Configure NoTouch OS
We assume that your device is powered on and you can see the NoTouch OS desktop on the screen. Now please open the Start Menu by clicking on "START", and then select the item "Configuration":
Alternatively, you could have just pressed Ctrl-Alt-C - it has the same effect as selecting the Configure item in the Start Menu, it makes the login screen of NoTouch OS' system configuration manager appear.
Now please log in with the administrator password of the device. If you have never set your own password, use the default password "admin" (without quotes). Older versions of NoTouch OS, or those configured with older versions of NoTouch Center might use "liscon" as the default password, again without quotes. So in case, "admin" does not work, use "liscon".
After having logged in successfully, you can configure all aspects of NoTouch OS from this application.
On the left, you can now see the individual categories of the system settings. Click on any category and you are presented a list of parameters and subcategories. You can navigate through this structure to the place where you want to do your desired changes.
Some categories contain lists, for instance, the list of monitors, the list of printers, the list of DNS servers, or - most popular - the list of server connections. When editing lists, first add a new element by clicking on "Add" and edit it by clicking on "Edit" next to the newly-created element. You can also assign a name during editing.
For the changes to take effect it may be necessary to reboot a device. Some changes may only require the modified connection to be restarted, but if in doubt please reboot. It doesn't take long but gives you the assurance that your changes have taken effect. Referring to the screenshot above, if you acknowledge by clicking on the just appeared green icon, the device will reboot immediately.
In case you did some unwanted changes or your changes have undesired effects, you can either change settings again or you can reset the device to factory default settings.
Please note that this article is supposed to give you a generic overview only. In most case you will define server connections. There are several speciality articles that explain how to configure specific things, such as the Citrix receiver that is built into the system.
The article above has described how to access the system's configuration locally, i.e. when working in front of the machine. You can connect remotely also:
- Use your web browser (on a PC or VDI desktop, "your" workstation)
- Simply point your web browser to the IP address or host name of
- Log in with the same password as you would locally (default is admin)
- Use Shadowing
- With shadowing, somebody locally can see what you do! This may or may not be desired.
- Use NoTouch Center
- NoTouch Center is not only remote, it also provides central management, meaning it can manage multiple, hundreds, thousands of endpoints at once, very easily.