In the difference to a surf set global options of the WebAssistant are set here.

Options / Domain Directory
Control keys of the dialog have the following functions
Displays the corresponding description at the browser.
Note: If the description isn't displayed, then you enter the browser in Options/General/Browser.
StoreAdjust options are taken permanently. At the next start, the adjust options are used again. The dialog is closed.
ApplyAdjust options are taken temporarily.
RejectChanges are not taken.
CancelChanges are not taken. The dialog is closed.


Comprehensive options are summarized in the category general.


You can hereby display the URLs processed in the WebAssistant in different detail views.

URL Log Display loaded URLs in the main menu.
Traffic StatisticDisplay a traffic statistic in the main menu.
Browser Server Protokoll Display HTTP protocol between WebAssistant, browser and server in an additional window.

You need this information only to a purpose of an analysis of the loaded URL. Logging slows the surfing down.

Create and display URL History

You can collect URLs in a report. From the report every address can be retrieved.
You can collect the URLs regarding the following criteria.

In the surf mode online
  • New HTML pages
    This report can be created newly automatically daily, weekly or monthly.
  • Any not found URL
In the surf mode offline
  • Any not found URL
    • At forms with the action POST
    • At forms with the action GET

This URL History can be downloaded also automatically. After all URLs are downloaded, the name of the list is the todays' date.

You can rename this name in the file system.
The list is saved: MM3-WebAssistantProfessional/​report/history/offline/

You get a listing of all URL History Reports:​history/


A link to URL History pages are available also by navigation (command ls). You can delete every URL History with the delete function on the respective HTML page.

Proxy Server

The WebAssistant communicates with the browser via a port. The port 8080 is used on your local computer (IP address by default.


Setting is taken at the next start of the WebAssistant!

Internal Port by HTTPS connections

An internal port is used for the HTTPS processing. The port 8888 is used in the WebAssistant per default. If this port is already busy by another application, choose another port number, please. This port doesn't have to be entered in the browser!

Activate for archiving HTTPS pages: Surf Set / HTTPS protocol / Activation


For the use of the protocol HTTPS an other configuration is necessary.

Setting is taken at the next start of the WebAssistant!

Rights of access

Specification of browsers (computers) with access to the WebAssistant:
Rights of accessDescription
LocalOnly the local computer has access.
IP areaComputers within the specified IP area have access.
PublicEvery computer has access.

You reach the fastest access with the setting Public. At this setting, you should however block unwanted access from the outside with e.g. a firewall.


You can specify which browser shows additional information of WebAssistant (Homepage, Help, Update/News, Contact). Usually, this entry is not necessary because your standard browser is used.

Furthermore you can specify, whether the WebAssistant shall start the browser as well as used start page.


You can select between English and German. In the user interface both languages are available. Documentation is however available in the delivered ZIP-archive only in one language.

If you would like the documentation in German then download the ZIP archive from the website:

Taskbar / Dock

The main menu is on the desktop per default.
The main menu can alternatively be operated about the tray icon symbol in the notification area of the taskbar.


The changed settings are available at the next start of the WebAssistant.

You can operate the WebAssistant also about your browser.
See: Local Site Map

With your browser you can in addition navigate with the command ls in the directory structure of the cache archive now.

Enter the URL http://l.s in the address bar of your browser to display the Domain Directory. You also can rename this URL.

The representation of the Domain Directory is dependent on the number of the domains to be displayed. The switchover between the different display modes is dependent via the number of the domains to be displayed. Following modes are possibly:

Full SpecifiedDisplay of the Full Specified domain with a link to this domain
and an indicator for an available HTML page in the domain with a link to this page
and command ls list the directory of the domain
CompactThe visualization is made out per domain in a line.
If only one entry exists for a domain, then the Full Specified Domain is displayed.
SimpleVisualization is made out per domain in a line.

Beyond this the representation can be restricted to a string with a filter.


The term Domain is used as short name for Secondary-Level Domain. We otherwise describe this as a full specified Domain. At this we assume per default the protocol HTTP.

The number of listed HTML files in a Page is configurable. These can be sorted and displayed differently. In the view Extend HTML files are listed with their title and description as well as approx. 200 characters text. A session identification can be marked or removed. An indicator is additional activating. The indicator displays, whether HTML files are available in a sub-directory.


Pages for navigation can be displayed on the browser with and without java script. With java script more action is available.

Font size

You can select the smallest font size at pages for navigation.


Result of a search is displayed as a hitlist. The files (pages) are listed with their URL, size, date of archiving as well as 200 characters. The number of hits on a page to be represented is adjustable.


You can display every page of a hit. The link Marker marks in addition the search words in the page. The marking is configurable with a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS).

Further see menu Search


With this option you can actualize the WebAssistant. Version of the WebAssistant is viewed.

You can in addition import a new license here.

Manual Update

Following functionalities are available:
CheckChecks whether a new version of WebAssistant exists.
DownloadDownload the new version. At the next start of the WebAssistant the new version is used.

Auto Update

Checks, if there is a new version available weekly or monthly. The check cannot be deactivated in the evaluation period.

License Administration

You get information about
  • Edition and licensee
  • LicenseAgreement
  • Purchase of a license
  • Import of a license