This is a deprecated page for older systems. For more up-to-date info see: [[how_to_install_web_view_on_iis_7_for_windows_7]]

Webview utilizes web based technology to allow customers to view their Orders, Estimates, and Statements using the Internet Explorer. With WebView, you can request reorders, approve or reject proof images for Estimates, and email the company directly.


Setting up the Server to work with WebView

NOTE: These instructions are specifically for IIS V5.0 and V6.0

If IIS hasn't been installed yet on your server, click here for instructions on setting up IIS on your server machine.

  1. Download the latest Webview from the www.cyrioussoftware.com website. The webview update is included with the Control Update or full installation.
  2. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the Control folder located in the Cyrious installation folder.
  3. Create a new folder called WebView.
  4. Extract ZIP contents into WebView folder.
  5. Open the Temp folder located in the WebView folder and copy the file path in the address bar.
  6. Open Control and navigate to the System Setup.
  7. Scroll down and click on the WebView Options.
  8. Edit that screen, enable WebView, then paste the path into the Folder Path.
  9. Save and you will have to close Control and restart SSLIP before proceeding.
  10. Open Control Panel and go into Administrative Tools.
  11. Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  12. Click on Web Service Extensions.
  13. Allow the following Extensions:
    • Active Server Pages
    • ASP.NET v2.0.50727
    • ASP.NET v1.1.4322
    • BITS Server Extensions
  14. Expand Web Sites folder and right click on Default Web Site.
  15. Select New–>Virtual Directory…
  16. Click Next on the pop up window.
  17. Enter WebView for the Alias and click Next.
  18. Click Browse, navigate to the Control folder, select the WebView folder, then click Next.
  19. Select Read and Run Scripts and click Next then Finish.
  20. Right Click on WebView virtual directory now located under Default Web Site and click Properties.
  21. Select Script Source Access under Virtual Directory Tab and click Apply.
  22. Move to Documents tab and click Add…
  23. Enter default.aspx then click OK.
  24. Click the Move Up button until default.aspx is at the top then click Apply.
  25. Move to ASP.NET tab and make sure ASP.NET Version is 2.0.50727.
  26. Select Edit Configuration…
  27. Move to Authentication tab.
  28. Select Forms as the Authentication Mode and click Apply.
  29. Move to Application tab and select c# as Page Language default and click OK.
  30. Click OK to exit the WebView Properties window.

Setting up internet shortcut for WebView server machine

  1. Go to Start–>Run and type in CMD then click OK.
  2. Type in ipconfig and hit .
  3. Note down the IP Address.
  4. Right click on Desktop and select Shortcut.
  5. Click OK and name the shortcut WebView then click OK.
  6. Double click the Internet Shortcut that is now on your desktop to access WebView.
  7. Login using your provided username and password.

Setting up internet shortcut for WebView on client machines

  1. Right click on Desktop and select Shortcut.
  2. Type in http:/WebView
  3. Click OK and name the shortcut WebView then click OK.
  4. Double click the Internet Shortcut that is now on your desktop to access WebView.
  5. Login using your provided username and password.
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