Using R-Studio Emergency as an Emergency Agent

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R-Studio Emergency can be used as an emergency agent for R-Studio. Moreover, if you have a Mac computer, this is the only way to start it with R-Studio Agent Emergency.

To start the computer with the R-Studio Emergency/Agent startup CD/DVD disc or any removable device ,

1Make sure that the first startup device in the system BIOS is the CD/DVD drive or the removable device

Disable "Secure boot" in the system BIOS if your computer is certified to run Windows 8. Refer to your system documentation for details.

2Insert the R-Studio Emergency startup CD/DVD disc or the removable device and start your computer

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Then a startup screen will appear:

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Startup Options

2Select the R-Studio Agent Emergency to run R-Studio Emergency as an emergency agent.
>R-Studio Agent Emergency will start and its prompt will appear
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R-Studio Emergency as an Emergency Agent

If your network has a DHCP server

The computer running R-Studio Agent Emergency will be assigned an IP address automatically

A prompt with a computer address will appear. You need to remember it to access the computer via network.

If your network does not have a DHCP server

You need to configure the interfaces and IP addresses manually.

1. Press Enter to start configuring the settings. A prompt to select an interface will appear. Enter the selected interface name and press Enter.

2. A prompt to enter its IP address and optional subnet mask will appear. Enter the IP address and optional subnet mask and press Enter.

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 Network Setting Configuration

3. A prompt to configure another interface, gateway, or to finish configuring the interfaces will appear. Enter gw, enter the IP address of the gateway, and press Enter.

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 Network Setting Configuration

4. Press Enter to finish configuring the interfaces, or enter the name of the next interface to configure.

>R-Studio Agent Emergency will show a prompt that is ready to accept connections
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R-Studio Emergency as an Emergency Agent

Now the computer may be accessed by R-Studio via network.