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Proxy Recording
Setting Recording Options
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Windows 2000 does not have a binding requirement. If you have more than one
network card installed in a Windows 2000 environment, you simply create a new
connection to the network card you want to use in
Network and Dial-up
Connections. For more information, refer to the Windows 2000 Help.
Proxy Recording
With proxy recording, the client/server traffic is routed through a proxy computer.
Proxy recording occurs at the OSI application layer and involves receiving and
sending socket transactions. With proxy recording, you can record conversations
between multiple, specific clients and servers (that is, when the
Any
Any
Any
Any
choice in the
Method:Network
Method:Network
Method:Network
Method:Network
tab for either clients or servers would be impractical).
The following examples show when you might need multiple clients and servers:
You need multiple client computers if different user groups (such as order entry
clerks and customer service representatives) will issue requests to the server at
the same time during a single recording session.
You need multiple servers if requests are being sent to different databases (such
as an Inventory database and a Human Resources database) located on different
computers.
The
proxy computer
proxy computer
proxy computer
proxy computer
intercepts requests from clients and relays them to the server.
None of the client computers issuing requests to the servers need to have Robot
installed. Robot is required only on the proxy computer.
Note that this document uses the word "proxy" to refer to the computer that
performs proxy recording. It does not refer to a Web proxy server.