Pre-installation Steps

Before installing Antamedia HotSpot software, please ensure that the following conditions are met:

Windows account on which software will be installed and used must have administrative privileges.

The static IP address is configured on NIC1 and NIC2, the network card connected to the Internet router/modem, and the network card connected to the local network.

Click to learn how to set Static IP addresses.

Windows User Account Control is set to Never Notify level.
· Go to Windows Control Panel – User Accounts screen
· Click on the Change User Account Control settings link
· Move the slider to Never Notify level and click OK
· Restart the computer to apply changes

Windows Smart Screen is turned off.
· Go to Windows Settings / Updates & Security / Windows Security / App & Browser control
· From Reputation-based protection disable all options
· Restart the computer to apply changes

Windows Defender exclusions are set.
· Go to Windows Control Panel – Windows Defender and click on Settings.
· In the Exclusion section press on “Add an exclusion” to exclude the C:\Antamedia folder.
· Restart the computer to apply changes

– There are no applications running on gateway PC that is using port 78, 80, 81, 82, 443, 463, 614, 12010, 1700, 1812, 1813 (IIS, proxy software).

– Set computer to act as a gateway on the network using Windows Internet Connection Sharing / Routing and Remote Access with DHCP Server role or with HotSpot NAT.

Updated on August 25, 2022

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