default User ID, prompt as needed from the menu.
2) Type Q#HMC into the User ID field.
Note: The user ID, Q#HMC, is not used for security authentication. You will be prompted for
additional security values by the HMC Telnet Proxy.
3) If you are not using SSL, select Not secured as the security setting, or select your current SSL
level.
To configure your PC that is running in the Linux environment, complete the following steps:
a. Create a new session by using the setup5250 configuration program.
b. In the 5250 Emulator Connection window, type the HMC TCP system name or IP address in the
AS/400 Host Name field.
c. Select Advanced 5250 Connection The Advanced 5250 Emulator Connection window is displayed.
d. Type 2300 into the Telnet Port number field.
e. Type Q#HMC into the Emulator User ID and Emulator Password fields.
Note: The user ID, Q#HMC, is not used for security authentication. You will be prompted for
additional security values by the HMC Telnet Proxy. The Emulator Password field is ignored. As a
result, any character string can be used.
2. Open the 5250 emulator and select the language you want to see on the interface.
3. Log in using your HMC user ID and password.
4. Select the managed system that contains the logical partition to which you want to connect.
5. Select the logical partition to which you want to connect.
v If you select Shared, you must enter a session key that can be used by another user with another
5250 emulator. If you are the first user, the session key is entered twice to verify accuracy.
v If you select Dedicated, other users are not able to share the session with you.
v If you select Details, you can view which users are connected to this partition.
Related information
Changing HMC firewall settings
Starting system management services

Operating a 5250 console

After you have successfully connected to a 5250 console, there are many options available to operate a
5250 console.
To learn more about operating a 5250 console, perform the following steps:
Managing the HMC 5250 console
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