iSeries Access for Windows: Using
IBM® eServer™ iSeries™ Access for Windows® features a variety of PC-to-System i™ functions, applications, and enablers. Some of the features available with iSeries Access for Windows let you do the following:
- Take advantage of .NET technologies to read and retrieve data, make changes, and run SQL commands against data objects on your IBM eServer iSeries Access for Windows platform using IBM DB2® UDB for iSeries .NET Provider.
- Use SQL statements, stored procedures, data queues, programs, and commands to develop your client/server applications, and also give you record-level access to logical and physical DB2 UDB for iSeries database files using OLE DB Providers.
- Use Incoming Remote Command (IRC) to send commands from various systems to your personal computer, that has iSeries Access for Windows installed, and run them on a target system.
- Manage, view, and print System i printer output using the Windows AFP™ Viewer Plug-in.
- Transfer data between a PC client and a System i platform by using Data Transfer.
- Take advantage of terminal emulation and printer emulation by using PC5250.
- Manage your System i platforms with iSeries Navigator. iSeries Navigator includes Management Central for easy administration of multiple systems.
- Set up and service a System i platform using EZSetup and Operations Console.
- Use the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) interface to work with your database.
- Use application development resources such as Application Programming Interfaces(APIs) and related code sample programs, header files, library files, and documentation available with the Programmer's Toolkit.
- Use file and print serving capabilities through iSeries Support for Windows Network Neighborhood (iSeries NetServer™).
For complete documentation on using iSeries Access for Windows, see the IBM eServer iSeries Access for Windows User's Guide, an online help system available with the product.
Introduction iSeries Access for Windows: Installation and setup