DOS requester definition networking
An MS-DOS client
that provides transparent redirection of printing and file accesses to a network server
. It handles levels 3, 4 and 5 of the Open Systems Interconnect
seven layer model.
A DOS requester under Novell NetWare
will interface to a network card
driver with an ODI
interface, and will be either a single executable (netx.exe) or a set of VLMs
that are loaded on demand.
In the IBM
/Microsoft LAN Manager
world, where the name DOS redirector
is more common, there will be an NDIS
interface driver and a net.exe executable. NetWare Client 32 for DOS/Windows (http://developer.novell.com/research/appnotes/1996/may/01/)