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DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT PRINTING
SRI LANKA
ON-LINE PUBLICATIONS

SINHALA – TAMIL – ENGLISH
GOVT. – GAZETTE, BILLS, HANSARDS, etc.
GOVT. & SEMI GOVT. TENDERS 

On-line Distribution Centre,
Department of Government Printing,
118, Dr. Danister De Silva Mw., Colombo 08,
Sri Lanka.
Tel. 094 673301

How to get connected to the

Government Press Information Server

(1) Hardware Requirements:

(a) 486 or Higher PC.
(b) Internal or External Modem.
(c) Telephone Facility.

(2) Software Requirements

(a) Windows 95 or higher.
(b) Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 3 or later, or any other web browser which is compatible with Acrobat Reader.
(c) Acrobat Reader 4.0.

Note:- Since the documents in our server is in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF), users are required to install Acrobat Reader 4.0 in their machines. You may download Acrobat Reader from our ftp site. (“ftp: / / 192.168.200.100 / reader"). Download time depends on the speed of telephone line and the modem speed. Our testing records reveal that it takes 20 minutes to download from a local destination. However you are adviced to download after 10.00 p.m. inorder to minimize your telephone bill.

Instructions for the First time user:

1.a To make a Dial Up connection icon to the Government Press Server, please, proceed through the following steps.
 

Step 1: Double click the 'My Computer' icon.


 

Step 2: Double click the 'Dial Up Networking' icon.

 
Step 3: Double click the 'Dial Up Networking' icon.

 
Step 4: 'Make a new Connection' Dialog Box appears 
Replace the first field with 'GP' and leave other fields as it is.
Press 'Next' button. Do not press the 'Configure' button unless you are an experience user.

 
Step 5: Enter the Telephone number.

**If you are dialing from outside Colombo, area code has to be entered.

**Country code is required, only if dialing from other countries.

Valid telephone number are 673302 through 673315.

Press the 'finish' button. Your new dial up connection to the government press server is saved so that you can use it later to get connected to the server.

 

Instructions for the subsequent user:

1. Double click on the “GP Dial Up” connection icon.

 

2. You are prompted to enter “user name and password”. Press Enter.

 
3. If you are successful in getting connected, dial-up network connection icon is displayed at the task bar.

 

4. Open your favourite web browser and type the following address name at the URL field.

URL: http://192.168.200.100/pubs

Press “Enter”

Enter your user name and password, if prompted, and press Enter.

If domain name is required, enter the user name as the domain name.
 

5. To disconnect the line.
Double click on the dial-up network connection icon and press on the Disconnect button.

If you need any clarification, please call the help desk.
Tel. +94-01-673301

 

Contact Information: Send mail to webmaster@priu.gov.lk with questions or comments about this web site.
Last Updated Date: September 03, 2003.