Networked VGA Grid User Guide
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Connect via DNS-based service discovery

The Networked VGA Grid uses DNS-based messages to advertise details about itself, including its host name. With a compatible utility installed on your computer, you can access the system simply by typing its serial number and the suffix “.local” into the address bar of your browser.

To ensure you have compatible software, refer to the following table.

Installing Bonjour Print Services

SystemAction Needed
Microsoft Windows

You must install Bonjour Print Services:

  1. Use the following URL -
  2. Click Download.
  3. Follow the system prompts to download and install the application.
Mac OS XThe Bonjour software used for service discovery is built into the Mac OS. No special actions are needed.
LinuxThe Avahi implementation used for DNS-based discovery is shipped with most Linux distributions. If necessary, check with your administrator to ensure you have the Avahi package installed.

To access the Networked VGA Grid's Admin panel via DNS service discovery:

  1. Find the system’s serial number. It is printed on a sticker on the back of the system.
  1. Type the following string into the address bar of your web browser on your admin computer (where <serial> is the serial number of your Networked VGA Grid):

For example: http://95dd40d5.local/admin

  1. Enter the user name and password then click OK. The administrative user is ‘admin’. Initially no password is set. To set a password follow the procedure outlined in User administration.

  1. Optionally, navigate to the Network link under the Configuration heading and note the IP address of the system.