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Functional principle

Requirements

If you like to use the openthinclient Software Suite in your company, the following requirements should be created:

– Network (LAN) with DHCP server
– Terminal-Server or any assimilable architecture to work server-based
– Server with Java for the openthinclient Software Suite
(The openthinclient Software Suite can alternative used as a virtual machine*)
– ThinClients that supports PXE-Boot

Functional principle (1) Functional principle (2)
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After the start the thinclient calls per broadcast in the network. Then the client gets assigned an ip-adress from the DHCP-server. The DHCP-proxy-function of the openthinclient server is listening in the network and transmits  after assignement of ip-adress the bootfile. The charging process of the openthinclient OS per PXE starts. After charging of the OS the applications for serverbased work on the thinclient could be started (for example RDP-client, Citrix-Receiver, VMware Horizon).The connection to the terminalserver or the virtual desktop is produced an after the login processthe work could be started.

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Wiki

On the openthinclient® wiki you find numerous informations about installation, configuration and trouble-shooting. To get all the desired informations fast and directed, the wiki is strctured in the components openthinclient-manager, openthinclient-server und openthinclient-OS.

FAQ

On our FAQ-Site we’ve compiled some answers and assistance to the most frequently asked questions. If the right answer ins’t to find so please register yourself and aks the question with an exact problem definition.

Mailinglist

Questions about installation and usage of the openthinclient®-software you can ask (after a free registration) gratis on the openthinclient-mailinglist.

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