how to fix my terminal emulation

HELLO

           I AM RUNNING SOLARIS 386 VERSION ON SERVER
THE TERMINAL EMULATION IS XTERM .
I AM TRYING TO CONNECT TO THE SOLARIS SERVER VIA A REMOTE
WORKSTATION.
EVERYTHING IS FINE EXCEPT I CAN NOT VI(TEXT EDITOR) A FILE
WHEN I ISSUE THE ECHO $TERM COMMAND ON THE  REMOTE
WORKSTATION VT420 IS RETURN.
HOW CAN I SYNC THE WORKSTATION WITH THE SOLARIS SERVER
SO I CAN VI FILES

THANK YOU
jomfraAsked:
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jekl2000Commented:
I use VT100 which works well with VI.
Try:
TERM=vt100
export TERM
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