|WinCom Explorer -
Terminal Emulation in a Browser
Client Software International
has recognised the enormous growth in the use of browser technology
and released WinComExplorer which allows access to host
data by opening a terminal session through the browser. This
is a further step in our plan to provide products that assist
users to implement an intranet strategy.
As with our previous product developments the availability of WinComExplorer
as a crossgrade from existing products preserves the customer's investment
in Client Software products. All the functionality available in WinCom2000
has been incorporated into WinComExplorer enabling a smooth implementation
of this new product. Existing users of WinCom2000 will continue to be offered
version upgrades as they become available.
is designed to work within Microsoft Internet and supports
the following features:
- Floating and dockable toolbar
- Floating and dockable virtual
- Status bar information
- Dynamic font resizing
- TCP/IP, TN3270E, Microsoft
SNA Server & NetWare for SAA transports
- VT, 5250, 3270, Wyse-60,
SCO-ANSI & DG410 emulations
- Enhanced macro language
- Microsoft Windows colour
selector with support for colour schemes
- Graphical drag and drop keyboard
- Kermit, Xmodem, Zmodem & IND$FILE
- Unicode true type font
- System Requirements: Windows® 95/98
SE/Me/NT/2000/XP/Windows Server 2003
WinCom Explorer with SSH is available
as a separate product and supports the following features in
addition to the features shown above:
- Supports the Secure Shell
- SSH1 and SSH2 protocols in
a single client
- OpenSSH key format support
(private key / public key)
- OpenSSH Agent Forwarding
- 1024 bit Encryption ciphers.
SSH1 and SSH2 supports Tripple DES, DES and Blowfish ciphers
- Data compression
- Tested with Red Hat 7.1/7.2
(Supporting the OpenSSH, www.openssh.org) and the Non-Comercial
SSH1 and SSH2 servers (www.ssh.com)
Launching a Service
This is achieved by simply selecting
a service name from the Favourites list or clicking on an
icon on the desktop.
Explorer toolbar is replaced by a special emulation toolbar
that can be floating or docked in a variety of positions.
provides an Internet Explorer Profile for users who want
to use the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser to connect
to host applications. The second option is a MS Windows Profile
which allows WinComExplorer to operate without the use of
The above screen shot shows the floating toolbar and font colour
selection using the Microsoft Windows colour selector. The text
below each item on the toolbar can be toggled on or off and the
toolbar can be customised using the drag and drop toolbar editor.
A customisable virtual keypad
can also be floating, docked or hidden.
This screen shot shows the Macro
editor and graphical keyboard remapping tool.The graphical
Macro editor provides simultaneous access to multiple Macros
for cut and paste editing between Macro functions.
Keyboard remapping can be performed using a simple drag and drop operation.
An integrated keyboard reporting tool summarises the key top mappings
that have been selected. Keyboard templates for all supported emulations
are included with WinComExplorer.