In order to connect to the Marist mainframe, you need a program called a 3270 terminal emulator. From the list below, select the emulator that is appropriate for the OS you are using.
The host name for Marist's mainframe is zos.kctr.marist.edu
And you must connect via port 1023
No matter which emulator you choose, you must use the host and port specified above to connect to Marist.
Downloaded and install Vista TN3270. The defaults should be acceptable.
Your instructor should provide you with a name and registration code to keep your copy from expiring.
Once installed, run "Vista TN3270"
If first time, a "Vista TN3270 - Start a New Terminal Session" dialog box and an Introduction box will pop up.
Close the Introduction box and [Cancel] "New Terminal Session" dialog.
Click "Help" on main menu and scroll down to and select :
Enter the "User Name" and "Reg code" provided by your professor.
When the "Start a New Terminal Session" dialog appears, Enter the following :
|"Host IP Name or Alias"||zos.kctr.marist.edu|
You can now click [Connect] to connect to Marist.
You will be prompted to add an icon for the session. select [yes] to preserve the information you entered for later sessions.
It will offer a selection of icons, pick one and select [OK].
The dmg from "Brown University" does not have an install script. Click on it to open. Drag and drop the 3270 terminal program and docs folder to location of your choice.
Once you install TN3270 :
Double click the "Terminal" application to run it.
Once it opens the "Session" dialog, you must provide additional information.
Next Click on [Special] icon
First box should says Port Number: 23, change that to 1023
Click [Open Connection]
Before continuing, you should save the Session configuration. To do this :
Click on "File" at the top of the OSX Desktop.
Specify a name, "Marist" would be good, and save in a easily locatable folder. The default is "Documents".
Click on [Save]. The "Save as" dialog should close and you can click on the main session window and continue to log in.
Linux distributions come with 2 tn3270 emulators :
The simpest way to access Marist with c3270 is :
The keymap for x3270 does work from remote login.