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The EASA Client is a locally installed Java application that currently supports two EASA tasks:
Historically, the EASA Client supported a User's interaction with a Published EASAP. Nowadays the Web Browser Client interface supersedes this EASA Client role. For Author documentation relevant to this now-unsupported User interface see the EASA 5.5 Help Pages.
Before installing the EASA Client, any prior EASA Client from an EASA version of 3.1 or lower must be removed in one of the following ways,
Alternatively, from within Windows,
Any of these methods launches the EASA Installation Wizard, the Uninstall window will appear. Click the Uninstall button, eventually, click Done to remove the EASA Client.
The EASA Client is automatically installed on the EASA Server during installation. Install the EASA Client on any User computer that is not going to use the web browser client. The EASA Client can be installed directly from the EASA Server via:
Use an account with administrator priveledges to install the EASA Client on a client computer.
If Internet access is via a proxy server, configure the proxy server settings.
A valid User Name and Password may be needed to access the Proxy Server.
To test an EASA Client application, follow the instructions below. An EASA Server must be up and running for this test.
Where domain_name is the domain name of EASA and port_number is the port number entered during installation. If no domain name was explicitly specified during installation, then it defaults to the computer name of the EASA Server. The EASA Evaluation installation defaults to port 8080. The EASA Log In page should appear in the browser window.
A new window will appear with a progress bar showing the status of the loading process. The application may take up to a minute to load, and when it is finished loading, it should look like the window pictured below.