Commit 4941fe52 authored by Russ Fish's avatar Russ Fish

Update doc in response to Rob's feedback, new features.

parent 74601b9d
......@@ -191,7 +191,8 @@ includes a good online manual.)</li>
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<div style="margin-left: 120px;">Test that everything is set up with:<br>
<div style="margin-left: 120px;">Test that everything is set up, and
accept the Boss host key with:<br>
</div>
<pre style="margin-left: 160px;">plink boss.emulab.net</pre>
<ul>
......@@ -209,11 +210,28 @@ page as above, and do the following once to get boss.emulab.net put
into your .ssh/known_hosts file:<br>
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<pre style="margin-left: 160px;">ssh boss.emulab.net<br></pre>
<ul>
<ul>
<ul>
<li>Note: Unless you have <span style="font-weight: bold;">run
the plink or ssh command</span> to boss.emulab.net in a shell, the SSH
setup is not complete!&nbsp; Both of them ask the first time for you to
accept the host key.&nbsp; Until that has been done, the HyperViewer
client program will not be able to connect.<br>
</li>
</ul>
</ul>
</ul>
<div style="margin-left: 80px;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Emulab
user name:</span> If your Emulab user name is different from your login
name, set the EMULAB_USER environment variable to your Emulab user
name.&nbsp; hypview will use that in preference to the USER or USERNAME
variables, and default to "guest" if none of them are set.<br>
variables, and default to "guest" if none of them are set.&nbsp; This
may be over-ridden in the Open/Experiment window.<br>
<br>
<span style="font-weight: bold;">Emulab project name:&nbsp;</span>
Similarly, if you always use the same project name, you can set it to
default in the EMULAB_PROJECT environment variable.<br>
</div>
<ul>
</ul>
......@@ -570,7 +588,8 @@ right is the <span style="font-weight: bold;">control panel</span>.<br>
</div>
<br>
</div>
<h4><a name="mouse">Mouse: dragging, rotation, and picking</a></h4>
<h4><a name="mouse"></a>Mouse: dragging, rotation, and picking<br>
</h4>
<span style="font-weight: bold;"></span>
<ul style="margin-left: 40px;">
<li>Pressing the "Help" button, or selecting Help/Usage from the menu
......@@ -738,22 +757,25 @@ Defaults to 12, the range is 1 to 30.<br>
There is one more dialog panel which pops up when you select the
<span style="font-weight: bold;">File/Open</span> menu item, or type
Ctrl-O.&nbsp; You can read a .hyp file, or
load an experiment from the database via XML-RPC.<br>
load an experiment from the database via XML-RPC over SSH.<br>
<ul>
<li>There is no browser option yet.&nbsp; Ya just gotta type or
cut-and-paste.&nbsp; (This is Alpha software!)</li>
<li>For experiments, the optional root node is the host or lan from
which the tree layout starts.&nbsp; If you know it, put it in.&nbsp;
Otherwise the first lan in the database links list is chosen, or the
first host if there are no lans.&nbsp; <br>
</li>
</ul>
<div style="margin-left: 40px;">The root node name may optionally be a <span
first host if there are no lans.</li>
<li>The root node name may optionally be a <span
style="font-style: italic;">glob</span> expression, with *, ?, and []
wildcards.&nbsp; In that case we make up a root node name and put the
matching nodes under it.&nbsp; There is an example of why you would
want to do this below.<br>
</div>
want to do this <a href="#example">below</a>.</li>
<li>You can over-ride the default SSH login name and project name
with the environment variables EMULAB_USER and EMULAB_PROJECT.&nbsp;
For more on setting up the SSH connection to Emulab, see the section <a
href="#windows_ssh">above</a>.<br>
</li>
</ul>
<ul>
<li>Since HyperViewer is set up to load a file, the experiment option
actually writes a temp .hyp file.&nbsp; You will see the file name on
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