Reflection for the Web terminal emulation software enables users to access IBM, UNIX, Unisys, OpenVMS, and HP data via a browser. Administrators use Management and Security Server (MSS) to centrally manage, secure, and assign Reflection for the Web sessions.
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Reflection for the Web 13.2 includes Management and Security Server version 12.8.
NOTE:In MSS 12.8, Reflection for the Web sessions are launched via the MSS Assigned Sessions list, which requires installation of the Reflection for the Web Launcher. This HTML-based feature replaces the Oracle JRE and the Java browser plug-in.
If, however, you need to continue using Oracle JRE or the browser plug-in, contact Customer Support for assistance.
This guide walks you through the steps to install or upgrade to Reflection for the Web 13.2.
At a glance, here’s what’s new in Reflection for the Web version 13.2:
With MSS 12.8, Reflection for the Web sessions are launched using the HTML-based MSS Assigned Sessions list, which requires the latest version of the Reflection for the Web Launcher to be installed.
These technologies replace the Oracle JRE and the JRE’s browser plug-in, thereby enabling you to stay current with security updates while removing the need to pay Oracle for licensing. For more information, see Reflection for the Web Launcher: a Web Start (JNLP) solution.
If you need to continue using the Oracle Java plug-in, contact Customer Support for assistance.
See also Reflection for the Web 13.2 Release Notes.
As you begin to use Reflection for the Web, note these requirements.
Reflection for the Web Launcher version 13.2 is required with MSS 12.8.
Compatibility requirements. Be sure to upgrade components and add-on products.
The Security Proxy (and any MSS Add-on product) must be the same <major>.<minor> version as Management and Security Server (MSS).
For example, when you upgrade to Reflection for the Web 13.2, which uses MSS version 12.8, be sure to upgrade the Security Proxy to version 12.8.
TLS is required for security.
Cumulative changes. Reflection for the Web 13.2 includes the changes released in the Reflection for the Web 13.1 hotfixes.
The Reflection for the Web Reference Guide includes scripting, HTML examples, and other advanced topics.
If you are running an evaluation copy, the product will be fully functional for 120 days. During that time you can install, configure, and test Reflection for the Web.
Follow the installation steps in this guide, and then walk through the evaluation scenario presented in Evaluating Reflection for the Web.
Please contact Micro Focus or your authorized reseller to obtain the full-use version of the software.