Micro Focus NetExpress™

UNIX Option User Guide

Micro Focus®

Issue 2
October 1998

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This book describes the UNIX Option of NetExpress. The UNIX Option enables you to deploy applications created on NetExpress to UNIX systems.


This book is for all programmers and system designers using NetExpress to create COBOL programs that are subsequently to be ported to UNIX systems. It assumes you are familiar with the general concepts of business computing, of using Microsoft Windows, and of using and administering UNIX systems.

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Notations and Conventions

The notation used to describe the format of command lines is as follows: