Welcome to Z and I Emulator for Windows

Z and I Emulator for Windows brings the power of personal networking to your workstation by exploiting networking capabilities to provide a variety of connectivity options supporting local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) environments. Whether it is for host terminal emulation, client/server applications, or connectivity, Z and I Emulator for Windows offers a robust set of communication, networking, and administrative features.

Z and I Emulator for Windows is a full-function emulator. In addition to host terminal emulation, it provides these useful features:
  • File transfer
  • Dynamic configuration
  • An easy-to-use graphical interface
  • Emulator APIs such as Emulator High-Level Language Programming Interface (EHLLAPI), Host Access Class Library (HACL), and PCSAPI. For example, EHLLAPI is often used for automated operator applications which read host screens and enter keystrokes without direct user intervention. Refer to Emulator Programming and Host Access Class Library for details.

A variety of application programming interfaces (APIs) are supported by Z and I Emulator for Windows. You can create applications that use the peer-to-peer client APIs, which are based on LU 6.2 and provided by Z and I Emulator for Windows. These APIs let you simultaneously access and process information on peer workstations.