Service Casting


Introduction#

Service casting feature is built to provide a seamless and simplified way to use your machine as hosting server to improve productivity of the developer and professional teams working remote.

The purpose of this feature is for development use only, where you need to quickly cast your work for someone else to consume

There are Key concepts in Service casting

  1. Adding a service (Application, API gateway, Website, Webhook)
    • Name - This is used to identify what is been casted
    • Port & slug - The port on your machine the said service is running on
    • Click Add service
  2. Adding a folder If you would like to share a Folder, you can quickly share by following steps
    • Give a name
    • Input a free port on your machine which will be used to host a temporary FTP server
    • Click '+ Folder' & select a Folder you would like to cast
  3. Casting Options
    • TeamURL - If you want to cast this servcie only to your team connected to the room
    • PublicURL - If you want anyone on the internet to access the service
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Any request on these URL's will be directly forwarded to your local machine

Are you excited to cast your first Application, Website, webhook or folders with your teammates, students, or customers? Let's start.

Prerequisites#


  • CloudLAN Client is installed
  • You are connected to the Room

Share your active services#

Once your services/apps are running on your localhost, you can start casting those services with team in CloudLAN room.

Service casting#

  1. Run your service locally and copy port number, & slug if any, on which your service is running.
  2. Launch CloudLAN app and connect to the room.
  3. Enter your service name and service url (http://localhost:<PORT>/<slug>), we will prefill "http://localhost:port_number for you so you can just key-in port number.
  4. Click on Cast Team URL and click on Start Casting if you'd like to cast your service only with your team members.
  5. Click on Cast Public URL and click on Start Casting if you'd like to make your service to publicly accessible by anyone.

Share your files or folders#

Folder sharing#

  1. Launch CloudLAN app and connect to the room.
  2. Give a name
  3. Input a free port on your machine which will be used to host a temporary FTP server
  4. Input a free port on your machine which will be used to host a temporary FTP server
  5. Click '+ Folder' & select a Folder you would like to cast
  6. Click on Cast Team URL and click on Start Casting if you'd like to cast your folder only with your team members.
  7. Click on Cast Public URL and click on Start Casting if you'd like to make your folder to publicly accessible by anyone.

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