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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

DiskSavvy
DISK SPACE ANALYZER

User Manual

Version 6.0
Dec 2013

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

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Product Overview................................................................................................3 Product Versions .................................................................................................4 Using Desktop Versions ......................................................................................


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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

Product Overview

DiskSavvy is a powerf"l> fast and easy.to."se disk space analyzer allowin% one to analyze disks> network s+ares and 9AS stora%e devices. 6+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to analyze one or more directories> disks or network s+ares> detect directories and files +oldin% si%nificant amo"nts of t+e disk space> display pie c+arts> export disk space "sa%e reports and perform m"ltiple file mana%ement operations s"c+ as file copy> move and delete.

#n addition> power comp"ter "sers are provided wit+ advanced prod"ct versions> DiskSavvy !ro and DiskSavvy &ltimate> w+ic+ are capa2le of processin% si%nificantly lar%er amo"nts of files> allow one to analyze specific file types> provide additional report formats> allow one to perform disk space "sa%e +istory trend analysis> etc.

Finally> enterprise c"stomers are provided wit+ DiskSavvy Server> a server.2ased prod"ct version> w+ic+ r"ns in t+e 2ack%ro"nd as a service and allows one to analyze a n"m2er of servers or 9AS stora%e devices sim"ltaneo"sly> s"2mit disk space analysis reports from m"ltiple servers to a centralized S8L data2ase> analyze disk space "sa%e per server> analyze disk space "sa%e per "ser> exec"te conditional> r"le.2ased disk space analysis actions> etc.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

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Product Versions
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%eatures /axim"m 9"m2er of Files /axim"m Stora%e (apacity /axim"m #np"t Directories /axim"m 9"m2er of !rofiles S"pport for &nicode File 9ames S"pport for Lon% File 9ames S"pport for &9( 9etwork !at+ 9ames -"ilt.#n File /ana%ement 0perations !ie (+arts and -ars (+arts 0ption to Analyze Specific File 6ypes 56/L> 6ext and 7xcel (S< 4eports (opy A(Ls and Sec"rity Attri2"tes /"lti.Stream File (opy> /ove and Delete -"ilt.#n Data :ipin% (apa2ilities !erformance 6"nin% 0ptions Dynamic Speed (ontrol 4"le.-ased Disk Space Analysis Actions S8L Data2ase #nte%ration Disk Space &sa%e !er 5ost Disk Space &sa%e !er &ser Disk Space &sa%e 5istory (+arts ("stom (lassification !l"%ins (ommand Line &tility 4"ns as a Service in t+e -ack%ro"nd !eriodic Disk Space Analysis 0perations :e2.-ased /ana%ement #nterface (lient ;&# Application 07/ !rod"ct <ersion 'icense

A !rod"ct feat"res> prices and license terms are s"2Bect to c+an%e wit+o"t notice.

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3.1

Using Desktop Versions


Product )nstallation Procedure

DiskSavvy is availa2le as a free download from o"r we2 site pa%e and from a lar%e n"m2er of software directories from aro"nd t+e world. 6o 2e s"re yo" are %ettin% t+e latest prod"ct version c+eck +ereC +ttpCDDwww.disksavvy.comDdownloads.+tml DiskSavvy is especially desi%ned to 2e as simple as possi2le. 6+e installation proced"re is very simple> re="ires no special knowled%e and may 2e completed in less t+an 3 seconds. 6+ere is no need for any additional software. E"st download t+e DiskSavvy installation packa%e> r"n t+e set"p pro%ram and yo" are done.

0n t+e F:elcomeF screen press t+e F9extF 2"tton. 4ead t+e end."ser license a%reement and press t+e F# A%reeF 2"tton if yo" a%ree wit+ t+e license terms or t+e F(ancelF 2"tton to stop t+e installation process.

Select t+e destination directory> press t+e F#nstallF 2"tton and wait for t+e installation process to complete. 6+atFs all yo" need to do to install t+e DiskSavvy disk space analyzer "tility on yo"r comp"ter.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.2

#nal"*ing Disk !pace Usage in a Director"

6+e simplest way to analyze disk space "sa%e in a directory is to press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton located on t+e main tool2ar and enter t+e f"ll pat+ of t+e directory to analyze. #n order to analyze m"ltiple directories> disks or network s+ares> enter all t+e re="ired locations separated 2y t+e semicolon GHI c+aracter and press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton.

Dependin% on t+e speed of t+e disk and t+e amo"nt of files t+at s+o"ld 2e processed> t+e disk "sa%e analysis process may take from a co"ple of seconds for +"ndreds of files to a few min"tes for lar%e file systems containin% millions of files. D"rin% t+e disk space analysis process> DiskSavvy will display t+e pro%ress of t+e disk space analysis process s+owin% t+e total amo"nt of processed files and t+e amo"nt of processed stora%e space. 0nce t+e analysis process is completed> DiskSavvy will display a +ierarc+y of processed directories and files sorted 2y t+e amo"nt of "sed stora%e space. For eac+ directory> DiskSavvy will s+ow t+e name of t+e directory> t+e total amo"nt of files in t+e directory and all s"2directories and t+e total amo"nt of t+e disk space "sed 2y all files in t+e directory and all s"2directories.

(lick on a directory item to open t+e directory and s+ow nested s"2directories and files. Select one or more directories andDor files and press t+e ri%+t mo"se 2"tton to perform a file mana%ement operation on t+e selected items. For example> select one or more files> press t+e ri%+t mo"se 2"tton and select t+e F/ove 6oF men" item to move all t+e selected files to anot+er location.

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3.3

Using %ile +ategories and %ile %ilters

DiskSavvy !ro allows one to analyze disk space "tilization 2y t+e file extension> file type> last assess time> last modification time and file creation time. After finis+in% analyzin% t+e specified disks or directories> DiskSavvy performs a"tomatic file cate%orization and fills t+e list of detected file cate%ories> w+ic+ is located B"st "nder t+e directory view in t+e main ;&# application.

-y defa"lt> DiskSavvy cate%orizes all files 2y t+e file extension and s+ows a list of all types of detected file extensions sorted 2y t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space. For eac+ cate%ory> Disk Savvy s+ows t+e n"m2er of files> t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space and t+e percenta%e of t+e "sed disk space relative to ot+er file cate%ories. &se t+e F(ate%oriesF com2o 2ox to cate%orize files 2y t+e file type> last access time> last modification time or creation time.

0ne of t+e most "sef"l feat"res of DiskSavvy is t+e a2ility to analyze disk space "tilization 2y one or more specific file cate%ories "sin% file filters. For example> in order to see all files t+at were accessed 2. mont+s a%o> select t+e access time.2ased file cate%orization mode and do"2le.click on t+e FFiles Last Accessed 2. /ont+s A%oF file cate%ory. DiskSavvy will filter t+e c"rrently displayed file +ierarc+y and s+ow all files t+at were accessed 2. mont+s a%o.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.4

!,owing Disk !pace Usage Pie +,arts

6+e DiskSavvy disk space analyzer provides m"ltiple types of pie c+arts capa2le of s+owin% t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space and n"m2ers of files per directory> extension> file type> file size> file owner> last access time> modification time and creation time. #n order to open t+e c+arts dialo%> press t+e F(+artsF 2"tton located on t+e main tool2ar.

-y defa"lt> t+e c+arts dialo% s+ows t+e "sed disk space and n"m2ers of files for t+e c"rrent file system location and t+e selected second.level file cate%ories. For example> in order to open a c+art s+owin% n"m2ers of files per file cate%ory> select t+e F(ate%orize 2y File 6ypeF second.level file cate%ory and open t+e c+arts dialo%.

#n addition> t+e c+arts dialo% provides t+e "ser wit+ t+e a2ility to copy t+e displayed c+art ima%e to t+e clip2oard allowin% one to easily inte%rate DiskSavvy c+arts into "serFs doc"ments and presentations. #n order to c"stomize t+e c+artFs description> press t+e F0ptionsF 2"tton and specify a c"stom c+art date> time or title.

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Using -uilt.in %ile Manage&ent Operations

DiskSavvy provides t+e "ser wit+ t+e a2ility to perform a n"m2er of file mana%ement operations s"c+ as file copy> move and delete. #n addition> DiskSavvy allows one exec"te pro%rams> open files and start t+e :indows 7xplorer application in t+e c"rrent directory or in t+e directory w+ere t+e c"rrently selected file or directory is located in.

#n order to copy one or more directories or files> select t+e re="ired file or directory items in t+e directory view> press t+e ri%+t mo"se 2"tton and select t+e F(opy 6oF men" item. 6+e DiskSavvyFs 2"ilt.in file copy en%ine provides a lar%e n"m2er of advanced file copy options allowin% one to c"stomize t+e copy operation for "ser.specific needs and re="irements.

#n order to open t+e FAdvanced (opy 0ptionsF dialo% press t+e FAdvanced 0ptionsF 2"tton located on t+e F(opyF dialo%. 0nce ready> press t+e F(opyF 2"tton to copy all t+e selected files and directories to t+e specified destination directory. #n order to delete one or more files or directories> select t+e re="ired items in t+e directory view> press t+e ri%+t mo"se 2"tton and select t+e FDeleteF men" item. !ower comp"ter "sers are provided wit+ advanced file delete options allowin% one to c"stomize t+e delete operation for "ser.specific needs and re="irements. 0nce ready> press t+e FDeleteF 2"tton to delete all t+e selected files and directories.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

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Using -uilt.in %ile +lassi/ication +apa0ilities

0ne of t+e most powerf"l feat"res provided 2y t+e DiskSavvy disk space analyzer is t+e a2ility to classify stora%e analysis res"lts 2y file type> size> access> modification and creation time> etc. S"ppose yo" +ave detected a directory t+at cons"mes t+e most space on yo"r disk> 2"t w+at files do yo" +ave in t+at directoryJ

E"st select t+e directory in t+e res"lts view> press t+e ri%+t mo"se 2"tton over t+e directory and select t+e F(lassifyF men" item. 0n t+e classification pl"%ins dialo%> select an appropriate file classification pl"%in and press t+e F0kF 2"tton. DiskSavvy will classify t+e directory and display a +ierarc+y of file cate%ories> %ro"ps and classes sorted 2y t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space. #n order to open a file cate%ory> B"st do"2le. click on t+e cate%ory item in t+e classification res"lts dialo%.

6+e classification res"lts dialo% allows one to perform t+e file copy> move and delete operations on individ"al files> file classes and cate%ories. For example> in order to delete all doc"ment files> select t+e FDoc"mentsF file cate%ory> press t+e FDeleteF 2"tton and DiskSavvy will delete all files related to t+e selected file cate%ory.

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3.1

!aving Disk !pace #nal"sis 2eports

DiskSavvy !ro provides power comp"ter "sers wit+ t+e a2ility to export disk space analysis reports to t+e 56/L> 7xcel (S< and text formats. #n order to export a disk space analysis report> analyze one or more disks or directories and press t+e F4eportF 2"tton located on t+e main tool2ar.

0n t+e F4eportF dialo% enter t+e report title> specify t+e file name to save t+e report to and select one of t+e followin% report formatsC 56/L> 7xcel (S< or AS(## text. -y defa"lt> DiskSavvy will save a disk "sa%e analysis report for t+e directory c"rrently displayed in t+e directory view.

#n order to export a f"ll report containin% all s"2directories and files> select t+e FF"ll 4eportF option on t+e ri%+t side of t+e report format selector. ?eep in mind t+at disk space analysis reports for lar%e file systems containin% millions of files may 2e very lar%e and diffic"lt to open "sin% standard tools especially w+en exported to t+e 56/L format. #n order to red"ce t+e side of t+e report> press t+e F/ore 0ptionsF 2"tton to s+ow advanced reportin% options and limit t+e report to a specific amo"nt of nested levels or files per level to export.

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3.3

+usto&i*ing 45M' 2eports

#6 professionals and system administrators are provided wit+ t+e a2ility to c"stomize 56/L reports %enerated 2y t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application and t+e command line disk space analysis "tility. #n order to c"stomize 56/L reports> open t+e F0ptionsF dialo%> select t+e F;eneralF ta2 and select t+e F&se ("stom 56/L 4eport 5eader and FooterF option.

9ow> navi%ate to t+e FDiskSavvyDtemplatesF directory> open t+e FreportK+eader.+tmlF andDor t+e FreportKfooter.+tmlF template files "sin% a standard text editor and specify c"stom (SS styles> lo%os> etc. to 2e "sed in DiskSavvy disk space analysis 56/L reports.

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3.6

7$porting PD% 2eports

DiskSavvy !ro> DiskSavvy &ltimate and DiskSavvy Server allow one to export disk space analysis res"lts to !DF reports. #n addition to t+e information availa2le in ot+er report formats> DiskSavvy !DF reports incl"de pie c+arts s+owin% t+e n"m2er of files and t+e "sed disk space per file cate%ory accordin% to t+e c"rrently selected file cate%orization mode. #f one or more file filters are selected> t+e file cate%ories pie c+arts are followed wit+ t+e list of selected file filters and t+en finis+ed wit+ t+e disk space analysis res"lts.

#n order to export a !DF report> analyze one or more disks> directories or network s+ares and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton located on t+e main tool2ar. 0n t+e save report dialo%> select t+e !DF report format> enter a report title> enter t+e name of t+e file to save t+e report to and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton. -y defa"lt> DiskSavvy exports a s+ort report s+owin% t+e c"rrently viewed directory wit+ all files and "p to t+ree levels of s"2directories. #n order to export a f"ll disk space analysis report> w+ic+ may res"lt in a very lon% !DF doc"ment for lar%e file systems> select t+e FF"ll 4eportF export mode.

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3.10 7$porting 2eports to an !8' Data0ase


DiskSavvy &ltimate provides t+e a2ility to s"2mit disk space analysis reports into a centralized S8L data2ase t+ro"%+ t+e 0D-( data2ase interface. 4eports may 2e s"2mitted to an S8L data2ase "sin% t+e main ;&# application or t+e command line "tility> w+ic+ may 2e "sed to perform periodic disk analysis operations on m"ltiple servers or desktop comp"ters w+ile s"2mittin% all reports to a centralized S8L data2ase.

6+e report data2ase dialo% displays reports t+at were s"2mitted to t+e data2ase and allows one to searc+ reports 2y t+e report title> +ost name> date or directories t+at were processed. For eac+ report in t+e data2ase> DiskSavvy displays t+e report date> time> +ost name> directories t+at were processed> t+e amo"nt of files and stora%e space t+e report refers to and t+e report title. #n order to open a report> B"st click on t+e report item in t+e report data2ase dialo%.

#n order to connect DiskSavvy to an S8L data2ase> t+e "ser is re="ired to define an 0D-( data so"rce in t+e comp"ter w+ere DiskSavvy is installed on and to specify t+e 0D-( data so"rce in t+e DiskSavvy options dialo%. 0pen t+e options dialo%> select t+e LData2aseM ta2> ena2le t+e 0D-( interface and specify a valid "ser name and password to connect DiskSavvy to an S8L data2ase. #n order to export a report to an S8L data2ase> press t+e FSaveF 2"tton on t+e res"lts dialo% and select t+e FS8L Data2aseF format. #n addition> t+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to "se t+e command line "tility> w+ic+ is availa2le in DiskSavvy &ltimate> to export reports to an S8L data2ase.

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3.11 #nal"*ing Disk !pace Usage on Multiple 4osts


DiskSavvy &ltimate provides t+e a2ility to s"2mit disk space "sa%e reports from m"ltiple servers and desktop comp"ters into a centralized S8L data2ase> analyze disk space "sa%e reports and display vario"s types of c+arts s+owin% disk space "sa%e per +ost allowin% one to %ain an in.dept+ visi2ility into disk space "sa%e patterns across t+e entire enterprise.

#n order to perform advanced disk space "sa%e analysis> t+e "ser needs to connect DiskSavvy to an S8L Data2ase> perform disk space analysis on m"ltiple +osts "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application or t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility and s"2mit reports from all +osts to t+e S8L data2ase. 0nce reports from all +osts are in t+e data2ase> open t+e LData2aseM dialo% and press t+e L5ostsM 2"tton to open t+e L5osts StatisticsM dialo%.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir 99server9s,are .,ost :4ost ;a&e< .save=to=data0ase

6+e simplest way to s"2mit reports from m"ltiple servers or desktop comp"ters is to "se t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility to analyze all t+e re="ired +osts t+ro"%+ t+e network. #n order to simplify s"2mission of reports to t+e S8L data2ase> t+e command line "tility may 2e exec"ted on t+e same +ost w+ere t+e S8L data2ase is installed on. #n t+is case> t+e "ser needs to specify one or more network s+ares to 2e processed and t+e +ost name to 2e set for eac+ report.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir :'ocal Director"< .save=report :%ile ;a&e<

Anot+er option is to exec"te t+e command line "tility on eac+ specific +ost> save disk space analysis reports and later s"2mit reports from all +osts to t+e S8L data2ase "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application. #n t+is case> t+ere is no need to set t+e +ost name> w+ic+ will 2e set a"tomatically to t+e name of t+e +ost t+e command line "tility is exec"ted on.

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3.12 #nal"*ing Disk !pace Usage Per User


DiskSavvy &ltimate provides t+e a2ility to analyze disk space "sa%e reports from m"ltiple servers or desktop comp"ters and display c+arts s+owin% t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space and t+e n"m2er of files per "ser.

)&portant> -y defa"lt> processin% and display of "ser names is disa2led. #n order to 2e a2le to see "ser names> open t+e options dialo%> select t+e F;eneralF ta2 and ena2le t+is option.

#n order to analyze disk space "sa%e per "ser> connect DiskSavvy &ltimate to an S8L Data2ase and s"2mit disk space "sa%e reports containin% files owned 2y m"ltiple "sers to t+e S8L data2ase "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application or t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility. 0nce reports are in t+e data2ase> open t+e LData2aseM dialo% and press t+e L&sersM 2"tton to open t+e L&sers StatisticsM dialo%.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir 99server9s,are .,ost :4ost ;a&e< .save=to=data0ase 6+e simplest way to s"2mit reports from m"ltiple servers or desktop comp"ters is to "se t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility to analyze all t+e re="ired +osts t+ro"%+ t+e network. #n order to simplify s"2mission of reports to t+e S8L data2ase> t+e command line "tility may 2e exec"ted on t+e same +ost w+ere t+e S8L data2ase is installed on. #n t+is case> t+e "ser needs to specify one or more network s+ares to 2e processed and t+e +ost name to 2e set for eac+ report.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir :'ocal Director"< .save=report :%ile ;a&e<

Anot+er option is to exec"te t+e command line "tility on eac+ specific +ost> save disk space analysis reports and later s"2mit reports from all +osts to t+e S8L data2ase "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application. #n t+is case> t+ere is no need to set t+e +ost name> w+ic+ will 2e set a"tomatically to t+e name of t+e +ost t+e command line "tility is exec"ted on.

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3.13 Disk !pace Usage 4istor" +,arts


#6 and stora%e administrators are provided wit+ t+e a2ility to display +istory c+arts s+owin% +ow t+e "sed disk space and t+e n"m2er files in one or more servers or desktop comp"ters are c+an%in% over time.

#n order to display a +istory c+art> save a series of reports to an S8L data2ase> open t+e S8L reports dialo% and press t+e F5istoryF 2"tton. A series of reports may 2e exported to an S8L data2ase man"ally "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application or a"tomatically "sin% t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir :'ocal Director"< .save=to=data0ase

6+e DiskSavvy command line "tility allows one to analyze disk space "sa%e in one or more disks or directories and save a report to an S8L data2ase. #n order to %enerate reports for m"ltiple servers or desktop comp"ters t+ro"%+ t+e network> t+e "ser needs to specify one or more network s+ares t+at s+o"ld 2e processed "sin% t+e &9( notation and set an appropriate +ost name for eac+ report saved to t+e data2ase.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir 99server9s,are .,ost :4ost ;a&e< .save=to=data0ase

Finally> t+e command line "tility may 2e "sed in conB"nction wit+ t+e standard :indows task sc+ed"ler to periodically analyze disk space "sa%e in one or more servers or desktop comp"ters> save reports to a centralized S8L data2ase and %enerate +istory c+arts s+owin% +ow t+e "sed disk space and t+e n"m2er of files are c+an%in% over time. 6+e +istory c+arts dialo% displays t+e list of availa2le c+arts> t+e list of +ost comp"ters w+ere t+e c+arts were %enerated on and extended statistical information for eac+ c+art. 6+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to filter c+arts 2y t+e +ost name> location> report la2el> etc. allowin% one to select an appropriate +istory c+art. #n addition> t+e c+arts dialo% allows one to c+an%e t+e c+artFs title and footer> export t+e c+artFs ima%e to t+e clip2oard makin% it very easy to inte%rate DiskSavvy +istory c+arts in "serFs c"stom reports and presentations.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.14 #uto&atic 2eport Manage&ent


DiskSavvy allows one to keep a "ser.specified n"m2er of reports in t+e reports directory or t+e reports S8L data2ase w+ile a"tomatically deletin% old reports and freein% "p t+e disk space. 6+ese feat"res are especially "sef"l for f"lly a"tomated disk space analysis operations w+en t+e "ser needs to keep a +istory of report files in a reports directory or a +istory of reports in an S8L data2ase.

-y defa"lt> DiskSavvy keeps all reports in t+e reports directory or t+e S8L data2ase. #n order to ena2le a"tomatic report mana%ement> open t+e F0ptionsF dialo%> select t+e F4eportsF ta2 and c+an%e t+e F4eport FilesF or F4eport Data2aseF options to appropriate val"es. 6+e F2eport %ilesF option is applica2le to 56/L> text> 7xcel (S<> N/L and DiskSavvy native reports saved to a reports directory or to t+e "serFs +ome directory "sin% t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility. After savin% eac+ new report> DiskSavvy will c+eck if t+ere are too many reports of t+e same type G56/L> N/L> (S<> etc.I in t+e reports directory and delete old reports accordin% to t+e "ser.specified confi%"ration. 6+e F2eport Data0aseF option is applica2le to reports s"2mitted to an S8L data2ase "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application or t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility. After savin% eac+ new report to t+e data2ase> DiskSavvy will c+eck if t+ere are too many reports from t+e same +ost comp"ter> for t+e same set of disks or directories and delete old reports accordin% to t+e "ser. specified confi%"ration. For example> if reports from two different servers are s"2mitted to t+e same S8L data2ase> DiskSavvy will keep in t+e data2ase N last reports for eac+ server. 6+e F%ile +ategoriesF option allows one to ena2leDdisa2le exportin% of file cate%ories to 56/L> text> 7xcel (S< and N/L reports. Second.level file cate%ories are availa2le w+en reports are saved "sin% t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application man"ally. A"tomatically %enerated reports or reports saved "sin% t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility always saved wit+o"t file cate%ories. :+en t+e FFile (ate%oriesF option is ena2led> DiskSavvy ;&# application will save second.level file cate%ories to 56/L> text> 7xcel (S< and N/L reports. 6+e F+o&pressed 2eportsF option allows one to save a"tomatically %enerated 56/L> text> 7xcel (S< and N/L reports as compressed arc+ive files.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.1

#nal"*ing Multiple Disks or Directories

DiskSavvy is capa2le of performin% disk "sa%e analysis in a n"m2er of disks> directories or network s+ares sim"ltaneo"sly. #n order to analyze m"ltiple locations> open t+e disk space analysis profile dialo%> press t+e FAddF 2"tton located on t+e ri%+t side of t+e list of analysis locations and add all t+e disks> directories andDor network s+ares t+at s+o"ld 2e analyzed.

D"rin% r"ntime> DiskSavvy will process all t+e specified disks> directories and network s+ares in parallel "sin% all (!&s andDor (!&.cores availa2le in t+e +ost comp"ter DiskSavvy is r"nnin% on.

3.16 #nal"*ing ;etwork !,ares Using U;+ Pat, ;a&es


#n order to simplify t+e disk space analysis process for networked comp"ters andDor 9AS stora%e devices> DiskSavvy allows one to specify directories t+at s+o"ld 2e processed "sin% &9( pat+ names wit+o"t mo"ntin% eac+ network s+are as a local disk.

:+en workin% wit+ &9( pat+ names> it is important to keep in mind t+at all file mana%ement operations s"c+ as copy> move and delete will 2e performed "sin% &9( pat+ names and t+e "ser s+o"ld +ave appropriate permissions on eac+ specific network s+are andDor 9AS stora%e device.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.11 #nal"*ing One or More !ervers or ;#! !torage Devices


DiskSavvy allows one to analyze disk space "sa%e in all network s+ares of one or more servers or 9AS stora%e devices on t+e network. #n order to analyze one or more servers> open t+e disk space analysis dialo%> press t+e FAddF 2"tton located on t+e ri%+t side of t+e list of analysis locations> select t+e FAnalyze Servers or 9AS DevicesF mode and enter one or more +ost names or #! addresses separated 2y t+e semicolon GHI c+aracter.

DiskSavvy will scan t+e network and s+ow a list of network s+ares detected in t+e specified servers and 9AS stora%e devices allowin% one to select one or more network s+ares t+at s+o"ld 2e analyzed. #n order to 2e a2le to "se t+is feat"re> t+e "ser needs to +ave permissions to access network s+ares.

6+e network s+ares scannin% operation may 2e performed m"ltiple times for different servers and 9AS stora%e devices and an "nlimited n"m2er of network s+ares from different servers may 2e added to t+e disk space analysis operation. D"rin% r"ntime> DiskSavvy will analyze all t+e specified network s+ares in parallel "sin% all (!&s andDor (!&.cores availa2le in t+e +ost comp"ter DiskSavvy is r"nnin% on.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.13 #nal"*ing %iles in #ll !ervers on t,e ;etwork


Anot+er option is to analyze disk space "sa%e in all servers andDor 9AS stora%e devices availa2le on t+e network. #n order to analyze all servers on t+e network> open t+e disk space analysis dialo%> press t+e FAddF 2"tton located on t+e ri%+t side of t+e list of analysis locations> select t+e FAll Servers on t+e 9etworkF mode and press t+e F0kF 2"tton.

DiskSavvy will scan t+e network and s+ow a list of servers and 9AS stora%e devices detected on t+e network. Select one or more servers or 9AS stora%e devices to analyze in and press t+e F0kF 2"tton.

DiskSavvy will scan t+e selected servers and s+ow a list of network s+ares detected in t+e servers and 9AS stora%e devices allowin% one to select one or more network s+ares t+at s+o"ld 2e processed. D"rin% r"ntime> DiskSavvy will process t+e selected network s+ares in parallel "sin% all (!&s availa2le in t+e +ost comp"ter DiskSavvy is r"nnin% on. #n order to 2e a2le to "se t+is feat"re> t+e "ser needs to +ave permissions to access network s+ares.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.16 #nal"*ing Disk Usage /or !peci/ic %ile 5"pes


DiskSavvy !ro provides power comp"ter "sers wit+ t+e a2ility to perform disk space analysis for specific file types accordin% to one or more file matc+in% r"les. For example> t+e "ser may specify to analyze disk space "sa%e for all types of ima%e files wit+ t+e file size more t+an 13 /- t+at were modified more t+an mont+s a%o.

#n order to add one or more file matc+in% r"les> open t+e profile dialo%> select t+e F4"lesF ta2 and press t+e FAddF 2"tton. 0n t+e F4"lesF dialo% select an appropriate r"le type and specify all t+e re="ired parameters.

D"rin% t+e disk space analysis process> DiskSavvy !ro will process all t+e entered inp"t directories and apply t+e specified file matc+in% r"les to all t+e existin% files. Files not matc+in% t+e specified r"les will 2e skipped from t+e disk "sa%e analysis process and t+e res"lts view will contain "ser.selected files only.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.20 7$cluding !u0directories /ro& #nal"sis Process


Sometimes> it may 2e re="ired to excl"de one or more s"2directories from t+e disk space analysis process. For example> if yo" need to analyze a disk excl"din% one or two special directories> yo" may specify t+e w+ole disk as an inp"t directory and add t+e directories t+at s+o"ld 2e skipped to t+e excl"de list.

#n order to add one or more directories to t+e excl"de list> open t+e disk space analysis profile dialo%> press t+e F0ptionsF 2"tton> select t+e F7xcl"deF ta2 and press t+e FAddF 2"tton. All files and s"2directories located in t+e specified excl"de directory will 2e excl"ded from t+e disk "sa%e analysis process. #n addition> advanced "sers are provided wit+ a n"m2er of excl"de directories macro commands allowin% one to excl"de m"ltiple directories "sin% a sin%le macro command. DiskSavvy provides t+e followin% excl"de directories macro commandsC (-7?);! :5e$t !tring< . t+is macro command excl"des all directories 2e%innin% wit+ t+e specified text strin%. (+O;5#);! :5e$t !tring< . t+is macro command excl"des all directories containin% t+e specified text strin%. (7;D! :5e$t !tring< . t+is macro command excl"des all directories endin% wit+ t+e specified text strin%. (27?7@ :2egular 7$pression< . t+is macro command excl"des directories matc+in% t+e specified re%"lar expression.

For example> t+e excl"de macro command FO(096A#9S 6emporary FilesF will excl"de all directories wit+ F6emporary FilesF at any place in t+e f"ll directory pat+ and t+e excl"de macro command FO47;7N P.G6/!Q67/!IOF will excl"de directories endin% wit+ F.6/!F or F.67/!F.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.21 Aindows !,ell 7$tension


DiskSavvy provides a :indows s+ell extension allowin% one to analyze disk space "sa%e directly from t+e :indows 7xplorer application. #n order to analyze one or more disks or directories> select t+e re="ired disks or directories in t+e :indows 7xplorer application> press t+e ri%+t mo"se 2"tton and select t+e FDiskSavvy . Analyze Disk SpaceF men" item.

#n most cases> t+e :indows s+ell extension is a very "sef"l feat"re> 2"t sometimes> w+en t+e "ser +ave too many installed s+ell extensions> t+e :indows context men" may 2ecome too cl"ttered. #n order to remove t+e DiskSavvy entry from t+e :indows context men"> open t+e options dialo%> select t+e F;eneralF ta2 and disa2le t+e :indows s+ell extension.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.22 !ound ;oti/ications


DiskSavvy provides t+e a2ility to play notification so"nds w+en a disk space analysis operation is started> completed or failed. #n addition> t+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to ena2le> disa2le or c"stomize all types of so"nd notifications.

#n order to open t+e F9otification So"ndsF dialo%> select t+e F6ools . 9otification So"ndsF men" item. 6+e F9otifications So"ndsF dialo% s+ows all t+e availa2le so"nd notifications and allows one to ena2le or disa2le specific so"nd notifications.

#n order to select a c"stom notification so"nd file> click on a notification so"nd item in t+e so"nds list and select a c"stom :A< file. #n order to play a notification so"nd> select t+e re="ired notification so"nd in t+e so"nds list and press t+e F!layF 2"tton.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.23 7$ecuting Disk !pace #nal"sis #ctions


DiskSavvy &ltimate provides power comp"ter "sers and #6 professionals wit+ t+e a2ility to define m"ltiple conditional disk space analysis actions t+at s+o"ld 2e exec"ted w+en "ser. specific conditions are met.

For example> DiskSavvy allows one to send e.mail notifications> save reports andDor exec"te c"stom commands w+en t+ere are too many files> too m"c+ space is cons"med or t+e free space is 2elow a specified limit in one or more disks or directories.

#n order to add one or more stora%e analysis actions> open t+e profile dialo%> select t+e FActionsF ta2> press t+e FAddF 2"tton and specify t+e condition to 2e met and t+e action to exec"te.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

After finis+in% analyzin% inp"t disks or directories> DiskSavvy will process all t+e specified disk space analysis actions and display t+e FActions !reviewF dialo%. #n order to exec"te one or more actions> select t+e actions to 2e exec"ted and press t+e F7xec"teF 2"tton.

#n order to exec"te disk space analysis actions f"lly a"tomatically> in an "nattended mode> c+an%e t+e actions mode from F!reviewF to F7xec"teF and "se t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility> w+ic+ will process all t+e inp"t directories and exec"te t+e specified stora%e analysis actions f"lly a"tomatically.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.24 #dvanced Disk !pace #nal"sis Options


-y defa"lt> DiskSavvy performs disk space analysis "sin% %eneric settin%s> w+ic+ s+o"ld 2e appropriate for most "sers. #n addition> power comp"ter "sers are provided wit+ a n"m2er of confi%"ration options allowin% one to c"stomize t+e disk "sa%e analysis process for "ser specific needs. #n order to c"stomize t+e disk space "sa%e analysis process> open t+e disk space analysis profile dialo% and press t+e F0ptionsF 2"tton.

6+e F;eneralF ta2 allows one to control t+e defa"lt report title> t+e disk space co"ntin% mode> t+e res"lts sortin% mode> t+e disk space analysis performance mode and t+e file scannin% mode. 6+e F4"lesF ta2 provides t+e a2ility to define one or more file matc+in% r"les specifyin% w+ic+ types or %ro"ps of files to analyze. 6+e F7xcl"deF ta2 allows one to excl"de one or more directories from t+e disk space analysis process. 6+e FActionsF ta2 provides t+e a2ility to define one or more conditional disk space analysis actions to 2e exec"ted w+en t+e n"m2er of files or t+e "sed disk space in a directory rises a2ove or drops 2elow "ser.specified limits.

3.2

Managing %ile +lassi/ication Plugins

A standard DiskSavvy installation incl"des t+e FDefa"lt File (lassification !l"%inF> w+ic+ is capa2le of reco%nizin% more t+an 2$33 of t+e most pop"lar file types and formats and allows one to or%anize t+em into a lo%ical file +ierarc+y. #n addition> a n"m2er of advanced file classification pl"%.ins are availa2le for re%istered "sers of DiskSavvy !ro and DiskSavvy &ltimate.

Finally> DiskSavvy &ltimate allows one to add c"stom N/L file classification pl"%ins desi%ned accordin% to t+e Flex6k N/L format specification. #n order add a c"stom N/L pl"%in> select men" F6ools . /ana%e !l"%ins ...F> press t+e FAddF 2"tton and select t+e N/L pl"%in file t+at s+o"ld 2e added to t+e prod"ct confi%"ration.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.26 +on/iguring Disk!avv" ?U) #pplication


Select t+e F6ools . Advanced 0ptionsF men" item to open t+e options dialo%.

6+e F?eneralF ta2 allows one to control t+e followin% optionsC S+ow /ain 6ool2ar . 7na2lesDDisa2les t+e main tool2ar Always S+ow !rofile Dialo% -efore Start . 6+is option instr"cts DiskSavvy to s+ow t+e profile dialo% 2efore startin% t+e analysis process. A"to.(lose S"ccessf"lly (ompleted 6asks . select t+is option to a"tomatically close t+e process dialo% and s+ow analysis res"lts. A"tomatically (+eck For !rod"ct &pdates . select t+is option to instr"ct DiskSavvy to a"tomatically c+eck for availa2le prod"ct "pdates. S+ow Scannin% Access Denied 7rrors . select t+is option to see error messa%es w+en DiskSavvy is prevented to scan files in a directory !rocess System Files . select t+is option to analyze system files and directories A2ort 0peration 0n (ritical 7rrors . 2y defa"lt DiskSavvy is tryin% to process as many files as possi2le lo%%in% non.fatal errors in a process lo%. Select t+is option to instr"ct DiskSavvy to a2ort operation w+en enco"nterin% a critical error.

6+e F!,ortcutsF ta2 provides t+e "ser wit+ t+e a2ility to c"stomize key2oard s+ortc"ts. (lick on a s+ortc"t item to edit t+e c"rrently assi%ned key se="ence. !ress t+e FDefa"lt S+ortc"tsF 2"tton to reset all key2oard s+ortc"ts to defa"lt val"es.

6+e FPro$"F ta2 provides t+e "ser wit+ t+e a2ility to confi%"re t+e 566! proxy settin%s. DiskSavvy "ses t+e 566! protocol in order to in="ire w+et+er t+ere is a new prod"ct version availa2le on t+e we2 site.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.21 Using Disk!avv" ?U) 'a"outs


#n order to improve ;&# "sa2ility> t+e DiskSavvy main ;&# application provides t+ree "ser. selecta2le ;&# layo"ts. !ress t+e FLayo"tsF 2"tton to switc+ t+e ;&# application to t+e next ;&# layo"t.

6+e first Gdefa"ltI ;&# layo"t displays lar%e tool2ar 2"ttons wit+ descriptive text la2els "nder eac+ 2"tton and s+ows t+e directories entry and t+e profiles com2o 2ox "nder t+e main tool2ar. 6+e second ;&# layo"t displays small tool2ar 2"ttons wit+ descriptive text la2els 2eside eac+ 2"tton and s+ows t+e directories entry and t+e profiles com2o 2ox "nder t+e main tool2ar.

6+e t+ird ;&# layo"t displays small tool2ar 2"ttons wit+o"t descriptive text la2els and s+ows t+e directories entry and t+e profiles com2o 2ox as a sin%le tool2ar.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.23 Disk!avv" +o&&and 'ine Utilit"


#n addition to t+e ;&# application> DiskSavvy &ltimate incl"des a command line "tility allowin% one to exec"te disk space analysis commands from an 0S s+ell window. 6+e DiskSavvy command line "tility is located in :ProductDir<B0in directory.

+o&&and 'ine !"nta$>

disksavv" .e$ecute :Pro/ile ;a&e< 6+is command exec"tes t+e specified disk space analysis command.

disksavv" .anal"*e .dir :Director" 1< C ... Director" @ D 6+is command analyzes disk space "sa%e in t+e specified directories> disks or network s+ares.

disksavv" .anal"*e .server :4ost;a&e1E4ost;a&e2E4ost;a&e@< 6+is command analyzes disk space "sa%e in all network s+ares in t+e specified servers andDor 9AS stora%e devices. /"ltiple +ost names or #! addresses s+o"ld 2e separated 2y t+e semicolon GHI c+aracter.

disksavv" .anal"*e .network 6+is command analyzes disk space "sa%e in all network s+ares in all servers andDor 9AS stora%e devices availa2le on t+e network.

Para&eters> .dir :Director"< 6+is parameter specifies an inp"t directory> disk or a network s+are for t+e stora%e analysis command. #n order to ens"re proper parsin% of command line ar%"ments> directories containin% space c+aracters s+o"ld 2e do"2le ="oted.

.server :4ost;a&e1E4ost;a&e2E4ost;a&e@< 6+is parameter specifies one or more +ost names or #! addresses of servers andDor 9AS stora%e devices to analyze. /"ltiple +ost names or #! addresses s+o"ld 2e separated 2y t+e semicolon GHI c+aracter.

Options>

.save=,t&l=report C %ile ;a&e D 6+is option saves an 56/L report to t+e specified file.

.save=te$t=report C %ile ;a&e D 6+is option saves a text report to t+e specified file.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

.save=csv=report C %ile ;a&e D 6+is option saves an 7xcel (S< report to t+e specified file.

.save=$&l=report C %ile ;a&e D 6+is option saves an N/L report to t+e specified file. .save=pd/=report C %ile ;a&e D 6+is option saves a !DF report to t+e specified file. .save=report C %ile ;a&e D 6+is option saves a native DiskSavvy report to t+e specified file. .save=to=data0ase 6+is option saves a report to an S8L Data2ase "sin% t+e 0D-( interface confi%"red in t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application options dialo%.

.title :2eport 5itle< 6+is option sets a c"stom report title.

.la0el :2eport 'a0el< 6+is option sets a c"stom report la2el. .levels :'evels< 6+is option sets t+e n"m2er of file system +ierarc+y levels to export Gdefa"lt is I. ./iles=per=dir :%iles Per Director"< 6+is option sets t+e n"m2er of files per directory to export Gdefa"lt is 23I. .co&press 6+is option instr"cts to export a compressed report.

.per/ :%U'' F M7D)UM F 'OA< 6+is parameter controls t+e speed of t+e stora%e analysis process. F&LL . F"ll.speed stora%e analysis /7D#&/ . /edi"m.speed stora%e analysis L0: . Low.speed stora%e analysis

.v S+ows t+e prod"ct maBor version> minor version> revision and 2"ild date.

.,elp 6+is command s+ows t+e command line "sa%e information.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.26 Product Update Procedure


0n a predefined sc+ed"le> Flexense releases 2"%.fixes and prod"ct "pdates for t+e DiskSavvy disk space analyzer. 6+ese prod"ct "pdates are "ploaded to o"r we2 site and may 2e applied to any installed prod"ct version. 7ac+ time DiskSavvy is started> t+e "pdate mana%er c+ecks if t+ere is a new prod"ct version availa2le. #f t+ere is a new prod"ct "pdate availa2le> t+e "ser will see an F&pdateF link in t+e ri%+t.most corner of t+e stat"s 2ar.

#n order to man"ally verify t+at t+e c"rrently installed prod"ct version is "p.to.date> select men" F5elp . (+eck For &pdatesF on t+e main men" 2ar. 6+e "pdate mana%er will connect to t+e "pdate server and c+eck if t+ere is a newer version of t+e prod"ct availa2le for download. #f t+ere is a new prod"ct version availa2le> t+e "pdate dialo% will s+ow t+e version of t+e new prod"ct "pdate and two 2"ttonsC t+e F4elease 9otesF 2"tton and t+e F#nstallF 2"tton. !ress t+e F4elease 9otesF 2"tton to see more information a2o"t w+at new feat"res and 2"%.fixes contains t+is specific prod"ct version. !ress t+e F#nstallF 2"tton to download and install t+e new prod"ct version.

After pressin% t+e F#nstallF 2"tton> please wait w+ile t+e "pdate mana%er will download t+e new prod"ct version to t+e local disk. 6+e "pdate packa%e will 2e downloaded to a temporary directory on t+e system drive and a"tomatically deleted after t+e "pdate mana%er will finis+ "pdatin% t+e prod"ct.

After download is completed> close all open DiskSavvy applications and press t+e F0kF 2"tton w+en ready. #f one or more DiskSavvy applications will 2e open d"rin% t+e "pdate> t+e operation will fail and t+e w+ole "pdate process will need to 2e restarted from t+e 2e%innin%. After finis+in% t+e "pdate process> DiskSavvy will s+ow a messa%e 2ox informin% a2o"t t+e s"ccessf"lly completed operation.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

3.30 2egistering Disk!avv" Pro and Disk!avv" Ulti&ate


DiskSavvy !ro licenses and disco"nted license packs may 2e p"rc+ased on t+e followin% pa%eC +ttpCDDwww.disksavvy.comDp"rc+ase.+tml

After finis+in% t+e p"rc+ase process> wait for t+e followin% two e.mail messa%esC t+e first one wit+ a receipt for yo"r payment and t+e second one wit+ an "nlock key. #f yo" will not receive yo"r "nlock key wit+in 2* +o"rs> please c+eck yo"r spam 2ox for e.mail messa%es ori%inatin% from s"pport@flexense.com and if it is nor +ere contact o"r s"pport team.

After yo" will receive yo"r "nlock key> start t+e DiskSavvy ;&# application and press t+e F4e%isterF 2"tton located in t+e top.ri%+t corner of t+e window.

0n t+e re%ister dialo%> enter yo"r name and t+e received "nlock key and press t+e F4e%isterF 2"tton to finis+ t+e re%istration proced"re.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

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4.1

Using Disk!avv" !erver


Disk!avv" !erver Overview

DiskSavvy Server is a server.2ased prod"ct version> w+ic+ r"ns in t+e 2ack%ro"nd as a service and is capa2le of performin% m"ltiple disk space analysis operations> save disk space analysis reports> s"2mit reports to a centralized S8L data2ase> send 7./ail notifications w+en one or more disk space analysis reports matc+ "ser.specified r"les and conditions> etc.

DiskSavvy provides a client ;&# application> w+ic+ can control one or more DiskSavvy Servers locally or t+ro"%+ t+e network. #n addition> DiskSavvy Server provides a complete we2.2ased mana%ement interface allowin% one to confi%"re> control and mana%e t+e prod"ct "sin% a re%"lar we2 2rowser. Finally> t+e prod"ct may 2e controlled "sin% t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility> w+ic+ is provided in t+e DiskSavvy &ltimate and DiskSavvy Server installations.

6+e we2.2ased mana%ement interface allows one to set"p one or more disk space analysis operations> confi%"re periodic analysis Bo2s> review disk space analysis res"lts and save reports into a n"m2er of standard formats s"c+ as 56/L> !DF> N/L> 7xcel (S< and text.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.2

Product )nstallation Procedure

DiskSavvy Server is especially desi%ned to 2e as simple as possi2le. 6+e prod"ct does not re="ire any t+ird.party software applications and may 2e installed and confi%"red wit+in a co"ple of min"tes. A f"lly f"nctional 3.days trial version of DiskSavvy Server may 2e downloaded from t+e followin% pa%eC +ttpCDDwww.disksavvy.comDdownloads.+tml.

6+e installation packa%e is very small> */- . $/- dependin% on t+e tar%et operatin% system> and t+e prod"ct re="ires B"st 13/- of t+e free disk space on t+e tar%et server. #n order to install DiskSavvy Server> start t+e set"p pro%ram> select a destination directory and press t+e F9extF 2"tton.

0ptionally> enter c"stom server control andDor we2 access ports. 6+e server control port is "sed 2y t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility and t+e we2 access port is t+e port for t+e we2. 2ased mana%ement interface allowin% one to control DiskSavvy Server "sin% a standard we2 2rowser. #f DiskSavvy Server s+o"ld 2e controlled remotely t+ro"%+ t+e network> make s"re one or 2ot+ of t+ese ports are open in t+e serverFs firewall.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.3

)nitial Product +on/iguration

After finis+in% t+e installation proced"re> open a re%"lar we2 2rowser and lo%in to t+e DiskSavvy we2.2ased mana%ement interface "sin% t+e defa"lt GadminDadminI "ser name and password. 6+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e allows one to confi%"re disk space analysis commands> set"p periodic analysis Bo2s and review disk space analysis reports.

#n order to add a disk space analysis command> press t+e FAdd (ommandF 2"tton> specify a "ni="e command name> enter one or more directories to analyze and if re="ired enter one or more directories t+at s+o"ld 2e excl"ded from t+e disk space analysis process. 0ptionally> press t+e F4"lesF 2"tton to confi%"re file matc+in% r"les or press t+e FActionsF 2"tton to confi%"re conditional disk space analysis actions. 0nce finis+ed confi%"rin% t+e disk space analysis command> press t+e FSaveF 2"tton.

#n order to exec"te a disk space analysis command man"ally> B"st click on t+e commandFs FStartF 2"tton located in t+e F6oolsF col"mn. #n order to confi%"re t+e disk space analysis command to 2e exec"ted a"tomatically at specific time intervals> press t+e F!eriodic Eo2sF 2"tton located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e and set"p a periodic disk analysis Bo2.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.4

8uick Disk !pace #nal"sis Operations

DiskSavvy Server provides t+e followin% two disk space "sa%e analysis modesC t+e ="ick analysis mode> w+ic+ is an easy to "se mode for simple disk space analysis operations> and t+e analysis commands mode> w+ic+ provides t+e a2ility to pre.confi%"re a n"m2er of c"stomiza2le disk space analysis commands and allows one to control an extensive set of advanced feat"res and confi%"ration options.

#n order to simple analyze one or more disk or directories "sin% t+e ="ick analysis mode> press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e and specify disks> directories or network s+ares to analyze.

#n t+e ="ick analysis mode> DiskSavvy Server will a"tomatically create a simple disk space analysis command> analyze t+e specified disks and directories and display res"lts. 7ac+ ="ick analysis command is saved in t+e prod"ct confi%"ration file> displayed on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e and may 2e later exec"ted a%ain or c"stomized to perform a different type of disk space analysis operation.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.

Managing Disk !pace #nal"sis +o&&ands

DiskSavvy Server allows one to confi%"re m"ltiple disk space analysis commands wit+ eac+ one capa2le of processin% a n"m2er of disks> directories or network s+ares. #n order to add a new disk space analysis command> press t+e FAdd (ommandF 2"tton located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e> specify a "ni="e command name> enter one or more disks> directories or network s+ares to analyze and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton.

#n addition> t+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to excl"de one or more directories from t+e disk space analysis process> add one or more file matc+in% r"les specifyin% w+ic+ types of files to analyze andDor add one or more disk space analysis actions capa2le of sendin% 7./ail notifications or a"tomatically %eneratin% reports w+en one or more directories are matc+in% "ser.specified r"les and conditions.

Finally> "sers are provided wit+ n"mero"s advanced disk space analysis options allowin% one to set a c"stom report title> confi%"re +ow many +istory reports to keep for eac+ disk space analysis command> select a disk space analysis performance and scannin% modes andDor a"tomatically %enerate 56/L> !DF> N/L> 7xcel (S< or text disk space analysis reports in a "ser.specified file or directory.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.6

Disk !pace #nal"sis 2esults

For eac+ disk space analysis operation> DiskSavvy Server saves an individ"al disk space analysis report. #n order to open t+e last report> B"st click on t+e re="ired disk space analysis command link displayed on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e.

A disk space analysis report s+ows processed disks> directories and files sorted 2y t+e amo"nt of t+e "sed disk space. #n order to open a s"2directory> B"st click on t+e directory name. #n order to %o to t+e parent directory> press t+e F&pF 2"tton located in t+e 2ottom.left corner of t+e report view.

DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to export disk space analysis res"lts to a n"m2er of standard formats s"c+ as 56/L> !DF> N/L> 7xcel (S< and text. #n order to export a report> press t+e FSave 4eportF 2"tton and select an appropriate report format.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.1

Disk !pace #nal"sis +,arts

DiskSavvy Server provides m"ltiple types of disk space analysis c+arts allowin% one to display t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space per directory> t+e percent of "sed disk space per directory> t+e n"m2er of files per directory and t+e percent of files per directory.

#n order to c+an%e t+e c"rrently displayed c+art> click on t+e c+art type selector located "nder t+e c+art and select an appropriate type of t+e c+art. For eac+ disk space analysis report> DiskSavvy Server saves t+e c"rrently selected c+art type and displays t+e selected c+art w+en t+e "ser 2rowses t+e disk space analysis report.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.3

Disk !pace #nal"sis 2eports

For eac+ disk space analysis operation> DiskSavvy Server saves an individ"al disk space analysis report. #n order to open t+e last report> B"st click on t+e re="ired disk space analysis command link displayed on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e. #n order to 2rowse all reports> press t+e F4eportsF 2"tton located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e.

DiskSavvy Server allows one to filter disk space analysis reports 2y t+e command name> +ost name> date and inp"t directories. #n order to filter disk space analysis reports> select an appropriate filter located on t+e 2ottom side of t+e reports pa%e and t+en select a filter val"e.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

:+en a report filter is active> DiskSavvy Server displays t+e n"m2er of filtered reports in t+e reports pa%e caption and s+ows reports matc+in% t+e selected report filter in t+e reports view. #n order to reset t+e c"rrently selected report filter> select t+e FS+ow AllF filter val"e in t+e report filer located on t+e 2ottom side of t+e reports pa%e.

-y defa"lt> DiskSavvy Server keeps a +istory of 13 last reports for eac+ disk space analysis command. 4eports are saved in t+e reports directory> w+ic+ may 2e confi%"red on t+e F4eportsF settin%s pa%e. #n order to open a disk space analysis report listed in t+e reports view> click on t+e re="ired report #D link.

DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to export disk space analysis reports to a n"m2er of standard formats s"c+ as 56/L> !DF> N/L> 7xcel (S< and text. #n order to export a report to one of t+e standard formats> press an appropriate FSaveF 2"tton located in t+e F6oolsF col"mn.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.6

#nal"*e Disk !pace Usage Per 4ost

DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to s+ow t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space and t+e n"m2er of files per +ost allowin% one to %ain an in.dept+ visi2ility into t+e disk space "sa%e statistics across t+e entire enterprise. #n order to perform t+e +osts analysis> press t+e F<iew 4eportsF 2"tton located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e and t+en press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton located on t+e reports pa%e.

#n order to 2e a2le perform t+e +osts analysis> t+e "ser needs to confi%"re disk space analysis commands to analyze one or more servers andDor 9AS stora%e devices t+ro"%+ t+e network "sin% &9( network names. #n t+e simplest case> confi%"re a sin%le disk space analysis command for eac+ network s+are t+at s+o"ld 2e analyzed.

Anot+er option is to process m"ltiple s+ares "sin% eac+ command> 2"t in order to 2e a2le to perform t+e +osts analysis> all network s+ares processed 2y a command s+o"ld 2e +osted on t+e same server.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.10 #nal"*e Disk !pace Usage Per User


DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to analyze files owned 2y m"ltiple "sers on one or more servers> desktop comp"ters or 9AS stora%e devices and display c+arts s+owin% t+e amo"nt of "sed disk space and t+e n"m2er of files per "ser. #n order to perform t+e "sers analysis> press t+e F<iew 4eportsF 2"tton located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e and t+en press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton located on t+e reports pa%e.

#n order to 2e a2le to perform t+e "sers analysis> open t+e FSettin%sF pa%e> click on t+e FAdvanced Server 0ptionsF link and ena2le t+e F!rocess and S+ow Files &ser 9amesF option. -y defa"lt> t+is option is disa2led and> in order to 2e a2le to see "ser names> t+e option s+o"ld 2e ena2led 2efore any disk space analysis reports saved into t+e report data2ase.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.11 #nal"*ing Disk !pace Usage 4istor" 5rends


System and stora%e administrators are provided wit+ t+e a2ility to analyze +ow disk space "sa%e is c+an%in% over time. #n order to 2e a2le to perform t+e disk space "sa%e +istory trend analysis> t+e "ser needs to set"p one or more periodic disk space analysis commands or man"ally perform m"ltiple disk space "sa%e analysis operations over time.

:it+ m"ltiple disk "sa%e reports saved in t+e report data2ase> press t+e F4eportsF 2"tton located on t+e main stat"s pa%e> press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton> select t+e FAnalyze Disk Space &sa%e 5istoryF option and press t+e FAnalyzeF 2"tton. DiskSavvy Server will %enerate a list of c+arts . one for eac+ set of directories in eac+ analyzed server andDor 9AS stora%e device.

6+e top.left side of t+e +istory analysis pa%e s+ows t+e statistics for t+e c"rrently selected +istory c+art. 6+e top.ri%+t side s+ows t+e +istory line c+art accordin% to t+e c"rrently selected c+art and c+art "nits. 6+e t+ree 2ottom.side panes provide t+e a2ility to filter c+arts 2y t+e command name> processed directories andDor t+e +ost name of t+e server or 9AS stora%e device. #n order to save t+e c"rrently displayed +istory c+art to a %rap+ical !DF report> press t+e FSaveF 2"tton and t+en click on t+e report file link to download t+e report file.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.12 Periodic Disk !pace #nal"sis


DiskSavvy Server allows one to set"p a n"m2er one confi%"red to perform one or more disk intervals. #n order to add a periodic disk space located on t+e DiskSavvy Server +ome pa%e and of periodic disk space analysis Bo2s wit+ eac+ space analysis commands at specific time analysis Bo2> press t+e F!eriodic Eo2sF 2"tton press t+e FAddF 2"tton.

0n t+e periodic Bo2 pa%e> enter a "ni="e periodic Bo2 name> specify t+e time interval and select one or more disk space analysis commands to exec"te. #n order to red"ce t+e (!& load and memory "sa%e on t+e +ost> DiskSavvy Server performs selected disk space analysis operations se="entially> one after one w+ile savin% reports and exec"tin% conditional disk space analysis actions if re="ired.

#n addition> t+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to intentionally slow down disk space analysis operations> in order to completely eliminate performance impact on prod"ction servers. 6o slow down a disk space analysis command> open t+e command pa%e> press t+e F0ptionsF 2"tton> select t+e FLow SpeedF performance mode and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.13 Disk !pace #nal"sis 2ules


DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to analyze disk space "sa%e for specific types of files or file cate%ories "sin% an extensive set of file matc+in% r"les capa2le of matc+in% files 2y t+e file name> extension> directory> file type> file size> creation> last modification or last access dates> etc. #n order to add one or more file matc+in% r"les to a disk space analysis command> open t+e re="ired command> press t+e F4"lesF 2"tton and press t+e FAdd 4"leF 2"tton.

0n t+e file matc+in% r"le pa%e> select an appropriate r"le type> select an operator> enter a r"le val"e and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton. DiskSavvy Server allows one to add an "nlimited n"m2er of file matc+in% r"les to eac+ disk space analysis command and apply t+e GA9DI or G04I lo%ical operators. For example> t+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to analyze all types of doc"ments wit+ t+e file size more t+an N /- t+at were modified d"rin% t+e last mont+.

Finally> DiskSavvy Server allows one to define m"lti.level> nested file matc+in% r"les wit+ different sets of r"les and lo%ic operators on eac+ level capa2le of precisely selectin% t+e s"2set of files t+at s+o"ld 2e processed.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.14 7$cluding !u0directories /ro& #nal"sis Process


Sometimes> it may 2e re="ired to excl"de one or more s"2directories from t+e disk space analysis process. For example> if yo" need to analyze a disk excl"din% one or two special directories> yo" may specify t+e w+ole disk as an inp"t directory and add t+e directories t+at s+o"ld 2e skipped to t+e excl"de list.

#n order to add one or more directories to t+e excl"de list> open t+e disk space analysis command confi%"ration> press t+e F7dit (ommandF 2"tton and select t+e F7xcl"de DirectoriesF men" item. All files and s"2directories located in t+e specified excl"de directories will 2e excl"ded from t+e disk "sa%e analysis process. #n addition> advanced "sers are provided wit+ a n"m2er of excl"de directories macro commands allowin% one to excl"de m"ltiple directories "sin% a sin%le macro command. DiskSavvy Server provides t+e followin% excl"de directories macro commandsC (-7?);! :5e$t !tring< . t+is macro command excl"des all directories 2e%innin% wit+ t+e specified text strin%. (+O;5#);! :5e$t !tring< . t+is macro command excl"des all directories containin% t+e specified text strin%. (7;D! :5e$t !tring< . t+is macro command excl"des all directories endin% wit+ t+e specified text strin%. (27?7@ :2egular 7$pression< . t+is macro command directories matc+in% t+e specified re%"lar expression.

For example> t+e excl"de macro command FO(096A#9S 6emporary FilesF will excl"de all directories wit+ F6emporary FilesF at any place in t+e f"ll directory pat+ and t+e excl"de macro command FO47;7N P.G6/!Q67/!IOF will excl"de directories endin% wit+ F.6/!F or F.67/!F.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.1

Disk !pace #nal"sis #ctions

0ne of t+e most powerf"l capa2ilities of DiskSavvy Server is t+e a2ility to eval"ate disk space analysis res"lts and send 7./ail notifications andDor a"tomatically %enerate reports for eac+ disk or directory matc+in% "ser.specified r"les and conditions. For example> t+e "ser is provided wit+ t+e a2ility to send 7./ail notifications andDor %enerate reports w+en too m"c+ data or too many files are detected in a disk or directory.

#n order to add one or more disk space analysis actions> open t+e re="ired disk space analysis command> press t+e FActionsF 2"tton and press t+e FAdd ActionF 2"tton. 0n t+e disk space analysis action pa%e> specify a condition t+at s+o"ld tri%%er t+e action and an operation to perform w+en t+e action is tri%%ered.

6+e disk space analysis actions may 2e especially "sef"l in conB"nction wit+ file matc+in% r"les allowin% one to analyze specific file types or file cate%ories and send notifications andDor %enerate reports informin% a2o"t a2normal or "ndesired patterns in disk space "sa%e. For example> t+e "ser may define file matc+in% r"les specifyin% to analyze all types of ima%es wit+ t+e file size lar%er t+at N /- t+at were not accessed d"rin% t+e last @ mont+s and send an 7. /ail notification andDor %enerate a report for eac+ directory containin% a "ser.specified amo"nt of s"c+ files.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.16 Using Disk!avv" !erver to #nal"*e ;etwork !,ares


-y defa"lt> t+e DiskSavvy service is confi%"red to r"n "nder t+e local system acco"nt> w+ic+ is %ood to analyze local disks and directories. 0n t+e ot+er +and> t+e local system acco"nt does not +ave permissions to analyze network s+ares and 9AS stora%e devices. #n order to ena2le DiskSavvy Server to analyze network s+ares and 9AS stora%e devices> t+e DiskSavvy service s+o"ld 2e confi%"red to r"n "nder a "ser acco"nt> w+ic+ +as permissions to access files and directories located on t+e re="ired network s+ares.

6+e confi%"ration is very simple and may 2e performed wit+in a co"ple of seconds "sin% t+e followin% step.2y.step %"ideC 1. 2. . *. $. 0pen t+e :indows control panel and click on t+e FAdministrative 6oolsF "tility. 0pen t+e Services control center and find +ere t+e FDisk Savvy ServerF service. 0pen t+e F Disk Savvy ServerF service> select t+e F;eneralF ta2 and stop t+e service. Select t+e FLo% 0nF ta2 and specify a "ser acco"nt to "se for t+e service. Select t+e F;eneralF ta2 and start t+e F Disk Savvy ServerF service.

9ow> t+e DiskSavvy service will r"n "nder t+e specified "ser acco"nt and will +ave exactly t+e same permissions as t+e specified acco"nt w+en accessin% network s+ares and 9AS stora%e devices.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.11 +on/iguring Disk!avv" !erver


DiskSavvy Server provides a variety of confi%"ration options allowin% one to easily inte%rate t+e prod"ct into a "ser.specific network environment. #n order to open t+e main settin%s pa%e> click on t+e FSettin%sF link located on t+e top men" 2ar.

4.13 +on/iguring +usto& User ;a&e and Password


6+e DiskSavvy Server we2.2ased mana%ement console> re="ires "sers to lo%in wit+ a DiskSavvy "ser name and password. 6+e defa"lt "ser name and password is set to ad&inDad&in. #n addition> DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to set a c"stom "ser name andDor password for t+e DiskSavvy we2.2ased mana%ement interface and t+e command line "tility> w+ic+ may 2e "sed to a"tomate confi%"ration and mana%ement tasks.

#n order to set a c"stom "ser name and password> click on t+e F(onfi%"re Server Lo%inF link located on t+e main settin%s pa%e> enter a new "ser name and password and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.16 +on/iguring +usto& !erver Ports


DiskSavvy Server "ses t+e 6(!D#! port 112* as t+e defa"lt server control port and t+e 6(!D#! port ,3 as t+e defa"lt we2 access port. Sometimes> t+ese ports may 2e in "se 2y some ot+er software prod"cts or system services. #f one or 2ot+ of t+ese ports are in "se> DiskSavvy Server will 2e "na2le to operate properly and t+e "ser needs to c+an%e t+e DiskSavvy server control port andDor we2 access port.

#n order to set a c"stom server control port andDor we2 access port> click on t+e FSet"p Server !ortsF link located on t+e main settin%s pa%e> select t+e F&se ("stom !ortF option and enter a c"stom port n"m2er to "se. #f t+e DiskSavvy server s+o"ld 2e controlled t+ro"%+ t+e network> make s"re t+e c"stom ports are open in t+e serverFs firewall.

4.20 +on/iguring 7.Mail ;oti/ications


DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to send 7./ail notifications w+en a "ser.specified disk space analysis r"le is tri%%ered for one or more disks or directories. #n order to confi%"re an S/6! 7./ail server to "se to send 7./ail notifications> click on t+e F(onfi%"re 7./ail ServerF link located on t+e main settin%s pa%e> enter t+e S/6! server +ost name> S/6! server port> S/6! "ser name> password and t+e so"rce 7./ail address to "se to send 7./ail notifications.

DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.21 +on/iguring !8' Data0ase )ntegration


DiskSavvy Server provides t+e a2ility to save disk space analysis reports to an S8L data2ase allowin% one to keep a +istory of reports for f"t"re review and analysis. #n order to ena2le S8L data2ase export> open t+e disk space analysis command> press t+e F0ptionsF 2"tton> select t+e FAlways SaveF c+eck2ox> select t+e S8L data2ase report format and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton.

DiskSavvy Server exports S8L data2ase reports t+ro"%+ t+e 0D-( data2ase interface> w+ic+ s+o"ld 2e confi%"red to operate properly. #n order to confi%"re t+e 0D-( data2ase interface> click on t+e F(onfi%"re S8L Data2aseF link located on t+e main settin%s pa%e> ena2le t+e 0D-( data2ase interface> specify t+e 0D-( data so"rce> 0D-( "ser name and password to "se to save reports to t+e S8L data2ase.

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DiskSavvy Disk Space Analyzer

Flexense Ltd.

4.22 Disk!avv" !erver +o&&and 'ine Utilit"


#n addition to t+e we2.2ased mana%ement interface> DiskSavvy Server provides a command line "tility allowin% one to control one or more DiskSavvy Servers locally or via t+e network. 6+e DiskSavvy command line "tility is located in :ProductDir<B0in directory.

Disk!avv" !erver +o&&and 'ine !"nta$>

disksavv" .server=s,ow=co&&ands S+ows disk space analysis commands confi%"red in DiskSavvy Server.

disksavv" .server=start=co&&and :+o&&and ;a&e< Starts t+e specified disk space analysis command.

disksavv" .server=stop=co&&and :+o&&and ;a&e< Stops t+e specified disk space analysis command.

disksavv" .server=co&&and=status :+o&&and ;a&e< S+ows t+e c"rrent stat"s of a disk space analysis command.

disksavv" .server=co&&and=errors :+o&&and ;a&e< S+ows process errors for a disk space analysis command.

disksavv" .server=delete=co&&and :+o&&and ;a&e< Deletes t+e specified disk space analysis command.

disksavv" .server=e$port=reports .reports=dir :Director"< 7xports disk space analysis reports to t+e specified directory.

disksavv" .server=i&port=reports .reports=dir :Director"< #mports disk space analysis reports from t+e specified directory.

disksavv" .server=status S+ows t+e c"rrent DiskSavvy Server stat"s.

disksavv" .server=de0ug=log S+ows t+e DiskSavvy Server de2"% lo%.

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Miscellaneous +o&&ands>

disksavv" .v S+ows t+e prod"ct maBor version> minor version> revision and 2"ild date.

disksavv" .,elp 6+is command s+ows t+e command line "sa%e information.

+o&&and 'ine Options>

.,ost :4ost ;a&e< Specifies t+e +ost name or an #! address of DiskSavvy Server to connect to. #f not specified> t+e command line "tility will connect to t+e local +ost. .port :Port ;u&0er< Specifies t+e 6(!D#! port to connect to. #f not specified> t+e command line "tility will connect to t+e defa"lt DiskSavvy Server 6(!D#! port 112*. .user :User ;a&e< Specifies a "ser name to lo%in to DiskSavvy Server. #f not specified> t+e command line "tility will lo%in "sin% t+e defa"lt Rad&inR "ser name. .password :Password< Specifies a password to lo%in to DiskSavvy Server. #f not specified> t+e command line "tility will lo%in "sin% t+e defa"lt Rad&inR password.

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4.23 Updating Disk!avv" !erver


Flexense develops DiskSavvy Server "sin% a fast release cycle wit+ minor prod"ct versions> "pdates and 2"% fixes released almost every mont+ and maBor prod"ct versions released every year. 9ew prod"ct versions and prod"ct "pdates are p"2lis+ed on t+e prod"ct we2 site and may 2e downloaded from t+e followin% pa%eC +ttpCDDwww.disksavvy.comDdownloads.+tml.

D"e to t+e fact t+at t+e prod"ct is especially desi%ned for servers r"nnin% in prod"ction environments w+ere sta2ility is a maBor decision factor> DiskSavvy Server "pdates s+o"ld 2e man"ally installed 2y t+e "ser. #n order to "pdate an existin% prod"ct installation> download t+e latest prod"ct version and B"st start t+e set"p pro%ram.

6+e DiskSavvy Server set"p pro%ram will properly s+"tdown t+e r"nnin% DiskSavvy service> "pdate t+e prod"ct and restart t+e DiskSavvy service after finis+in% t+e "pdate proced"re. All prod"ct confi%"ration files> saved disk space analysis operations> disk space analysis reports and prod"ct re%istration will remain valid and t+ere is not+in% to reconfi%"re or mana%e after t+e "pdate.

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4.24 2egistering Disk!avv" !erver


:it+in a co"ple of +o"rs after p"rc+asin% a prod"ct license> t+e c"stomer will receive two e. mail messa%esC t+e first one confirmin% t+e payment and t+e second one containin% an "nlock key> w+ic+ s+o"ld 2e "sed to re%ister t+e prod"ct. #f yo" will not receive yo"r "nlock key wit+in 2* +o"rs> please c+eck yo"r spam 2ox and if t+e "nlock key is not in t+e spam 2ox contact o"r s"pport teamC supportG/le$ense.co&.

#f t+e comp"ter w+ere DiskSavvy Server is installed on is connected to t+e #nternet> lo%in to t+e DiskSavvy server Gdefa"lt "ser name and passwordC ad&inDad&inI "sin% a standard we2 2rowser> click on t+e FA2o"tF link located on t+e top men" 2ar> press t+e F4e%isterF 2"tton> enter yo"r name or yo"r company name> enter t+e received "nlock key and press t+e F4e%isterF 2"tton.

#f t+e comp"ter is not connected to t+e #nternet> press t+e F/an"al 4e%istrationF 2"tton> export t+e prod"ct #D file and send t+e prod"ct #D file to registerGdisksavv".co& as an attac+ment. :it+in a co"ple of +o"rs> yo" will receive an "nlock file> w+ic+ s+o"ld 2e imported in order to finis+ t+e re%istration proced"re.

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4.2

Disk!avv" !erver O7M Version

Flexense provides system inte%rators> val"e.added distri2"tors and #6 service providers wit+ t+e a2ility to resell DiskSavvy Server andDor provide services 2ased on t+e prod"ct "nder t+ird.party 2rand names. 4esellers and inte%rators are provided wit+ t+e a2ility to c+an%e t+e prod"ct name> t+e prod"ct we2 site address> t+e prod"ct vendor name and t+e prod"ct vendor we2 site address.

#n order to 2e a2le to set c"stom 07/ prod"ct and vendor information> t+e "ser needs to re%ister t+e prod"ct "sin% a special 07/.7na2led "nlock key> w+ic+ may 2e p"rc+ased on t+e prod"ct p"rc+ase pa%e. 0nce t+e prod"ct is re%istered "sin% an 07/ "nlock key> open t+e FA2o"tF pa%e> press t+e FSet 07/ #nfoF 2"tton> specify yo"r c"stom 07/ prod"ct and vendor information and press t+e FSaveF 2"tton.

("stom 07/ prod"ct and vendor information will 2e displayed on all pa%es of t+e DiskSavvy we2.2ased mana%ement interface> in all types of reports %enerated 2y t+e prod"ct and all notification 7./ail messa%es sent 2y DiskSavvy Server.

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#ppendi$
.1 )nstalling M"!8' Data0ase

DiskSavvy &ltimate is capa2le of savin% disk space analysis reports in an S8L data2ase. 4eports may 2e saved man"ally or a"tomatically "sin% t+e DiskSavvy command line "tility periodically exec"ted 2y t+e :indows 2"ilt.in task sc+ed"ler. #n order to confi%"re DiskSavvy to "se t+e /yS8L data2ase> t+e "ser needs to install t+e followin% two componentsC t+e /yS8L Server and t+e /yS8L 0D-( connector. First of all> letMs install t+e /yS8L Server. Download t+e latest version of t+e /yS8L server from t+e /yS8L we2 site and exec"te t+e set"p pro%ram to start t+e installation proced"re. 0n t+e set"p type pa%e> select t+e L6ypicalM set"p type and press t+e L9extM 2"tton. -y defa"lt> t+e set"p will install t+e /yS8L server and a command line "tility> w+ic+ will 2e "sed to confi%"re t+e /yS8L server.

0n t+e next set"p pa%e> select t+e L(onfi%"re t+e /yS8L Server nowM option and press t+e LFinis+M 2"tton. 6+e set"p pro%ram will open a /yS8L confi%"ration wizard allowin% one to confi%"re 2asic server settin%s.

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0n t+e next set"p pa%e> select t+e LDetailed (onfi%"rationM option and press t+e L9extM 2"tton. 6+e detailed confi%"ration mode is re="ired to confi%"re t+e /yS8L server for maxim"m data2ase performance.

0n t+e next pa%e> select t+e LServer /ac+ineM option> w+ic+ is t+e most 2alanced confi%"ration for typical DiskSavvy workloads. #f t+e server is intended to process lar%e vol"mes of reports and is dedicated for DiskSavvy> select t+e LDedicated ServerM confi%"ration option.

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0n t+e next pa%e> select t+e L9on.6ransactional Data2aseM option. DiskSavvy does not perform conc"rrent insert or modify operations on t+e data2ase and a transactional data2ase is not re="ired. /oreover> confi%"rin% t+e /yS8L server as a non.transactional data2ase will si%nificantly improve t+e performance of data2ase import operations.

0n t+e next pa%e> select t+e L/an"al Settin%M option and set t+e n"m2er of conc"rrent data2ase connections to $> w+ic+ is t+e optimal n"m2er for typical DiskSavvy installations.

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0n t+e next pa%e> ena2le 6(!D#! networkin% and if t+e server will 2e accessed from ot+er comp"ters on t+e network> add a firewall exception for t+e /yS8L server port. #n %eneral> a sin%le /yS8L server may 2e "sed to collect reports from m"ltiple DiskSavvy installations "sin% remote 0D-( connections.

0n t+e next pa%e select an appropriate c+aracter set. -y defa"lt> DiskSavvy "ses t+e &6F., c+aracter set to store names of files and directories> 2"t if t+ere is no need to process &nicode file names> t+is option may 2e set to t+e standard Latin1 c+aracter set.

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0n t+e next pa%e> select t+e L#nstall as :indows ServiceM option and select t+e L#ncl"de -in Directory in :indows !A65M option. 6+e !A65 option will ena2le exec"tion of t+e /yS8L command line "tility from any location.

0n t+e next pa%e> select t+e L/odify Sec"rity Settin%sM option and specify a root password for t+e /yS8L server> w+ic+ later will 2e "sed to confi%"re re%"lar /yS8L "sers.

6+atMs all. !ress t+e L9extM 2"tton to finis+ t+e installation proced"re.

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+on/iguring M"!8' Data0ase

6+e /yS8L data2ase provides t+e Lmys=lM command line "tility> w+ic+ may 2e "sed to confi%"re t+e data2ase and t+e "ser acco"nt to 2e "sed 2y DiskSavvy.

#n order to confi%"re t+e /yS8L data2ase> open t+e command prompt window and type t+e followin% commandC &"sHl Iu root Ip 6+is command will start t+e Lmys=lM command line "tility and lo%in to t+e /yS8L server wit+ root permissions. 6+e "ser will 2e asked to provide t+e root password> w+ic+ was specified d"rin% t+e /yS8L server installation proced"re. 0nce lo%%ed in> t+e "ser needs to create a data2ase t+at will 2e "sed 2y DiskSavvy to store file classification reports. #n order to do t+at> type t+e followin% commandC

create data0ase disksavv"E

9ow> add a "ser acco"nt t+at will 2e "sed 2y DiskSavvy to s"2mit reports to t+e data2ase. Sin%le ="otes are re="ired and s+o"ld 2e specified exactly as displayed.

create user Jdisksavv"KGKlocal,ostK identi/ied 0" JpasswordKE

9ow> %rant permissions to t+e "ser acco"nt "sin% t+e followin% commandC

grant all privileges on L.L to Jdisksavv"KGKlocal,ostKE

Finally> fl"s+ "ser privile%es "sin% t+e followin% command. /lus, privilegesE

6+atMs all. 9ow t+e /yS8L server is f"lly confi%"red. #n order to disconnect from t+e /yS8L data2ase> B"st type LHuitM in t+e command window.

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+on/iguring M"!8' OD-+ Data !ource

DiskSavvy connects to t+e /yS8L data2ase t+ro"%+ t+e 0D-( interface. Download an appropriate version of t+e /yS8L 0D-( connector from t+e /yS8L we2 site and exec"te t+e set"p pro%ram. 6+ere are no critical confi%"ration options in t+e /yS8L 0D-( connector installation proced"re and t+e "ser can B"st press t+e L9extM 2"tton "ntil t+e last pa%e keepin% t+e defa"lt confi%"ration options.

After finis+ed installin% /yS8L 0D-( (onnector> open t+e :indows control panel and select LAdministrative 6ools Data So"rces G0D-(IM. 0n t+e 0D-( Administrator window> select t+e LSystem DS9M ta2 and press t+e LAddM 2"tton. 0n t+e next pa%e> select t+e L/yS8L 0D-( DriverM and press t+e LFinis+M 2"tton.

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0n t+e next pa%e> enter a new data so"rce name> w+ic+ will 2e "sed 2y DiskSavvy to connect to t+e data2ase. Specify t+e name of t+e +ost w+ere t+e /yS8L server is r"nnin% on and enter t+e /yS8L "ser name and password t+at s+o"ld 2e "sed 2y DiskSavvy to connect to t+e data2ase. Finally> select t+e name of t+e data2ase t+at s+o"ld 2e "sed to store disk space analysis reports. After finis+ed specifyin% all t+e re="ired information> press t+e L6estM 2"tton to c+eck t+e data2ase connection.

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+on/iguring Disk!avv" Data0ase +onnection

#n order to confi%"re DiskSavvy to "se t+e installed /yS8L data2ase> open t+e options dialo% and select t+e LData2aseM ta2. 7na2le t+e 0D-( interface and enter t+e name of t+e 0D-( data so"rce> t+e data2ase "ser name and password t+at were specified for t+e 0D-( data so"rce. Finally> press t+e L<erifyM 2"tton to c+eck t+e DiskSavvy data2ase connection.

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!upported Operating !"ste&s

32.-it Operating !"ste&s :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows 2333 N! <ista ) , Server 233 Server 233, Server 2312

64.-it Operating !"ste&s :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows :indows N! '*.-it <ista '*.-it ) '*.-it , '*.-it Server 233 '*.-it Server 233, '*.-it Server 2312 '*.-it

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!"ste& 2eHuire&ents

Mini&al !"ste& +on/iguration S"pported 0peratin% System 1 ;5z or 2etter (!& 2$' /- of system memory 2$ /- of free disk space

2eco&&ended !"ste& +on/iguration S"pported 0peratin% System 2S ;5z sin%le.core or d"al.core (!& $12 /-ytes of system memory 2$ /- of free disk space

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