Reflection X 2011 provides a range of secure solutions for X server technologies, terminal emulation, and file transfer along with a full suite of administrative tools that you can use to configure and deploy these solutions.
Installation and Deployment
Reflection X 2011 provides a full suite of deployment and administrative tools that you
can use to customize your applications and installs.
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Reflection 2011 is a full-featured desktop application that allows you to run host applications, transfer files, and integrate host data into the latest Windows and Office software applications. IBM 3270, 5250, and HP terminals are supported.
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X Server Technologies
Both legacy Reflection X and Reflection X Advantage applications are included , and can
be installed separately or together. Legacy Reflection X allows you to work with X client applications on X Window hosts. Reflection X Advantage extends this capability to
provide: performance improvements for slow connections, the ability to share sessions across platforms, central administration, and other features.
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More About Reflection 2011
- Connect Windows users to legacy applications running on IBM System z, IBM System i, UNIX, and OpenVMS hosts.
- Support a range of operating environments, including Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, SoftGrid Application Virtualization (App-V), and Windows Server 2008; VMware; and Citrix XenApp/Presentation Server.
- Facilitate compliance with regulations such as Payment Card Industry (PCI), Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, HIPAA, and Basel II.
- Integrate legacy applications with Microsoft Office, allowing users to easily use and share mainframe data.
- Improve the quality of data being entered into the system with familiar Office features, including Spell Check, Auto Expand, and Auto Complete.*
- Automate routine tasks and integrate host applications with web or Windows desktop applications—all on the familiar VBA platform.
- Leverage the robust and secure .NET API to customize terminal sessions and better support your company’s unique business processes.
- Run RUMBA session files and macros within Reflection Standard Suite 2008.*
- Run preexisting EXTRA! and Reflection session files, macros, and related HLLAPI applications.
Why you Should use Reflection X Advantage
- Deliver UNIX-based applications to Windows, UNIX, Linux, and Mac desktop users.
- Give remote users reliable access to X applications, thanks to high-latency and low-bandwidth optimizations.
- Enable users to suspend an X session and resume it later—even from a different location or desktop.
- Display highly graphical and 3D X applications via OpenGL 1.4 and GLX 1.4.
- Recover lost sessions after a workstation crash or network outage.
- Allow colleagues around the world to concurrently view the same X session and share ideas in real time.
- Centrally create client, server, and session configurations and then publish them to users from a variety of user directories, including Windows Active Directory, LDAP, and local user directories.
- Ensure secure communications through integrated Secure Shell (SSH) technology that provides FIPS 140-2 validated encryption, public key authentication, and X11 forwarding.
How you can use FTP
- Use a split pane view allows you to browse for both local and server files. View menu options allow you to select the display preferences you prefer for viewing files.
- Use standard Windows drag-and-drop and copy-and-paste operations to transfer files between the server and your PC.
- Use a variety of security protocols, including SOCKS, SSL/TLS, Kerberos, Secure Shell, and firewall servers.
- Configure your FTP site with the FTP Site Wizard to . To launch the wizard, click New in the Connect to FTP Site dialog box.
- Connect to a wide range of FTP servers. The FTP Client automatically recognizes most common FTP servers. Troubleshooting options for problem servers include support for creating simplified file lists and the Directory Definition Wizard.
- View all messages sent between the FTP Client and server through an optional command window. In this view, you can also communicate with the FTP server by entering standard FTP commands directly on a command line.
- Use FTP client's smart file transfer to automatically recognize which transfer method (ASCII or Binary) is appropriate for specified types of files.
- Capture actions you take using the FTP Client as command scripts and play back those scripts to automate connections and file transfers.
- Script FTP transfers from external applications, using OLE Automation support.