Workstation Preparation
Part One

Three pieces of software required to participate in the contest:

  1. Telnet 3270 Emulator (TN3270) - access mainframe environment applications such as z/OS ISPF. TN3270 is a text only interface.
  2. SSH Client - access z/OS Unix System Serivces shell using VT100 or VT220 terminal emulation. A text only interface.
  3. Web Browser - Done, given you are reading this text.

Follow the steps in the Connectivity Guide for the workstation operating system you are using.
The installation and configurations of the 3270 emulator and SSH client for Windows, Linux, and Mac are described in the Master the Mainframe Contest Connectivity Guide.
Ensure that you can connect to both the TN3270 and the Unix servers before continuing.

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