ASNA Browser Terminal™ Admin Manual

Installation Prerequisites

This document describes the hardware and software you will need to use ASNA Browser Terminal.

The requirements for ASNA Browser Terminal are:

Hardware requirements:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows 10, or Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016. Must have at least 2MB of memory.
  • IBM i V6R1 or Higher
  • ASNA DataGate for IBM i

Software requirements on the Web Server:

  • ASPX Editor – Altering anything more than superficial aspects of BTerm requires the ability to edit .aspx pages. Any text editor (NotePad++, MS Notepad) can be used for this.
  • Internet Information Services and ASP.NET 4.5 – IIS and ASP.NET 4.5 must both be activated.
  • ASNA Browser Terminal – This is the software for BTerm.

Warning – IIS should generally be left in it's default configuration for BTerm. Specifically, it must have the Static Content feature (or Role) active.

Software requirements on the IBM i

  • IBM i V6R1 or higher
  • ASNA DataGate for IBM i – This provides access to the IBM i for reading display file and message file definitions.

Software requirements for end users:

  • Web browser – ASNA Browser Terminal can produce web pages compatible with any mobile or desktop browser, but they've been tested to function best in the following environments:
    Operating System Phone Samples Tablets Samples Preferred Browser
    iOS versions 5 Apple iPhone 3GS, 4 Apple iPad 2 Safari
    iOS versions 6 Apple iPhone 5 Apple iPad Mini Safari
    Android Gingerbread Samsung Galaxy S II Samsung Player 4 Firefox
    Android Ice-cream-sandwich Samsung Galaxy S III HTC One Asus Transformer Firefox
    Android Jellybean HTC Droid DNA Google Nexus 7 Stock Chrome
    or Dolphin (for full screen)
    Windows 8 Nokia Lumia Microsoft Surface RT Microsoft Surface Pro IE10*