Launching OnLAN Messenger Client Application
Command Center Launch
User database synchronization
Click on Start->Run and enter your server computer’s IP address (the IP address of the computer, where the program has been installed) in the bar. Click on “OK” button.
Open the shared “OnLANMessanger” folder and launch the client application. Click on «Run» button.
If Windows Security Alert sign appears, stating that Windows Firewall has blocked some of the program’s features, click on “Unblock” button. If Windows Security Alert sign doesn’t appear, but you face difficulties while using the program, you can turn off Windows Firewall manually by clicking on Start->Settings->Control Panel->Windows Firewall.
If you selected test database you can get login and password of a test user, proceed as follows: on server computer (the computer, where the program has been installed), open OnLAN Server shortcut on your computer’s desktop to enter administrator web-interface.
System will log in automatically. If this hasn’t occurred, enter Login – “admin”, Password – “admin” (if your chose test database while installing the software).
In Quick Access Block select Edit users.
Select a test user. Remember his login and password.
Go back to a user’s computer. In «server» field, enter server computer’s IP address. Enter login and password. Click on “Login” button.
Upon the program installation, the Command Center will launch automatically. When you close the Command Center, it continues working in a minimized mode. To re-open it, click twice on the icon in the system tray.
If you plan to synchronize database with Active Directory, you should preliminary create a group "OnLANUsers" in Active Directory (it must be created in system folder "Users", like on screenshot below), in which you have to include all of your company's users, for whom synchronization is necessary and who will be able to use the client application.
After the business messenger software installation open OnLAN Server shortcut on your computer’s desktop to enter administrator web-interface.
System will log in automatically. If this hasn’t occurred, enter Login – “admin”, Password – “admin” (if your chose test database while installing the enterprise messaging software).
Choose “Auth and Sync”-> “Synchronization users” in web-interface’s main menu.
In “Sync Type” option choose database type that you want to synchronize («AD» - «Active Directory» on default). In Parameters section fields enter the following values:
- Server IP;
- Domain Name;
- Login (not necessarily administrator’s login - it can belong to a user);
- Sync type;
- OU or Group.
You can indicate the synchronization process start time in “Run time” field (you can change run time settings in “Task manager” main menu option). If you wish to synchronize databases now, leave “Run now” field ticked. Click “Ok” to start synchronization process. To check if everything is set up correctly, click on “Test” button.
Synchronization is successfully completed, now you can view your colleagues’ names in OnLAN Messenger’s contact list.