Frequently Asked Questions

LightWave Server™ FAQ

What is middleware? What do I need to know when choosing a product?

If you are unsure about your HPE NonStop middleware options are, please read "What Is Middleware?" to learn more.

Do you offer a free trial?

Yes! Use the contact us at to request more information about LightWave ServerTM and we will set you up with a free 30-day trial.

Do you have any endorsements for LightWave ServerTM

Yes! Check out our endorsements page for more information.

Is there an additional charge for security?

TLS and other security features are included in the base product. There is no additional charge.

Where can I try a sample client application?

Check out our sample client applications on Github where you'll find documentation, source code, and live demos of our LightWave ServerTM samples.

Can I get a demonstration of LightWave ServerTM?

Absolutely. A demonstration is included in our product presentation. Request your custom presentation of LightWave ServerTM to learn more.

What changes will have to be made to my HPE NonStop applications?

Client applications running on virtually any platform can securely access your NonStop server applications through a standard Web service interface.

Does LightWave ServerTM require OSS?

No. LightWave ServerTM runs in the Guardian environment and can connect to applications that run in both Guardian and OSS.

Can I read the documentation?

Yes, full documentation is available online at

How do I begin?

Send an email to the that describes your application architecture. We'll give you suggestions on how to proceed and help you along the way. We're happy to help.