Erika wrote:Yes, thanks,got that...
You only need to install the BIM Server (BS)on one of your machines...
Erika wrote:Again, check.
The BIM Server INCLUDES the BIM Server Manager.
Erika wrote:Oh one of those static IPs
You will have to set up a static IP if you don't already have one. As graphisoft suggested, go to dyndns.com ...
Erika wrote:It's not that I can't, I just wonder why it has to be so convoluted. I'm sure there's a very good reason. Meanwhile programs like Skype and bit torrent clients can link to multiple computers and share data both ways with no requirement for the end user to bend over backwards.
Note you will also have to set up port forwarding.
Erika wrote:I hope so, one of them is the IT guy!
Maybe one of the Andrews in this conversation will surprise you with his IT skills
Erika wrote:Hi Erika and Andrew,
You will have to set up a static IP if you don't already have one. As graphisoft suggested, go to dyndns.com where you can set one up for free.
See the wiki articles
here and here.
I have not seen an issue with a BS running and then shutting down by itself.