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On the Windows client open the network share of your UCS server. With the UCS@School installation a shared folder called "iTALC installation", containing the setup wizards for iTALC, has been created. Start the setup wizard for your architecture and make sure that "iTALC Master" is checked during the installation.
 
On the Windows client open the network share of your UCS server. With the UCS@School installation a shared folder called "iTALC installation", containing the setup wizards for iTALC, has been created. Start the setup wizard for your architecture and make sure that "iTALC Master" is checked during the installation.
  
Having logged in with your admin user on your Windows client you can access it's home directory on the UCS server by opening \\<UPPERCASE HOSTNAME OF YOUR UCS SERVER>\<ADMIN USER> in the explorer. Copy the file "key" from this folder to C:\ProgramData\iTALC\private\teacher.  
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Open the iTALC Management Console and switch to the tab "Authentication". Click on "Launch key file assistant". Click "Next" and choose "Create new access keys", click "Next". Choose the role "Teacher" and click "Next". Uncheck "Export public key part" and click "Next". Finish the wizard.
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Having created the folder structure now you can import the proper private key. Delete the file C:\ProgramData\iTALC\keys\private\teacher\key.Having logged in with your admin user on your Windows client you can access it's home directory on the UCS server by opening \\<UPPERCASE HOSTNAME OF YOUR UCS SERVER>\<ADMIN USER> in the explorer. Copy the file "key" from this folder to C:\ProgramData\iTALC\keys\private\teacher. Having imported the private key, you should also import the proper public key using the wizard as documented [http://docs.software-univention.de/ucsschool-handbuch-4.1R2.html#school:windows:italc here.]
  
 
Now you need to allow your admin user to authenticate. Open the iTALC management console and switch to the tab "Authentication", click on "Manage permissions" and "Add". In the text field "Enter the object names to select" you can specify one or multiple usernames or groups to add. You could for example add the group "Domain Admins". Click on "Check Names" and make sure the wizard found the right ldap objects. In that case click "OK", make sure the checkbox "Allow" for "Full control" is check for your groups or user names and click "OK" again.
 
Now you need to allow your admin user to authenticate. Open the iTALC management console and switch to the tab "Authentication", click on "Manage permissions" and "Add". In the text field "Enter the object names to select" you can specify one or multiple usernames or groups to add. You could for example add the group "Domain Admins". Click on "Check Names" and make sure the wizard found the right ldap objects. In that case click "OK", make sure the checkbox "Allow" for "Full control" is check for your groups or user names and click "OK" again.
  
 
Now you can start iTALC itself. A warning window will pop up the first time you login, that's okay. Now switch to the class room tab and right click to add a class room. Having created one, you can add clients by right-clicking, clicking on "Add client" and specifying their IPs or names and a name for representation in iTALC. You can also choose which room they shall be added to and which type they shall be. A mac address is not needed.
 
Now you can start iTALC itself. A warning window will pop up the first time you login, that's okay. Now switch to the class room tab and right click to add a class room. Having created one, you can add clients by right-clicking, clicking on "Add client" and specifying their IPs or names and a name for representation in iTALC. You can also choose which room they shall be added to and which type they shall be. A mac address is not needed.

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iTALC Master Installation

This Cool Solution will explain how to set up an iTALC Master on a Windows Client. For information on setting up an iTALC Client, head to the documentation on that.


Making the private iTALC key accessible

Execute the following command on your UCS server to make the private key accessible from your Admin user's home directory on the Windows client:

cp /etc/italc/keys/private/teacher/key /home/<ADMIN USER>

Install iTALC Master on Windows

On the Windows client open the network share of your UCS server. With the UCS@School installation a shared folder called "iTALC installation", containing the setup wizards for iTALC, has been created. Start the setup wizard for your architecture and make sure that "iTALC Master" is checked during the installation.

Open the iTALC Management Console and switch to the tab "Authentication". Click on "Launch key file assistant". Click "Next" and choose "Create new access keys", click "Next". Choose the role "Teacher" and click "Next". Uncheck "Export public key part" and click "Next". Finish the wizard.

Having created the folder structure now you can import the proper private key. Delete the file C:\ProgramData\iTALC\keys\private\teacher\key.Having logged in with your admin user on your Windows client you can access it's home directory on the UCS server by opening \\<UPPERCASE HOSTNAME OF YOUR UCS SERVER>\<ADMIN USER> in the explorer. Copy the file "key" from this folder to C:\ProgramData\iTALC\keys\private\teacher. Having imported the private key, you should also import the proper public key using the wizard as documented here.

Now you need to allow your admin user to authenticate. Open the iTALC management console and switch to the tab "Authentication", click on "Manage permissions" and "Add". In the text field "Enter the object names to select" you can specify one or multiple usernames or groups to add. You could for example add the group "Domain Admins". Click on "Check Names" and make sure the wizard found the right ldap objects. In that case click "OK", make sure the checkbox "Allow" for "Full control" is check for your groups or user names and click "OK" again.

Now you can start iTALC itself. A warning window will pop up the first time you login, that's okay. Now switch to the class room tab and right click to add a class room. Having created one, you can add clients by right-clicking, clicking on "Add client" and specifying their IPs or names and a name for representation in iTALC. You can also choose which room they shall be added to and which type they shall be. A mac address is not needed.

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