Each DragonFly instance may have its own HTML source or it may share the HTML source with any other DragonFly instance of the same version. Likewise, the CGI programs can be shared or isolated. These features are enabled in any server instance on an LPAR sharing Direct Access Storage Devices (DASD). Each of these servers may reference any other instance including different versions using a hyperlink in HTML.
A single application may span multiple server instances. This is valuable if you require only portions of an application down for maintenance or batch processing.
The differentiating device used to separate the different instances of these servers is a combination of the TCPIP address and the PORT#. These parameters are supplied by the installation at startup time.
The DragonFly server can use any port number. We recommend setting up standards in your shop to avoid interference with any other TCPIP applications you may have.
The DragonFly server V1.30 accepts communication from Web Browsers including the DragonFly Web Browsers.
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