Mainframe: LSU Overview

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Eligibility & Order Procedures

Available To:    

LSU Faculty, Staff & Graduate Students (Upon Request).

Request a Mainframe Account:   

1. Open the myLSU Portal (  

2. Click Computing Services IMS/TSO Account Request from the left side.

3. Mainframe security access can then be requested under Financial Services | Legacy Security Access Request.

Connect to the LSU Mainframe

(NOTE: There Are 3 Different Ways to Connect.)

1. The IBM PComm Application is a Windows Application created by the IBM company and available to download from TigerWare. Compatible with Windows.

Download, Install & Configure the IBM PComm Application.

2. The TN3270 Application is a FREE  OS X Application created by Brown University and available for download from TigerWare. It allows computers running Mac OS X to connect to LSU Mainframe. Compatible with Mac OS X.  (This product is an open-license, terminal-emulation program that requires the installation of a client software.)

Download, Install & Configure the TN3270 Application.

3. The TN3270 App is a FREE App for mobile devices available for download from iTunes.  It allows iOS X & Android Devices to connect to the LSU MainframeCompatible with iOS X & Android.

Download, Install & Configure the TN3270 Lite App.

LSU Support & Policy Statements

Service Desk Contact Information

LSU Policy Statements

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