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  • How E-T cloud/server application works?
  • How to install E-T services?

Handy Equipment/Tool Cloud/Server

  1. On a server computer install server service application; activate main service, web search module, and mobile module. (Server Computer with Windows)
  2. On desktop computers install client equipment-tool applications, you have access to all functionality from each client computer (cataloguing, checking in, checking out, and processing data) (desktop computers with Windows). There are four client equipment management applications: main inventory application, search module, data entry module, and check in/out module. All are Windows applications.
  3. All inventory databases (main catalogue table, users table, loan transactions table,) are stored on the server computer. Each client loads data from the server computer. All data changes, transactions, new records, options are stored centrally on the server computer. Each client has access to the same set of databases.
  4. Web Search and Mobile Search are Web applications; you can access them from any device that has a browser and the Internet connection.

handy equipment, tool cloud, server monitor

Server Service Monitor is installed on the server computer. This application installs/uninstalls server services (e-t main service, web search service, mobile search service).

  • Install/Start Handy Server as a Service: installs Handy E-T service application, according to your settings databases could be accessed on client computers over the web or on your internal web server.
  • Stop Handy Server Service: stops service application.
  • Uninstall Handy Server Service: Uninstalls service application.
  • Disconnect Selected Sessions: Disconnects selected client computers from accessing equipment/tool management databases.

  1. Green light: service application is running.
  2. There is one active session (one desktop computer connected with the handy equipment/tool server).

  • Session log displays history of all sessions.

  • Define connection port.
  • Limit access to the server from desktop computers by defining Allowed IP Addresses.

  • Web Modules
  • Install services that activate Web Search and Mobile Search modules.

  • Green lights: Web Search and Mobile Search services are activated.

  • Handy Equipment/Tool Server is using 3 server Ports: 930, 1220, 1230.
    930 - Equipment/Tool applications
    1220 - web search
    1230 - web mobile search
  • The above Ports should be opened by creating a Firewall Inbound Rule.

handy equipment, tool web search application
  • Equipment/Tool web search application.

 library software packages (included with handy e-t software):

school library
church library
non-profit org. library
business library
community library
small public library

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