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Setting Up Workstations

Computers connected to the server host are called workstations. You can connect as many workstations as you require.

Why would you want to do this?

Setting Up The Server Host

We will assume that you already have an installed local area network(LAN). If you don't know what this is you should get an IT support person to check your installation and advise you. Most of the setting up is done on the machine you selected to be the server host:

Setting Up A Workstation

To install iAuction Professional on a workstation: Apart from installing the software, not much to do apart from making sure the Network Properties are set correctly. Go to the 'Network and Sharing Center' then select 'Change advanced sharing settings'. In the 'Home or Work (current profile)' dropdown, ensure that:

Connecting An iAuction Workstation To The Server

If Workstation still can't connect to the server host:

There are a couple of things that can prevent a connection, the main culprits usually being firewalls and security settings.

Most of the stuff mentioned on this page is usually done by qualified IT persons. If you don't understand, or are confused by any of what you read here, rather get that qualified IT person to help. It's safer.


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