Run MVS 3.8 or MAINFRAME in windows using docker

Submitted by Dickens A S on Wed, 09/09/2020 - 05:58

It is easy to run Mainframe in windows using docker

First run docker



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docker is configured to use the default machine with IP 192.168.99.100
For help getting started, check out the docs at https://docs.docker.com


Start interactive shell

USER1@HOST MINGW64 /c/MyFiles/DToolbox
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Pull MVS image

$ docker pull rattydave/docker-ubuntu-hercules-mvs

Using default tag: latest
latest: Pulling from rattydave/docker-ubuntu-hercules-mvs
3ff22d22a855: Pull complete
e7cb79d19722: Pull complete
323d0d660b6a: Pull complete
b7f616834fd0: Pull complete
459f6955799c: Pull complete
Digest: sha256:a2bb4768889d831919e3e9d3969c631d90634e84516a855e54d8888c310ebcce
Status: Downloaded newer image for rattydave/docker-ubuntu-hercules-mvs:latest
docker.io/rattydave/docker-ubuntu-hercules-mvs:latest

Start the container

$ docker run -dit --name tk4- -p 3270:3270 -p 8038:8038 -p 21:21 rattydave/docker-ubuntu-hercules-mvs:latest

Use your preferred 3270 terminal

Example x3270 is available in Cygwin X11

Connect MAINFRAME using x3270

$ x3270 192.168.99.100:3270

You can see the MVS Turnkey, Launch the keyboard and press "Attn" for LOGON prompt

MVS Turnkey

 

Username password provide here https://hub.docker.com/r/rattydave/docker-ubuntu-hercules-mvs

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