Skyline Installation

Testing the Skyline Installation

Testing the Skyline Installation

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Testing the Skyline Installation

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Skyline comes with pre-installed sets of products, job tickets, address and delivery forms to help you get started. You need to test these to confirm that the system is working. When you have completed the testing you can customize Skyline to meet your requirements,

To test the installation:

1.Log into Skyline.
1.Open your internet explorer and enter the URL http:/localhost
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2.Log into Skyline using the default host administrator password to test the system.
Username: skylinehost
Password: SkylineH0$t (The password is case sensitive: Skyline H zero dollar t).
2.When you first start Skyline you need to change the email address to be used for the host administrator. If you do not do this you will not be able to test that the email system is working.
1.Click Preferences and then click Change Email Address. Enter the email address to be used for the host administrator and click Update Email Address.
2.Select some Products. See the section Adding Products to a Portal for more information.
3.Select Address & Delivery Forms. See the sections Associating an Address Form and Associating a Delivery Form for more information.
3.You now need to upload & order a document that will be sent to the Skyline PrintStation.
1.Click the Upload tab to open the Upload web page.
2.Click Select. Browse to a document to upload and select Open. You could use the test document that was created when activating Microsoft Office.
3.Click Upload. The document will be converted to a PDF and placed in your Document Library. As the document is converted to a PDF, you should see the message that you have 1 document(s) in the conversion queue. If the conversion is taking a long time (longer than 5 minutes for a single A4 test document) then check the stage that the conversion process is at. If there is an error cancel the conversion process. See the section in the Hints & Tips section on errors when uploading documents.
4.The Library web page opens. The document has been converted to a PDF and placed in your document library. Click Order this document Icon-GreyBasket to submit your document for order.
5.The Product Options window opens. Select some of the options to print and bind your test document. Scroll to the bottom of the binding options. Click Next to continue.
6.The Basket web page opens. A price will not be calculated as product pricing has not been configured yet. Enter a print quantity then click Next to continue.
7.The Address web page opens. Enter the address details and then click Next to continue.
8.The Shipping web page opens. Enter some delivery details and then click Next to continue.
9.The confirmation web page opens. Check that the order details are correct then click Confirm Order to complete placing your order.
10.A new window open confirming that the order has been placed. Check that the details are correct and that there is an order number.
4.Check that the document that you have ordered is visible in the My Orders web page.
5.Open PrintStation using the same log in that you used to access Skyline and add a printer to the PrintStation.
1.Select Setup > Printers from the drop down list.
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2.The Printers window opens. Click Add printer.
3.The Printers window opens. Enter the printer details then click Add to add the printer to your Skyline PrintStation.
4.You return to the Printers window. The printer is added to the list of available printers. Click Close to close the Printer window.
6.Check that the order you have placed is showing in the orders pane in the status category Order Placed.
7.Download the job order. Check that the job moves to the category Downloaded.
8.Select the order and click the output printer that has just been added. When the order has been printed check that the order is with the status In Production.
9.Manually change the status of the job order to Completed. Check that the order moves to the correct category.