DCCTools :: Knowledgebase
Search:     Advanced search
Sub Categories
 
folder Dealer Case Studies
Vignettes of dealer problem cases that have potential value for other dealerships.


Networking
 
document Basic Wireless Networking: Laptop Configuration for Windows 7 & 8
Laptop configuration can be as simple as a scan of available wireless networks and connecting to it. It may also require a manually created profile for a secure, non-broadcasting wireless network. You will need two things to complete these steps wiTECH’s SSID (name of the Wireless...
28 Oct, 2014 Views: 22377 Comments: 0
document wiTECH and the Dealer Network: Network Concepts
The purpose of this article is to introduce basic networking concepts present in the wiTECH environment. Basic and advanced networking aspects are essential for the daily operation of the wiTECH system. INTERNET CONNECTION Ethernet over CAT5e rated cabling and Wi-Fi (802.11) are the...
10 Oct, 2013 Views: 10572 Comments: 0
document wiTECH and the Dealer Network: Important Information About Making Changes to Your Network
Please be aware that changes made to the dealer network can adversely affect the wiTECH Network. Examples of these types of network changes include but are not limited to: Installation of new equipment/devices (servers, routers, switches) New Internet service or network management...
10 Oct, 2013 Views: 6614 Comments: 0
document wiTECH and the Dealer Network: Additional Wireless Networks
WIRELESS NETWORKS AND RADIO FREQUENCIES IEEE 802.11 is a set of standards for wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication in the 2.4, 3.6 and 5 GHz radio frequency (RF) bands. They are created and maintained by the IEEE...
10 Oct, 2013 Views: 7819 Comments: 0
document wiTECH Networking Tips
Do not use any IP address within the range allocated for the wiTECH Network for other network devices (i.e. printers, laptops) in your dealership. IP Address conflicts can result in the inability to perform diagnostics. The IP addresses that were reserved for the...
16 Oct, 2013 Views: 18289 Comments: 0
document Listening to Internet Radio May Be Costing You Money
The wiTECH system depends in a large part upon having the necessary network bandwidth available to perform tasks such as flashes, accessing service bulletins and other service information, and maintaining a connection between a user’s PC and the tool on the vehicle. However, if a...
10 Oct, 2013 Views: 4773 Comments: 0
document wiTECH Bandwidth Requirements
DESCRIPTION: Reliable Internet connection speed and consistency are essential for the wiTECH System to complete flashes. It is recommended that the download speed of your Internet connection be a minimum of 1.5Mb/sec (Megabits per second) for the 1st wiTECH Client.  Each...
30 Nov, 2016 Views: 10373 Comments: 0