Use Console to Connect to nChronos Server
Product Version: Since nChronos 3.0
In last tutorial we've learned:
Before heading into this chapter, please make sure you've fully got the answers to these questions. If you have doubts about them, you are recommended to go back to take a look at last chapter first, or you can turn to us for help on your specific case.
From this chapter on we'll move our focus to nChronos Console program because the server's mission is to monitor and analyze the traffic and we don't need to change the settings now and often on it. nChronos console is the software component that we use to view the analysis statistics and conduct in-depth analysis, etc. nChronos console is able to interactive with the server, such as retrieving analysis stats from the server and sending operation commands to manage the server, etc.
We can install nChronos Console and Server software on same machine if we just want to know how they work. But that's not how they are designed to make the most out of their remote and distributive advantages. If to install them on different machines we need to make sure they can communicate to each other smoothly.
Then we can use nChronos console to try our first connection to nChronos server. Run nChronos Console and follow the instructions bellow to establish a connection with the server.
If we've followed nChronos Server Network Connection Setup to make sure the server is connected to the network we should be able to connect to the server successfully. But if it turns out to be any error while trying to connect to the server, we can do the following step to troubleshoot the connectivity.
There is also a requirement of connecting to the server from the Internet. For example, there is an nChronos server implemented in your network, and you want to check your network status from your home. We know we can't access the private IP address from the internet. So we can use our preferred methods to help us access nChronos server from the Internet. We can either use a VPN connection, or assign the server with a public IP address, and so on. If you still have issues with connecting to your nChronos server, please feel free to contact our support or leave a comment below.
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