Setup LAN Exam Maker to accpert multiple respondents simultaneously

Setup LAN Exam Maker to accept multiple respondents is very simple, the only pre-reqirest is the network.

1. Local Area Netwrok

Let us first know what is LAN stands for.  LAN is stands for local area network.  A local area network is a group of computers and associated devices that share a common communications line or wireless link to a server. Typically, a LAN encompasses computers and peripherals connected to a server within a small geographic area such as an office building or home. Computers and other mobile devices can share resources such as a printer or network storage.

Say it simply, if you have a router, and you build a WIFI with it, you and your friends have connect to the WIFI, then, we say you have build a LAN, so, to build a LAN is very simple, everyone can do it.


Following is a simple figure demonstrates how LAN works.

LAN Exam Maker work map


2. Setup LAN Exam Maker accept multiple students, respondents.

  1. Fist, you should install LAN Exam Maker on a server or at least  a PC computer, currently LAN Exam Maker supports windows 7 + , windows server 2008 R2 + on x64 architecture.
  2. Secondly, after sucessfully installed LAN Exam Maker, you should run LAN Exam Maker and start the service
  3. Create you exams, tests, and get the QR Code or Exam Link URL address, and share it with your candidates.
  4. Candidates scan the QR Code or click on the URL address of the exam to take participate in tests.



  1.  You should havea Local Area Network, or at least a wireless router with a WIFI setuped. All your candidates must connect to the same network or WIFI.
  2.  If you want some candidates in different place to take your exams, then you must have a server ( or a PC ) with a static IP address, if you can not get a static IP or the price is expensive, you can buy an online VPS ( virtual private server ) with a windows server OS.
  3. LAN Exam Maker is defaultly accessed by IP address, such as 192.168.x.x with the port: 5858, But it can also support access by a domain.


Here is a tutorial on how to deploy LAN Exam Maker to a  VPS for global testing

how to deploy LAN Exam Maker to a  VPS for global testing



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