Host Distribution 8
(HD8) provides a flexible solution for collection and distribution of Print,
Mail, EDI and Files for a GCOS8 host environment.
HD8 consist of a central Server System and various distributed Service Systems, which communicate with the Server System through standard TCP/IP prototol. HD8 provides a reliable and flexible collection and distribution environment, which ensure no messages are lost and a continuous operation of the GCOS8 host environment.
HD8 currently provides the follows service systems:
Print Service - replaces DISPATCH8, and provides greater flexibility and off-load print distribution from GCOS8 host.
Mail Service - support distribution of email, facsimile and telex messages from GCOS8 and distributed applications.
Exchange Service - support communication of messages/files within GCOS8 and distributed environments.