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Application Ribbon Page

Remote Shutdown comes with a range of additional non-business options that are gathered within the Application Ribbon page. In this chapter, we will take a closer look at those functions grouping them the same way they are grouped within the Ribbon bar.

Service Management Ribbon Group

The Service Management Ribbon group should be used to connect to the Remote Shutdown Server, disconnect from it, change its state and switch an account used by the service.

Connect

Connect

The Connect button should be used to connect to the Remote Shutdown server application after the client was disconnected. When the client is connected it is replaced with the Disconnect button to be used to disconnect from the server.

Control

Control

The Control button from the Server Management group of the Application Ribbon page should be used to manage the server application state. You can change an account used by the server application as long as start and stop the server using the sub-menu of this button.

Layout Ribbon Group

The Layout Ribbon group should be used for a quick switch between saved windows layouts or reset one of them to defaults. Clicking the glyph of this group opens the Layout preference page where it is possible to manage stored layouts or create a new one.

Layout

Layout Chooser

The Layout Chooser is represented by a drop-down list filled with available window layouts. You can choose one of the existing layouts to apply it or input a name for a new layout to be saved.

Reset Layout

Reset Layout

The Reset Layout action saves the currently chosen layout resetting it to the default one.

Update Ribbon Group

The Update Ribbon group is responsible for the Live Update function. The glyph of this group opens the General Settings preference page enabling you to configure the auto-update options.

Check for Updates

Check for Updates

The Check for Updates button from the Update Ribbon group should be used to check for new versions of Remote Shutdown.

Show Ribbon Group

The Show Ribbon group should be used for managing the Remote Shutdown dock views and hiding panels.

Network

Network

Shows or hides the Network view. The Network view displays information on the entire pool of remote Machines introduced to Remote Shutdown. It consists of two parts: Machine Tree and Alternate Credentials. Machine Tree stores the Machines found during Network Scan along with the created Custom Grouping structure. The Alternate Credentials part is maintained automatically and should be used for specifying the credentials to be applied to connect to remote Machines.

Machines

All Machines

Shows or hides the All Machines view. The All Machines view shows the Machines available all over the network.

Application Log

Application Log

Shows or hides the Application Log view. The Application Log view shows information on the events taking place during the application execution. Most of them are operations results.

Task Management

Task Management

Shows or hides the Task Management view. The Task Management view shows detailed progress of each operation currently performed and allows canceling some or all running operations.

Task Execution Results

Task Execution Results

Shows or hides the Task Execution Results view, which displays the execution results for the tasks available in the Task and Schedule view.

Task Details Pane

Task Details Pane

Shows or hides the Task Details Pane. The Task Details Pane displays information on the items selected in the Schedule view.

Skins Ribbon Group

The Skins Ribbon group provides you with an option of quick changing of the application skins.

Skin Chooser

Skin Chooser

The Skin Chooser is a drop-down button that should be used to select the skin from the available skins to be applied to the application. The currently active skin is the checked one.

Information Ribbon Group

The Information Ribbon group has a range of useful actions to manage licensing issues, get help or information you may require.

Enter License Code

Enter License Code

The Enter License Code action should be used to enter the license code you received from EMCO to activate Remote Shutdown.

Buy Now

Buy Now

The Buy Now button is only visible if Remote Shutdown is not activated. It provides you with a quick access to the EMCO web store.

EMCO on the Web

EMCO on the Web

The EMCO on the Web button provides you with a short-cut to the EMCO website.

About

About

It opens the About dialog to review the Remote Shutdown information, licensing information and the End-User License Agreement.