VISUALIZE Workstations NT & HP-UX Functional Interoperability By Scott Key Solution Specialist...
These types of tools allow bi-directional system management using either an HP-UX or NT desktop. Similarly, at the system level, tools such as the HP- UX System Administration Manager (SAM) are also starting to appear on high-end PCs.
SMB or NFS. Of course ftp and rcp are standard on HP-UX as both client and server. NT 4.0 has available both ftp and rcp clients and an ftp service.
NT to be both client and server within X windows. Packages such as OpenNT, Reflection X and WinTED, provide X11 services such that an NT desktop user can open an X terminal or X Window application from a HP-UX system and display it on their desktop.
Windows NT makes an appropriate desktop when the required applications are available or perhaps, if the GUI on NT is more productive for a particular engineer. An HP-UX workstation, on the other hand, is appropriate if the engineer utilizes very complex Computer Aided Design and Analysis tools for extremely large data sets or relies on absolutely critical availability or even fast process I/O performance.