Rocket BlueZone Terminal Emulation

Rocket BlueZone Technical Specifications

BlueZone Terminal Emulation

Rocket BlueZone emulation clients are designed specifically for workstations running the Windows operating system to allow workstations in a LAN environment to communicate with a wide variety of host systems. To function properly, BlueZone must be installed on a workstation that includes the following minimum hardware and software components:

BlueZone Desktop Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7 Windows 8.1 Windows 10 Windows Server 2008 or later

Note: BlueZone Unisys UTS Display Emulator and BlueZone Unisys T27 Display Emulator are only available in a 32-bit version. All other BlueZone emulation clients are available in 32-bit or 64-bit versions.

Hardware Requirements

Hardware: A processor capable of supporting one of the above operating systems At least the minimum amount of memory required by that operating system 100 MB of free disk space for installation


Connectivity: TN3270 / TN3270E TN5250 / TN5250E Microsoft Host Integration Server SNA Server Client 3.0 or higher (LUA/RUI only)


Terminals Emulated

3270 5250 VT 52/100/220/320/420
  • 3278 and 3279, models 2-5 and user-defined screen sizes
  • Custom Alternate and default sizes
  • 3290 62x160 Split/Split-V
  • GDDM 3179G graphics
  • Extended data stream
  • APL/APL2
  • National langua ge support
  • Double-Byte Character Support (DBCS) - IME-Aware
  • 24x80 and 27x132 Screen Sizes
  • Extended Data Stream
  • National language support
  • Double-Byte Character Support (DBCS) - IME-Aware
  • 24, 36, 48 lines
  • 80 or 132 columns
  • 7 bit or 8 bit NRCS character sets
  • Scroll-back buffer
  • Rectangular operator area
  • Answer back
  • Double height/width characters
  • User Defined Keys
HP Character and Block Mode Unisys Additional Terminals
  • HP 2392A
  • HP 70092/6
  • HP 70094/8
  • UTS
  • T27
  • IBM 3151
  • Linux
  • WYSE60
  • Tandem/6530



TLS Supported Encryptions PKI certificate support Firewall/proxy server support
  • 1.2
  • 1.1
  • 1.0
  • AES 256 bit
  • AES 128 bit
  • 3DES 168 bit
  • RC4 128 bit
  • RSA Public Key up to 4096 bit
  • FIPS 140-2 Validated Cryptographic Modules
  • SSL client certificate authentication (X.509)
  • Smart-Card based Certificates
    • PKCS 12
    • PKCS11
    • DER-encoded
  • Socks 4, 4a, 5
  • NVT Proxy Authentication
  • Auto Prompt and Response
Single-Sign on iSeries encrypted auto sign-on bypass Additional Security
  • Certificate Express Logon
  • Integration with Third-Party Solutions
  • Kerberos (VT and iSeries)
  • DES
  • SHA-1
  • Kerberos
  • SSH-2
  • SSl 3.0 (not recommended)
  • HTTPS Proxy Tunneling


File Transfer

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) iSeries Transfer Secure FTP to SSL-Capable Servers Additional File Transfer
  • SSL (not recommended)
  • TLS (FTPS) up to 1.2
  • SSH-2 (SFTP)
  • FTP
  • LIPI
  • OS/400
  • z/OS
  • z/VM
  • Windows
  • Unix
  • Linux
  • BlueZone Security Server
  • 3270-IND$FILE


Windows Certifications

Certifications: Certified for Windows 10 Certified for Windows 8.1 Certified for Windows 7 Logo


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Rocket BlueZone Web
Operating Systems Hardware Requirements
  • Windows Server 2008R2, 2012, 2016
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Red Hat Enterprise
  • Linux (RHEL) 6
  • Centos Linux 7
  • z/OS 2.1 and later
  • Note:
    • NodeJS is run within Unix System Services on z/OS.
    • Node.js 6.11.2 or a higher version
  • 4GB RAM
  • 500MB free disk space

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BlueZone Web to Host Requirements

BlueZone Web to Host does not perform any processing or emulation on the Web server, therefore eliminating the need for additional processing power beyond that which is necessary to download less than 5MB of data to the user's machine when the BlueZone Web to Host application is accessed for the first time.

Web to Host Wizard Web Server Web client

Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Any Web server that supports HTML and JavaScript
  • 50 MB of free disk space is required for each site created by the Web to Host Wizard

An web browser is required to establish a connection with the web server hosting the BlueZone Web-to-Host components.

Browser Requirements

When using the BlueZone ActiveX Web-to-Host Control Module (Internet Explorer (IE) only):

Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher with:
  • Medium security settings, or
  • Custom settings with Signed ActiveX Controls and ActiveX Controls Marked Safe for Scripting enabled
When using Java Web Start with IE or any other browser:
  • JRE 1.4 or higher installed and Java enabled
  • Tested Browsers:
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11
    • Microsoft Edge 25 or higher
    • Mozilla Firefox 46 or higher
    • Google Chrome version 45 or higher
Security Requirements
  • Windows default security settings
  • “Standard User” permissions or higher
  • The ability to run Java

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Rocket BlueZone X

Rocket® BlueZoneX is a PC X server that lets you easily connect to Windows applications running on UNIX and Linux platforms. Run even the most demanding 3D graphics applications (normally accessed only through UNIX workstations) right from desktop PCs.

BlueZoneX includes SSH security, Open GL graphics, multiple desktop and multiple monitor support, copy and paste of text and graphics, FIPS 140-2 compliance, and a session distribution wizard for simplified administration. BlueZoneX supports RSH, REXEC, and XDMCP protocols, as well as Secure Shell (SSH)."

Installation Features

  • Typical and customary, silent
  • Minimum space required: 12.4 MB
  • Supported operating systems: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Vista/7, Windows 8.x, Windows 10, Tablet PC, Citrix Metaframe, and Windows Terminal Server (Windows 3.x version available)
  • Supported languages: English, French, German, Italian, and Japanese

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