Accounting_ReportingBARR Host Communications Suite


For high-speed host file transfer, you can’t beat the cost and performance of the Barr Host Communications Suite (BHCS). It can emulate both 3770 (RJE) and Network Job Entry (NJE) communications and supports MS/LUA and HPR/IP connections to mainframe job entry systems. UNIX and AS/400 systems connect via our fast TCP/IP option.

BHCS runs on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019. It will help you move jobs (print, internal reports, invoices, etc.) from hosts to any printer in your organization, including Xerox EPS printers, and send to applications such as Document Management Systems, online portals, etc.




Features and Benefits

  • Includes print queue management features such as restart, file view, etc
  • Runs unattended with auto-logon and auto-restart
  • Manages and stores host resources (FCB, UCS) and forms overlays (EBCDIC or ASCII files)
  • Provides built-in communications scope and status line for monitoring and diagnostics
  • Install on virtual machines
  • Supports multiple, simultaneous connections
  • Print Xerox formatted files via our Print EPS

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Software Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements:

    • 3.0 GHz single core processor or a multi-core processor
    • 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM
    • 100 GB hard drive
  • Software Requirements:

    • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows 8 pro, Windows 10 pro, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Connectivity Software:

    • MS/LUA connections: Microsoft Host Integration Server
    • HPR/IP connections: Enterprise Extender


*Don’t forget, BHCS can be installed on virtual machines.

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