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estlite on two pc

Postby michelle » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:49 pm

I am going to have to run estlite on two computers ( one in our mobile showroom and one in the shop) is it then possible for the information to be combined so I am not running two customer databases ?
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Re: estlite on two pc

Postby JohnMcafee » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:27 pm

Data can be shared between two, or more, copies of EstLite when they share a local network. However, while more remote copies of EstLite can be connected over the Internet using a Virtual Private Network (VPN), at today's typical UK internet speeds this method is too slow to be practical.
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Re: estlite on two pc

Postby Grahame Case » Sun Dec 01, 2013 10:14 am

if you are wanting to go down the VPN route we use "Logmein Hamachi" - for our VPN software. it's quick and easy to set up - although as john says. it can be a bit slow due to the way the UK internet is set up.


i'm currently setting up the VPN at my house so i can log in to Estlite and check some data.


website for Hamachi is

https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/
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Re: estlite on two pc

Postby Grahame Case » Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:00 pm

John McAfee and myself have been testing VPNing estlite today. it's perilously slow!

however, if you want to attempt it i'll post a few getting started tips later today
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Re: estlite on two pc

Postby Grahame Case » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:58 pm

although now vpning from home is very quick. just testing it tonight - over a distance of about 3 miles.
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Re: estlite on two pc

Postby michelle » Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:31 am

Thanks for this I am just waiting for my parter to get to get some time to look at this ( It't his job to sort out) I am sure we will then have more questions. Thanks for the help so far, syncing will save so much hassle.
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