permit the semiautomated FTP (file transfer protocol) transfer of
files under 16bit or 32bit Windows versions as "anonymous" users.
the command line option of WS_FTP enables the installation of
multiple WS_FTP icons
in the Windows user surface.
Each icon calls a specific site. Calling several icons at a time starts the
simultaneous file transfer. The WS_ program series was developed by
J.A.Junod and the newest updates can be dowloaded from
site. The transfer from this site, at least to Europe, is usually
very slow. Fast responding mirror sites are e.g.
or in Europe the
- Program AUTONET effects the FTP(anonymous) file transfer via telephone modem automatically according to a preconfigured command list
- Programs WS_PING and WSPING32 permit lookups of either the numeric or the mnemonic address of Internet computers. The program furthermore checks their on-line presence by sending short "ping" byte sequences and by measuring their roundtrip time to the remote computer.
is a useful 32 bit program for the control of network performance.
CytometryNet sites can be displayed as a map
according to geographical location. Their functionality as well
as the proper function of network routing computers
in universities or larger institutions is sequentially checked by
clicking on the "check" button. A sequence of "ping"
and "trace" commands is sent to each of the locations.
Green stained sites are reachable without problems while red
stained sites are either inaccessible or only reached with
substantial delays. A log file registers the performance of
individual nodes. The attached series of
gives an impression of the performance of this easily configurable program.
- Program PW1118.EXE is required to run the 32bit WS_ programs on 16bit WINDOWS user surfaces like WINDOWS3.1. PW1118.EXE is a self extracting file. Following extraction, the WIN32s sockets are installed by using the "File Run" option of the WINDOWS Program Manager to execute the enclosed SETUP.EXE program. The 32bit software sockets regulate the internal 32 to 16bit and 16 to 32 data conversions. Their installation permits execution of other 32bit programs in 16bit WINDOWS user surfaces. The PW1118.EXE file can be downloaded directly from Microsoft but this FTP site is usually very busy.