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CNET News.com: IBM unveils handheld Unix management tools

“IBM has released software to let Palm Pilot handheld computers
control its heavy-duty Unix servers.”

“The computing giant has posted free software that lets people
monitor their IBM RS/6000 Unix servers by plugging a Palm Pilot
cradle into the server’s serial port….”

The software uses XML, a standard way of exchanging data,
to send information back and forth between the handheld computer
and the server.
Using XML means that customers can modify the
software to monitor and control other features of the server as
well.”


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