View Full Version : Mappoint access in a network

08-21-2009, 12:15 PM

We are using Mappoint in a winforms application.
This software will be installed on 3-4 computers which are networked.
Do i need to install Mappoint on all these computers or is there any way i can access it from all the computers by installing it on a server?

Thanks in Advance

08-21-2009, 04:49 PM
Do i have to install mappoint on every system that i want to run it on?

08-21-2009, 07:53 PM
If i remember correctly you need more than one license and you can install it on the server computer

Eric Frost
08-22-2009, 07:25 AM
For an Intranet application krenkey is correct. Technically you could install on the server and server up maps to your Intranet clients in the browser -- but you still need a license for each client.

For a Winforms application however I think that is different. It does need to be installed on each computer.

However - you can copy the install DVD to a network drive and then install from there. For your version of MapPoint, see if you can do a Partial Install or Run from DVD as opposed to a Full install. This would save disk space on the client computers, but it might run a little slower because it would be pulling the maps from the network drive instead of the local hard drive.


08-24-2009, 11:11 AM
Thanks for the information provided.