MERANT Micro Focus Server Express™

Utilities Handbook


Issue 2
January 2000

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Server Express provides a Development Environment in which various utilities are provided to help you create and debug applications. This book describes in detail how to use these utilities. The debugging utility, Animator, is described in the Debugging Handbook. Together with the Programmer's Guides these books provide a complete reference work for Server Express.


You should be familiar with the COBOL language and with your operating system. You should read the Getting Started book, and be familiar with the COBOL development cycle described in the Server Express User's Guide before reading other books in the book set.


In the books, unless otherwise stated, references to UNIX apply to all operating systems that are compatible with UNIX System V, Release 4.0 or later, complying with the System V Interface Definition (SVID).


The notation used in the books is as follows:

Command Lines

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