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=== Open Gate ===
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=== Open Gate Overview ===
  
The Open Gate client can log into District 88's content filter on your behalf, eliminating the need for you to enter your username and password when you open a web browser.
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This document applies to students and staff members using dekstop PCs.  If you have have a laptop PC and have already setup '''Open Gate''', you will not need to follow the steps in this guide.
  
This guide is intended staff users with dedicated laptops/tablets.
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The '''Open Gate''' client can log into District 88's content filter on your behalf, eliminating the need for you to enter your username and password when you open a web browser (pictured below).
  
==== Requirements ====
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[[File:WebAuth.PNG|thumb|none]]
  
In order to use this application, please ensure that you have the latest version of Java installed on your computer. To get the latest version of Java, please visit: http://Java.com
 
  
==== Setup ====
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=== Setup ===
  
# Upgrade to the latest version of Java 7/8 (Check your version here: https://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp)
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'''The IT Department will began distributing this client applictaion to students and staff members using desktop PCs.'''
# Log off of the keep-alive page (if you are already logged in)
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# Open a browser and go to http://opengate.dupage88.net
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# Click on the '''Install/Run Open Gate''' Button
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# Open that jnlp file with '''Java Web Start'''
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# You will be prompted during installation and updates to confirm that you would like to run the application, check the box title '''I accept the risk and want to run this application''' and click the '''Run''' button. [[File:OpenGateWarning.PNG|thumb|none]]
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# Once the application is installed you may need to double-click on the desktop icon to start Open Gate for the first time [[File:OpenGate4.PNG|thumb|none]]
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# Right-click on the Open Gate icon in the system tray [[File:OpenGate1.PNG]] and select '''Configure'''
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# Enter your Novell username and password and click '''Save''' [[File:OpenGate2.PNG|thumb|none]]
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==== Troubleshooting ====
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# The IT Department is rolling this application out to staff and students over the next few days, at some point in this time frame you or your students will see the following screen load:
 
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[[File:OpenGate2.PNG|thumb|none]]
If you are still not able to access the internet after installing this application, review the hints below. 
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# Enter your Novell Username and password into this dialog box and click '''Save'''
 
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# After doing so, you will not need to enter your username and password into your web browser to access the Internet
* To check the status of your connection, right-click on the Open Gate icon in the system tray and select '''Status'''.  If the message states '''Login Failed''' confirm your username and password are correct. 
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[[File:OpenGate3.PNG|thumb|none]]
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* '''Open Gate''' waits about 30 seconds after login to load to allow for Cisco NAC to finish loading, so you may not be able to access the Internet immediately after login.
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Latest revision as of 07:24, 16 September 2014


Open Gate Overview

This document applies to students and staff members using dekstop PCs. If you have have a laptop PC and have already setup Open Gate, you will not need to follow the steps in this guide.

The Open Gate client can log into District 88's content filter on your behalf, eliminating the need for you to enter your username and password when you open a web browser (pictured below).

WebAuth.PNG


Setup

The IT Department will began distributing this client applictaion to students and staff members using desktop PCs.

  1. The IT Department is rolling this application out to staff and students over the next few days, at some point in this time frame you or your students will see the following screen load:
OpenGate2.PNG
  1. Enter your Novell Username and password into this dialog box and click Save
  2. After doing so, you will not need to enter your username and password into your web browser to access the Internet