|Quick Start Guide
After installation, CProxy Server requires minimal configuration to get the
application up and running with client workstations able to browse the Web.
Unlocking CProxy Server
CProxy Server is protected by an Administrator password to prevent un-authorised tampering
with the system settings. To configure the application, you must first unlock it.
- Double click on the CProxy Server Icon in the system tray.
- Click Security and then select Unlock.
CProxy Server: Unlocking
- Enter the default Administrator password - 'asecret'
in the field labelled Admin Password and press the OK
button to continue.
Installing the CProxy Service
Once unlocked, you should install CProxy Server as a system service which allows the
application to run when the console window is closed. Installing as a service also allows
the application to load by default when Windows is first booted.
- Click File and select Install as
CProxy Server: Installing
CProxy as a Service
- Confirmation will be displayed on the screen.
Installing CProxy as a service is imperative when using
Windows NT as it allows the application to interact with the Operating System including
authenticating users against the NT User Database.
Setting Remote Access
CProxy Server needs to be told how it will make a connection to the Internet. You should
have a pre-configured Windows Dial-Up Networking Entry ready at this point if you connect
using a modem or ISDN Adapter.
- Select Configuration and select Remote
- Select the connection method supported by your computer by
clicking the necessary radio box.
CProxy Server: Remote
- If your computer uses a LAN/Router or a connection through
Computalynx SCM, no further configuration is required for remote access.
- If however you use a Dial-Up device attached to the CProxy
Server to make an Internet connection, you should select the necessary entry from the Phonebook
Entry drop down menu.
- Enter the Dial-Up entry username and passwords in the
relevant fields and press OK to continue.
- Click File and select Save Settings
to write your configuration changes to disk.
Web Browser Configuration
In order to browse the World Wide Web, you will need to provide information on the
location of the CProxy Server on your Local Area Network to your web-browser. To configure
Internet Explorer 4:
- Click on the View Menu in Internet Explorer
and select Internet Options.
- Click the Connection tab.
- Under the Connection Area, select the radio box labeled Connect
to the Internet using a local area network.
CProxy Server: Configuring
Internet Explorer 4
- Under the Proxy Server area on the same tab
check the box labeled Access the Internet using a proxy server.
- Enter the IP Address of the Workstation running CProxy
Server in the Address box and a port number of 8080 in the Port field.
- Press Apply followed by OK to
Typing a known Website address in the Address
field of the web-browser will force CProxy Server to connect to the Internet and download
the requested page.
Please note that if you are using a remote access
connection, there may be a delay of up to two minutes whilst a connection is established.
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