VKM components are displayed in the following diagram and described below:
The VKM administrative application defines report data sets, business processing rules and user security attributes. It is a Windows work-station application requiring Windows 98 or Windows NT SP 6.0 or higher.
The VKM spool application processes input report data sets, converts them to their normalized format and stores the indexed data sets in defined output areas. It is a Windows workstation application requiring Windows 98 or Windows NT SP 6.0 or higher.
The VKM CD/DVD creator application is a management interface into VKM that encapsulates reports into CD/DVD format.
The VKM Windows client requests and renders document pages. It is a Windows Thick Client Application requiring Windows 98 or Windows NT SP 6.0 or higher.
The VKM application servers process Web client requests to render document pages. They are DCOM servers and require Windows ME or Windows NT SP 6.0 or higher. The application servers can co-exist on the same front-end servers as IISAPI front-end servers.
The IISAPI front-end server provides presentation capabilities for web clients.The Web clients must support HTML 4.0 standards and the Microsoft Document Object Model.