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Host Access for the Cloud


Host Access for Cloud Specs

Terminal emulation:

  • 3270
  • 5250
  • VT/SSH
  • Unisys UTS (via INT1) and T27 (Unisys Edition only)
  • ALC (via MATIP) (Airlines Edition only)

Administrative tools:

  • Convert Reflection for the Web sessions to Host Access for the Cloud sessions
  • Centralized Management Server
    • Web-based console for central administration of settings files
    • Web-based deployment of settings files and updates
    • Metering support
    • User preference replication
  • Host Access Management and Security Server Add-On components
    • Automated Sign-On for Mainframe Add-On*
      • Enable automated Sign-On to IBM 3270 applications via your identity and access management system.
  • Terminal ID Management Add-On*
    • Dynamically allocate terminal IDs based on username, DNS name, IP address, or address pool.
  • Java-free administration console


  • Plus UI modernization for IBM 3270 and 5250 host screens
    • Built-in controls for AutoExecution, Bi-Directional Table (read/write across multiple screens), Button, Calendar, CheckBox, Chooser, Collector, GridCollector, Image, InputField, Label, Message Box, MultiLine, RadioButton, Tab, Tooltip, and WebFrame
  • Hotspots
  • Color mapping
  • Quick keys
  • Suspend and resume sessions
  • Keyboard mapping
  • Enhanced cut/copy/paste
  • Type ahead
  • Host-initiated screen updates
  • Enhanced fonts
  • Right Click Copy/Paste

Programming and automation:

  • Extended Macro API (Stop, OnEvent, etc.)
  • Server Side Event & Scripting capabilities (Java)
  • Macro recorder and editor
  • Host Access for the Cloud Client Connector for Windows

Authentication, authorization, and auditing:

  • CA Siteminder: Enable authentication to be managed from Siteminder (includes support for the Siteminder SSO)
  • Single Sign-On support via Windows (NTLM) and IIS
  • X.509 smart card support (with support for load balancer Drop and Inspect
  • Kerberos Authentication to AS400
  • NEW: Kerberos Authentication for a Secure Windows SSO experience for the end user
  • SAML authentication
  • AD/LDAP integration to restrict terminal session access to authorized users
    • Multiple LDAP support
    • Access control for session access based on individual identity or LDAP group membership
  • Log data usage tracking by AD/LDAP distinguished names
  • FIPS 140-2 support

File transfer:

  • Mainframe (IND$FILE)
  • FTP and SFTP
  • File Transfer for the AS400


  • Screen printing
  • 3287 mainframe printing
  • UTS Mapper and Demand printing (available in the Unisys Version)
  • Multiple host printer session
  • Print page setup
  • Dynamic prompt for LU
  • Print screens to file
  • Batch printing
  • AS400 printing


  • X.509/SmartCard support
  • FIPS 140-2 Support (Cert #3152)
  • Simplified certificate management

VT Specific emulation features:

  • VT – Scrollback buffer

Emulation behavior:

  • Single Session Mode
  • Anonymous Logon for user assets

Browsers supported**:

  • Google Chrome v75 (recommended)
  • Mozilla Firefox v68 (recommended
  • Microsoft Edge v44
  • Internet Explorer version 11 (not recommended)
  • Apple iOS Safari v13

Server platforms supported**:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6
  • Windows 2012 Server
  • Linux on z Systems
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) v11 SP4
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6

* Requires an additional license

** Supported versions include those listed and higher


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release-rel-2022-09-02-hotfix-8033 | Thu Sep 29 14:23:06 PDT 2022
Thu Sep 29 14:23:06 PDT 2022