Manage Remote Host

Monitor the status of ActiveImage Protector agents installed on a networked remote host.

Network client management console

Monitor the status of ActiveImage Protector installed on a networked remote host.

To enable this feature, select [Preferences] - [Console].

Enable the [Preferences] - [Network client management console] feature to create a list of the connected remote hosts that monitor the behavior of ActiveImage Protector installed on the listed hosts.

IT Pro Edition does not provide this feature.

Display List of Remote Hosts

Before using the Remote Control feature, display a list of remote hosts. Click on the control in upper left corner of the console and click on [Add new computers].

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Specify the host to add to the list.

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When adding a specific networked host to the list, enter the information of the host to add to the list then click on [Test Connection]. After confirming the network connection, click on [Add to List] and the host will be added to the candidate list.

OS information is displayed on ActiveImage Protector 2016 R2 or later.

Clicking [Auto-search] initiates a search for hosts over the same network. Specify the criteria and filtering conditions to search for a specific networked host. Begin by selecting [Search by product installed] and specifying edition and version of the product. The search results will be included in the candidate list.

Select a specific host in the candidate list and click [Add] to add the host to the managed list.

Operation using the managed host list

The added host is displayed in the host list and the host’s status can be monitored. Specify the criteria and filtering conditions to search for a specific networked host.

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Right-click on a host in the list to select the following operations from the context menu.

  • Cancel Task Cancel the currently running task.

  • Pause Task
    Pause the currently running task.

  • Run Task
    Execute the scheduled backup task.

  • Remote
    Directly connect to the agent installed on the remote host from the console. When connected, a variety of operations are displayed and become available.

  • Run Command Line
    Operate the ActiveImage Protector agent installed on remote host using command line interface.

  • Disconnect
    Disconnect from the selected host and the status information is not communicated.

  • Connect Connect to the selected host and the status information is kept updated.

  • Remove Delete a host from the list.

  • Upgrade
    Upgrade the trial version to the product version.

  • Refresh Refresh the host information.

  • Reboot Reboot the system on the selected host.

  • Shutdown
    Shutdown the system on the selected host.

Connect to Remote Computers

The Remote Control feature connects to an ActiveImage Protector agent on a networked remote host.

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When connection is successfully established, the status bar is green. Now one-click offers execution of scheduled backup tasks on networked remote computers and monitoring of log information.

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The connected host is marked with a star in the host list.

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Double-click on the local host name to disconnect from the remote host.

Monitor ActiveImage Protector installed on the respective computers.

Connect to remote agent

The Remote Control feature connects to an ActiveImage Protector agent on a networked remote host.

[Connect to new remote host] is enabled when [Console] - [Network Client Management Console] is disabled in [Preferences] menu.

IT Pro Edition does not provide this feature.

To connect to a remote computer, click on the host name indicated on the left of the status bar and select [Connect to new remote host].

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A list of network computers on which ActiveImage Protector agent is installed is displayed.

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Select a host computer from the list and enter credentials information to log in Windows system. To save the entered credential information, enable [Save authentication]. Click the [Connect] button.

When connection is successfully established, the status bar is green. Now one-click offers execution of scheduled backup tasks on networked remote computers and monitoring of log information.

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To reconnect to the local host, click [Connect to local host].

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The connection to the ActiveImage Protector on remote computer is established.