Enterprise Server Architecture

A default Enterprise Server installation consists of a number of interacting components. These include Enterprise Server Common Web Administration, a Micro Focus Directory Server, and a number of example enterprise server instances.

An enterprise server instance provides a pool of pre-initialized service execution processes (SEPs), within which COBOL applications are executed. For example, in an Enterprise Server CICS implementation, a CICS region runs as an enterprise server instance.

When you install Enterprise Server, depending on the Micro Focus product, a number of enterprise server instances are automatically set up for you. You can create further enterprise server instances as required.

As an administrator, you log on to Enterprise Server Common Web Administration (ESCWA) operating on the Micro Focus Directory Server. From this user interface, you can configure installation-wide settings. From the ESCWA user interface, you can also access and administer each enterprise server instance potentially operating on distributed hardware and in a scale-out configuration.

Diagram of Enterprise Server Architecture - Communicating detween ESCWA, multiple Directory Servers (MFDS) and enterprise server instances.