Extra! X-treme


Host types

  • IBM System Z (Mainframe)
  • IBM System i (AS/400)
  • UNIX/Linux/OpenVMS (VT)
  • HP NonStop/Tandem 6530 (optional add-on)

Emulation types

  • IBM System Z (Mainframe)
    • 3270 text and graphics terminals and printers
  • IBM System i (AS/400)
    • 5250 terminals and printers
  • HP NonStop/Tandem 6530 (optional add-on)
  • UNIX, Linux, and OpenVMS (VT): VT420, VT400-7, VT400-8, VT320, VT330, VT241, VT220, VT102, VT52, ReGIS, Sixel, and Tektronix graphics terminal emulation (VT340 and Tektronix 4010/4014), Wyse 50+, Wyse 60, SCO-ANSI, BBS-ANSI, and AT386

Network protocols

  • IBM Z (Mainframe)
    • TN3270 and TN3270E
    • Microsoft SNA Server (Microsoft Host Integration Server)
  • IBM System i (AS/400)
    • TN5250 and TN5250E
    • Microsoft SNA Server (Microsoft Host Integration Server)
    • MPTN Direct Connect
  • UNIX/Linux/OpenVMS (VT)
    • SSH
    • Telnet
    • Modem
    • Serial connections
  • IPv4 and IPv6 support


  • TLS 1.2 Encryption (SSL/TLS)
    • FIPS 140-2 validated SSL/TLS crypto module (Certificate #1747)
  • SSH (Secure Shell)
    • Authentication Methods
      • Public Key
      • Password
      • Keyboard Interactive
      • GSSAPI/Kerberos
    • SSH X client launching
    • X11 forwarding
    • Command line SSH utilities (ssh, scp, and sftp)
    • Port forwarding (tunneling) for TCP/IP ports through secure channel
    • Integrated multi-hop SSH configuration support
    • Smart card support through PKCS #11 interface
    • SSH key agent
    • Key generation and conversion (RSA-1, RSA, and DSA) utility
    • Easy uploading of users’ public keys to SSH servers
    • SSH connection reuse
    • Standard SSH configurations
    • FIPS 140-2-validated SSH crypto module (Certificate #1747)
  • SHA-2 support (SHA-224, SHA-256, SHA-384, and SHA-512)
  • Support for RSA-2048 digital signatures
  • Host authentication via smart card
  • Support for IBM Express Logon Feature (ELF) enables certificate authentication and single sign-on (SSO) for mainframe sessions
  • Lock down session features
  • Digitally signed executable and DLL files
  • PKI support built to meet DoD standards
    • PKCS #11 support
    • U.S. DoD Common Access Card (CAC) support
    • Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) support
    • Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL)
    • Intermediate certificate storage through LDAP
    • Reflection Certificate Manager
  • Adheres to Federal Desktop Core Configuration (FDCC) and United States Government Configuration Baseline (USGCB) security policy requirements
  • FIPS-mode Group Policy setting for mandatory encryption of all connections
  • Encryption of EXTRA! Basic macros
  • Reflection Secure FTP Client (see below)

Administrative tools

  • Support for Windows administration features
    • Microsoft Installer (including application self-repair)
    • Active Directory
    • Roaming user profiles
    • Group Policy
  • Management of EXTRA! settings via Host Access Management & Security Server (MSS)
  • Customization tool for settings and installation files (including MSI)

International support

  • English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Brazilian Portuguese language localization for UI and Help
  • Host code page support for most single-byte language character sets
  • Localized keyboards, displays, and printers


  • Integration with Microsoft Office
  • Macro Launcher
  • Macro record/edit
  • Print Screen
  • Screen History
  • Spell Check
  • Scratch Pad
  • Recent Typing
  • Auto Expand
  • Auto Complete
  • Advanced cut/copy/paste
  • Keyboard remapping
  • Color mapping
  • Configurable toolbar
  • Customizable font
  • APL Mode and Keyboard Mapping – assign APL characters to a key for keyboard mapping

File transfer

  • IND$File, DISOSS, SQL data query, and batch-file transfer
  • Reflection Secure FTP client
    • FTP file transfer available via the session UI
    • Host file browsing
    • SSL/TLS encryption for FTP file transfers
    • SSL encryption for AS/400 LIPI file transfers
    • Kerberos 5 authentication
    • Secure file transfer via SFTP (SSH)
    • Management of FTP client settings via Reflection Security Gateway (optional component)
    • IPv6 support
    • Change UNIX file permissions with FTP client
    • Support for a wide variety of FTP servers [UNIX, NetWare, Unisys, HP 3000, IBM System z (Mainframe), System i (AS/400), OpenVMS, Sterling Connect, and NonStop (Guardian API)]
    • Site-to-site transfer between FTP servers
    • FTP site wizard
    • Export/import settings in XML format
    • Wildcard filters
    • Automation tools (script recorder and Microsoft OLE Automation)
  • FTP, Kermit, Zmodem


  • 3287, 3812, and 3912 printer emulation
  • LU1 (SCS), LU3, and LU4
  • Print Screen function with utility for printing multiple screens
  • Host Print Transform
  • Network, local, or print-to-disk
  • Fixed pitch TrueType and printer font
  • Screen History printing

Programming and automation

  • EXTRA! Basic macro language with integrated development environment
  • Macro-recorder to create macros without any coding
  • Programmatic access to properties and methods via EXTRA! APIs
  • Enterprise Access Library (EAL) - Attachmate HLLAPI (ATMAPI32.dll)
  • Microsoft OLE Automation 2.0 support
  • Embed EXTRA! as ActiveX control in web page
  • Navigation
  • Telnet hot backup/load balancing/failover for Tandem 6530 sessions

User interface

  • Batch-file transfers
  • Font sizing
  • 3270 and 5250 word wrap
  • Customizable toolbars
  • Customizable and dynamic HotSpots
  • Customizable QuickPads
  • Graphical keyboard mapping
  • Menu mapping utility
  • Mouse mapping (2-and 3-button)
  • Full-color editing
  • Keystroke savings calculator
  • 5250 Text Assist
  • Customizable Scratch Pad font

System requirements

  • Any system that meets the minimum requirements for supported Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Disk space required will vary depending on features to be installed
  • Network interface card
  • 2- or 3-button mouse

Operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise*
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro*
  • Microsoft Windows 7*
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Services
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal Services
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft App-V
  • VMware

*32-bit and 64-bit editions

release-rel-2021-4-1-6068 | Thu Apr 8 23:24:12 PDT 2021
Thu Apr 8 23:24:12 PDT 2021