Tom, check this out - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKEzX70moOQ

I also got 200 hits for 'AT-TLS' after logging in to share.org; you might want 
to do the same to see which of those are the most useful to you.

- KB

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On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:27 PM, Tom Brennan <t...@tombrennansoftware.com> 
wrote:

> I've tried to skim some of the AT-TLS doc, and even attended an IBM
> webinar last week, but I'm still missing what I imagine are important
> background points. Maybe someone here can explain things, but don't
> worry too much about it.
>
> Client and server programs like SSH/SSHD call programs such as OpenSSL
> to handle the encryption handshake and processing. So when you set
> those up, there is no AT-TLS needed for encryption. Same with the
> TN3270 server and client, as long as you set that up with keys and
> parameters on the host side, and settings on the client side.
>
> I'm thinking because of the name "Application Transparent" that AT-TLS
> was made for programs that DON'T have their own logic to call OpenSSL
> (or whatever) to do their own encryption. Let's use clear-text FTP as
> an example. So somehow, AT-TLS hooks into the processing and provides
> an encrypted "tunnel", kind of like VPN does, but only for that one
> application. Does that sound correct?
>
> If so, then the encryption is "transparent" to the FTP server code and
> FTP does not need to be changed, which I think is the whole idea here.
> Yet we now have an encrypted session. Does that sound correct?
>
> Then if so, what happens on the FTP client side? I certainly can't use
> the Windows FTP command, for example, because it's not setup for any
> kind of encryption. That's kind of my big question here.
>
> On 6/30/2020 1:44 AM, Lionel B Dyck wrote:
>
> > Sweet - thank you
> > Lionel B. Dyck <sdg><
> > Website: https://www.lbdsoftware.com
> > "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what 
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU On Behalf Of 
> > kekronbekron
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:34 AM
> > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
> > Subject: Re: AT-TLS ?
> > Hi LBD!,
> > Check these out-
> > http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS5416
> > http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS5415
> > http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS5414
> >
> > -   KB
> >
> > ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> > On Monday, June 29, 2020 3:56 AM, Lionel B Dyck lbd...@gmail.com wrote:
> >
> > > Anyone have any pointers for configuring AT-TLS on z/OS?
> > > Lionel B. Dyck <sdg><
> > > Website: https://www.lbdsoftware.com https://www.lbdsoftware.com
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> > > what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John
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