|Pricing policy in
Press the 'Pricing policy' button in the CL Server's Control Panel to
open the window shown below.
do I specify rates?
Each PC group has its own
pricing. You can specify a group for each computer in the 'PC groups
and names' screen. By default they are all set to
After you select the group for which you want to specify rates, choose the
pricing mode for it. You can select either scheduled or bulk pricing for
Scheduled pricing gives you great flexibility in defining pricing based on time of
the day. Pricing can be different on workdays and weekends. You can
specify which days should be considered as workdays/weekend by click on
'Other settings' and then going to 'Define workdays/weekend' tab.
In scheduled pricing screen, you can click on the boxes with prices per hour and drag them or change their size.
To create, delete or modify them, make a right-click on one of them to
open its context menu. You can also double-click on the headers like 'Scheduled
pricing - Workdays' to create a new element.
'copy from' copies pricing from another PC group to the current one.
pricing allows great flexibility for giving bulk time discounts and defining a staged pricing
screen, you can specify time intervals, their costs, rate per hour for
each interval and also define if the price is to be charged by block, by
minute, or by X min. intervals.
To edit a certain value in the table, simply double-click on it. Use
'Edit' to make changes to an entire row.
Cost of a time interval is added to session's cost depending on the
'Charge by' value. If you set it to 'Block', the full cost of an interval
will be applied to session's cost as soon as the elapsed time gets to this
For example, the cost of the first interval will be added immediately.
If you select 'Minute', session's cost will be updated every minute.
Charge by '10 min. intervals' and others are usually used in 'all
additional time' row.
Rate per hour has two purposes:
1. It is used to specify rate per hour for all additional time beyond the
defined time intervals.
2. It makes it easier for you to compare costs of time intervals.
You can experiment with the settings in the 'Test your settings' area.
As a currency sign, you can specify any symbol and/or letters you want before
or after an amount.
On the 'Prepaid accounts' tab, you can specify the discounts for prepaid
account users. These discounts are applied only when you create accounts in the main
server's window using the 'Prepaid accounts and timecodes' button. They are not applied
when you create them in the 'Prepaid