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Installing PrintStation

Installing PrintStation

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Installing PrintStation

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PrintStation is a Windows PC application that is normally installed in the print room where the print production occurs. It is a separate application which receives and manages your portals print jobs. Before PrintStation can be installed please make sure that the following software requirements have been met. 3.5 Service Pack 1 is installed.
Adobe Acrobat Reader version 8 or greater OR a full version Adobe Acrobat 8 or greater.
The Directory Security Settings have been changed.

Once these pre-requisites have been met Skyline PrintStation can be installed.

infoNote: Make sure that users have full access to the folder c:\ProgramData\ePrint Direct Ltd\Skyline (windows 7) or C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ePrint Direct Ltd\Skyline. If users do not have full access rights then they will not be able to save any settings and may get unexpected error messages until their access rights are changed. For more information see the section on Changing Access Permissions.

To install PrintStation:

1.Log in with Management Permissions and go to Downloads.
2.Click PrintStation.
3.The Opening PrintStation window opens. Click Save File. The PrintStation installation file is saved to your computer.
4.Click the icon on the toolbar to display the downloads and select PrintStation.
5.The PrintStation Installation wizard opens. Click Next to continue.
6.At the License Agreement window click I accept the license agreement. Click Next to continue.
7.At the User Information window enter your details. Click Next to continue.
8.At the Destination Folder window it is recommended that you accept the default folder location. Click Next to continue.
9.The PrintStation can now be installed. Click Next to begin the installation.
10.It should only take a few minutes to install PrintStation. When the installation is complete click Finish.
11.Open PrintStation.
12.Details of the portal that PrintStation will use needs to be entered.
1.If your setup uses a proxy server you need to enter the proxy details so that access to the Skyline website is available. If you do not use a proxy server, leave these fields blank.
2.Enter the HTTP or HTTPS address for Skyline then click Connect to test that the portal details are correct. The program will automatically detect if you are using HTTP or HTTPS connection.
3. If the portal details have been verified the Next button becomes available. Click Next to continue.
13.All the configuration details required for the PrintStation have been entered. Click Finish to exit the configuration.
14.The Connect to Portal window opens.
1.Enter your Username and Password. This is the same log in that you use to access the Skyline Portal.
2.Click Connect to start PrintStation.
15.Select the language that PrintStation should operate in.
1.Click Languages. Select the required language from the drop down list.