iSeries Access for Web (5722-XH2) - the latest offering in the iSeries Access Family (5722-XW1) product - offers Web browser-based access to IBM eServer iSeries servers. iSeries Access for Web helps leverage business information, applications, and resources across an enterprise by extending the iSeries resources to the client desktop through a Web browser.
IBM WebSphere Host Publisher 4.0 (5724-B81) can modernize host applications or replace traditional character-based interfaces with a Web look and feel. These host applications can run directly from any standard Web browser. Host Publisher integrates multiple sources of data, including host and database applications, into a single Web page with no change to backend applications.
Host Publisher and Host Publisher Studio have been bundled with the iSeries Access for Web product to provide a complete Web-to-host integration solution.
This IBM Redbooks publication is designed for basic-level users who want to use iSeries Access for Web V5R2 or WebSphere Host Publisher V4.0. It shows you how to install and use iSeries Access for Web and WebSphere Host Publisher on the iSeries server through several example applications. It summarizes the Web-to-host products. Then it presents various circumstances to help you decide which product to choose when you consider integrating enterprise data into the Web.