TCP/IP connection via LAN or Internet between the server and client machines.
Follow these steps to quickly install Cyberleader:
1. Choose a machine to
act as a server (usually the front desk computer), and download then install the
Cyberleader Server software on that computer.
Start the CL Server.
On all other machines, download and install the CL Client software.
beginning of the installation, you will need to enter the username of the
Windows account to be created during installation. CL Client will run
only on that account.
At the end of the installation process, the setup requires entering the
Server's IP Address or its Network Name. The word "Server's" implies the
computer on which CL Server is installed and running. The server's IP
address is located in the lower left-hand corner of the CL Server's
If you would like to run CL Server and Client on the same machine, enter
'127.0.0.1' as the server's IP. In this case, CL Server and Client must be running under
different Windows accounts (only works in Windows NT/2000/XP).
Tip: You can quickly switch between Windows
accounts by pressing Windows key + L on the keyboard.
Client Computer Number. This number determines the position of the current
client computer in the column 'PC' of the CL Server's main table. The row
of the table with this number will be used to control this CL Client from
Note: When using the Demo version, you can enter only numbers 1, 2
or 3 since only 3 clients are supported.
PC Name. This name is displayed in the upper right-hand corner of CL
Client. The Computer Number is used as the default PC name. You can change
it at any time in the
groups" screen of CL Server.
entering all this info, click 'Connect' and
finish the installation. Then log off Windows and log on to the Windows
account where you chose CL Client to run. The first logon may be a little
slow, but after that logging in will be faster than usual.
Note: To ensure security on client computers, always specify a
password for the Windows user account that is intended for cafe's
employees to do maintenance work.
Important: If you use Windows XP on the server computer, you need to
disable the default XP firewall. To do that, in the Windows Control Panel, double click Network Connections.
Right-click the interface you use to access the LAN (e.g. "Local Area
Connection"), and then click Properties. Click Advanced tab and uncheck the firewall checkbox.
Overall, if you are running any type of firewall software, you need to allow Cyberleader to communicate through the firewall.
CL Server uses TCP/IP ports 12997 through 12999. CL Clients use TCP/IP ports
automatically assigned by Windows.
After installation, you can set up pricing
and other settings in the CL Server's Control Panel.
If you need help with setting up the software, please consult the
online manual and the Client
online manual or
the User Manual in a printable format.