[LON-CAPA-users] connecting laptop

Lars Jensen lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Fri, 3 May 2002 11:34:30 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Guy,

On Fri, 3 May 2002, Guy Albertelli II wrote:

> Hi Lars,
> > My laptop is now working as a standalone lon-capa machine. If I want to
> > hook it up to the network and copy over some resources, what changes
> > would I need to do in the configuration? 
> > 
> >  * Would I need to do more than to add the machine with the resources to 
> >    the hosts.tab. 
> Yes.
> >  * Would this machine recognize my laptop if I am not in its host.tab?
> No. You will need to add your laptop to the library server you want to
> connect to and restart the lonc/d daemons on both machines.

Can I leave my laptop info in the host.tab of the library server, even
when the laptop is not connected?

A separate question: What type of system is best to install on a laptop
(access server, library access ...) if I want to be able to fetch
resources on the lon-capa network, as well as author resources? (Presently,
my laptop is a library access server.)


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