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Connected Dots Windows PC simulators

Connected Dots Personal Computer (PC) devices emulate Windows-based PCs. These devices are used as client devices in a network and are mainly used to test connectivity and mimic end-user devices.


Menu Options

The following Menu options are available upon right-clicking a Personal Computer device:
  • Power On / Off
  • Command Prompt
  • IP Configuration

Power On / Off

The Power On / Off option allows a user to Power a device off or on.

Command Prompt

This Menu Option opens a Command Prompt window. This window emulates a Command Prompt available on Windows devices. The following commands are supported inside this window:
  • cls (clear screen)
  • ipconfig (IP Configuration). Available options include:
    • /all (display detailed IP configuration information)
    • /release (release DHCP lease)
    • /renew (renew DHCP lease)
  • ping (ICMP Echo Request). Available options include:
    • -t (Ping the specified host until stopped)
  • arp (display or delete ARP entries)
    • -a (Displays current ARP entries)
    • -d (Flushes the ARP cache)
  • Command History (Repeat previously typed commands using the ↑ and ↓ keys)

IP Configuration

This menu option allows a user to configure IP Address information on a PC. Currently supported options include:
  • Static or Dynamic IP Configuration
  • IP Address
  • Subnet Mask
  • Default Gateway
  • DNS Server
Note: Not all menu (or command) options are available all the time. Depending on the specific task or topic, certain options may be disabled.