IP-CommKit

IP Commkit - Datakit Migration

IP-CommKit simplifies your host-to-network connection with standard interfaces and flexible configuration options, reducing the cost of operations and maintenance.

Product Overview

IP-CommKit allows any computer with a 10Base-T LAN or 100Base-T LAN interface to serve as a CommKit connected host in a Datakit II VCS network. Your application software can be migrated without recompilation.

IP-CommKit gives you access to the latest host technology, protecting your investment in CO LAN and the Datakit II VCS network.

 

Features

SUPPORTS ALL COMMKIT FEATURES

IP-CommKit supports remote login, file and directory transfer and remote execution, and maintains all CommKit security features for access control, user ID mapping and file permissions. For custom applications and developers, IP-CommKit includes the CommKit library, libdk.so, and supports the Transport Layer Interface.

TRANSPARENT

IP-CommKit requires no changes to your host applications, your host configuration or your node configuration.

STANDARD HOST HARDWARE

IP-CommKit uses your host’s standard LAN interface cards, and accesses it exclusively through the drivers provided by the host vendor. This makes it easy to use IP-CommKit with the newest, most powerful hosts.

FLEXIBLE CONFIGURATION

IP-CommKit allows a single LAN card in the host computer to connect to as many as eight UTM modules in the Datakit II VCS node. This configuration is ideal for applications requiring many low-bandwidth circuits. For higher bandwidth, hosts can use up to eight separate LAN interfaces. IP-CommKit is flexible enough to fit your application.

HIGH SECURITY

IP-CommKit does not compromise the security of your Datakit II VCS network, even when the host and node are connected through a public network. While the host and node exchange standard UDP datagrams, the contents of these datagrams are encoded with multiple layers of proprietary protocols, leaving even ambitious hackers frustrated.

REMOTE HOST LOCATION

With IP-CommKit, the host is no longer bound to the node by the multimode fiber optic cable distance limitations. Hosts and nodes can be located anywhere in the world with IP network connectivity.

4096 VIRTUAL CIRCUITS PER HOST

Large applications can exploit the computing power of modern hosts by serving more users. Each UTM module supports 512 virtual circuits. Using eight UTM modules, a single host can serve 4096 virtual circuits.