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By default, SQL Traffic Accelerator


You can stop or start SQL Traffic Accelerator from the System tray icon by right-clicking the icon, and then selecting Start SQL Traffic Accelerator or Stop SQL Traffic Accelerator. you can also access this functionality through the SQL Traffic Accelerator Control Console window by clicking Settings and Control. 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 statisticsis enabled on all SQL Server instances in your environment. You can also select an option that automatically enables SQL Traffic Accelerator on each newly-installed instance.

To select a SQL Server instance for acceleration:

  1. Open the SQL Traffic Accelerator Control Console, and then click Settings and Control. The system displays the SQL Traffic Accelerator Settings and Control window.
  2. Click Configure Instances. The system displays the Select SQL Traffic Accelerator Instances window as shown in the following image.

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  3. Check the box(es) of any SQL Server instance on which you want to enable SQL Traffic Accelerator, and then click OK

Enable SQL Traffic Accelerator on new instances

You can avoid accidentally leaving off a SQL Server instance from the SQL Traffic Accelerator list by enabling the product on all newly-installed instances.

To enable this feature, open the Select SQL Traffic Accelerator Instances window, check Enable SQL Traffic Accelerator on newly installed instances, and then click OK.


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