Glossary of Terms

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Glossary of Files and Terms

CapiServ.dll - A library of support routines for communication with external applications

CasMonitor.exe - Provides a mechanism to configure the "CometAsService" service startup parameters. It also monitors the state of the service and allows the user to start and/or stop the service.

CAUPD.exe - A self-extracting zip file containing CosUpd.exe, CosW.exe, CosP.exe, DIBAPI32.dll, and Update.dat to update software used by Comet Anywhere clients. This has been replaced by CAUpdate.exe beginning with Comet 2005.

CAUpdate.exe - A self-extracting zip file containing Comet.exe, CosW.exe, CosP.exe, CometLib.dll, and DIBAPI32.dll to update software used by Comet Anywhere clients. This has been replaced by the recommendation to run a full Comet install for your CometAnywhere clients.

CbSetup.exe - An installation program for the drivers required to locate your USB dongle. You need not run this program directly. It will be run automatically for you by CometServerProducts.exe.

CbUSB.exe - A diagnostic utility to test for the presence and validity of your USB dongle

CFAM.exe - The module which handles communications between your Comet application and its file server, whether local or remote

CFAMNetServe.exe - The Comet client/server communication manager. It provides remote connectivity to CFileSrv for CFAM clients.

CFileSrv.exe - The Comet file server for Windows operating systems

CLibNetServe.exe - Provides remote access for CometLib at the Comet Anywhere host computer.

CNS - see CFAMNetServe.exe

COM product - A COM-compliant DLL available to Comet applications allowing them to access Comet files from programs written in languages other than Internet Basic, such as Visual Basic, VBScript, JScript, and C++.

Comet.exe - The program used to startup Comet and insure that the user is running the most up to date version of Comet available on the network

CometKMD.sys - The driver used to communicate with your parallel security dongle

CometNTService.exe - The program which performs the (un)installation and execution of the Comet file server programs as services.

CometLib.dll - The library of Comet file system functions available to COM-compliant programming languages.

CometPV.dll - The library of functions required for use with the Comet OleDbLite product.

CometServerProducts.exe - The program used to install a Comet file and/or security server with all required files and libraries.

CometSrv.NLM - The Comet file server for NetWare operating systems.

CometWorkstation.exe - The program used to install a Comet workstation with all required files and libraries.

Cos32.exe - The Comet32 runtime kernel

CosC.exe - The Comet sessions manager

CosD.exe - The Comet16 debugger for Internet Basic programs

CosH.exe - The Comet runtime kernel

CosHdll.dll - OBSOLETE: a test version of the Comet32 runtime kernel

CosHipc.dll - A library of supporting routines used by CosH.exe

CosM32.exe - The Comet32 Internet Basic compiler

CosP.exe - The Comet printer driver for Windows printers

CosW.exe - The Comet session; the window in which Comet runs

Crt.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for use with terminal I/O

Crt32.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for Comet32 terminal I/O

CSAdmin.exe - A program used to install the security dongle drivers and setup the server executables to run as a service. This program was replaced by CometServerProducts.exe beginning in Comet 2004 and by ServerInstall.exe for older systems.

CSecSrv.exe - The Comet Security Server for Windows operating systems

DDL - An abbreviation for data definition language, a database language that describes its data structures

DLL - An abbreviation for dynamic link library, a file containing a collection of executable routines designed to perform specific functions

DIBAPI32.dll - A 32-bit device-independent bitmap (DIB) library used by CosW.exe and CosP.exe for rendering bitmap objects

FaxDriver.exe - The Comet fax driver

InstallHelper.dll - A component of InstallShield™ used in the installation of Comet software products.

ODBC - An abbreviation for Open DataBase Connectivity - A Microsoft standard for accessing different database systems.

ODBCd.dll - A library of functions used by the COMET ODBC facility

ODBCDrv.exe - A library of functions used by the COMET ODBC facility

OleDbLite - The Comet product allowing use of Crystal Reports™ to access to your Comet data

ServerInstall.exe - A program used to install the security dongle drivers and setup the server executables to run as a service. This program was replaced by CometServerProducts.exe beginning in Comet 2004.

System.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for use with the kernel

System32.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for use with the Comet32 kernel

UniDrv.dll - A universal driver used by the Comet fax application

WinPrint.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for use with printer output.

WPrint32.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for use with Comet32 printer output.

Ws32.ddl - The definition of mnemonic extensions to the Internet Basic language for use with Comet32 WinSock applications.



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