can use the SDR Utility to:-
SDR announcements received at another site
the tools on the correct addresses
to certain SDR sessions via the RealPlayer Video and audio client
toolstart application which is installed on your machine only accepts arguments
passed to it by your browser configuration which you setup, i.e. if you
only add 'rat' as an argument under the preferences window, this is the
only application it will start. If you are concerned about security or
wish to see the original application code, please contact me by email.
to configure your Web Browser to start up the tools
you must install the videoconferencing tools on your system (rat, vic,
nte, wbd available from here).
must be located within you path, i.e. you should be able to start the tools
individually from any directory or location on your machine.
install one of the following two files locally on your machine.
the file toolstart.o in your home directory.
you must configure you browser to recognise the MIME type which is returned
by the cgi script.
are currently only available to people with access to the PIPVIC-2 private
site. If you do not have access, but would like to use this utility, please
Edit -> Preferences. You will see the following screen:-
'Navigator' -> 'applications'.
'New Type' and fill in the fields in the following way:-
fields are the MIME type:-
%1 rat vic nte wbd'
'Application to use' field, type:-
to home directory}/toolstart.o %s rat vic nte wbd'
under solaris, you must bring up the Preferences window in the same way.
The only difference is in the syntax for the 'Application to use' field.
You need to type:-
- The fields do not appear in the same order as on the windows version,
Explorer users, the format is very similar. Under the 'Tools' menu, select
the 'Internet Options' item. Select the 'Associations' tab:-
on the 'New Association' button, and fill in the fields in the following
now be able to launch the tools directly from the 'SDR utility' -> 'More
info' page. Just click on the hyperlink associated with whichever tool
you wish to use.
to the SDR Utility
If you require any
further help with the installation, please email:- firstname.lastname@example.org