Host servers by function

IBM® i host servers are listed by their associated function.

The following table shows a subset of host servers on the system and that are used by the product.

Client function IBM i server used
.NET Data Provider
IBM Toolbox for Java™
Data Transfer
ODBC driver
Access integrated file system from System i Navigator File server
Data queue APIs Data queue server
OLE DB provider
Extended Dynamic Remote SQL server (QXDAEDRSQL)
License management

Done when an application that requires a license is started (Data Transfer and 5250 emulation)

Central server
Retrieve conversion map

Done only if the client does not contain the required conversion maps

Central server
Remote command functions Remote command and distributed program call server
Distributed program call Remote command and distributed program call server
Send password for validation and change expired password Signon server
Network Print Network print server