8. Exploring Bridge
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Exploring Bridge
Ingres Bridge
Ingres Bridge is a component of Ingres that enables a client application running on one type of local area network to access an Ingres server running on a different type of network. The client and server do not have to communicate over the same network protocol (such as TCP/IP, SNA LU62); Ingres Bridge “bridges” a client using one network protocol to a server using another.
For example, a PC on a TCP/IP network communicates through Ingres Bridge to an EDBC server (such as DB2, IMS, or Datacom/DB) on an SNA network.
Ingres Bridge does not provide any security checking but simply passes the messages through. Security is handled on the server in the usual way.