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Downloading and Installing the TN3270 Emulator for RUtAdmin (Windows 7 and 8)

Mocha TN3270 is a program that can be used to connect to a system called RutAdmin at Rutgers University. This software is free for Rutgers University Faculty and Staff on the Rutgers Software portal.

*NOTE* If you require upload or download file transfer capabilities, you will need QWS3270 which can be purchased directly from Jolly Giant. The MochaSoft emulator does not have this functionality.

To install this program you must have administrator access to this computer.  If you do not, contact your local IT people who do have this access.

  • Downloading the Mochasoft TN3270 Emulator

    To download the Mochasoft TN3270 Emulator for Windows 7 & 8 go to http://software.rutgers.edu and log in with a Rutgers NetID and Password. Go to the Search bar on the Software Portal and type in the search term Mocha TN3270 and press the Enter key.

 

 

Click on the link for Mocha TN3270 for Windows 7/8.

 

 

You will be prompted with the system requirements and License and Activation Key. Keep this page open through the installation process or copy and paste the License and Activation Key to another document. You will need this information later in the installation process.

 

 

Click on the Downloads tab.

 

 

Find the tn3270.msi file and click Download to save the file to the computer.

 
 
 
  • Installing TN3270

    Find the .msi file in the Downloads folder on the computer. Click on the file to start the installation process. When installation starts click Run.

 

 

At the Welcome Screen click on Next.

 

 

Read the License Agreement then select I accept the terms in the License Agreement. Click Next.

 

 

Choose the location on the computer where the program should be installed. This can be left as is if the program should be installed in the default location. Click Next.

 

 

Click Install to install the program.

 

 

Once the install process is finished choose Launch Mocha TN3270 for Windows 7 and click Finish.

 

 

Click Register.

 

 

Enter the License Name in the This product is registered to: text box and the Activation Key in the License key: text box. This information can be obtained from the page the software was downloaded from on the software portal. Click Ok.

 

 

Now the program is registered. Click OK to continue to the program.

 

 

Go to File ---> Edit/New Session. Enter the following information:

  • Name: rutadmin.rutgers.edu
  • IBM Mainframe IP Address: rutadmin.rutgers.edu
  • Port Number: 992
  • SSL: Check Box Selected
  • Send keep alive: Check Box Selected
  • Connect to this IBM Mainframe on Program Start: Check Box Selected (Optional)

Click Connect.

 

 

At the login screen enter your RUtAdmin UserID and RutAdmin Password.

 

 

Now enter your PRN number and press Enter.

 

 

You should now be logged into the system.