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MKS Toolkit for Interoperability

A Powerful UNIX and Windows Co-Existence Solution

MKS Toolkit for Interoperability is a comprehensive UNIX and Windows interoperability suite, allowing remote access, remote system administration, interconnectivity, file sharing, and full automation and scripting capabilities. It includes an X server for displaying and running UNIX graphical applications on Windows clients. The telnet server, along with a complete UNIX command-line environment of more than 300 utilities, let you connect to a Windows machine from any UNIX or Windows machine. Increase your productivity with the full suite of remote utilities, including rcp, rsh, rlogin, and rexec, that let you perform distributed builds, multi-platform scripting, and remote administration. 

With MKS Toolkit for Interoperability you can: 

System Administrators 

  • Add users and groups. 
  • Clone system file or document tree. 
  • Remotely administer systems. 
  • Perform UNIX compatible backups. 
Software Developers 
  • Multi-platform scripting. 
  • Perform cross-platform distributed builds. 
  • Complex file search and retrieval. 
  • Automated testing. 
"Thru-Put Systems, a developer of chromatographic analysis and data management software, confidently relies on MKS Toolkit as its product of choice for delivering UNIX interoperability for Windows. Since Thru-Put's software development occurs simultaneously in UNIX and Windows, having a common toolset across platforms enables an efficient and complementary effort. Thru-Put's customers benefit as well, since they generally use our products on both UNIX and Windows systems. The automation features of MKS Toolkit allow our customers to work in a seamless environment that, in turn, helps Thru-Put Systems leverage its products." 

Lynn Matthews, President, Thru-Put Systems, Inc.

MKS Toolkit for Interoperability Features

  • A fully network-capable X server, for displaying both local and remote X Windows applications. 
  • A single-connection telnet server, allowing remote access to the Windows machine. 
  • A remote shell service, and rexec services, for remote access to Windows systems. 
  • Over 300 UNIX and Windows command-line utilities (full POSIX.2 specification). 
  • Remote utilities (rsh, rexec, rcp, rlogin) for accessing other UNIX and Windows machines. 
  • MKS Korn shell (ksh) and MKS C shell (csh) command environments. 
  • Command-line build utilities including ar, cc, make, grep, vi. 
  • Tools and utilities for manipulating HTML content (htdiff, htsplit, url, mkurl). 
  • Commands to pull or push content from local or remote servers, implement Web CGI scripting, and active Perl scripting (web, mkscgi, PScript™) 
  • File system handling commands (mount, umount) and symbolic link support. 
  • Win32 file and user security utilities (chacl, lsacl, su). 
  • Utilities for setting up users, groups, and permissions on Windows (userinfo, groupinfo, member). 
  • Tape and archive commands (tar, pax, cpio, mt), for creating UNIX-compatible backups. 
  • Commands to manipulate device drivers, Windows domains, andfile associations (dev, domain, ftype). 
  • NuTCRACKER Workstation. 
If you would like more information, complete our information request page and we will contact you. Additional detail is also available from the MKS web site
Last Modified:  12:38September 28, 2007
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