Usage Notes

The configuration string is implementation-specific. Different implementations of the autECL objects may require different formats or information in the configuration string. The new emulator is started upon return from this call, but it may or may not be connected to the host.

For Z and I Emulator for Windows, the configuration string has the following format:
Optional parameters are enclosed in square brackets []. The parameters are separated by at least one blank. Parameters may be in upper, lower, or mixed case and may appear in any order. The meaning of each parameter is as follows:
  • PROFILE=<filename>: Names the Z and I Emulator for Windows workstation profile (.WS file), which contains the configuration information. This parameter is not optional; a profile name must be supplied. If the file name contains blanks the name must be enclosed in single quotation marks. The <filename> value may be either the profile name with no extension, the profile name with the .WS extension, or the fully qualified profile name path.
  • CONNNAME=<c> specifies the short ID of the new connection. This value must be a single, alphabetic character (A-Z or a-z). If this value is not specified, the next available connection ID is assigned automatically.
  • WINSTATE=<MAX|MIN|RESTORE|HIDE> specifies the initial state of the emulator window. The default if this parameter is not specified is RESTORE.