AWS Blu Insights Terminals provides an access to character-based hosts. It can connect to mainframes or AS400 environments via TN3270 or TN5250 terminals.
Users can request access to the Terminals application from the Blu Age Toolbox service in bluinsights.aws. They need to fill a form with their project details. Once their request is approved, they will receive instructions on how to install it by email.
AWS Blu Insights Terminals is not intrusive and connects to the host through a standard socket connection, without specific installation expected on the mainframe, or AS400.
The connection type is customizable. It can be a simple Telnet connection, Telnet/SSL or TLS v1.2. For this last option, the user needs to provide a certificate with its private key or a keystore with its password. The server may use them for client authentication.
There are three additional options for the terminals:
Besides traditional terminal emulator features (display, cursor management, writing), AWS Blu Insights terminals manage the following features: