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Advanced 5250 Telnet Dialog Box (Printer Sessions)

Getting there

The options are:

Telnet location

(Optional) Type up to 41 characters of descriptive text to provide information about your session. For example, you might include your PC's location, computer name, or IP address.

This features uses the SEND-LOCATION option supported under Telnet connections (RFC779).

Reflection does not initiate a WILL SEND command unless you activate the Telnet location option by typing information in this box.

Send Keep Alive packets

Select to provide a constant check between your session and the host so that you become aware of connection problems as they occur.

Choose one of the three types of keep-alive packets:

 

Choose

To cause

 

System

The TCP/IP stack to keep track of the host connection. This method requires less system resources than Send NOP Packets or Send Timing Mark Packets. However, most TCP/IP stacks send Keep Alive packets infrequently.

Send NOP Packets

Reflection to periodically send a No Operation (NOP) command to the host. The host is not required to respond to these commands, but the TCP/IP stack can detect if there was a problem delivering the packet.

Send Timing Mark Packets

Reflection to periodically send a Timing Mark Command to the host to determine if the connection is still active. The host should respond to these commands. If Reflection does not receive a response or there is an error sending the packet, it shuts down the connection.

Keep Alive timeout in seconds

Select the interval between the keep-alive requests. The range of values is 1 to 9999 seconds; the default value is 600 seconds.

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Related Topics

Session Setup Dialog Box (5250 Printer Sessions)

Configure Printer Session Settings