VKM components are displayed in the following diagram and described below:
VKM Administrative Application
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.
VKM Spool Application
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.
VKM CD/DVD Creator Application
The VKM CD/DVD creator application is a management interface into VKM that encapsulates reports into CD/DVD format.
VKM Windows Client
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.
Optional Application Servers
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.
Optional IISAPI Front-End Server
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.