This is an Installation Guide for getting started with the JetStream Client application. 

Completion of this guide will ensure you are prepared to start transfers to your JetStream Server.


Note: Administrative privileges on your operating system are required for the installation process.


Step 1 • Setting up localhost


Install the JetStream Client onto your machine. To download the Client application, visit our Downloads Page.


Adding a new Location

    - Select the ellipsis located at the top right-hand side.

    - Select Locations from the drop-down list.

    - Select New located at the top left-hand side.


Location name

    - Choose any name (Try “Initial Setup Test” for testing purposes).

Host / IP

    - Enter “localhost” without quotations.

Username and Password

    - Enter the username and password of your current OS user.

License

    - Select Configure server.

    - Select Set License Key.

    - Ensure Validate license is set to ON.

    - Enter your provided License Key and select Submit.


Select Test Connection located at the bottom of the window.

Note: If you have failed any tests, please visit our Test Connection article for common solutions.

Once you have passed all tests, continue to Step 2.



Step 2 • Testing local network between two machines


Install the JetStream Client onto a second machine (VM, Laptop, etc.)

Add a new Location (same as Step 1).


Location name

    - Choose any name (Try “Local Network Test” for testing purposes).

Host / IP

    - Enter the IP address of your previous machine.

Username and Password

    - Enter the username and password of your current OS user.


Select Test Connection located at the bottom of the window.


Once you have passed all tests, you may now transfer files between machines on the same network.


Step 3 • Connecting to an external Location


Install the JetStream Server onto your desired machine. 

Note: Information on installing a JetStream Server can be found on our Documentation.


Location name

    - Choose any name

Host / IP

    - Enter the IP address of the machine running your JetStream Server.

Username and Password

    - Enter the username and password of the OS user on your machine running the JetStream Server.

      Note: These are the credentials from your Server machine, not your Client machine.


Select Test Connection located at the bottom of the window. 


Once you have passed all tests, you may now transfer files between your machine and the JetStream Server.