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Downloading and installing the TN3270 emulator for RUtAdmin (Windows 7 and 8)

Mocha TN3270 is a program that can be used to connect to a system called RutAdmin at Rutgers University. This software is free for Rutgers University Faculty and Staff on the Rutgers Software portal.

*NOTE* If you require upload or download file transfer capabilities, you will need QWS3270 which can be purchased directly from Jolly Giant. The MochaSoft emulator does not have this functionality.

To install this program you must have administrator access to this computer. If you do not, contact your local IT people who do have this access.

Downloading the Mochasoft TN3270 Emulator

To download the Mochasoft TN3270 Emulator for Windows 7 & 8 go to and log in with a Rutgers NetID and Password. Go to the Search bar on the Software Portal and type in the search term Mocha TN3270 and press the Enter key.

mocha tn3270

Click on the link for Mocha TN3270 for Windows 7/8.

mocha windows screenshot

You will be prompted with the system requirements and License and Activation Key. Keep this page open through the installation process or copy and paste the License and Activation Key to another document. You will need this information later in the installation process.

system requirements

Click on the Downloads tab.

licensing tab

Find the tn3270.msi file and click Download to save the file to the computer.


Installing TN3270

Find the .msi file in the Downloads folder on the computer. Click on the file to start the installation process. When installation starts click Run.

At the Welcome Screen click on Next.

mocha welcome

Read the License Agreement then select I accept the terms in the License Agreement. Click Next.

end user agreement

Choose the location on the computer where the program should be installed. This can be left as is if the program should be installed in the default location. Click Next.

select installation folder

Click Install to install the program.

ready to install

Once the install process is finished choose Launch Mocha TN3270 for Windows 7 and click Finish.

completing mocha setup

Click Register.

mocha register

Enter the License Name in the This product is registered to: text box and the Activation Key in the License key: text box. This information can be obtained from the page the software was downloaded from on the software portal. Click Ok.


Now the program is registered. Click OK to continue to the program.

mocha for windows

Go to File —> Edit/New Session. Enter the following information:

  • Name:
  • IBM Mainframe IP Address:
  • Port Number: 992
  • SSL: Select Check-Box
  • Send keep alive: Select Check-Box
  • Connect to this IBM Mainframe on Program Start: Select Check-Box (Optional)

Click Connect.

edit/new session

At the login screen enter your RUtAdmin UserID and RutAdmin Password.


Now enter your PRN number and press Enter.


You should now be logged into the system.