Linkway Connect Installation

Linkway® Connect Installation

The download file for LINKWAY is in MPE iX STORE format, this file is available in 3 formats.

  • Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a valid licence file and unzip passwords.
  • When contacting support for a licence file please include in your message the following information:
  • Your Company name.
  • The HPSUSAN number of the HP3000.
  • The HPUSERLIMIT number of the HP3000.
  • The HPCPUNAME of the HP3000. 

1. To use ftp directly to your HP e3000 click HERE!

2. Download WRQ* labelled format, use PKUNZIP or WINZIP to inflate then use WRQ's Reflection* to file transfer to INSTALL.SYS, download LKINST9 and file transfer this to the HP e3000, edit it to change passwords as required then STREAM it.

3. Download Minisoft* labelled format, use PKUNZIP or WINZIP to inflate then use Minisoft's WS92* to file transfer to INSTALL.SYS, download LKINST9 and file transfer this to the HP e3000, edit it to change passwords as required then STREAM it.

  • LKINST9 is a JCL which will run in MANAGER.SYS to create the ACCOUNT structure required by LINKWAY Connect. This JCL should be modified in order to set USER, ACCOUNT and GROUP passwords as required.
  • STREAM LKINST9
  • When the JCL 'LKINST9' has completed successfully sign the emulator on to the HP3000 as LINKWAY9.CSL,LINKWAY9.
  • Use BINARY transfer to download the PC Client components of LINKWAY from the HP3000. i.e. transfer:
  • LKPC32RO.LINKWAY9.CSL -> LKPC32RO.ZIP
  • LKPC32RW.LINKWAY9.CSL -> LKPC32RW.ZIP
  • LKPCSDCT.LINKWAY9.CSL -> LKPCSDCT.ZIP
  • LKPCSDCA.LINKWAY9.CSL -> LKPCSDCA.ZIP
  • LKPCSDCL.LINKWAY9.CSL -> LKPCSDCL.ZIP
  • LKPCHELP.LINKWAY9.CSL -> LINKWAY.HLP
  • The file LKPCHELP can be copied to \WINDOWS\LINKWAY.HLP and is a Windows Help file. This constitutes the LINKWAY Connect client manual.

  • The file LKPCSDCA is a ZIPped copy of the LINKWAY Connect server manual in Microsoft Word 6 format (A4 paper size). The file LKPCSDCL is a ZIPped copy of the LINKWAY Connect server manual in Microsoft Word 6 format (Letter).

    Please specify if you need this file supplied in a different format (paper copies can be posted on request).

  • The following files are ZIPped copies of the LINKWAY installation disks and are password protected. Keep the passwords in a safe place in order that you may restrict access to the Read/Write versions of the code from those users you would prefer did not have update from ODBC!
  • LKPC32RO - 32bit Read Only
  • LKPC32RW - 32bit Read Write

To create an install disk place a blank formatted diskette in drive a and at a DOS prompt enter:

pkunzip -ds FILENAME.ZIP a:

The software is now installed so it is time to configure a database to use LINKWAY Connect.

See the LINKWAY Connect server manual for further instructions.

If you have any questions please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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