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Terminology related to PAS for OpenEdge

The following terms describe various components that apply to PAS for OpenEdge support in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge:
An instance of a server runtime. You can define many servers for a given runtime. For PAS for OpenEdge support in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge, a server is used to connect to OpenEdge Explorer and provides connection information and publishing options for a particular PAS for OpenEdge.
Server configuration
A collection of files used to configure a running server. Typically, the configuration consists of a set of port numbers and other properties.
Server Runtimes (or runtimes)
The software application that executes as a server platform. For OpenEdge, this refers to the location of the OpenEdge installation that is used to communicate with OpenEdge Explorer and provide PAS for OpenEdge functionality
A collection of files used to organize content that is being developed for a server.
A module usually consists of a hierarchy of files that reside in the Eclipse workspace. Modules also have a many-to-many relationship with other modules, and the file hierarchy for modules does not indicate any specific module containment.
A PAS for OpenEdge project is allowed one module, and a PAS for OpenEdge module is required for publishing code to a server.
A mechanism used to add project functionality that you can turn on or off. Within OpenEdge, you can use facets to add a specific module type to a project. When you add a facet to a project, the facet is used as a marker for performing certain setup requirements or for simply marking the project as a specific project type.
A logical name to groups different ABL Web applications.
For more information, see the details in overview to the Web Tools Platform Guide.