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General Features

Technical specifications and other details for Surveyor/400


  • FREE Single User License allows one concurrent user of Surveyor/400 per iSeries. There are no functionality restrictions on the free single user license, but a new key must be requested every 90 days.
  • Organizations can upgrade to a multi-user license from $995 to $3495 per iSeries

Installation and Upgrades:

  • iSeries requirements: V5R3 or greater of the iSeries Operating System
  • Front-end supports Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh or any OS installed with a compliant Java version.
  • Does not require IBM's Client Access
  • Uses a direct TCP/IP connection to your iSeries with NO additional middleware needed
  • Installs quickly on your workstation - typically in just a few minutes
  • Product upgrades from Linoma Software are easy to get with its single-click "Web Update" feature
  • Product upgrades can be distributed quickly to additional workstations through the iSeries IFS


  • Supports OS/400 security level 40
  • Does not compromise OS/400 object level security
  • Surveyor/400 user must have a valid iSeries User ID and password
  • Additionally adds its own security layer for controlling access to iSeries information

Graphical environment:

  • Front-end written in 100% pure Java
  • User selectable look-and-feel of Windows, Motif, Java Metal or 5250 green screen
  • Comprehensive online help text with index
  • All iSeries information is displayed/updated in "real-time" mode - does not require pre-built work files
  • Multiple windows of information can be opened at one time
  • Full mouse support - point and click interface
  • Extensive use of graphical components such as popup menus, drop-down menus, push buttons, toolbars, combo boxes, radio buttons, check boxes and popup calendars
  • Keyboard short-cut keys available for most features
  • Auto-resizes screen components to accommodate your screen resolution


  • Most information seen on Surveyor/400 screens can also be printed
  • Printer selection and number of copies options
  • User defined custom report headings
  • Auto-sizes printer fonts to fit report information to the page width
  • Portrait and Landscape modes supported


  • Free unlimited toll-free technical support to registered users
  • Support staff is friendly, knowledgeable and eager to help