Using the SetChannel.exe Utility

Using the SetChannel.exe Utility

Overview

LanSchool Classic comes packaged with utilities that can help administrators with making changes to already installed clients.

The SetChannel.exe utility can be used to update local Teacher or Student Channels, make changes to the LanSchool Connection Server IP address and adjust the Registry Key options on the Student machines.

The SetChannel.exe utility is located in the downloaded LanSchool Classic zip folder>>Windows>>Utilities.

SetChannel Syntax

Teacher

SetChannel <Teacher Channel Number> or 
SetChannel {4,8,15,16,23,42} 
<-TC> 
<-NoTeacherReload> 
The Teacher Channel Number must be a number between 0 and 16000

If using the second format (for grouping channels) all channels must be between 
1 and 16000 and the entire set must be comma separated and enclosed in braces {}.

[Optional] -TC parameter after the channel data will apply the channel data to the TechConsole 
[Optional] -NoTeacherReload at the end of the cmd line will prevent the reloading of the Teacher console.

Student

SetChannel <Student Channel Number> 
<ConnectionServerAddress=192.168.1.20> 
<Options=20>

The Student Channel Number must be a number between 1 and 16000.

[Optional] ConnectionServerAddress is the IP address of the Connection Server. 
[Optional] Options is the advanced installer value. 

Examples:

SetChannel 120
SetChannel 120 Options=128
SetChannel 120 Options=128 ConnectionServerAddress=192.168.1.150
SetChannel Options=128 ConnectionServerAddress=192.168.1.150
SetChannel ConnectionServerAddress=192.168.1.150

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