Installing and configuring the Hansoft web client

Tip:  The following information is only for administrative users. If you only need to use the web client to do your work, you do not need to install anything. Ask your administrator for the URL and your credentials if you do not have them. Log in when you have this information. See Logging in.

Before team members can use the Hansoft web client, an administrative user must install and configure the required components.


The following components are required to use the Hansoft web client.

  • Hansoft server 10.1 or later with the SDK module enabled for your license. Contact Perforce Support for license information.

Note:  Before you install, check the system recommendations and supported browsers for the Hansoft web client and web service. If you already have a web server installed on the computer hosting the Hansoft web service, review information about port conflicts.

Installation and configuration

Perform the following tasks to install and configure the Hansoft web client.

1. If the Hansoft web service is not installed, download, install, and configure it.

If the web service already installed, upgrade it.

2. Set the hostname for the Hansoft Server. Only required if you want to let users open the Hansoft desktop client from the web client.

3. Start a web browser enter the Hansoft web client URL to test the installation.

The URL includes the domain name or IP address to the web service host. For example,

4. Provide team members with the URL and login information so they can get started using the Hansoft web client.