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Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

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  • Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

    I bought Alpha Five V9 Basic Edition. The tutorials mention needing an Application Server license to access the server remotely. Is there such a thing as a price for an App Server license with a limit of perhaps like two remote users at time?

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    Re: Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

    Hi, hope I get this right.
    The Application Server licence is for unlimmited sessions so I guess unlimitted users.
    These users are web users though eg, via Internet Explorer or some other browser.
    If you explan better your needs someone should be able to determin which product you need.
    eg maybe its a runtime licence, or just use Remote Desktop


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      Re: Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

      I am attempting to learn the Alpha Five V9 WEB interface. According to the tutorial I should be able to use my own computer as a "server". The explanation even discusses a solution to converting a dynamic IP address to a static IP address. I would like to be able to tell a couple people the TCP/IP address of this "server" and develop things discussing suggestions etc. The goal would be a couple remote users using an internet browser and a WEB interface. You may be telling me that Alpha does not support this?? Could I at least somehow use an internet browser WEB interface between two or three computers on my own router? The tutorial seems to impy I must have some limited App Server to do this. There does not seem to be any "limited" App Server - correct? The only price I see is ~$400.00.

      Ron Christopher


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        Re: Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

        You need 1 thing to develop web applications and that is Alpha 5 Platinum. To deploy you have 2 options: purchase the Application Server or use a web host that supports Alpha. You discussed the first option of using your own system to serve the files. The Application Server is "virtually" unlimited. Simply, what is important is the hardware you are going to run it on and internet connection you have.

        So to do it on your machine you would need to have A5 Platinum and the Application Server.


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          Re: Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

          I am attempting to learn the Alpha Five V9 WEB interface.
          Welcome to a new world.
          HTML Code:
          According to the tutorial I should be able to use my own computer as a "server".
          Yes, this server is inbuilt to A5 for development purposes, quite simply it is named the locahost, and normally addressed as http://localhost/YourPage.a5w. This service is only designed for development purposes. Not for full scale web service providing.
          ----- In my case I use this on my development computer all the time,
          But on my internet websites are hosted on a 2003winServer, running the Web Application Server
          As far as the Dynamic -> static IP issuue, this is designed as some peoples ISPs are too lousy or hopeless to provide a static IP.
          Maybe for what you wish to do I suggest learning how to set up a windows special Guest account, then have your friends use the Remote Desktop Service or RDP to Access your PC, and then they can browse the localhost pages. Somebody else here might suggest a better way.


          • #6
            Re: Is There a Price for Two User Application Server

            If you bought the Basic version by accident perhaps emailing [email protected] might get you a decent "pay the difference" upgrade deal?