I was able to compile and run the PTP plugins. This was the first step
of what I wanted to achieve.
Next I tried to create a Resource Manager for our IBM machine using
"Remote Tools" and port forwarding. I discovered that the reason I was
unable to do it was because the command "stat" was not in my path. I
located the command on our machine and modified my path so that it was
in there, and can now create resource managers.
What I would suggest is that an error message be added to
FileTools.java that shows the value of statCmd just before
manager.executionTools.executeWithOutput() is called--or maybe train it
to produce something to stderr say "stat not found."