Client Guide : Using Xinet Pilot : Launch Xinet Pilot (Mac OS X)

Launch Xinet Pilot (Mac OS X)
Note: For instructions on installing Pilot, see Installing Xinet Pilot and Plug-ins on a Macintosh Client Machine.
To configure Pilot,
Launch Pilot
Open a Finder window, browse to the Applications/Xinet Software directory, and double-click the Xinet Pilot application icon.
The Xinet Logo appears in the status menu bar in the upper right corner of the desktop after launching the application. A help message will display by default the first five times the application is launched.
For more information about these menus, see Pilot Menu Options (Macintosh).
Click Preferences.
In the Xinet URL field, type the IP address or FQDN of the Portal server, followed by /PORTAL/pilot.Your Xinet URL should similar to the example below.
Setting the URL associates the Pilot site with the Pilot browser application.
Optional - Change any of the following settings:
Store passwords in Keychain - Your password is automatically entered the next time you login.
Always trust self-signed certificates - Automatically except the public key certificate for your Pilot server.
Open at Login - Pilot is automatically started when you restart your computer.
Toggle Visibility Hot Key - Set your own hot key.
Empty Cache - Clear cookies and other site and plug-in data.
The login dialog box is displayed.
Pilot Menu Options (Macintosh)
Show Pilot - Toggles the visibility of Pilot on. The grey menu text means the browser is hidden; black menu text means the palette is visible.
Hide Pilot - Toggles the visibility of Pilot off.
Window Aways in Front - Displays Pilot in front of all opened windows. By default this option is enabled.
Preferences - Lets you specify the Xinet Administration server URL and other options.
Tasks - Lists the current tasks and whether the task was successful, for example, drag and drop into Photoshop/InDesign/Illustrator.
About Pilot - Displays the current version of the browser application and copyright information.
Help - Displays the Help Page text, same text you see when you launch the browser application for the first time.
Quit - Quits the browser application to end the Pilot session completely.
To toggle Pilot to be visible or hidden (Macintosh):
Alternatively, click the red button at the top left corner of the interface, to hide the visibility of Pilot. Click the Xinet Logo in the status menu bar, in the upper right corner of the desktop, to make the application visible.