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Frequently Asked Questions: Networking

  1. Is this real networkable software?
  2. Is your software compatible with Windows 2003 and 2008?
  3. Is your software compatible with Novell server products?
  4. Does your software work with thin clients?
  5. Does your networkable software work over the Internet?
  6. Do I need a dedicated server?
  7. What permissions do my students need on the network?
  8. What permissions do teachers need on the network?
  9. Can I add more concurrent users or licenses later?

1. Is this real networkable software?

Yes. Our networking programs are complete client/server applications. All files are installed on the server; only shortcuts are installed on student computers.

2. Is your software compatible with Windows 2003 and 2008?

Yes.

3. Is your software compatible with Novell server products?

Yes.

4. Does your software work with thin clients?

Yes.

5. Does your networkable software work over the Internet?

No. It will work over dedicated, wide-area intranets, but not the Internet. For software that works over the Internet, please use our online programs.

6. Do I need a dedicated server?

No.

7. What permissions do my students need on the network?

Students need Read and Execute access to the MeritAV folder and its sub-folders, and Read and Write access to the record files directory. They do not need Administrator or Super User permissions.

8. What permissions do teachers need on the network?

Teachers need Read and Execute access to the MeritAV folder and its sub-folders, and Read and Write access to the record files directory. Teachers also need to know passwords and how to run the Teacher Program Manager. They do not need Administrator or Super User permissions.

9. Can I add more concurrent users or licenses later?

Licenses may be increased to expand the number of concurrent users. Additional Merit programs may be added at any time.