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Setting Up a Workstation for Remote Mode

Setting Up a Workstation for Remote Mode

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Setting Up a Workstation for Remote Mode

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These instructions only apply if you have PhonePad physically installed on a workstation.

 

1.Once PhonePad has been installed, run DBConnect.

 

2.Under the Connection tab, select Remote Mode.

 

 DBConnect1

 

3.Click on the Remote Settings button.

 

 DBConnect2

 

4.If you are connecting across a LAN, select 0 for Data Compression.  If you are connecting across the Internet, select 6.

 

                 Remote Settings

 

5.Under Data Encryption, check the Encrypt data to/from server option if you are connecting across the Internet.  Otherwise, leave it unchecked.

 

6.Click OK.

 

7.Select the Server tab.

 

8.Click on the Listen for IP Announcement button so that it is depressed.  Make sure that the PhonePad Server (DBServer) has it's Announce option on*.

 

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9.Within 15 seconds, DBConnect should receive a broadcasted announcement* from DBServer.  The Server IP, and Admin and Main ports fields will be filled in automatically and the Listen for IP Announcement button will unselect itself.

 

10.Test the connection with DBServer by clicking the Test Server button.

 

11.Click the OK button.

 

 

* For this feature to work, any routers or bridges on your network must be configured to allow UDP connections on port 12500.