Configuring the PageGate Client

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After installing the PageGate Client, the very first time you run the the program, you will be prompted for some basic information.






Server Database

This should be the path to the PageGate Server's Database. This can be either a local path (if you're running the GUI Client on the same system as the PageGate Server) or a network path.

Preset Msgs File

The PageGate Client's preset messages are stored in the text file specified in this path. Workstations that point to the same file will share presets. Workstations that point to their own file will have their own presets.

Sender's Name

This field determine's the sender's name attached to any messages sent from this GUI Client.

By default, this field is set to %LoginName%, which is a value that uses the Windows username of whoever is currently logged in to the operating system.

This field can also be set to a static value such as Tech, Sales, Jeremy, Lamar, etc.


This option cannot be configured on initial setup.

Station Number

This field provides an identifying number that all traffic sent from this system will have associated with it. Workstations that share a station number will be able to see and report on each others' messages. Workstations that do not share a station number will only be able to report on their own messages.

Update Frequency

This field determines how often (in seconds) the GUI Client posts data to the PageGate Database.

Max Msg Length

This field determines how many characters can be typed in the Message field of the GUI Client.

Enable Spell Check

By enabling this option, the GUI Client will automatically spellcheck any messages typed. This option requires MS Word to be installed.

Display Options

These options cannot be configured on initial setup.

Use these settings for current user only

Set this option if each Windows User on this workstation needs to have their own copy of the GUI Client configured.

Use these settings for all local users

Set this option if you all Windows Users who log in to this workstation should share a common configuration.