The Aster Command Tool, or ACT, is a utility that allows a user to run commands against an Aster System. With ACT you can run ANSI SQL, SQL-MR, and SQL-GR queries against databases within the Aster environment.
ACT is a terminal-based query tool that connects with Aster Database. ACT is installed on the queen during a typical Aster Database installation. ACT can be installed on another machine.
How do I use the Aster Command Tool (ACT)
1. Start an SSH tool from your desktop, this example uses PuTTy. Click the PuTTy icon from your desktop. The following screen should appear: