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Technote (troubleshooting)


Any TN3270 port with SSL enabled fails to activate.


When Communications Server for Windows (CSWIN) v6.4.0.3 or v6.4.0.4 is installed from CD media, a package that GSKit requires may not be installed. GSKit provides the SSL function for CSWIN.

Resolving the problem

Download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86) from Microsoft.

Product Alias/Synonym

sna communications server for windows cswin cs/win

Document information

More support for: Communications Server for Windows

Software version:,

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1620127

Modified date: 2012-12-13