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Configure WebEA models - via Web Browser

After copying the WebEA files from the Pro Cloud Installation to your website, WebEA can be configured via a web browser.

Using a web browser, enter the URL for  WebEA's login page.

At the end of the URL, after "login.php" append "?config".

For example:




Where the value '{yourwebserver}' is either the name or IP number of the machine hosting the WebEA website.

This should display the WebEA Configuration Page. This page includes a list of the WebEA connections which are currently defined in the webea_config.ini file.

WebEA Configuration

The WebEA Configuration Model list provides the following information and options.



See also


The display name for the WebEA Model connection. This appears in the WebEA login page, and in the WebEA header after opening the model.


The Actions column contains a number of buttons for modifying the model connection.


Allows you to edit/configure the options for this WebEA model connection.


Allows you to change the WebEA display name.


Create a duplicate of this WebEA model connection. The duplicate will be added to the list of models with the name: {original name} - Copy


Delete this WebEA model connection.


The Move column contains options for moving the model connection.

Move Up

Move the model connection up one position in the list.

Move Down

Move the model connection down one position in the list.

Move to...

Move the model connection to a specific location in the list.

Add a Model

The final list item provides the option to add a new model connection.

When selecting this option you will be prompted to enter the connection name / WebEA display name.

After entering the name the page to edit the Model Connection's settings is displayed.

Saving the WebEA configuration

Changes which are made via the WebEA Configuration page (including changes when editing a specific model connection) are not saved automatically.

To save changes, click on the Save button at the bottom of the WebEA Configuration page.

Note, the Save button is only enabled when there are unsaved change.

Creating a backup of the webea_config.ini file

The Create Backup button at the bottom of the WebEA Configuration page will create a backup of the current webea_config.ini file.

Backups are created with the name:


Note, a Backup cannot be created while there are unsaved changes (if necessary select Save, then Create Backup).