After installing the NetBrain Workstation, you can log in and start to work in your workspace.
1.Double-click the Workstation icon on your desktop. The Login window opens.
2.Select the type of the workspace in which you want to store network data based on your needs:
▪Server Workspace - open a shared workspace with data loaded from the server. See Shared Workspace for more details.
▪Local workspace - open an existing local workspace. See Local workspace for more details.
▪New Local Workspace - create a new local workspace. See Creating a local workspace for more details.
3.Enter the workspace information.
1)Select the Workspace Server you want to connect to from the Server list.
2)Enter the user name and password in the Username and Password fields separately.
3)Select the workspace you want to work on from the Workspace list.
1)Select Change Server from the Server list.
2)In the pop-up dialog box, enter the IP address and port number of the Workspace Server in the Server Address and Port fields separately. By default, the port number is 80.
3)Click Test to test whether the specified parameters can establish the connection successfully. Click OK.
4)Enter the user name and password in the Username and Password fields separately.
5)Select the workspace you want to work on from the Workspace list.
▪If you have issues with login, contact your administrator for help.
▪The port number is used for the HTTP communications between the Workstation and Workspace Sever. You can also select the https check box to use HTTPS as the communication protocol. The default port number is 443.
1.Click Proxy in the Server Setup dialog box.
2.In the pop-up dialog box, select the Use a proxy server to access Workspace server and Customer License Server check box.
3.Enter the IP address and port number of the proxy server, the user name, and password in the Address, Port, Username, and Password fields separately.
1.Set up SSL on Internet Information Server (IIS).
▪To set up it on Windows server 2003, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299875 for more details.
▪To set up it on Windows server 2008, see http://www.sslshopper.com/article-how-to-create-a-self-signed-certificate-in-iis-7.html on how to create a self-signed certificate.
2.Set up Https on NetBrain Workspace Server.
1)Enable SSL on Customer License Server.
a)Log in to NetBrain Customer License Server web page (http://<hostname>/netbrain.The hostname is the IP address or the host name of the machine where the Customer License Server is installed).
b)Switch to the Workspace Server tab page, select the workspace server, and click Edit to open Workspace Server Properties page.
c)Select the HTTPS check box and modify the port to 443.
d)Click Submit to submit the change and click Refresh to load server workspaces to current workspace server.
2)Enable SSL on Workspace Server.
a)Navigate to NetBrain Workspace Server web page (http://<hostname>/workspaces.
b)Switch to the Option tab page, modify the The way to access option to HTTPS and set the IP address and port number manually.
3)Switch to Automation Server tab page in the NetBrain Workspace Server web page, delete the existing Automation Server and add it again.
a)Connect to the server which hosts NetBrain Workspace Server.
b)Press Win+R to open the Run window, enter services.msc to open the Services window.
c)Restart the World Wide Web Publishing and NetBrain Benchmark Schedule services.
3.Enable https in Workstation.
1.Click at the upper-left corner and click Change Password after you log in to the Workstation.