Admin Module: Control Window interface
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The Control Window is the main window of the Admin Module.
Fig.2. Control Window.
The Control Window contains the following interface elements (fig. 2):
1. The Menu Bar
The Menu Bar contains a series of drop down menus that can be used to access various tools and configuration features.
2. The Toolbar
The Toolbar contains buttons for executing of the most frequently used task. Clicking on an individual button takes you straight to that task. The toolbar buttons have the following purpose:
3. The Address Book
The Address Book provides an explorer like structure for creating, displaying and working with shortcuts of remote computers. To add a new computer to the list, click twice on the "Add New PC" item, fill the fields of the appeared dialog box and enter OK. After that, a shortcut for the new computer will appear in Address Book.
Each item of Address Book consists of 3 fields:
To execute some task on a remote computer or a group of remote PCs (connection or viewing of the remote screens for example), you should select by mouse and with Shift/Ctrl keys (by analogue to the choosing of a group of files in Explorer) the wanted computers and call the needed command in "Actions" menu (or to use the toolbar buttons).
For quick access to often used commands you can use popup menu (right mouse button clicking).
4. The Log-Events List
This list reflects the information concerning events with the remote computers in chronological order.
5. The Status Bar
The Status Bar is displayed at the bottom of the Control Window. It shows the number of currently connected hosts and brief description of menu items while positioning the cursor over an item.
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