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Step 6: Configure Communications for your PC.
After installing Spool-Explorer you need to configure communications between the PC and IBM i components. To do this, start by launching Spool-Explorer at Programs/Spool-Explorer/Spool-Explorer. The first time you do this, you will see this message:
Click OK to launch the Exodus Connection utility:
? Enter your system name, environment library and your IBM i IP address, ensure the port number is correct, enter your login credentials, and click OK on the Exodus Connection window.
When you click OK on the Configuration window, Spool-Explorer should prompt you to log on to your IBM i:
Use your normal IBM i user profile. Then continue with the next step.