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How to Adopt host running MacOS?


Host Agent is integrated into CloudLAN Desktop clients. Go to simply5.io/download & download the MacOS Desktop app.

Prerequisite
  • You are the admin of the room
  • You are connected to the Room
  • Have access to the host you are trying to adopt
  • Room has free host license

Instructions#

The below GIF demonstrates how to adopt MacOS machine

  • Install the MacOS Client on Host machine
  • On your personal device, Go to Host tab on CloudLAN app
  • Click on Add host
  • Give it a name, Select Host agent & click Continue
  • Select MacOS from OS dropdown
  • Copy Adoption code from the CloudLAN App
  • On the Host machine's CloudLAN app login screen, click on "Adopt as a Host"
  • Type the Adoption code & click "Adopt"
    (Auth Code will be valid for only 10 minutes, you can regenerate if it expires )
  • Agent will install necessary drivers & connect the machine to CloudLAN room
  • Machine will be seen online from CloudLAN app and now you can add running on Server using add service button

CloudLAN app will automatically bootup one system reboot & connect to the room.

How to Readopt Host#

Re-adoptions helps in cases where the host app got logged out and you don't want the host IP to change.

  • Once the Host shows as offline
  • Select a host and click on Re-adopt host option.
  • A New Auth code for host re-adoption will be displayed
  • Copy new auth code
  • Follow Host adoption steps for MacOS
  • Enter new auth code when it's prompt for adoption code.
  • Once the Auth code is validated the client will be connected.

Below Quick GIF Demonstrates how to Re-adopt a host.

how_readopt_host.gif


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