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Testing Quick Start Guide

The following is a suggested list of actions for testing purposes for you to observe the installation of the Server and Client, investigate the software installed and observe StifleR in action. (For details on ”Interactive Mode” please visit the 2Pint Knowledge base and search for “StifleR Troubleshooting using interactive mode”)
  1. 1.
    Set up the Administrative Security Groups
  2. 2.
    Install StifleR Service, Dashboards and Beacon servers
    • Check that WMI and other bits are working
    • Stop the service
    • Start it in interactive mode (Testing only)
    • Check that the firewall ports are open for client connection
  3. 3.
    Check the Dashboards
    • Get IIS up and running
    • Launch your favourite browser and connect to the SifleRDashboard URL
  4. 4.
    Install StifleR Client
    • Stop the service
    • Start in interactive mode
    • The client should start and connect
  5. 5.
    Review the client connection
    • On the server choose option 5 (from Interactive Mode Menu)
    • Type in the subnet id (Subnet IP address) of the client and hit enter
    • View the stats
    • Exit Interactive mode and start the service
  6. 6.
    Start a BITS job on the client
    • Switch to the server and see the up to date information
  7. 7.
    Add another client
    • Repeat steps 3, 4 and 5
  8. 8.
    View the server again, see that the StifleR Red Leader is downloading data
  9. 9.
    Start the dashboard on the overview page
  10. 10.
    Drill into the subnet to view subnet info