Windows NT, UNIX, NetWare Migration/Coexistence: A Professional's Guide, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Windows NT, UNIX, NetWare Migration/Coexistence

A Professional's Guide, 1st Edition

By Raj Rajagopal

CRC Press

272 pages

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Hardback: 9780849316692
pub: 1997-12-29
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This manual fulfills the need for a thorough reference showing the strengths of different products and how to maximize these strengths.

The work provides critical insight and understanding for:

Table of Contents

Migrating Current Applications and Developing New Applications


Overview of Migration/Coexistence Issues and Approaches

Homogeneous vs. Heterogeneous Environments

Operating System Features and Comparisons

Porting Issues Due to Operating System Differences

UNIX, Windows NT Differences

Checklist of Likely Changes for Porting

Post Porting

Windows NT Native POSIX Support

Tips for Writing Portable Source Code

Porting and Rewriting Current Applications

Porting Considerations

Porting Steps

Porting Applications from UNIX to Windows

Porting Applications from Windows to UNIX

Porting Database Applications

Porting Transaction Processing Applications

Porting 3GL/4GL Applications

Porting Web Applications

Porting Distributed Applications

Porting International Applications

Porting OS/2 Applications to Windows NT

Other Porting Considerations

Rewriting Applications

Developing New Applications

Cross Platform Application Development

Cross Platform Development Using Proprietary APIs

Cross Platform GUI Development

Developing Applications Using Win32 API on UNIX

Developing Applications Using 4GL Tools

Portable Object-Oriented Frameworks

Cross Platform Application Development Using Java

Developing Distributed Applications in a Heterogeneous Environment

Middleware Products for Distributed Applications

Mainframe Legacy Application Interfacing and Data Access

Coexistence with Heterogeneous Systems

Accessing Windows Applications from an X-Station

Coexistence Options

Windows in an X-Station

Accessing UNIX Applications from Windows Desktops




Enterprise Desktops and Emulators

Enterprise Desktop

Network Computers

Application Emulators

Windows NT and Macintosh Clients

Terminal Emulators

Hardware Emulator Solutions

Public Domain Emulators

Heterogeneous Network File and Print Access

Accessing UNIX Server Files from Windows NT Clients

Network Operating Systems with Built-In File Server Access


Accessing Windows NT Server Files from UNIX Clients

Issues in File Transfers

Public Domain Programs for Heterogeneous File Access

Network Directories

Printing from Windows Clients to UNIX Network Printers

Printing from UNIX Clients to Windows Network Printers

Systems Administration and Other Considerations

Managing Heterogeneous Environments

UNIX Shell and Utilities on Windows NT

Comparison of Workgroups and Domains

Heterogeneous Network Management Using SNMP

Directory Services Manager for NetWare

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS)

Comparing NT and UNIX System Administration

Equivalent Windows NT, UNIX Administration Functions

Logging In Windows NT and UNIX

Network Commands

NetWare Considerations

Windows NT and NetWare Migration and Coexistence Options

Novell's NetWare Client

Gateway Service for NetWare (GSNW)

Accessing Windows NT Server Using NetWare Clients

NetWare Administration Functions from Microsoft

NetWare Administration Functions from Novell

Migration Tool to Migrate from NetWare to Windows NT

NetWare and UNIX

Banyan Vines and Windows NT

E-Mail and Internet in Heterogeneous Environments

Heterogeneous E-mail Systems

Mail System Components

Heterogeneous E-mail System Options

E-Mail Characteristics

E-Mail Migration and Coexistence Tools

Internet Functions in UNIX and Windows NT

Solution Selection Factors and Guidelines

Solution Selection Guidelines

Appendix A. Additional Information

Appendix B. Glossary


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General