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QWS3270 Configuation

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  • Faculty / Staff

After installing QWS3270, it will need to be configured to access the “Mustang” server containing the secure databases.

Configuring QWS3270

  1. When you first launch QWS3270 a connection wizard will appear. Click Next.QWS3270 New Session Wizard screen one with arrow pointing towards Next button.
  2. In the next screen enter mustang.nevada.edu as the hostname of the computer you would like to connect to, then click Next.QWS3270 New Session Wizard Screen two with arrow pointing towards Next button.
  3. Don’t make any changes to this screen. Click Next.QWS3270 New Session Wizard screen 3 with arrow pointing towards Next button.
  4. This screen asks you to select your preferred screen size. You can ignore this as the QWS3270 window can be resized at any time. Click Next.QWS3270 New Session Wizard screen four with arrow pointing towards Next button.
  5. Choose a name for the connection. It can be anything you would like. Click Next.QWS3270 New Session Wizard screen 5 with arrow pointing towards Next button.
  6. Click Finish.QWS3270 New Session Wizard final screen with arrow pointing towards Finish button.
  7. You will now see the connection dialog box. You will see this dialog box every time you start up QWS3270. There is one more change that needs to be done before you can access the secure server. Click on the Edit button.
    QWS3270 Connection window with arrow pointing towards Edit button.
  8. From the menu on the left of the screen, click on Security and then select TLSv1 from the SLS/TLS Protocol Version. Click OK.QWS3270 Settings window with Security tab highlighted. QWS3270 Settings window with "TLSv1" selected under "SSL/TLS Protocol Version"
  9. You will now be able to access the “Mustang” secure server by clicking on the Connect button.QWS3270 Connection dialogue box with arrow pointing towards the Connect button.

If you have any issues connecting to Mustang through QWS3270 please contact the OIT Support Center.

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