Pentium 166-MHz or faster processor At least
64Mb of physical RAM is required to run GUI
applications. At least a 56k modem Internet
connection is also required for software installation
and database connetion.
Recommended: Pentium III or faster, 128
Mb of physical RAM, 32Mb of video RAM, and a
LAN/Broadband Internet connection.
Java 2 (JRE 1.4) - The DANA client
software requires that you have the Java
Runtime Environment version 1.3 or higher
installed on your computer.
DANA client software runs through the
Java Web Start (JWS) software delivery
system. By using JWS the ATL is able to
provide quick internet updates to the
software each time you use DANA. JWS is
part of the Java JRE installation.
Java2 (JRE 1.4)
Two: Install Java3D - The DANA client
is capable of delivering and displaying accurate
three-dimensional models of fossils and artifacts.
The 3D viewer module of DANA is optional, but
to take advantage of this capability you must
install the Java3D libraries appropriate for
Three: Approve Digital Security
Certificate - The NDSU Archaeology
Technologies Lab has digitally signed
the DANA application so that
it will operate securely over the internet.
Because of this, the first time you attempt
to start the DANA software you will be
asked to allow DANA to securely access
your computer. You must
answer Yes (start) to the security question
otherwise the DANA software will not start
up. After using DANA, JWS will place a
quick launch icon on your desktop so that
you no longer need to visit the website
in order to run the software. If you have
not correctly followed steps 1-3, the
DANA application will not run properly.
DANA: Be sure that you have completed
installation before launching DANA.