PC*MILER|Rail-TCP/IP

PC*MILER|Rail-TCP/IP is a cross-platform communication tool that provides access to PC*MILER|Rail-Connect.

What is PC*MILER|Rail-TCP/IP?

PC*MILER|Rail-TCP/IP is an integration tool that provides an interface to PC*MILER|Rail-Connect running in a Windows environment to an application residing on another platform. Through a TCP/IP network, client applications can access a text-based interface to call PC*MILER|Rail-Connect's features and functionality. The interface opens cross platform communications in a thread-safe manner, giving you the flexibility to transmit the output of PC*MILER|Rail-Connect to multiple networks within your organization.


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  • Access trip calculations related functionality of PC*MILER|Rail-Connect, including Fuel Surcharge routing mileage and summary reports
  • Cross-platform communication in a thread-safe manner (e.g. Mainframe to PC)
  • Provides access from a non-Windows system (e.g. UNIX, AS/400, CICS) to PC*MILER|Rail-Connect running on a Windows machine
  • On-premise installation
  • Integration tool that interfaces to PC*MILER|Rail-Connect running in a Windows environment to an application residing on another platform (e.g. from UNIX to a PC)
  • Access to a text-based interface through a TCP/IP network where client applications call PC*MILER|Rail-Connect's features and functionality
  • Interface opens cross platform communications, giving you the flexibility to transmit the output of PC*MILER|Rail-Connect to multiple networks within your organization
  • A base installation of PC*MILER|Rail and PC*MILER|Rail-Connect must be installed prior to running the PC*MILER|Rail-TCP/IP Interface. System requirements for the base installation apply.
  • NOTE: PC*MILER|Rail-Mapping functionalities are not supported via TCP/IP interface
Other Requirements
  • An additional 5 MB hard disk space
  • PC with 1.5-2 GHz processor and TCP/IP capability
  • UNIX or other host with TCP/IP capability
  • Physical connection (cable)
  • Client software on the UNIX host (sample PERL application provided)
Licensing Options
  • Multi-User Network License
  • Enterprise License
  • Additional Copy License
For PC*MILER|Rail-Spreadsheets
  • Spreadsheet application (e.g. Microsoft® Excel® 5.0 or Higher)