LinkScan for Unix. Reference Manual.

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Introduction to LinkScan

LinkScan™ is an industrial-strength link checking and website management tool. It saves time and money by automating the quality assurance testing of virtually any website or web-based application.

LinkScan is built around applicable open systems standards. Hence it integrates easily with many other content development, management and testing applications as well as general purpose computer tools. It operates on all Microsoft Windows and Unix/Linux platforms and is professionally supported.

LinkScan users include Fortune 1000 companies such as Hewlett Packard, government agencies like NASA, as well as many smaller businesses.

New users will find that LinkScan is extremely simple to install, configure and use. And the more experienced user will appreciate the vast array of customization features built into the system. Together, these attributes make LinkScan ideal for:

Five LinkScan Editions

LinkScan is available in five different editions all based upon the same core technology:

The above descriptions are not complete nor comprehensive. You must read the LinkScan License Agreement for a complete definition of the products and your other rights and obligations.

Using LinkScan

The steps involved in using LinkScan include:

  1. Installing and Configuring LinkScan for your environment
  2. Planning the specific test scenario(s) that you wish to execute
  3. Scanning the website to create a LinkScan Database
  4. Examining the results from the LinkScan Database

Each of these steps is described in this Reference Manual. However, we recommend that new users get a fast start by jumping to one of the following pages:

LinkScan for Unix. Reference Manual. Section 1. Introduction to LinkScan
LinkScan Version 12.4
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