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UNIX® User’s Handbook, Second Edition by Marty Poniatowski

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Chapter 29. Advanced Server for UNIX

Windows Functionality on UNIX

Up to this point, we have been discussing moving UNIX functionality such as X Windows and NFS onto Windows in order to achieve interoperability. Why not do the converse? Having some Windows functionality on UNIX would certainly be helpful in some cases. UNIX resources such as printers and disks could then be shared with several Windows systems on the network.

Advanced Server for UNIX® is an AT&T product that serves as the basis for many products that bring Windows functionality to UNIX. Advanced Server for UNIX Systems is the result of a joint development agreement between AT&T and Microsoft Corporation. It provides Windows functionality that facilitates Windows and UNIX interoperability. ...

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