ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS – due to increased traffic from suspicious IP addresses, we have implemented additional firewall technologies. 

Please see the support page for more information.

First, any IP address that attempts to connect to the TimeShare400 on certain unused ports (as a port sniffer might do) will be blocked for 24 hours.  

When you log into the server with Telnet you will see a message on the NEWS message queue with instructions for downloading the information required to log onto the server in the near future (planned implementation Tuesday, Sept 5 2023).

TimeShare400 provides affordable time sharing over the internet on a current model AS/400 (aka eServer iSeries; iSeries; System i; and, just plain “IBM i” for development, educational institutions, additional short term capacity increases and outsourcing.   Our AS/400’s are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any PC connected to the internet.

The primary machine is running v7r1.  We have other machines available at v5r4, v5r2 and even v4r5.  Pricing for these older machines may differ.  The v4r5 machine has the ability to compile all the way back to v3r2.

We no longer have any CISC machines.  Despite the fact that they were over 30 years old and still worked just fine, they have been sent to the recycler.  Or maybe a mooring in Boston harbor.

Remember the old days of ‘time sharing’ on computers?  With the advent of the internet, time sharing makes more sense than ever.  Rather than buy and maintain your own AS/400 or iSeries machine, now you can rent time and space at TimeShare400(tm) instead!

This service will be of interest to individual developers who need affordable time share access to an up-to-date AS/400 for creating and compiling their latest projects.  It will also be of interest to companies looking to outsource their software development function.   If the production machine is bogging down between the production activity and development, move development outside!  Some companies may even want to outsource their entire AS/400 environment!  Have TimeShare400 run your AS/400 operations entirely!  Small companies that want to run AS/400 applications but don’t want to buy a machine can run their applications here!

For more information on the TimeShare400 service offerings, click here.

Our mission is to provide high quality, high availability, affordable service to companies and developers.

ATTENTION SUBSCRIBERS: for information about the last install of PTFs, click here.