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Create New Session (IBM)

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//It may not meet the security requirements for a specific environment, and it should not be used exactly as shown.

//We recommend that you add security and error-handling code to make your projects more secure and robust.

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using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Text;

using Attachmate.Reflection.Framework;

using Attachmate.Reflection.Emulation.IbmHosts;


namespace GetStartedConsole


  class Program


      static void Main(string[] args)


        Attachmate.Reflection.Framework.Application reflectionApplication = MyReflection.CreateApplication("myWorkspace", true);

        if (reflectionApplication != null)


          //For a 3270 session

          IIbmTerminal terminal = (IIbmTerminal)reflectionApplication.CreateControl(new Guid("{09E5A1B4-0BA6-4546-A27D-FE4762B7ACE1}"));

          //For a 5250 session

          //IIbmTerminal terminal = (IIbmTerminal)reflectionApplication.CreateControl(new Guid("{AF03A446-F278-4624-B9EF-C896DF2CA1CA}"));

          if (terminal != null)


            //Specify the host name or IP address.

            terminal.HostAddress = "[MyHost]";


            //Alternatively, use the AfterConnect event to wait for the connection.

            while (!terminal.IsConnected)




            IIbmScreen screen = terminal.Screen;

            screen.WaitForHostSettle(6000, 3000);

            string text = screen.GetText(18, 2, 48);




            Console.WriteLine("Failed to create the control.");



          Console.WriteLine("Failed to get Application object.");