ClearCase environment overview

ClearCase is a distributed application with a client/server architecture. ClearCase LT enforces a strict client/server separation and limits a community to a single server host. ClearCase supports multiple servers and provides greater flexibility in client and server configuration. In both ClearCase and ClearCase LT, many operations involve programs and data on more than one host. This section describes the types of hosts you may have in your ClearCase community and provides information on how each type of host is used.

Figure 6-1 shows the hosts in a ClearCase environment.

Figure 6-1. ClearCase hosts

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