Individual Licenses


Vendor OpenText Connectivity Solutions Group, formerly Hummingbird

HostExplorer is a terminal emulator which allows users to access the Clemson University mainframe systems. This software is licensed only for Clemson University enrolled students, employed faculty and staff. Please do not distribute this software to users outside those groups.

License Information

This product is generally distributed as a standalone site license. This means any Clemson user may use this software.

Versions of this software are available on: Windows. You may have to check with the vendor about the availability of other versions.

Purchasing HostExplorer

Licenses for this software are available without purchase if you meet any license restrictions.

Install Media - How to Access HostExplorer

Install media for this title should be obtained from the vendor's website.

Getting Help

If you have any additional questions about the availability, cost, or install procedures for this software, you can either visit the CCIT Support Center on the 2nd floor of Cooper Library or send an email to

Faculty and staff can also contact their local IT support for help.

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