Installing RTS

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This section will explain how to add RTS on to a workstation or office computer.

This section is divided into four parts:

  • Downloading the Software
  • Connecting RTS to your Server when Inside the Network
  • Connecting RTS to your Server when Outside the Network
  • Manually Connecting RTS to your Server.


Downloading the Software

RTS Can be downloaded using the following Link or using the following instructions.

Note: Please contact our technical support team at anytime for assistance.

http://www.readyticket.net/download/net/stubinstaller.exe

1) If not using the link, navigate to: http://www.rts-solutions.com/

2) Select the "Customers" tab.

3) Click on the link labeled "Setting Up A New Computer" to start the download.

4) The RTS stub installer will begin to download. Depending on your internet browser, the setup file will appear in the bottom of the browser or the top right corner.

5) Run the stubinstaller.exe file, this will download the Setup.exe file for RTS to your desktop.

6) Right click on the RTS Setup.exe file and select "Run as Administrator".

7) RTS will continue to run through the download. A message will prompt if you would like to install a sample demo configuration, select "No".

8) RTS will now begin to download. Depending on your browser, the setup link will appear in the bottom of the browser, or in the right-hand corner.

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9) Click on stub installer for the install to run.

10) After the installer has downloaded, you will see a prompt that it has downloaded to the desktop. Right click on the icon and select “Run as Administrator".

11) The install will now begin.

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12) After the setup has been downloaded to the desktop you will see the following prompt. If you are ready to run the setup, select Yes.

13) RTS will continue to run through the download. A message will prompt if you would like to install a sample demo configuration. Select "No".

14) The next window will ask what type of unit RTS is being downloaded on. For instance, is it an office computer? A PT 6515? SP 5514? Other? Select as needed.

Note: This is an important step as RTS will load settings specific to the type of computer, such as printer and power settings.

15) After selecting the computer type, RTS will continue with the installation. The next steps depend on if you are Inside the Network or Outside the Network .

Connecting RTS to your Server when Inside the Network

1) RTS will ask if you would like to connect to a local server. When inside the theatre's network, select "YES" when prompted.


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2) Select your server's IP address from the detected server list. Note: You may verify your server's IP address by navigating on your server to Help -> About and viewing the credentials for the IP address


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3) Once your server's IP address has been verified, select "Connect". Your workstation will now be connected to the server. If you do not see your server in the list, click "Rescan".

Note: If it does not appear, select "Close". The settings can be manually entered using the steps under "Connecting a Workstation outside the Network".

4) After connecting to the server, you may designate a station number(s) for the terminal. Select the station number and click Add. Repeat the steps as needed. If you do not wish to add station numbers during the installation, select "Close" and proceed with the installation.


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5) The final steps of the installation will now commence. You should see this window appear, similar to the Help -> About Window.

6) If the setup is successful, the RTS login screen will appear. Please login using your password.

Connecting RTS to your Server when Outside the Network

  • If you are connecting to RTS when outside the network, select "No" when prompted to connect to a local server. This situation is frequently used when setting up a home or corporate office computer.

Note: RTS does not require an additional license for office use.

  • After electing not to connect to the server, you may designate a station number(s) for the terminal. Select the station number and click Add. Repeat the steps as needed. If you do not wish to add station numbers during the installation, select Close and proceed with the installation.
  • The final steps of the installation will now commence. You should see this window appear, similar to the Help -> About window.
  • Since your RTS is not connected to the server, a blank RTS will appear. Please login using the password boxoffice. If the wrong password is used, a prompt will appear explaining the correct password.


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  • After logging in, navigate to File -> Other -> Network Connection.
  • Select "Edit Network Servers".


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  • Select "Edit Network Servers". The Network Location Setup window will appear.


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  • Check off Enable Multiple Servers, found in the nottom right corner.
  • To connect to RTS outside of the network, you will need your RTN number. This can be found under Help -> About on your server's computer or it can be provided by our RTS team.
  • Click the Add button.
  • In the field,name your connection. RTS suggests using your theatre name followed by Away.
  • Type in your RTN number in the Server field. Then click the +formovietickets.com field. This will automatically add the needed information.
  • To verify the connection, select Test. If the connection is active, a Working message will appear. Our technical support team is available if you experience any difficulties. Please repeat the steps as needed if you have multiple locations.

Note: Your computer may also have connections for inside the local network as well. Please see the following notes for "Manually Connecting RTS to your Server".

Manually Connecting RTS to your Server

  • Navigate to File -> Other -> Network Connection.
  • Select "Edit Network Servers". The Network Location Setup window will appear.


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  • Verify that "Enable Multiple Servers" in the bottom right corner is checked off.
  • Click the "Add" button. RTS suggests naming the connection with your theatre followed by "local" or something similar to designate where this connection will be used when at the theatre.


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  • The new connection will now be added to the Connection List.
  • Please enter your Server's IP address. This can be found by navigating on your server to Help -> About and viewing your server's IP address credentials.
  • Once all local connections have been added, select "Save".
  • When restarting your server, please select the connection you would like to use.


Setting up a Remote Connection to Your Network

This will allow you to connect to your theatre's RTS from outside the local network.

  • Navigate to File -> Other -> Network Connection.
  • Select "Edit Network Servers". The Network Location Setup window will appear.


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  • Verify that "Enable Multiple Servers" in the bottom right corner is checked off.
  • Click the "Add" button. RTS suggests naming the connection with your theatre followed by "remote" or something similar to designate that this connection will be used when not at the theatre.


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  • The new connection will now be added to the Connection List.
  • Please enter your RTN number into the server field and hit the +formovietickets.com button.


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  • Once your connection is finished, select "Save".
  • Then rest RTS and select the connection you just made.