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After installing SQL Traffic Accelerator, a new icon will appear in the system tray as shown below:
!worddav970ceb76d18c152a149902b109377e5a.png|height=128,width=281!SQL Traffic Accelerator System Tray Icon
To you can launch the SQL Traffic Accelerator Control Console , by double-click on the SQL Traffic Accelerator system tray icon.
The main screen of the clicking the icon in the system tray or by right-clicking the icon, and then selecting Open SQL Traffic Accelerator Control Console shows the current statistics for SQL Traffic Accelerator. The graph plots the actual bandwidth in red versus the theoretical uncompressed bandwidth in green. Note that the green line is probably outside the hardware's capability since SQL Traffic Accelerator allows significantly more data to be transferred than is typically possible.
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Click on "Settings and Control" to start, stop, or configure SQL Traffic Accelerator. From the Control page, you can select which SQL instances to enable SQL Traffic Accelerator on by clicking the "Configure Instances" button. By default, SQL Traffic Accelerator will be enabled on all instances.
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The "Encrypt protocol" option uses a high-speed 128-bit encryption algorithm to encrypt the data returned from the server. This option only needs to be turned on for the server-side installation.
The "Demo mode only" option can be used before installing SQL Traffic Accelerator on a client to see the compression rate that could be achieved through SQL Traffic Accelerator. Note that SQL Traffic Accelerator will not actually be used when this option is selected; it will simply display the statistics.
. The Console appears and shown in the following image.

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Automatically start SQL Traffic Accelerator

By default, the Auto start SQL Traffic Accelerator at system startup box is checked to make sure you collect statistics while your system is in use. You can disable this feature in the SQL Traffic Accelerator Settings and Control window by clearing the checkbox.


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