DOS Requester

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DOS requester definition

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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/SMB 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/).
(http://cad.strath.ac.uk/~davidm/projects/guide/requester.html).
(1998-01-05)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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