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License Information
Name HostExplorer
Category Connectivity
Description Published by Hummingbird Communications, LTD., HostExplorer connects desktop computers running Windows to IBM mainframes and IBM-compatible systems, to IBM midrange systems (the AS/400 family), and to ASCII character systems using Telnet (e.g. UNIX, Linux).

HostExplorer can use either Kerberos, Secure Shell, or SSL/TLS to secure the communication.
Restrictions (Note: The HostExplorer license has been discontinued. HostExplorer 11.0 is the most recent version. No updates are available beyond this version.) Unlimited site license available to all faculty, staff and registered students.