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Chapter 1 - Introduction to Asynchronous Terminal Emulation

Overview

Supported Servers

Supported Workstations

Supported Terminal Types

Supported Connections

Direct Lines

Dial-out Lines

X.25 Lines

Server Development Connections

Remote Server Console Connections

How the ATE Option Works

How the Service Uses Communications Lines

How a User Initiates Connections

Chapter 2 - Planning for the ATE Option

Overview

Planning the Hardware

Serial Communications Lines

Modems

Serial Communications Cards

Overview of Connection Requirements

Host Computer Connection Requirements

Terminal Information

Line Information

Server Connection Requirements

Server Development Connection

Remote Server Console Connection

Information Required

Planning User Access to Hosts and Servers

Considerations for Third-Party Software

Planning for Connections

Parameter Files

Script Files

Manual Dial-out

Chapter 3 - Installing the ATE Option

Overview

Hardware Installation

Software Installation

Assigning Communications Lines

Assigning a Direct or Dial-out Line

Assigning an X.25 Line

Adding the Service to the Network

Using StreetTalk Explorer

Using MSERVICE

Chapter 4 - Configuring the ATE Service

Overview

Adding Connections

Naming a New Connection

Selecting a Terminal Type

Associating a Script File with the Connection

Selecting the Connection Type

Configuring Direct Lines

Configuring Dial-out Lines

X.29 PAD Connections

Configuring PAD Parameters

Values for PAD Parameters

Adding a Remote Server Console Connection

Adding a Server Development Connection

Specifying Access to Connections

Setting Access Rights for Dial-out

Chapter 5 - Managing ATE Services

Overview

Making the ATE Service Available to Users

Setting Up Access Through User Profiles

Using the SETASYNCH Command

Using the Emulation Command

Providing Access Through Menus

Providing Access from the DOS Command Line

How the Elements of the ATE Service Work Together

Making Terminal Emulation Software Resident

Service Management Tasks

Starting and Stopping the ATE Service

Changing the Service Description

Viewing the ATE Service Status

Displaying List of Users

Relocating a Service

Generating a Log Report

Deleting the Service

Changing the Service Configuration

Changing the ARL for Dial-out

Adding a Connection

Modifying a Connection

Chapter 6 - Using ATE Commands

ATE Commands

Using the ASYNCH Command

Examples of the ASYNCH Command

Commands for Third-Party Software

Making Terminal Emulation Software Resident

Releasing Terminal Emulation from Memory

Using the Emulation Command Line

How It All Works Together

Chapter 7 - Using ATE

Overview

Supported Workstations

Setting Up Terminal Emulation

Terminal Type

Connection

Connection Names, Parameter Files, and Script Files

Connecting to a Host Computer

Using Your Workstation During Emulation

Beginning a Host Session

Special Keys Used During Emulation

Understanding the Status Line

Using the Action Menu

Using Function Keys

Starting or Resuming a Connection

Ending a Connection

Action Menu Status Messages

Leaving Terminal Emulation

Terminate and Exit to DOS

Terminate and Start New Connection

Suspend and Resume Connection

Troubleshooting

Delays or Failed Connections

Garbled Characters

Lost Characters

Chapter 8 - Using Advanced Features

Transferring Data

Capturing Data to a Printer

Capturing Data to a DOS File

Sending a DOS File to the Host Computer

Receiving a File from the Host Computer

Dialing Out Manually

Difficulties in Dialing Out Manually

Notes on Entering Telephone Numbers

Examples of Telephone Numbers

Loading Parameter or Script Files

Using Third-Party Terminal Emulation Software

Interrupt 14 or Interrupt 6B

BANV Interrupt

Using Commands with Third-Party Software

Using the Remote Server Console Connection

Server Console During Remote Server Console Access

Tips for Using the Remote Server Console Feature

Chapter 9 - Managing Parameter Files

How a Parameter File Works

Creating Files That Use a Configured Connection

Creating Files That Contain Phone Numbers

Creating Partial Files

Editing Existing Files

Using the Action Menu with Parameter Files

Changing the Current Settings

Assigning a Telephone Number

Changing Communication Settings

Changing Terminal Settings

Changing Data Transfer Settings

Loading Settings from a File

Saving the Current Settings in a File

Using an Editor

Parameter File Format

A Sample Parameter File

Chapter 10 - Managing Script Files

Overview

Creating and Editing Script Files

Providing User Access to Script Files

List of Supported Commands

ABORT

ALARM <tone#>

ASK [@<fkey>] [<prompt>]

ATTENTION [<key>]

AUTOLF <toggle>

AUTOWRAP <toggle>

BACKSPACEDEL/BS

BLANKEX <toggle>, or BLANKCOMPRESS <toggle>

BREAK <key>

BYE

CAPTURE <filename>

CAPTUREOFF, or CAPTURE-

CAPTURE /

CDIR [<pathname>]

CHARDELAY <toggle>

CHARSETUS/UK

CHARSIZE7/8

CLEAR

CONNECTION <connection-name>

CRLFTOCR <toggle>

CURSOR BLOCK/UNDERSCORE

CWAIT <option>

DATA 7/8

DIR [filename]

DISPLAY <toggle>

DO

DRIVE [<drive>]

DUPLEXHALF/FULL

EDIT <filename>

EMULATE <x>

EMULATE<term-type>

EPATH <pathname>

ERASE <filename>

FKEYS[<fkey> [<string>]]

FLOWab

FLOW-

GKERMIT <filename>

GO[Rn]

HELP [<command>]

IF <condition> <command>

INFILTER <toggle>

JUMP <[@]label>

KERMIT <command>

LABEL <label>

LFAUTO <toggle>

LINEDELAY <toggle>

LOAD <filename>

LWAIT [<option>]

MAXTIMEOUT <seconds>

MESSAGE <message>

NUMBER <phone#>

OUTFILTER <toggle>

PARITY NONE/EVEN/ODD

PICTURE <filename>

PRINTER LPT1/LPT2/LPT3

PRINTER <toggle>

QUIT

RDIALS n

REPLY <string>/@<fkey>

RUN [<program-name>]

RWIND

SAVE <filename>

SBREAK

SEND <filename>

SKIP <n>

SLINE <toggle>

SPEED <nn>/ANY

STOP 1/2, or STOPBITS 1/2

SUSPEND <key>

SWITCH <key>

TELNUM <phone#>

TABEX <toggle>, or TABEXPAND <toggle>

TABS <nn,nn,...,nn>

TRACE <toggle>

TURNAROUND <key>

TYPE [#] [start-line] <filename>

UCONLY <toggle>

WAIT <condition> [<label>]

WHEN "text" command-line

XDOS

XKERMIT <filename>

XONXOF <toggle>

List of Unsupported Commands

Sample Script File

Sending Unprintable Characters

Appendix A - Default Settings

Appendix B - Using PAD Commands

CLR

Purpose

Command Syntax

Response from the PAD

INT

Purpose

Command Syntax

Response from the PAD

PAR?

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example 1

Example 2

Response from the PAD

RESET

Purpose

Command Syntax

Response from the PAD

RPAR?

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example 1

Example 2

Response from the PAD

RSET?

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example

Response from the PAD

SET

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example

Response from the PAD

SET?

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example

Response from the PAD

STAT

Purpose

Command Syntax

Response from the PAD

Appendix C - ATE Commands Reference

Overview

ASYNCH

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3

Example 4

Parameters

Notes

BASYNCH

Purpose

Command Syntax

Notes

EMULATION

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3

Parameters

Notes

Related Commands

RASYNCH

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example 1

Parameters

Notes

RELASYNC

Purpose

Command Syntax

Notes

SETASYNCH

Purpose

Command Syntax

Example

Parameters

Notes

Related Commands

TASYNCH

Purpose

Command Syntax

Notes

Related Commands