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This FAQ is to help explain The Open Group's Web Services .

Introduction to The Open Group's Web Services ?
The Open Group has a number of integrated systems providing web services to meet the various needs of consortia. This infrastructure service provides the foundational systems that enable consortia to establish a presence on the Internet, enable web-based collaboration and communication within a consortium, provide for membership and event management, and for document review. The Open Group's computer systems integrate email and web services employing a relational database system. This provides both internet and intranet capabilities. This set of FAQs attempts to answer frequent questions about The Open Group's web services.
How does The Open Group Web Access control work?
Access control to areas on the web is governed by membership of mailing lists within The Open Group's Sophocles mail manager and access control database. Typically such a list relates to a specific project, and access to an associated project areas of the web site is restricted to those individuals who have been granted project access by the relevant Program Manager or Forum Director. You should contact your contact at The Open Group to be added to the correct access control list. Please ensure you let them know the project area you need access to.
What is the Sophocles Mail Manager ?
Sophocles is a web interface to The Open Group's email/mailing list management database . For more information see the Sophocles FAQs.
What is a Plato Web site?
A Plato web is an example of what is often called Groupware or Web Collaboration software. It is designed so that a group of people, typically in a project or working group, can share items such as email, documents, actions and calendar events, in a controlled area of the web. For more information see the Plato FAQs.
What is Secure FTP?
Secure ftp is used for some file exchange activities. It uses encryption rather than plain text passwords being passed across the network.
FAQs - General features

12 May 2006








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