Micro Focus Mainframe Express™

Administrator's Guide


Issue 2
June 1999

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This Administrator's Guide describes how to set up, configure and maintain a working Mainframe Express system on a group of workstations. Mainframe Express is the MERANT product that enables programmers to do development work on mainframe applications in a PC environment.


This guide is intended for system administrators. You should have experience of providing IT support to PC users.


The following type styles and conventions are used in this Administrator's Guide: