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UTS Connection Settings: Environment Page

In order to connect to a host, you must configure at least one environment./p>

Environments: This lists the environments that currently exist.

When you create a UTS configuration for the first time, this list includes a predefined environment (UDSSRC). However, this predefined environment does not specify which connection to use. You must click the environment name and then click a connection from the Connection list in order to complete the configuration of this predefined environment.

If you do not want to use this predefined environment, you can delete it and create new environments.

When you click an environment name in this list, the page displays the configuration settings associated with that environment.

Click New to create new environments, and Delete to delete existing ones.

Note If you delete an environment that is specified on the General page, you will not be able to save the configuration until you select a different environment on the General page.

Application: Type the name of the host application or host operating mode to be accessed (up to 12 characters).

This is the word or phrase that is sent to the host when you first establish communication with the host. If you were using a host terminal, this would be the $$OPEN name of the application.

The application name is typically the same as the environment name. However, they can be different. For example, the environment name might be MAPPER, and the application name might be UDSSRC. During a terminal emulation session, you would type $$OPEN MAPPER at the prompt, and UDSSRC would be sent to the host.

Initial Transaction: Type the character, word, or phrase that the client should send to the host when communication with the host is first established (up to 15 characters).

This parameter is optional and is primarily used with TIP. For example, you might type ^ to run MAPPER. This parameter can also be used to transmit passwords.

Connection: Click the connection to use for this environment.

If you have not configured any connections yet, click the Connection tab and configure one.

TSAP: This option appears on this page only if the selected Connection is for a Host LAN Controller (HLC) or a Distributed Communications Processor (DCP) in IP router mode.

Type the desired Transport Service Access Point (TSAP), up to 32 characters, or click one from the list. For example, you might use TIPCSU for TIP connections.

If you're not sure what value to use, contact your host administrator.

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