How Do I Use HotSync with the SPT1500 (with Palm OS 3.5.2) and the CRD1500-4000E Ethernet Cradle?

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Question

How Do I Use HotSync with the SPT1500 (with Palm OS 3.5.2) and the CRD1500-4000E Ethernet Cradle?

Facts

SPT1500 (Palm OS 3.5.3 terminals) CRD1500-4000E Ethernet cradles

Answer

Follow these steps for setting up the PC, SPT1500 and CRD-1500-4000E.

Setting up Local Area Connection Properties:
  1. Click My Computer.
  2. Go to Control Panel.
  3. Double Click Network and Dial-up Connections.
  4. Right Click Local Area Connection --> Properties.
  5. Double Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) --> Select Use the following IP Address.
  6. Enter the IP address and the Subnet Mask (Note: if you do not know this, go to your Command Prompt and enter “ipconfig”.

In order to get the computers name, go to the Command Prompt and enter “hostname”.

NSTALLING DHCP AND WINS SERVER:
  1. Go to Control Panel --> Add/Remove Programs --> Add/Remove Windows Components.
  2. Check the Network Services.  Double click Network Services.
  3. In the Network Services window, Check DHCP and WINS. Click OK.
  4. Click Next.  Click Finish.

Configuring Server:
  1. Click Start  Programs --> Administrative Tools --> Configure Your Server.
  2. Click DHCP.
  3. Click on Open the DHCP Manager link.

ADDING A DHCP SERVER:
Part A:
  1. Highlight DHCP.
  2. Go to Action --> Add Server.  
  3. To get the computers name, go to the Command Prompt and enter “hostname” or Click the Browse button.
  4. In the Select Computer Window --> Select the name --> Click OK.
  5. In the Add Server window --> Click OK.
Part B:
  1. Right click the Scope folder.
  2. Select the General tab folder --> enter the Start IP address and the End IP address of the full scope for this server (this can be any range starting from the hostnames IP address).
  3. Select the DNS tab folder --> Check the Automatically update DHCP client information in DNS --> Check the Update DNS only if DHCP client requests --> OK.
ANOTHER WAY TO GET TO DHCP:
Go Start --> Programs --> Administrative Tools --> DHCP.

ADDING A WINS SERVER:
  1. Go to Start --> Programs --> Administrative Tools --> WINS.
  2. Highlight WINS --> Go to Action --> Add Server.
  3. Click the Browse button.
  4. In the Select Computer Name window --> Select the name --> Click OK.
  5. n the Add Server window --> Click OK.

HOTSYNCING:
  1. HotSync, which is included in the Palm-esktop software, must be installed on your PC (If you do not have PalmDesktop, you may download it Read More>> ) The current release is HotSync 4.1.
  2. You must have a partnership between the Terminal and the PC.  To do this it is recommended that you use a direct cable or serial cradle from the Terminal to the PC.
On the Terminal:
  1. Go to Program --> Settings --> Connections.
  2. Select Modem --> New Connection --> Create a name --> Select a Modem (Hayes Compatible on Com1) --> baud rate : 115,200.
  3. Click the Advanced --> Select option to Enter Dialing Commands Manually --> Click OK --> Click Next --> Click Finish.
  4. Go to Program --> Connections --> Click HotSync.
  5. Connection between PC and terminal should be established.On the Terminal: