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Application Interface Overview

It's supposed that you successfully downloaded and installed Remote Shutdown. When you launch it for the first time, you can see the Trial dialog that prompts to start evaluation or enter an ordered license. Click on the Evaluate button in order to start 30-days evaluation period. You will pass on to the main application screen. Pic 1

At the top of the main screen you can find the Ribbon bar A that provides an access to main application actions. It consists of two pages, so you can switch between them to get an access to different groups of actions.

The main application screen

Pic 1. The main application screen

The application is designed to work in the network environment and operate with remote PCs. Hierarchical network structure is represented by the Network Browser pane B located on the left side of the main screen. It shows available domains, workgroups, organization units and PCs. If you need to manage PCs that belong to different organization units or workgroups/domains easily, you can put them into custom groups using the Custom Grouping pane. C It allows you to regroup PCs according with your needs and launch group operations with a single click. Buttons at the bottom D are used to switch between the Machine Tree page, that displays network structure, and the Alternate Credentials page, used to setup different credentials to access different network groups and PCs.

All remote tasks are represented on the Scheduling area. E It displays past and future tasks on the calendar, according with their execution date and time. You can switch between dates using the Date Navigator pane, located on the right side. Also you can scale and zoom presentation area to display daily, weekly, monthly views and timeline using control bar at the bottom. I

You can select tasks on the Scheduling area in order to manage them or move to another date and time. When you select a task, you can see a list of PCs where it will be executed on the Machine Queue pane. f If required, you can add or remove PCs using correspondent actions available on the pane's toolbar. Detailed information about selected action is available on the Task Details pane. g There you can see remote task options and task execution statistics. If you need the information about all executed tasks and network operations, you can find it in the Application Log view. h In case of any errors you need to check the Application Log, because it contains important troubleshooting information.