Step 1. Download 3270 client for MAC OSX
Download tn3270 from here – http://www.brown.edu/cis/tn3270/index.html#latest . When I’m writing this article the latest version of tn3270 is 3.3b6 (beta). It worked perfectly in my 2012(mid) Macbook pro Retina display.
Step 2. Mount the dmg and open the disk in finder.
Step 3. Copy tn3270x Application file to your applications folder
Step 4. Invoke tn3270x by double clicking on the application
Fill your hostname on “Host Name” field. By default the port will be 23, but if you want you can change the port number by clicking on “Special” Button
Once you are done with your settings, click on “open connection” Button.
I have used Fandezhi/efglobe mainframe, it is a free mainframe and can be used for your skills development. If you want to know more about creating an id, visit my post about getting a free mainframe id (http://mainframegeek.me/2012/11/23/free-mainframe-id-to-practice/)
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