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The Web Orbiter is an instance of the Orbiter that is accessible from a Web browser across a network from the Core.
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== Setup ==
 
== Setup ==
 
Procedure to setup the Web Orbiter is simple but the order of steps is important.
 
Procedure to setup the Web Orbiter is simple but the order of steps is important.
 
#First of all we should add a new Generic Web Device as a Child Device for your Core:
 
#First of all we should add a new Generic Web Device as a Child Device for your Core:
##On the Adminsite homepage, at the bottom of the left column's expansion of all the menu items, press "Show devices tree" and then "CORE". The Core detailed page should appear.
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##On the Adminsite homepage, at the bottom of the left column's expansion of all the menu items, click "Show devices tree" and then "CORE". The CORE's detail page should appear.
##On this page press a link 'Create Child Device'.
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##On this page click the link 'Create Child Device'.
##Press the button 'Pick device template' in the Add child device window. The new pop-up window contained device templates will be opened.
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##In the Add child device window, click the button 'Pick device template'. The new pop-up window contained device templates will be opened.
##Choose a category 'Peripherals'
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##In the 'Device Category' dropdown list, choose 'Peripherals'.
##Find and select Generic Web Device in the right list box and press the button 'Add device'. Generic Web Device will be added to the Core.
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##In the 'Device Template' dropdown list, find and select "Generic Web Device".
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##Click the button 'Pick Device Template'. The Add Child Device Window will close, and the Generic Web Device will be added to the Core, as the updated Device Tree will show.
 
##Also new Generic Proxy Orbiter will be created automatically on this stage. We can watch the Orbiter generation process on the Orbiters page: Wizard --> Devices --> Orbiters.
 
##Also new Generic Proxy Orbiter will be created automatically on this stage. We can watch the Orbiter generation process on the Orbiters page: Wizard --> Devices --> Orbiters.
 
#Wait till generation procedure finishes. A message on some active Orbiter or on the Orbiter page will so indicate.
 
#Wait till generation procedure finishes. A message on some active Orbiter or on the Orbiter page will so indicate.
 
#Don't forget Quick reload router. It's important because otherwise the Orbiter won't work properly.
 
#Don't forget Quick reload router. It's important because otherwise the Orbiter won't work properly.
 
#We can access to the Web Orbiter:
 
#We can access to the Web Orbiter:
##Type URL ''<nowiki>http://&lt;core_ip&gt;/pluto-admin/weborbiter.php</nowiki>'' in the browser address bar.
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##Type URL ''<nowiki>http://&lt;core_ip&gt;/pluto-admin/weborbiter.php</nowiki>'' in the browser address bar. You will get a very plain login page.
##Input existing user name and password
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##Input existing user name and password, then click the "Login" button. You will get a page with a list of devices.
##Choose Generic Web Device from the dropdown list.See something similar to: [[Image:Web Orbiter.jpg|center]]
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##From the dropdown list, choose Generic Web Device. You will get a page that looks similar to: [[Image:Web Orbiter.jpg|center]]
  
If you try to connect to the Web Orbiter and see this message :  
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If you try to connect to the Web Orbiter and see this message:
 
<code>"Connect to proxy orbiter failed, please try again"</code>
 
<code>"Connect to proxy orbiter failed, please try again"</code>
 
this means that the procedure of Orbiter generation doesn't finish yet or you forgot to quick restart of router.
 
this means that the procedure of Orbiter generation doesn't finish yet or you forgot to quick restart of router.

Revision as of 23:22, 11 December 2007

The Web Orbiter is an instance of the Orbiter that is accessible from a Web browser across a network from the Core.

Setup

Procedure to setup the Web Orbiter is simple but the order of steps is important.

  1. First of all we should add a new Generic Web Device as a Child Device for your Core:
    1. On the Adminsite homepage, at the bottom of the left column's expansion of all the menu items, click "Show devices tree" and then "CORE". The CORE's detail page should appear.
    2. On this page click the link 'Create Child Device'.
    3. In the Add child device window, click the button 'Pick device template'. The new pop-up window contained device templates will be opened.
    4. In the 'Device Category' dropdown list, choose 'Peripherals'.
    5. In the 'Device Template' dropdown list, find and select "Generic Web Device".
    6. Click the button 'Pick Device Template'. The Add Child Device Window will close, and the Generic Web Device will be added to the Core, as the updated Device Tree will show.
    7. Also new Generic Proxy Orbiter will be created automatically on this stage. We can watch the Orbiter generation process on the Orbiters page: Wizard --> Devices --> Orbiters.
  2. Wait till generation procedure finishes. A message on some active Orbiter or on the Orbiter page will so indicate.
  3. Don't forget Quick reload router. It's important because otherwise the Orbiter won't work properly.
  4. We can access to the Web Orbiter:
    1. Type URL http://<core_ip>/pluto-admin/weborbiter.php in the browser address bar. You will get a very plain login page.
    2. Input existing user name and password, then click the "Login" button. You will get a page with a list of devices.
    3. From the dropdown list, choose Generic Web Device. You will get a page that looks similar to:
      Web Orbiter.jpg

If you try to connect to the Web Orbiter and see this message: "Connect to proxy orbiter failed, please try again" this means that the procedure of Orbiter generation doesn't finish yet or you forgot to quick restart of router.