Micro Focus NetExpress™


Micro Focus®

Issue 3
October 1998

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This User Guide describes the communications middleware available with NetExpress.


If you are using NetExpress to create Web applications, no communications programming or configuration is required.

If, however, you need to connect your client COBOL program, across a network, to a server, this User Guide explains how you can use the generic client/server binding modules to do just that.

How to Use this Manual

Chapter One, Introduction, gives a brief overview of the different methods that are available for connecting a client to a server with COBOL.

Chapter Two, Client/Server Binding, explains how you can use the client/server binding to connect a client COBOL program to a server.


The following type styles and conventions have been used in this User Guide: