# Log in to the Offline Client
# Log in
On the Existing User tab, enter the email address and password you use to log in to Auctria.com and click the Sign in button.
You are logging into the copy of the site running on your local Windows machine.
Most of the application features are available in the offline client except for those that deal with online aspects of your website, or adding users.
You must create your users online.
# Check Status and Sync
To check the status of the offline client, click Offline Status in the upper right corner.
The Offline Client Setup screen will appear showing Details.
This screen shows you: the current status (which is usually idle); the auction that is being synced; and, the last time data was successfully exchanged with Auctria.com.
Normally, the offline client will sync changes every 5 minutes when you have an internet connection. For testing purposes, you can force a more frequent sync by clicking Update now.