Connection Tools and Access Modes
Users connect to InterSystems IRIS and authenticate using Connection Tools. Examples of connection tools include:
A separate application, for example, a Java or .NET application.
A web application.
There are three categories of connection tools. These categories are known as access modes.
The following table describes each access mode and its associated connection tools.
|Access Mode||Description||Connection Tools|
|Also known as in-process authentication. InterSystems IRIS and the user share a process.||
|User connects to InterSystems IRIS from a separate executable.||
C++, CacheDirect, ComPort, Java, JDBC, LAT, ODBC, Telnet
|Web||User connects to InterSystems IRIS through a Web application.||