Web-based Terminal Emulation

The z/Scope Anywhere terminal emulator is an agile solution for IBM AS/400, IBM Mainframe and UNIX server access from any HTML5 compatible web browser. Access your terminal applications from Windows, Mac, Linux, Chromebook, iOS or Android devices.


An intuitive user experience

Give your users the ability to securely manage multiple sessions for multiple terminal protocols on any device. Our touchscreen support and virtual keyboard features allow you to swipe through and work on host sessions right from your mobile device, without any required client side installations.


All the necessary tools, now available from anywhere

z/Scope Anywhere gives you all the necessary tools for terminal emulation, now available from anywhere, anytime. We support both enhanced IBM TN3270E and basic TN3270 emulation, as well as IBM TN5250E, UNIX VT100-420, SSH emulation and secure FTP integration.


Integrated printer emulation

Now, z/Scope Anywhere supports TN3287 and TN3812 printing terminals. Send print jobs to your browser-side printer in an isolated terminal or added to a display session.


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Web-based Terminal Emulation

Terminal Emulation with z/Scope Anywhere can be use on any HTML5 browser. Supported browsers include:

  • Chrome
  • Edge and Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari
Cross-browser, cross-os and cross-device
  • z/Scope Anywhere can be used on virtually any browser on any device, running on any operating system.
Multiple protocol support
  • TN3270E
  • TN5250E
  • VT100, VT220, VT320, VT420, SSH1, SSH2 Telnet Servers.
  • The protocols TN5250E, SSL 2/3 and TLS 1 are also supported.
  • All the necessary tools for fast and modern IBM Mainframe emulation.
Printing Terminal Emulation support
  • TN3287
  • TN3812
Multi-session support
  • Run several sessions on the same client instance.
  • Navigate through multiple active sessions.
Optimized for mobile devices
  • z/Scope Anywhere provides seamlessly integrated touch and virtual keyboards, perfect for use on mobile devices including tablets and smartphones.
File Transfer
  • z/Scope Anywhere enables multi-protocol file transfer through FTP, IND$FILE, KERMIT, X/Y/Z-MODEM transfers integrated in the same common interface.
  • Enhanced FTP support for AS/400 IFS and not IFS modes.
  • Queue management.
Zero client setup
  • Pure HTML/Javascript client.
  • Users can use z/Scope Anywhere right way from their browsers.
Full SSL/SSH Encryption
  • Support for SSL 2.0 and 3.0 (Secure Socket Layer Technology), as well as TSL 1.0 (Transport Layer Security) security protocols.
  • Secure your FTP sessions connecting via the SFTP protocol.
  • 128-bit encryption allows users to securely access remote hosts over any network, and safely transfer files between systems.
  • Support for SSH1 (Secure Shell), SSH2 security protocols.
Native-firewall friendly
  • z/Scope Anywhere Server uses standard HTTPS protocol and ports already opened on any corporate firewall.
Admin Control Panel
  • Monitor all active connections and sessions.
  • Administrators can disconnect and remove active sessions.
Real-time statistics
  • View real-time usage statistics, including connections per host, as well as a comprehensive log file of connection activity.
Scaling and Load Balancing Capabilities
  • z/Scope Anywhere provides components that allow you to distribute the workload across multiple Windows sessions, as well as multiple servers. You can scale the application availability in terms of applications instances and failover scenarios in order to achieve optimal resource utilization and avoid overload.


VTxxx Emulation  
TN3270E Emulation  
TN5250E Emulation  
Browser Based  
Stand Alone  
Integrated Printer Emulation  
TN3287 Emulation  
TN3812 Emulation  
FTP Client  
SSL/TLS Support  
SSH 1/2 Support  
Screen Styles  
Customizable Macros  
Centralized User Profiles  
Local User Profiles  
Admin Control Panel  
Connections Statistics  
Scaling and Load Balancing Capabilities  


z/Scope Anywhere is based on a 3-tier architecture composed of the Browser, the Server and the Host.

Web-based Terminal Emulation HTML5 Web-to-host TN3270 TN5250 VT100 z/Scope Anywhere Architecture

Scaling and Load Balancing

The following scheme shows z/Scope Anywhere running in a Load Balancing scenario.

Web-based Terminal Emulation HTML5 Web-to-host TN3270 TN5250 VT100 z/Scope Anywhere Load Balancing Architecture

How it works

The remote user connects to the z/Scope Anywhere server using any HTML5 browser. Once the connection is established, the server will start interpreting commands to the specific host/protocol and send back the results after converting the updated screens to native web structures.

Web-based Terminal Emulation HTML5 Web-to-host TN 3270 TN 5250 VT100 how it works


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Which z/Scope edition is the most convenient for you?

Web Edition

Desktop Editions

z/Scope Anywhere

Express 3270

Express 5250

Express VT


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VTxxx Emulation          
TN3270E Emulation          
TN5250E Emulation          
Browser Based          
Windows OS Support (1)          
iOS (2)          
Touch interface support          
Stand Alone          
Integrated Printer Emulation (3)          
FTP Client (4)         Optional
SSL/TLS Support          
SSH 1/2 Support          
HLLAPI Support          
Multilanguage Support          
Multisession interface          
Screen History          
Dynamic Toolbars          
Screen Styles          
Customizable Macros          
Support for OHIO API          
Customizable HTML Welcome Page          
Office Integration          
Centralized Configuration (5)        
Centralized user Profiles        
Local User Profiles        
Connections Statistics        
Connections Control Panel        
SSL Tunneling (6)   Optional Optional Optional Optional
Load Balancing Capabilities  

(1) All z/Scope editions are compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012. Older versions of Windows including Windows 98/ME/2000 are also supported.

(2) z/Scope Anywhere is browser-based, which makes the application platform and OS independent. Any device that has access to an HTML5-supported browser will be able to run the z/Scope Anywhere client.

(3) Support for TN3287 and TN3812 printing terminals.

(4) The FTP client function is optional for the Classic edition. For a minimal additional investment you will get a full FTP Client seamlessly integrated into the tabbed z/Scope interface.

(5) Requires our free centralized configuration facility for large deployments: Remote Configuration Server, which can be customized according to your specific needs. Download it here.

(6) Contact us if you wish to enable SSL tunneling for your Telnet connections.



  • OS independent
  • HTML5-compliant Web Browser


  • Windows XP 32-bit / Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32-bit / Windows Vista 64-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit / Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows 8 32-bit / Windows 8 64-bit
  • Windows 10 32-bit / Windows 10 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 32-bit / Windows Server 2003 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 32-bit / Windows Server 2008 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012


  • Windows XP 32-bit / Windows XP 64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32-bit / Windows Vista 64-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit / Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows 8 32-bit / Windows 8 64-bit
  • Windows 10 32-bit / Windows 10 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 32-bit / Windows Server 2003 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 32-bit / Windows Server 2008 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012


  • IBM Mainframe
  • AS/400
  • Unix

Live Demo

Anonymous Access

Use our public demo to try z/Scope Anywhere. With this option you will be able to use existing connections in anonymous mode.

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Private Session with Single Sign-On

z/Scope Anywhere provides several authentication methods to allow the access to private connection profiles available to a specific group or user.

This demo was setup to accept the standard Single Sign-on authentication method used by the most popular social networks, like Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, etc: OAuth 2.0.

Here, you’ll be able to sign-in to z/Scope Anywhere using your Google or Facebook account. Once you sign in, you’ll be able to create and manage your own connection profiles to access Mainframes, AS/400 and Unix servers of your choice.

All the information will be securely saved for later access using the same social network account.

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Supported devices

  • PC (Windows, Linux OS)
  • Mac
  • iOS devices
  • Chromebooks
  • Android devices
  • Microsoft Surface
  • Is your preferred device not listed here? Contact us