MZA App Client Overview

MicroZAccess Desktop App:

To launch the COSGrid MicroZAccess.exe desktop application, you can follow these steps:

  1. Locate the COSGrid MicroZAccess.exe file on your desktop or use the Windows search function to find it.

  2. Double-click on the COSGrid MicroZAccess.exe file to run the application.

  3. Once the application launches, you will be presented with the login screen of the MicroZAccess desktop app.

Log in Page :

By default, the login screen will be in the client mode. On this login screen, you will encounter two options for signing in:

  1. Email: You can choose this option to sign in using your registered email. Enter your email address associated with your account in the provided field, followed by your corresponding password. After entering these credentials, you can proceed to sign in to the client mode.

  2. Google Single Sign-On: If you prefer, you can select this option to sign in using your Google account. By clicking on the β€œContinue with GOOGLE” button, you will be redirected to a Google login page. Enter your Google account credentials there to authenticate and gain access to the client mode.

If you wish to access the server mode instead, you will find the corresponding option below the Google Single Sign-On button on the login screen. Clicking on this option will redirect you to the server mode login page.

Home Page :

After the user successfully logs in, they will be directed to the home page of the application. On this home page, they will encounter the following elements:

  1. Endpoint Profiles List: A dropdown menu will be available, allowing the user to select from various profiles associated with their account. By selecting a profile from the dropdown menu, the user can switch between different configurations and access the corresponding settings or functionalities.

  2. Toggle Switch for Connection: Below the dropdown menu for profiles, the user will find a toggle switch. This switch enables the user to easily turn the connection on or off. By flipping the switch to the "on" position, the user establishes a connection to the relevant server or network, enabling them to access the associated server. Conversely, toggling the switch to the "off" position disconnects the user from the network, suspending their access.

The user joins the network by clicking the toggle switch to the β€œon” position, you will have access to a monitor that measures the data transfer rate of the client/server device. This monitor provides real-time information about the rate at which data is being transferred to and from the client/server device.

By observing the data transfer rate monitor, you can identify any fluctuations or anomalies in the transfer speed, helping you to troubleshoot potential issues or optimize network performance. It enables you to monitor the responsiveness and stability of the client/server device's data connections in real-time.

In the server mode login, you will find the login fields where you can enter the necessary credentials to sign in and access the server mode.

Additionally, below the login fields, you will find MicroZAccess Client Mode button. By clicking on this option, you can navigate to the client mode.

Additional Information :

Additionally, if the user initially logs in through the server mode and then attempts to log in as a client, they will encounter a prompt requesting them to reinstall the application in order to access the client mode.

This prompt serves as a notification, informing the user that in order to switch from the server mode to the client mode, a fresh installation of the application is required.

Settings Page:

In the settings menu, you will find the following options that you can configure according to your preferences:

  1. Theme: The "Theme" option allows you to choose the visual appearance of the application. You can select from "Light," "Dark," or "System" themes. Choosing the "Light" theme will apply a light-colored interface, while selecting the "Dark" theme will provide a darker interface. If you choose the "System" theme, the application's appearance will be based on the system-wide theme set on your device.

  2. Launch Options: Under the "Launch Options" configuration, you have two choices:

    a. Start App: If you select the "Start App" configuration, the application will automatically start during device startup. However, the client will not be connected to the network by default. You would need to manually establish the connection after the application launches.

    b. Restore Connection: If you choose the "Restore Connection" configuration, the application will start automatically during device startup. Additionally, it will automatically establish the connection back to the server upon startup. This option ensures that the client is connected to the network without requiring any manual intervention.

These settings allow you to customize the visual theme, choose the application's behavior when closed, and determine how the application launches and connects to the server. You can adjust these options based on your preferences and requirements.

About Page:

In the About Screen, you can find the version of the application you are using. Under which you can find two buttons:

  1. Privacy Policy: The privacy policy outlines how user data is collected, stored, and handled, ensuring transparency and compliance with privacy regulations.

  2. Feedback: This option enables users to contribute their thoughts and experiences, helping to improve the application's functionality and user experience.

Clicking on either of this, will open a new tab in your default browser which takes you to the page of choice.

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