SOA Installation

SyncOffice Authenticator is a simple Remote Auth Service (RAS) server. Its Windows edition is published publicly. Downloading it needs a small amount onetime fee. Once you get it, use it is free without need to order and login to Teleon service support.

Other editions can be ordered as custom specific editions. Supported platforms include macOS, Linux, Android and iOS.

Windows PC

Windows edition SyncOffice Authenticator is a portable Win32 application.

Unzip the SyncOfficeAuthenticator.zip file into a folder is the all for installation.

Android Device

Android edition SyncOffice Authenticator is provided as SyncOfficeAuthenticator.apk. For the time being, this application has not yet been published on Google Play Store.

You can copy this SyncOfficeAuthenticator.apk into Android cell phone or tablet, use a file manager to find the icon, and then click its icon to install it.

After installation, the SyncOffice Authenticator icon is shown on Android as the following screenshot.

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Import Settings

During daily work, SyncOffice Authenticator accumulates uploaded certificate setting files day by day. These setting files have .aat and .pxd suffix.

Below is a sample screenshot of a SyncOffice Authenticator configuration folder under Windows.

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If you want to add another SyncOffice Authenticator, you can import all the configuration files from current working PC/folder. Otherwise, to support those previously uploaded certificates, you need to find those certificates and upload them to this new SyncOffice Authenticator again.

The imported/copied files include SyncOfficeAuthenticator.ini file and all those .aat and .pxd files.

In Windows 10, you can find the configuration files are at shortcut "Documents" under "This PC", as shown below.

soa-setting-folder

Actually, this Windows 10 configuration folder is at: C:\Users\username\Documents\, where username is PC's user name.

In Android, the configuration folder is at: /data/data/application-id/files/, i.e. it is at /data/data/com.embarcadero.SyncOfficeAuthenticator/files/.

SyncOffice Authenticator is using Delphi's System.IOUtils.TPath.GetDocumentsPath to define its configuration folder. For details where to find the folder under different platform, please refer to Delphi/FMX document path definition.