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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

DiskPulse
DISK CHANGE MONITOR

User Manual

Version 6.2
Mar 2014

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

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DiskPulse Overview ............................................................................................3 DiskPulse Product Versions.................................................................................5 Using Deskto !.1 !. !.! !.' !.) !.# !.$ !.& !.( !.1!.11 !.1 !.1! !.1' !.1) !.1# !.1$ !.1& !.1( !. !. 1 !. !. ! Product Version ...........................................................................6

Product "nstallation ............................................................................................# Monitoring Disk Changes .....................................................................................$ %sing File Categories and File Filters .....................................................................& %sing DiskPulse Pie Charts ..................................................................................( *a+ing Disk Change Monitoring ,eports .............................................................. 1*a+ing PDF ,eports .......................................................................................... 11 .xporting ,eports to an */L Data0ase................................................................ 1 *earching File *1stem Changes.......................................................................... 1! Monitoring Multiple Directories ........................................................................... 1) Monitoring *pecific File 21pes ............................................................................ 1) .xcluding Directories from the Monitoring Process ................................................ 1# *ending .3Mail 4otifications............................................................................... 1$ 5enerating ,eports and .xecuting Custom 6ctions ............................................... 1& *ound 4otifications........................................................................................... 1( 6utomatic ,eport Management .......................................................................... %sing the *1stem 2ra1 "con............................................................................... 1 7indows *hell "ntegration ................................................................................. Managing Disk Monitoring Profiles ...................................................................... ! Configuring DiskPulse Desktop 6pplication........................................................... ' DiskPulse 5%" La1outs ...................................................................................... # DiskPulse Command Line %tilit1 ......................................................................... $ Product %pdate Procedure ................................................................................. & ,egistering Desktop Product 8ersion................................................................... (

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

1 DiskPulse Overview
DiskPulse is a powerful real3time disk change monitoring solution allowing one to monitor changes in one or more disks and directories= send .3Mail notifications= sa+e +arious t1pes of reports= generate statistical pie charts= export detected changes to an */L data0ase= send error messages to the s1stem e+ent log and execute custom commands when a user3specified num0er of changes detected.

DiskPulse intercepts file s1stem change notifications issued 01 the operating s1stem and detects newl1 created files= modified files= deleted files and renamed files. 6ll file s1stem changes are detected in real3time allowing one to send an .3Mail notification= execute a custom command and>or sa+e a disk change monitoring report within a couple of seconds after one or more critical changes detected.

2he user is pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to re+iew= categori?e and filter detected file s1stem changes= generate +arious t1pes of statistical pie charts showing the num0er of changes per file extension= the num0er of changes per change t1pe= the num0er of changes per user= etc.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

"n addition to the 5%" application= DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er pro+ide a command line utilit1= which can 0e used to execute disk change monitoring operations locall1 and control one or more DiskPulse *er+ers through the network. 2he DiskPulse command line utilit1 pro+ides the a0ilit1 to control disk change monitoring operations from shell scripts and 0atch files and allows one to integrate DiskPulse capa0ilities into user3custom solutions.

"2 professionals and enterprise customers are pro+ided with DiskPulse *er+er 3 a ser+er30ased product +ersion= which runs in the 0ackground as a ser+ice and can 0e controlled using a full3 scale client 5%" application or a command line utilit1 locall1 or through the network. DiskPulse *er+er allows one to monitor multiple disks or directories simultaneousl1= send disk change monitoring reports to a centrali?ed */L data0ase and generate histor1 trend anal1sis reports.

Finall1= corporate customers are pro+ided with the DiskPulse .nterprise product +ersion= which is capa0le of recei+ing disk change monitoring reports from multiple production ser+ers= searching critical changes across the entire data0ase= anal1?ing reports using a centrali?ed set of user3defiled rules and policies and sending .3Mail notifications when critical issues are detected in one or more disk change monitoring reports recei+ed from production ser+ers.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

2 DiskPulse Product Versions


$eatures Maximum 4um0er of Files Maximum *torage Capacit1 Maximum 4um0er of Monitors *upport for %nicode File 4ames *upport for Long File 4ames Monitor Multiple Disks or Directories %ser3*electa0le Monitoring .+ents File Categories and File Filters :ption to Monitor *pecific File 21pes :ption to *end .3Mail 4otifications :ption to .xecute Custom Commands ;2ML= 2ext= PDF and .xcel C*8 ,eports */L Data0ase "ntegration :ption to *earch Changes in the Data0ase Disk Monitoring Command Line %tilit1 ,uns in the 9ackground as a *er+ice Multiple= Parallel Monitoring :perations DiskPulse Client 5%" 6pplication :.M Product 8ersion Centrali?ed ,eports Data0ase Centrali?ed ,eports 6nal1sis ,ules Disk Change Monitoring ;istor1 *tatistics 7e039ased Management "nterface Price Pro 1- M 1- 29 1@es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o '25 Ulti%ate )- M )- 29 )@es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o 4o '50 !erver 1-- M 1-- 29 1-@es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es 4o 4o 4o 4o '125 &nter rise %nlimited %nlimited %nlimited @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es @es '3(5

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

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Product Version

Product )nstallation

DiskPulse is a+aila0le as a free download on our we0 site and from a large num0er of software directories from around the world. 2o 0e sure 1ou are getting the latest product +ersion check the following pageC httpC>>www.diskpulse.com>downloads.html

DiskPulse is especiall1 designed to 0e as simple as possi0le. 2he installation procedure is +er1 simple= re<uires no special knowledge and ma1 0e completed in less than - seconds. 2here is no need for an1 additional software. Dust download the DiskPulse installation package= run the setup program and 1ou are done.

:n the E7elcomeE screen press the E4extE 0utton. ,ead the end3user license agreement and press the E" 6greeE 0utton if 1ou agree with the license terms or the ECancelE 0utton to stop the installation process. *elect the destination director1= press the E"nstallE 0utton and wait for the installation process to complete. 2hatEs all 1ou need to do to install the DiskPulse disk change monitor utilit1 on 1our computer.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.2

Monitoring Disk *+anges

2he simplest wa1 to start monitoring a disk or director1 is to enter the director1 name in the director1 entr1 located under the main tool0ar and to press the EMonitorE 0utton located in the top3left corner of the main tool0ar. :n the profile dialog +erif1 that all the parameters are selected correctl1 and press the E*tartE 0utton to 0egin the monitoring process.

91 default= DiskPulse will monitor all file s1stem changes including file creations= modifications= file name changes= file attri0ute changes= file delete operations= etc. 6 custom set of file s1stem change e+ents that should 0e monitored ma1 0e selected on the E.+entsE ta0.

6s soon as a file s1stem change will 0e detected it will 0e displa1ed in the change +iew. "n order to temporar1 pause the monitoring process= press the EPauseE 0utton. Press the EContinueE 0utton to resume a pre+iousl1 paused monitoring operation. "n order to finish the monitoring process= press the E*topE 0utton located on the main tool0ar. Click on a change item to open the change properties dialog. *elect a change item= press the right mouse 0utton and select the E:pen 7ithE menu item to open the changed file with another program. *elect a change item= press the right mouse 0utton and select the E:pen Location in .xplorerE menu item to open the itemEs director1 in 7indows .xplorer.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.3

Using $ile *ategories and $ile $ilters

DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to categori?e and filter detected file s1stem changes 01 the file extension= file t1pe and change t1pe. 7hen monitoring one or more disks or directories= DiskPulse automaticall1 categori?es all detected file s1stem changes and constantl1 updates the list of file categories= which is located Bust under the change list in the main 5%" application.

91 default= DiskPulse categori?es all files 01 the file extension and shows a list of all t1pes of detected file extensions sorted 01 the num0er of changed files. For each categor1= Disk Pulse shows the amount of disk space= the num0er of changed files and the percentage of changed files relati+e to other file categories. %se the ECategoriesE com0o 0ox to categori?e files 01 the file t1pe or change t1pe.

:ne of the most useful features of DiskPulse is the a0ilit1 to filter detected file s1stem changes using one or more categori?ed file filters. For example= in order to see all newl1 created files= select the change3t1pe30ased file categori?ation mode and dou0le click on the ECreated FilesE file categor1. DiskPulse will filter the list of detected disk changes and show the newl1 created files onl1.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.4

Using DiskPulse Pie *+arts

2he DiskPulse disk change monitor pro+ides multiple t1pes of pie charts capa0le of showing num0ers of changed files and the amount of changed disk space per extension= change t1pe= file si?e and file t1pe. "n order to open the charts dialog in the DiskPulse 5%" application= select the ECommand 3 8iew ChartsE menu item.

Depending on the currentl1 selected categori?ation mode= the charts dialog shows num0ers of files or the changed disk space per extension= change t1pe= file si?e or file t1pe. 2he mode selector= which is located in the 0ottom side of the dialog= pro+ides the a0ilit1 to switch 0etween the a+aila0le chart modes. For example= in order to open a chart showing num0ers of files per file categor1= set the ECategori?e 01 File 21peE change categori?ation mode and open the charts dialog.

"n addition= the charts dialog pro+ides the user with the a0ilit1 to cop1 the displa1ed chart image to the clip0oard allowing one to easil1 integrate DiskPulse charts into userEs documents and presentations. "n order to customi?e the chart description= press the E:ptionsE 0utton and specif1 a custom chart date= time or chart title.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.5

!aving Disk *+ange Monitoring ,e orts

DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to export disk change monitoring reports to the ;2ML= PDF= FML= .xcel C*8 and text formats. "n order to export a disk monitoring report= press the E,eportE 0utton located on the main tool0ar.

:n the E,eportE dialog enter the report title= specif1 the file name to sa+e the report to and select one of the following report formatsC ;2ML= PDF= FML= .xcel C*8 or 6*C"" text. 91 default= DiskPulse will sa+e a disk change monitoring report containing the last 1-=--- file s1stem changes.

"n order to export a full report containing all file s1stem changes= increase the num0er of file s1stem changes to an appropriate +alue. Geep in mind that disk monitoring reports containing thousands of changes ma1 0e +er1 large and difficult to open using standard tools especiall1 when exported to the ;2ML format.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

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!aving PD$ ,e orts

DiskPulse Pro= DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er allow one to export detected file s1stem changes to PDF reports. "n order to export a PDF report= detect file s1stem changes in one or more disks or directories and press the E*a+eE 0utton located on the main tool0ar.

:n the sa+e report dialog= select the PDF report format= enter a report title= enter the name of the file to sa+e the report to and press the E*a+eE 0utton. 91 default= DiskPulse exports the last 1-=--- file s1stem changes. "n order to export a full report= which ma1 result in a +er1 long PDF document= Bust increase the num0er of exported file s1stem changes to an appropriate num0er.

"n addition to the information pro+ided in other report formats= DiskPulse PDF reports pro+ide more summar1 charts showing the num0er of file s1stem changes and the amount of disk space per file extension= the num0er of changes per change t1pe= the num0er of changes per file owner followed 01 the list of detected file s1stem changes.

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&# orting ,e orts to an !-. Data/ase

DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er pro+ide the a0ilit1 to su0mit disk change monitoring reports into a centrali?ed */L data0ase through the :D9C data0ase interface. ,eports ma1 0e su0mitted to an */L data0ase using the main 5%" application or the command line utilit1= which ma1 0e used to perform disk monitoring operations on multiple ser+ers or desktop computers and su0mit all reports to a centrali?ed */L data0ase.

2he report data0ase dialog displa1s reports that were su0mitted to the data0ase and allows one to search reports 01 the report title= host name= date or directories that were monitored. For each report in the data0ase= DiskPulse displa1s the report date= time= host name= directories that were monitored= the amount of changes and storage space the report refers to and the report title. "n order to open a report= Bust click on the report item in the report data0ase dialog.

"n order to connect DiskPulse to an */L data0ase= the user is re<uired to define an :D9C data source in the computer where DiskPulse is installed on and to specif1 the :D9C data source in the DiskPulse options dialog. :pen the options dialog= select the EData0aseE ta0= ena0le the :D9C interface and specif1 a +alid user name and password to connect DiskPulse to an */L data0ase. "n order to export a report to an */L data0ase= press the E*a+eE 0utton on the results dialog and select the E*/L Data0aseE format. "n addition= the user is pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to use the command line utilit1= which is a+aila0le in DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er= to export reports to an */L data0ase.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.0

!earc+ing $ile !1ste% *+anges

DiskPulse allows one to search file s1stem changes 01 the file name= categor1= modification date= file owner= file si?e= etc. in all disk change monitoring reports stored in an */L data0ase. "n order to search file s1stem changes in DiskPulse %ltimate or DiskPulse *er+er= open the data0ase dialog and press the E*earchE 0utton. "n order to search file s1stem changes in the reports data0ase= press the E*earchE 0utton located on the main tool0ar.

2he host selector= located in the top3left corner of the search dialog= pro+ides the a0ilit1 to search changes in disk change monitoring reports su0mitted from all hosts or to select a specific host name to search for. 2he change t1pe selector= located in the top3right corner of the search dialog= allows one to search for all t1pes of file s1stem changes or to select a specific change t1pe such asC created files= modified files= renamed files or deleted files.

DiskPulse is capa0le of searching file s1stem changes 01 one or more search rules which ma1 0e configured to find changes 01 the file name= extension= location= categor1= file si?e= file owner and modification date. 6lso= ad+anced users are pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to create hierarchical search rules with logical operators allowing one to find +er1 specific changes.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

For example= in order to search for all changed programs= executa0le files and DLL li0raries= select the ECategor1E file search rule and press the E...E 0utton to 0rowse for a+aila0le file categories.

:n the ECategoriesE dialog= select the EPrograms= .xtensions and *cript FilesE file categor1 and press the E:kE 0utton. "f re<uired= add a date range rule to find changes that occurred during a specific time inter+al or a location rule to find changes in a specific location such as the 7indows s1stem director1= etc.

:nce finished adding search rules= press the E*earchE 0utton and wait for the search operation to complete. *earch results are displa1ed in the standard disk change monitoring results window allowing one to categori?e and filter results= sa+e ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8 or FML reports and generate pie and>or 0ars charts.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.2

Monitoring Multi le Directories

DiskPulse is capa0le of monitoring multiple disks or directories. "n order to monitor multiple directories= press the EManage ProfileE 0utton= which is located on the right side of the profile selector com0o 0ox and specif1 all the disks or directories that should 0e monitored.

6ll the specified disks and>or directories= including all su0directories= will 0e monitored simultaneousl1 and all file s1stem changes will 0e reported in a single= interlea+ed +iew. %sers re<uiring separate change lists for multiple disks or directories ma1 start multiple instances of the DiskPulse 5%" application and select a different monitoring profile in each of them.

3.10 Monitoring ! eci3ic $ile 41 es


DiskPulse Pro pro+ides power computer users with the a0ilit1 to monitor specific file t1pes according to the specified file matching rules. For example= the user ma1 specif1 to monitor changes in program files and DLL li0raries located on the s1stem disk.

"n order to add one or more file matching rules= open the profile dialog= select the E,ulesE ta0 and press the E6ddE 0utton. :n the E,ulesE dialog select an appropriate rule t1pe and specif1 all the re<uired parameters. During the disk monitoring process= DiskPulse Pro will monitor all the input directories and appl1 the specified file matching rules to all changed files. Files not matching the specified rules will 0e skipped and the results +iew will contain user3selected files onl1.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.11 &#cluding Directories 3ro% t+e Monitoring Process


DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to exclude one or more directories from the disk change monitoring process. "n order to configure exclude directories for a disk change monitoring operation= open the monitoring profile dialog= select the E.xcludeE ta0 and add one or more directories to exclude.

"n the simplest case= Bust add a full director1 path to exclude from the disk change monitoring process. "n addition= ad+anced users are pro+ided with a num0er of exclude directories macro commands allowing one to exclude multiple directories using a single macro command. DiskPulse pro+ides the following exclude directories macro commandsC '5&6)7! 84e#t !tring9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories 0eginning with the specified text string. '*O74")7! 84e#t !tring9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories containing the specified text string. '&7D! 84e#t !tring9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories ending with the specified text string. ',&6&: 8,egular &# ression9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories matching the specified regular expression.

For example= the exclude macro command EHC:426"4* 2emporar1 FilesE will exclude all changes detected in directories with E2emporar1 FilesE at an1 place in the full director1 path and the exclude macro command EH,.5.F I.J2MPK2.MPLHE will exclude changes detected in directories ending with E.2MPE or E.2.MPE.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.12 !ending &;Mail 7oti3ications


*ometimes= it ma1 0e re<uired to send .3Mail notifications a0out changes in critical s1stem directories or files. "n order to ena0le .3Mail notifications for a disk change monitoring command= open the monitoring command dialog= select the E6d+ancedE ta0= ena0le disk change monitoring actions and specif1 the num0er of file s1stem changes that should trigger the specified notifications actions.

4ow= press the E6ddE 0utton and add an .3Mail notification. .+er1 time the specified num0er of file s1stem changes will 0e detected= DiskPulse will send an e3mail notification containing a list of detected file s1stem changes to the specified e3mail address. 6fter each e3mail notification= DiskPulse will clear the change list and restart the disk monitoring operation. "n order to send multiple notifications to different .3Mail addresses= Bust add a num0er of notification actions with each one configured to send notifications to a different destination .3Mail address.

Finall1= open the E:ptionsE dialog= select the E.3MailE ta0= ena0le .3Mail notifications and specif1 an *M2P ser+er and a +alid e3mail account to sent notifications through. :nce finished configuring the *M2P ser+er= press the E8erif1 .3MailE 0utton to +erif1 the specified ser+er host name and .3Mail account.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.13 6enerating ,e orts and &#ecuting *usto% "ctions


DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er pro+ide power users and "2 professionals with the a0ilit1 to automaticall1 generate reports= send messages to the s1stem e+ent log= sa+e reports to an */L data0ase and>or execute custom commands= scripts and>or 0atch files when a disk monitoring operation detects a user3specified num0er of file s1stem changes.

"n order to configure one or more notification or report generation actions= open the disk change monitoring command dialog= select the E6d+ancedE ta0= ena0le disk monitoring actions= specif1 the num0er of changes that should trigger disk monitoring actions and add one or more actions configured to perform re<uired operations.

.+er1 time the specified num0er of file s1stem changes will 0e detected= DiskPulse will perform the specified operations. "n order to allow a custom command to access the latest list of file s1stem changes= add an automatic report generation action and specif1 a pre3defined report file name= which will 0e used 01 the su0se<uent command action to access the change list. 6fter finishing execution of the specified disk monitoring actions= DiskPulse will clear the change list and restart the disk monitoring operation.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.14 !ound 7oti3ications


DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to pla1 notification sounds when a monitoring operation started= completed or failed. "n addition= the user is pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to pla1 a notification sound when a user3specific num0er of changes is detected. Finall1= DiskPulse allows one to ena0le= disa0le or customi?e all t1pes of sound notifications.

"n order to open the E4otification *oundsE dialog= select the menu E2ools 3 4otification *oundsE. 2he E4otification *oundsE dialog allows one to ena0le or disa0le specific notifications and>or set a custom sound file for a notification. "n order to select a custom sound file for a notification= click on the notification item in the E4otification *oundsE dialog and select a custom 768 file. "n order to pla1 the currentl1 set notification sound file= select a notification item and press the EPla1E 0utton. "n addition= DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to pla1 a notification sound when a user3specific num0er of disk changes is detected. "n order to add a sound notification action= open the disk monitoring profile dialog= select the E6d+ancedE ta0= ena0le disk change monitoring actions= press the E6ddE 0utton and select the EPla1 4otification *oundE action t1pe.

2he sound notification option is especiall1 useful in conBunction with report generation actions allowing one to pla1 sound notifications each time a new disk change monitoring report is generated.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.15 "uto%atic ,e ort Manage%ent


DiskPulse allows one to keep a user3specified num0er of reports in the reports director1 or the reports */L data0ase while automaticall1 deleting old reports and freeing up the disk space. 2hese features are especiall1 useful for full1 automated disk change monitoring configurations when the user needs to keep a histor1 of report files in a reports director1 or a histor1 of disk change monitoring reports in an */L data0ase.

91 default= DiskPulse keeps all reports in the reports director1 or the */L data0ase. "n order to ena0le automatic report management= open the E:ptionsE dialog= select the E,eportsE ta0 and change the E,eport FilesE or E,eport Data0aseE options to appropriate +alues. 2he E<ee in ,e orts Director1E option is applica0le to ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8= FML and DiskPulse nati+e reports sa+ed to a reports director1 or to the userEs home director1 using automated report generation actions. 6fter sa+ing each new report= DiskPulse will check if there are too man1 reports of the same t1pe J;2ML= FML= C*8= etc.L in the reports director1 and delete old reports according to the user3specified configuration. 2he E<ee in !-. Data/aseE option is applica0le to disk change monitoring reports su0mitted to an */L data0ase using the DiskPulse 5%" application= the DiskPulse command line utilit1 or the DiskPulse ser+er. 6fter sa+ing each new report to the data0ase= DiskPulse will check if there are too man1 reports from the same host computer= monitoring the same set of disks or directories and delete old reports according to the user3specified configuration. For example= if two ser+ers are su0mitting reports to the same */L data0ase= DiskPulse will keep in the data0ase F last reports for each ser+er. DiskPulse .nterprise= which is capa0le of recei+ing and anal1?ing reports recei+ed from multiple ser+ers or desktop computers= manages reports in the data0ase according to the same configuration options. For each ser+er and each set of monitored disks or directories= DiskPulse .nterprise keeps a histor1 of F last disk change monitoring reports according to the user3specified configuration. 2he E!ave $ile *ategoriesE option allows one to ena0le>disa0le exporting of file categories to ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8 and FML reports. *econd3le+el file categories are a+aila0le when reports are sa+ed using the DiskPulse 5%" application manuall1. 6utomaticall1 generated reports or reports sa+ed using the DiskPulse command line utilit1 alwa1s sa+ed without file categories. 7hen the EFile CategoriesE option is ena0led= DiskPulse 5%" application will sa+e second3le+el file categories to ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8 and FML reports. 2he E!ave *o% ressed ,e ort $ilesE option allows one to sa+e automaticall1 generated ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8 and FML reports as compressed archi+e files.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

3.16 Using t+e !1ste% 4ra1 )con


DiskPulse Pro and DiskPulse %ltimate pro+ide the a0ilit1 to minimi?e the main 5%" application to the s1stem tra1 while allowing one to control the disk monitoring process using the s1stem tra1 iconEs context menu.

"n order to ena0le the s1stem tra1 icon= open the ad+anced options dialog and select the EMinimi?e to *1stem 2ra1E option. 7ith this option ena0led= the DiskPulse main 5%" application will minimi?e itself into the s1stem tra1 and allow one to start= pause= continue and stop the disk monitoring process using the s1stem tra1 iconEs context menu.

6 minimi?ed application ma1 0e shown at an1 time 01 clicking on the s1stem tra1 icon. 6nother option is to click the right mouse 0utton o+er the s1stem tra1 icon and to select the E*how Disk PulseE menu item.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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3.1( =indows !+ell )ntegration


DiskPulse pro+ides 7indows shell integration capa0ilities allowing one to start disk change monitoring operations directl1 from the 7indows .xplorer application. "n order to monitor one or more disks or directories= select the re<uired disks or directories in the 7indows .xplorer application= press the right mouse 0utton and select the EDiskPulse 3 Monitor ChangesE menu.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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3.10 Managing Disk Monitoring Pro3iles


"n order to simplif1 disk monitoring process of numerous disks or directories using customi?ed sets of parameters= DiskPulse pro+ides the user with the a0ilit1 sa+e a num0er of profiles and specif1 pre3defined directories to process and configuration options for each of them. 2he simplest wa1 to add a new profile is to press the E6ddE 0utton located on the left side of the profile com0o 0ox. 2he same ma1 0e done on the profiles dialog= which ma1 0e accessed using the EProfilesE 0utton located on the main tool0ar.

2he profiles dialog shows all the defined user profiles and allows one to add new profiles= edit profiles and delete profiles. "n addition= the user is profiled with the a0ilit1 to associate a ke10oard shortcut with each user3defined profile. Finall1= DiskPulse Pro allows one to create a direct desktop shortcut for each profile= which ma1 0e used to start monitoring directories specified in the profile in a single mouse click. "n order to edit a profile= click on the profile item in the profiles dialog. *elect a profile item and press the EDeleteE 0utton to delete the profile from the product configuration. 6ll the user3 defined profiles listed on the profiles dialog are stored in the user3specific product configuration file= which ma1 0e exported for 0ackup purposes and later used to restore the product configuration on the same or another computer.

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3.12 *on3iguring DiskPulse Deskto

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*elect the E2ools 3 6d+anced :ptionsE menu item to open the options dialog.

2he E6eneralE ta0 allows one to control the following optionsC *how Main 2ool0ar 3 .na0les>Disa0les the main tool0ar 6lwa1s *how Profile Dialog 9efore *tart 3 "nstructs DiskPulse to show the profile dialog 0efore starting the monitoring process. 6utomaticall1 Check For Product %pdates 3 select this option to instruct DiskPulse to automaticall1 check for a+aila0le product updates. 60ort :peration :n Critical .rrors 3 01 default DiskPulse is tr1ing to process as man1 files as possi0le logging non3fatal errors in a process log. *elect this option to instruct DiskPulse to a0ort operation when encountering a critical error. 2he E!+ortcutsE ta0 pro+ides the user with the a0ilit1 to customi?e ke10oard shortcuts. Click on a shortcut item to edit the currentl1 assigned ke1 se<uence. Press the EDefault *hortcutsE 0utton to reset all ke10oard shortcuts to default +alues.

2he EPro#1E ta0 pro+ides the user with the a0ilit1 to configure the ;22P prox1 settings. DiskPulse uses the ;22P protocol in order to in<uire whether there is a new product +ersion a+aila0le on the we0 site. 91 default= DiskPulse detects prox1 settings and connects to the "nternet directl1 or through an ;22P prox1 depending on the configuration of the host computer. Depending on a specific host and network configuration= the user is pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to connect to the "nternet directl1= trough automatic ;22P prox1 disco+er1 or manuall1 01 entering the ;22P prox1 ser+er name and port.

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2he E&;MailE ta0 allows one to specif1 an *M2P e3mail ser+er to 0e used to send e3mail notifications. Check the E.na0le .3Mail notificationsE check0ox and specif1 a +alid *M2P ser+er name= an account name= a password and a source e3mail address to 0e used to send e3mail notifications through.

DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er pro+ide power computer users and "2 professionals with the a0ilit1 to export lists of detected file s1stem changes to an */L data0ase +ia the :D9C interface.

"n order to ena0le the data0ase export capa0ilit1= open the E:ptionsE dialog= select the EData0aseE ta0 and specif1 a +alid :D9C data source name= user name and password.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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3.20 DiskPulse 6U) .a1outs


"n order to impro+e 5%" usa0ilit1= the DiskPulse main 5%" application pro+ides three user3 selecta0le 5%" la1outs. Press the ELa1outsE 0utton to switch the 5%" application to the next 5%" la1out.

2he first JdefaultL 5%" la1out displa1s large tool0ar 0uttons with descripti+e text la0els under each 0utton and shows the directories entr1 and the profiles com0o 0ox under the main tool0ar.

2he second 5%" la1out displa1s small tool0ar 0uttons with descripti+e text la0els 0eside each 0utton and shows the directories entr1 and the profiles com0o 0ox under the main tool0ar. 2he third 5%" la1out displa1s small tool0ar 0uttons without descripti+e text la0els and shows the directories entr1 and the profiles com0o 0ox as a single tool0ar.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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3.21 DiskPulse *o%%and .ine Utilit1


"n addition to the DiskPulse 5%" application= DiskPulse %ltimate and DiskPulse *er+er pro+ide a command line utilit1 allowing one to monitor disks or directories from 0atch files and shell scripts. "n addition= the command line utilit1 allows one to control one or more DiskPulse *er+ers locall1 or through the network. 2he DiskPulse command line utilit1 is located in the >8ProductDir9?/in> director1. *o%%and .ine !1nta#@ disk ulse ;e#ecute 8Pro3ile 7a%e9 2his command executes the specified disk change monitoring operation. disk ulse ;%onitor ;dir 8Director1 19 A ... Director1 : B 2his command monitors the specified disks or directories. Para%eters@ ;dir 8Director19 2his parameter specifies a disk of director1 to monitor. "n order to ensure proper parsing of command line arguments= directories containing space characters should 0e dou0le <uoted. O tions@ ;s+owCc+anges 2his option shows detected file s1stem changes on the standard output. ;saveC+t%lCre ort A $ile 7a%e B ;saveCte#tCre ort A $ile 7a%e B ;saveCcsvCre ort A $ile 7a%e B ;saveC#%lCre ort A $ile 7a%e B ;saveC d3Cre ort A $ile 7a%e B 2his option sa+es detected changes to the specified report file. ;saveCtoCdata/ase 2his option exports detected file s1stem changes to an */L data0ase using the :D9C data source configured in the options dialog. ;title 8,e ort 4itle9 2his option sets a custom report title. ;%a#Cc+ange 8Ma#i%u% 7u%/er o3 *+anges to &# ort9 2his option sets the maximum num0er of last file s1stem changes to export Jdefault is 1=---L. ;co% ress 2his option instructs to export a compressed report file. ;v ; 2his command shows the product +ersion. ;+el ; 2his command shows the command line usage information.

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3.22 Product U date Procedure


6lmost e+er1 month= Flexense releases 0ug3fixes and product updates for the DiskPulse disk change monitor. 2hese product updates are uploaded to the product we0 site and ma1 0e applied to an1 installed product +ersion. .ach time DiskPulse is started= the update manager checks if there is a new product +ersion a+aila0le on the we0 site and shows an E%pdateE link in the right3most corner of the status 0ar.

"f there is a new product +ersion a+aila0le= the update dialog will show the +ersion of the new product update and two 0uttonsC the E,elease 4otesE 0utton and the E"nstallE 0utton. Press the E,elease 4otesE 0utton to see more information a0out new features and 0ug3fixes pro+ided 01 the new product +ersion. Press the E"nstallE 0utton to download and install the new product +ersion.

6fter pressing the E"nstallE 0utton= please wait while the update manager will download the new product +ersion to the local disk. 2he update package will 0e downloaded to a temporar1 director1 on the s1stem dri+e and automaticall1 deleted after the update manager will finish updating the product.

6fter download is completed= close all open DiskPulse applications and press the E:kE 0utton when read1. "f one or more DiskPulse applications will 0e open during the update= the operation will fail and the whole update process will need to 0e restarted from the 0eginning. 6fter finishing the update process= DiskPulse will show a message 0ox informing a0out the successfull1 completed operation.

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3.23 ,egistering Deskto

Product Version

DiskPulse licenses and discounted license packs ma1 0e purchased on the following pageC httpC>>www.diskpulse.com>purchase.html 6fter finishing the purchase process= wait for the following two e3mail messagesC the first one with a receipt for 1our pa1ment and the second one with an unlock ke1. "f 1ou will not recei+e 1our unlock ke1 within 1 hours= please check 1our spam 0ox for e3mail messages originating from su ortD3le#ense.co% and if it is nor here contact our support team.

"f the computer is connected to the "nternet= press the E,egisterE 0utton located in the top3 right corner of the main DiskPulse 5%" application= enter 1our name Jor the compan1 nameL= the pro+ided unlock ke1 and press the E,egisterE 0utton.

"f the computer is not connected to the "nternet= press the EManual ,egistrationE 0utton= enter 1our name Jor the compan1 nameL= the pro+ided unlock ke1= export a product "D file and send the product "D file to registerDdisk ulse.co%. 7ithin a couple of hours 1ou will recei+e an unlock file= which should 0e imported to finish the manual product registration procedure.

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4 Using DiskPulse !erver


DiskPulse *er+er is a ser+er30ased product +ersion= which runs in the 0ackground as a ser+ice and allows one to perform multiple= parallel disk change monitoring operations= send .3Mail notifications= sa+e +arious t1pes of reports= export detected changes to a centrali?ed */L data0ase= send error messages to the s1stem e+ent log and>or execute custom user commands when a user3specified num0er of changes detected.

DiskPulse *er+er ma1 0e controlled using a full3scale client 5%" application or a command line utilit1 locall1 or through the network. 2he DiskPulse client 5%" application is +er1 similar to the desktop product +ersion= 0ut pro+ides the a0ilit1 to configure multiple= parallel disk change monitoring operations and adds ad+anced statistics and histor1 trend anal1sis capa0ilities.

DiskPulse *er+er is especiall1 designed to run on production ser+ers using a +er1 small amount of s1stem memor1 and CP% resources in order to minimi?e the potential impact on running applications. For mission3critical ser+ers= DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to completel1 offload disk change monitoring reports management and anal1sis to a centrali?ed DiskPulse data0ase ser+er= which can recei+e reports from multiple production ser+ers= anal1?e detected changes using user3specified rules and policies= send notifications and>or sa+e reports when critical changes are detected.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.1

)nstalling DiskPulse !erver

DiskPulse *er+er is especiall1 designed to 0e as simple as possi0le. 2he product does not re<uire an1 third3part1 software applications and ma1 0e installed and configured within a couple of minutes. 6 full1 functional !-3da1s trial +ersion of DiskPulse *er+er ma1 0e downloaded from the following pageC httpC>>www.diskpulse.com>downloads.html.

2he installation package is +er1 small= )M9 3 #M9 depending on the target operating s1stem= and the product re<uires Bust -M9 of the free disk space on the target ser+er. "n order to install DiskPulse *er+er= start the setup program= select a destination director1 and press the E4extE 0utton.

:ptionall1= enter custom ser+er control and>or we0 access ports. 2he ser+er control port is used 01 the DiskPulse client 5%" application and the command line utilit1 to connect to DiskPulse *er+er. 2he we0 access port is the port for the we030ased management interface allowing one to control DiskPulse *er+er using a standard we0 0rowser from an1 computer on the network. "f DiskPulse *er+er should 0e controlled remotel1 through the network= make sure one or 0oth of these ports are open in the ser+erEs firewall.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.2

Using DiskPulse !erver client 6U) a

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2he DiskPulse client 5%" application connects to DiskPulse *er+er locall1 or through the network and allows one to setup disk change monitoring operations= configure reports= .3Mail notifications and>or custom user commands to 0e executed when a user3specified num0er of changes detected.

2he client 5%" application pro+ides an eas13to3use interface= which is +er1 similar to the DiskPulse desktop 5%" application. 2he user is pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to re+iew and anal1?e detected file s1stem changes= sa+e report files and>or export disk change monitoring reports to a centrali?ed */L data0ase through the :D9C interface.

"n order to connect to a DiskPulse ser+er= open the DiskPulse client 5%" application= press the EConnectE 0utton located on the main tool0ar= enter the host name Jor an "P addressL of the ser+er to connect to= enter DiskPulse user name and password Jdefault is ad%inEad%inL and press the EConnectE 0utton. 91 default= DiskPulse client 5%" application connects to DiskPulse *er+er trough the 2CP>"P port (1 -. "f the default DiskPulse ser+er control port is used 01 another software product or s1stem ser+ice= open the ser+er E:ptionsE dialog= select the E*er+erE ta0 and change the DiskPulse ser+er control port. "n order to 0e a0le to connect to the ser+er through the network= make sure that the port is open in the hostEs firewall.

DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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91 default= in order to ensure all disk change monitoring operations are automaticall1 started when the computer starts= DiskPulse *er+er ena0les the auto3start mode for all disk change monitoring operations. "n order to manuall1 start one or more disk change monitoring commands using the client 5%" application= connect to the DiskPulse *er+er= select the re<uired disk change monitoring commands in the commands +iew= press the right mouse 0utton and select the E*tart CommandE menu item.

"n order to re+iew detected file s1stem changes= Bust click on a disk change monitoring command item in the commands +iew. For each detected file s1stem change= the monitoring results dialog shows the date= time= t1pe of change= file si?e= file owner and the name of the changed file or director1. "n addition= the 0ottom +iew shows categories of detected changes according to the currentl1 selected file categori?ation mode.

2he monitor results dialog pro+ides the a0ilit1 to categori?e and filter detected file s1stem changes= sa+e +arious t1pes of disk change monitoring reports and generate pie charts showing the num0er of changes per categor1 according to the currentl1 selected file categori?ation mode.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.3

!aving ,e orts to t+e DiskPulse ,e orts Data/ase

DiskPulse *er+er includes a 0uilt3in reports data0ase allowing one to keep a histor1 of disk change monitoring reports= search changes in the reports data0ase and generate summar1 disk change monitoring reports. "n order to open the DiskPulse *er+er reports data0ase= press the E,eportsE 0utton located on the main tool0ar.

2he DiskPulse reports dialog shows pre+iousl1 sa+ed disk change monitoring reports and allows one to open reports= search specific file s1stem changes in one or more disk change monitoring reports= sa+e summar1 reports= export and import reports= delete reports= etc. "n addition= the reports dialog pro+ides the a0ilit1 to filter reports 01 the disk change monitoring command name= monitored directories= report title and ser+er host name.

"n order to automaticall1 sa+e disk change monitoring reports to the reports data0ase= open the disk change monitoring command dialog= select the E6d+ancedE ta0= ena0le automated disk change monitoring actions and add an action to sa+e a report to the DiskPulse reports data0ase after e+er1 F changes or @ hours.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.4

!aving !u%%ar1 Disk *+ange Monitoring ,e orts

DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the a0ilit1 to sa+e a num0er of disk change monitoring reports to a consolidated graphical PDF summar1 report including +arious t1pes of pie charts and disk change monitoring statistics. "n order to sa+e a summar1 report= press the E,eportsE dialog located on the main tool0ar= select one or more disk change monitoring reports= press the right mouse 0utton and select the E*a+e *ummar1 ,eportE menu item.

DiskPulse sa+es summar1 reports as graphical PDF reports including general information a0out each disk change monitoring report= a pie chart showing the num0er of changes per file extension= a pie chart showing the num0er of changes per file owner and a pie chart showing the num0er of changes per change t1pe.

"n addition= DiskPulse .nterprise pro+ides the a0ilit1 to collect disk change monitoring reports from multiple production ser+ers to a centrali?ed reports data0ase and then generate summar1 reports containing information a0out all monitored ser+ers.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.5

=e/;5ased Manage%ent )nter3ace

DiskPulse .nterprise pro+ides a complete we030ased management interface allowing one to control= configure and manage one or more DiskPulse *er+ers using a regular we0 0rowser from an1 computer on the network.

"n order to ena0le the we030ased management interface for a DiskPulse .nterprise installation= connect to the ser+er using the DiskPulse client 5%" application= open the E:ptionsE dialog= select the E*er+erE ta0= ena0le the E7e0 *er+erE option and press the E*a+eE 0utton. 91 default= the DiskPulse we0 ser+er uses the 2CP>"P port &-= which is a standard port used 01 we0 0rowsers to connect to we0 ser+ers. *ometimes= the standard we0 access port ma1 0e in use 01 other applications or ser+ices installed on the ser+er= pre+enting the DiskPulse we0 interface to operate properl1. "n this case= the user needs to change the we0 access port num0er and then= in order to connect to the custom port= t1pe in the we0 0rowser address 0arC httpC>>ser+er3nameCport3num0er.

2he DiskPulse .nterprise we030ased interface is a d1namic we0 application= which automaticall1 updates the status of acti+e disk change monitoring operations= and in order to operate properl1= the we030ased interface re<uires Da+a*cript to 0e ena0led in the we0 0rowser.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.6

Managing Disk *+ange Monitoring *o%%ands

DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the a0ilit1 to setup a num0er of disk change monitoring commands with each one configured to monitor one or more disks and>or directories. 2he DiskPulse *er+er status page shows the configured disk change monitoring commands and allows one to start= stop= add= edit and delete disk change monitoring commands and configure ad+anced disk change monitoring options.

"n order to add a new disk change monitoring command= press the E6dd CommandE 0utton located on the DiskPulse *er+er status page= enter a uni<ue command name= specif1 one or more directories to monitor Jmultiple directories should 0e separated 01 the EME characterL and press the E*a+eE 0utton.

2he newl1 created disk change monitoring command will 0e displa1ed on the DiskPulse *er+er status page and in order to start the monitoring command= click on the commandEs E*tartE 0utton located in the E2oolsE column. DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides a large set of ad+anced disk change monitoring options allowing one to customi?e monitoring operations for user3specific needs and re<uirements. "n order to customi?e ad+anced disk change monitoring options= click the E.dit CommandE 0utton located in the E2oolsE column.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.(

,eviewing Monitoring !tatus and Detected *+anges

"n order to +iew an extended status for a disk change monitoring command= click on the monitoring command item on the DiskPulse *er+er main status page. 2he command status page shows the current status of the disk change monitoring command= the num0er of detected file s1stem changes= the change rate= the monitoring process time and the total num0er of executed actions= sa+ed reports and sent .3Mail notifications.

"n order to re+iew detected changes for an acti+e or completed disk change monitoring command= open the monitoring command status page and press the E8iew ChangesE 0utton. For each detected file s1stem change= the disk change monitoring results page shows the date and time of the change= the t1pe of the change operation Jcreated= modified= deleted= etc.L= the si?e of the file as recorded at the time of the change= the owner of the changed file or director1 and the name of the changed file or director1.

DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the a0ilit1 to export detected file s1stem changes into a large num0er of different formats including ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8= FML= PDF and the DiskPulse nati+e report format= which ma1 0e used to 0ackup a histor1 of disk change monitoring reports= su0mit reports from multiple production ser+ers into a centrali?ed */L data0ase and then perform ad+anced search and anal1sis operations.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.0

"dvanced Disk *+ange Monitoring O tions

DiskPulse pro+ides a large num0er of ad+anced disk change monitoring options allowing one to control specific t1pes of file s1stem changes to monitor= which t1pes of files to monitor and allows one to automaticall1 sa+e reports and>or send .3Mail notifications when a user3specified num0er of changes detected.

"n order to open the ad+anced disk change monitoring options page= open the disk change monitoring command configuration page and press the E6d+ancedE 0utton. 2he ad+anced options page pro+ides the a0ilit1 to control the default report title= the num0er of file s1stem changes to keep in s1stem memor1= the num0er of changes to trigger automatic report generation and .3Mail notification actions and a user3defined list of actions to execute when the specified num0er of changes detected.

"n order to configure which t1pes of file s1stem changes to monitor= open the monitoring command configuration page and press the EMonitorE 0utton. 91 default= DiskPulse monitors all t1pes of file s1stem changes= 0ut in some situations= the user ma1 need to focus on +er1 specific t1pes of changes. For example= in order to monitor file delete operations onl1= unselect created files= modified files and renamed files change notifications.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.2

Monitoring ! eci3ic 41 es o3 $iles

*ometimes= it ma1 0e re<uired to monitor specific t1pes of files while hiding changes detected in not important or temporar1 files. For example= the user ma1 0e interested to detect all changed programs and DLL li0raries and hide all other file s1stem changes. DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to configure one or more file matching rules specif1ing which files to monitor. 7hen one or more file matching rules are configured for a disk change monitoring command= DiskPulse will show files matching the rules and skip all other files.

"n order to configure file matching rules for a disk change monitoring command= open the monitoring command configuration page and press the E,ulesE 0utton. 4ow= press the E6dd ,uleE 0utton= select an appropriate rule t1pe and specif1 all the re<uired parameters.

DiskPulse pro+ides man1 different t1pes of file matching rules allowing one to filter files 01 the file t1pe= si?e= location= attri0utes= user name= etc. Multiple different t1pes of file matching rules ma1 0e added to a single disk change monitoring operation allowing one to precisel1 select which t1pes of files to monitor.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.10 &#cluding Directories 3ro% t+e Monitoring Process


DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the a0ilit1 to exclude one or more directories from the disk change monitoring process. "n order to configure exclude directories for a disk change monitoring operation= open the monitoring profile dialog= select the E.xcludeE ta0 and add one or more directories to exclude.

"n the simplest case= Bust add a full director1 path to exclude from the disk change monitoring process. "n addition= ad+anced users are pro+ided with a num0er of exclude directories macro commands allowing one to exclude multiple directories using a single macro command. DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the following exclude directories macro commandsC '5&6)7! 84e#t !tring9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories 0eginning with the specified text string. '*O74")7! 84e#t !tring9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories containing the specified text string. '&7D! 84e#t !tring9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories ending with the specified text string. ',&6&: 8,egular &# ression9 3 this macro command excludes all changes detected in directories matching the specified regular expression.

For example= the exclude macro command EHC:426"4* 2emporar1 FilesE will exclude all changes detected in directories with E2emporar1 FilesE at an1 place in the full director1 path and the exclude macro command EH,.5.F I.J2MPK2.MPLHE will exclude changes detected in directories ending with E.2MPE or E.2.MPE.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.11 !ending &;Mail 7oti3ications


DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to send .3Mail notifications when a disk change monitoring command detects a user3specified num0er of changes. "n order to configure .3Mail notifications= open the main settings page and click on the EConfigure .3Mail *er+erE link.

:n the .3Mail ser+er configuration page= enter the *M2P ser+er host name= port= user name= password and the source .3Mail address to use to send .3Mail notifications. :ptionall1= ena0le the secure *M2P connection mode and select an appropriate securit1 algorithm.

4ow= open the ad+anced disk change monitoring options page= press the E6dd 6ctionE 0utton= select an appropriate .3Mail notification t1pe and enter a destination .3Mail address to send notifications to. 2he simplest notification t1pe is the E;2ML .3Mail 4otificationE which includes detected file s1stem changes in the .3Mail message 0od1 in the ;2ML format. 6 more ad+anced option is the EPDF ,eportE notification= which attaches a PDF report to each .3Mail notification and includes graphical pie charts and additional statistics.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.12 !aving Disk *+ange Monitoring ,e orts


"n addition to .3Mail notifications= DiskPulse pro+ides the a0ilit1 to automaticall1 sa+e disk change monitoring reports when a user3specified num0er of changes detected. "n order to configure automatic report generation= open the ad+anced disk change monitoring page= press the E6dd 6ctionE 0utton= select an appropriate report format and specif1 a file name or a director1 name to sa+e reports to.

"f a file name is specified= DiskPulse will alwa1s sa+e reports to the same file and this file will contain last F file s1stem changes according to the user3specified configuration. "f a director1 name is specified= DiskPulse will automaticall1 generate report file names including the report date and time for each new report file.

DiskPulse pro+ides a +ariet1 of report formats including ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8= FML= PDF and the nati+e DiskPulse report format= which ma1 0e used to 0ackup a histor1 of detected file s1stem changes= su0mit reports from multiple ser+ers to a centrali?ed */L data0ase and then perform ad+anced search and anal1sis operations.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.13 !aving ,e orts to an !-. Data/ase


DiskPulse allows one to sa+e disk change monitoring reports in an */L data0ase. "n order to ena0le */L data0ase reports= open the main settings page and click on the EConfigure */L Data0aseE link. :n the */L data0ase configuration page enter the :D9C data source= user name and password to use to sa+e reports to the */L data0ase.

4ow= open the ad+anced disk change monitoring options page= press the E6dd 6ctionE 0utton and select the E*a+e ,eport to */L Data0aseE action t1pe. During the disk change monitoring process= DiskPulse ser+er will sa+e e+er1 F detected file s1stem changes to the specified */L data0ase according to the configuration set on the ad+anced monitoring options page.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

Flexense Ltd.

7ith an ena0led and properl1 configured */L data0ase= all reports sa+ed in the */L data0ase will 0e displa1ed on the reports page. "n order to open the reports page= press the E,eportsE 0utton located on the DiskPulse *er+er main status page. For each disk change monitoring report= the reports page shows the report "D= the report date and time= the name of the disk change monitoring command generated the report and the num0er of file s1stem changes sa+ed in each specific report.

DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the a0ilit1 to export pre+iousl1 sa+ed disk change monitoring reports to one of the standard report formats including ;2ML= text= .xcel C*8= FML= PDF and the DiskPulse nati+e report format. "n order to export a pre+iousl1 sa+ed disk change monitoring report= press the E*a+eE 0utton located in the E2oolsE column.

"n order to open a pre+iousl1 sa+ed disk change monitoring report= Bust click on the report item displa1ed on the reports page. For each detected file s1stem change= the disk change monitoring results page shows the date and time of the change= the t1pe of the change operation Jcreated= modified= deleted= etc.L= the si?e of the file as recorded at the time of the change= the owner of the changed file or director1 and the name of the changed file or director1.

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DiskPulse Disk Change Monitor

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4.14 Disk *+ange Monitoring Fistor1 !tatistics


DiskPulse .nterprise allows one to displa1 histor1 statistics pie charts showing the num0er of changes per file extension= the num0er of changes per change t1pe and the num0er of changes per user name.

"n order to open the disk change monitoring statistics dialog= start the DiskPulse client 5%" application= select a disk change monitoring command= press the right mouse 0utton and select the ECommand *tatisticsE menu item.

91 default= DiskPulse .nterprise keeps disk change monitoring statistics for the last 1- da1s. "n order to change the histor1 statistics configuration options= connect to DiskPulse .nterprise using the client 5%" application and open the E:ptionsE dialog.

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4.15 Using DiskPulse &nter rise


DiskPulse .nterprise can 0e used as a centrali?ed reports data0ase ser+er capa0le of recei+ing disk change monitoring reports from multiple production ser+ers running DiskPulse Pro= DiskPulse %ltimate or DiskPulse *er+er installations. DiskPulse .nterprise allows one to define custom report anal1sis rules= which are automaticall1 applied to disk change monitoring reports su0mitted from production ser+ers= capa0le of detecting critical file s1stem changes and issuing .3Mail notifications.

DiskPulse .nterprise runs in the 0ackground as a ser+ice and uses a 0uilt3in reports data0ase to store disk change monitoring reports recei+ed from production ser+ers. 2he user is pro+ided with a client 5%" application= which connects to DiskPulse .nterprise through the network and allows one to re+iew recei+ed reports= configure report anal1sis rules and manage the reports data0ase.

"n order to define one or more anal1sis rules= press the E,ulesE 0utton located on the main tool 0ar in the DiskPulse client 5%" application. :n the E6nal1sis ,ulesE dialog= press the E6ddE 0utton= specif1 the rule description= select the t1pe of the action to perform and enter an .3 Mail address to send notifications to.

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:ptionall1= select the E,ulesE ta0 and add one or more the rule should 0e applied to. Finall1= the E6d+ancedE ad+anced optionsC hosts the rule should 0e applied to rule should 0e applied to and change t1pes the rule change t1peL.

file matching rules specif1ing file t1pes ta0 allows one to control the following Jall or a specific hostL= report titles the should 0e applied to Jall or a specific

2he specified report anal1sis rules are applied to incoming disk change monitoring reports in the same order as specified in the E,ulesE dialog. "n order to change the order of a rule= select the rule and press the E%pE or EDownE 0uttons. 2he simplest wa1 to su0mit a disk change monitoring report to DiskPulse .nterprise is to use the regular DiskPulse 5%" application= which is a+aila0le in DiskPulse= DiskPulse Pro and DiskPulse %ltimate installations. "n order to su0mit a disk change monitoring report= start the DiskPulse 5%" application and select the EFile 3 *u0mit to DiskPulse *er+erE menu item. :n the E*u0mitE dialog specif1 the host name or the "P address of the DiskPulse .nterprise and press the E:kE 0utton. 91 default= the DiskPulse .nterprise uses the 2CP>"P port (1 - to recei+e reports from production ser+ers= 0ut the port num0er ma1 0e changed to an1 custom port num0er according to user3specific needs. "n order to specif1 a user3custom port num0er when su0mitting reports to the DiskPulse .nterprise use the following formatC hostnameCport. Manual su0mission of disk change monitoring reports to the DiskPulse .nterprise is good for testing purposes= 0ut if 1ou need to automaticall1 collect disk change monitoring reports from a num0er of production ser+ers to a central DiskPulse data0ase ser+er= 1ou need to configure automatic report su0mission actions.

"n order to configure DiskPulse ser+ers Jrunning on production ser+ersL to automaticall1 su0mit disk change monitoring reports to the DiskPulse data0ase ser+er= open the disk change monitoring command Jon each production ser+erL= select the E6d+ancedE ta0= ena0le execution of automatic disk monitoring actions= specif1 the num0er of changes to trigger the actions and add a disk monitoring action configured to send reports to a DiskPulse .nterprise.

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4.16 Using DiskPulse !erver *o%%and .ine Utilit1


DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides a command line utilit1 allowing one to control one or more ser+ers locall1 or through the network using 0atch files and shell scripts. 2he DiskPulse command line utilit1 is located in the >8ProductDir9?/in> director1.

DiskPulse *o%%and .ine Utilit1 !erver *o%%ands@

disk ulse ;serverCs+owCco%%ands 2his command shows disk change monitoring commands configured in the DiskPulse ser+er.

disk ulse ;serverCe#ecuteCco%%and 8Monitoring *o%%and 7a%e9 2his command s1nchronousl1 executes the specified disk change monitoring command.

disk ulse ;serverCstartCco%%and 8Monitoring *o%%and 7a%e9 2his command starts the specified disk change monitoring command and exists. disk ulse ;serverC auseCco%%and 8Monitoring *o%%and 7a%e9 2his command pauses an acti+e disk change monitoring command. disk ulse ;serverCresetCco%%and 8Monitoring *o%%and 7a%e9 2his command resets and clears detected file s1stem changes from an acti+e disk change monitoring command. disk ulse ;serverCsto Cco%%and 8Monitoring *o%%and 7a%e9 2his command stops an acti+e disk change monitoring command.

disk ulse ;serverCs+owCc+anges 8Monitoring *o%%and 7a%e9 2his command shows file s1stem changes detected 01 a disk change monitoring command.

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disk ulse ;serverCsaveCre ort 8*o%%and 7a%e9 ;3or%at 8,e ort $or%at9 2his command sa+es file s1stem changes detected 01 a disk change monitoring command to a report file according to the specified report format= which ma1 0e set to one of the following +aluesC ;2ML= 2.F2= C*8= FML= PDF and FL, Jthe nati+e DiskPulse report formatL. "n addition= the command line utilit1 pro+ides the >;re ort> command line option= which ma1 0e used to specif1 a file name or a director1 name to sa+e the report to. "f no file name or director1 name is specified= the report will 0e sa+ed in the userEs home director1 with an automaticall1 generated file name including the current date and time. disk ulse ;serverCsaveCtoCdata/ase 8*o%%and 7a%e9 2his command sa+es detected changes to the */L data0ase configured on the E:ptionsE dialog. disk ulse ;serverCco%%andCstatus 8*o%%and 7a%e9 2his command shows the status of the specified disk change monitoring command. disk ulse ;serverC status 2his command shows the DiskPulse *er+er de0ug status. disk ulse ;serverCs+owCde/ugClog 2his command shows the DiskPulse *er+er de0ug message log. disk ulse ;serverCclearCde/ugClog 2his command clears the DiskPulse *er+er de0ug message log. disk ulse ;serverCsetCuser 8User 7a%e9 2his command sets the DiskPulse *er+er user name. "n order to reset a forgotten user name= execute the command locall1 on the same host where the DiskPulse ser+er is installed on. disk ulse ;serverCsetC assword 8Password9 2his command sets the DiskPulse *er+er password. "n order to reset a forgotten password= execute the command locall1 on the same host where the DiskPulse ser+er is installed on. disk ulse ;serverCsetC ort 8!erver *ontrol Port9 2his command sets the DiskPulse ser+er control port Jdefault is (1 -L. 6fter executing this command= the DiskPulse ser+ice should 0e restarted. "n order to 0e a0le to connect to the ser+er through the network the ser+er control port should 0e open in the ser+erEs firewall. *o%%and .ine O tions@ ;+ost 8Fost 7a%e9 *ets the host name of the DiskPulse ser+er to connect to Jdefault is localhostL. ; ort 8Port 7u%/er9 *ets the DiskPulse ser+er control port num0er to connect to Jdefault is (1 -L. ;user 8User 7a%e9 *ets the DiskPulse ser+er user name to login with Jdefault is Ead%inEL. ; assword 8Password9 *ets the DiskPulse ser+er password to login with Jdefault is Ead%inEL.

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4.1( *on3iguring DiskPulse !erver


DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides a +ariet1 of configuration options allowing one to easil1 integrate the product into a user3specific network en+ironment. "n order to open the main settings page= click on the E*ettingsE link located on the top menu 0ar.

4.10 *on3iguring *usto% User 7a%e and Password


2he DiskPulse *er+er we030ased management console re<uires users to login with a DiskPulse user name and password. 2he default user name and password is set to ad%in>ad%in. "n addition= DiskPulse *er+er pro+ides the a0ilit1 to set a custom user name and>or password for the DiskPulse we030ased management interface and the command line utilit1= which ma1 0e used to automate configuration and management tasks.

"n order to set a custom user name and password= click on the EConfigure *er+er LoginE link located on the main settings page= enter a new user name and password and press the E*a+eE 0utton.

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4.12 *on3iguring *usto% !erver Ports


DiskPulse *er+er uses the 2CP>"P port (1 - as the default ser+er control port and the 2CP>"P port &- as the default we0 access port. *ometimes= these ports ma1 0e in use 01 some other software products or s1stem ser+ices. "f one or 0oth of these ports are in use= DiskPulse *er+er will 0e una0le to operate properl1 and the user needs to change the DiskPulse ser+er control port and>or we0 access port.

"n order to set a custom ser+er control port and>or we0 access port= click on the E*etup *er+er PortsE link located on the main settings page and enter a custom ser+er control port or we03 access port to use. "f the DiskPulse ser+er should 0e controlled through the network= make sure the ser+er control port and the we0 access port are open in the ser+erEs firewall.

4.20 *on3iguring &;Mail !erver


"n order to 0e a0le to send .3Mail notifications= open the main settings page and click on the EConfigure .3Mail *er+erE link. :n the .3Mail ser+er configuration page= enter the *M2P ser+er host name= port= user name= password and the source .3Mail address to use to send .3Mail notifications. :ptionall1= ena0le the secure *M2P connection mode and select an appropriate securit1 algorithm.

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4.21 U dating DiskPulse !erver


Flexense de+elops DiskPulse *er+er using a fast release c1cle with minor product +ersions= updates and 0ug fixes released e+er1 month and maBor product +ersions released e+er1 1ear. 4ew product +ersions and product updates are pu0lished on the product we0 site and ma1 0e downloaded from the following pageC httpC>>www.diskpulse.com>downloads.html.

Due to the fact that the product is especiall1 designed for ser+ers running in production en+ironments where sta0ilit1 is a maBor decision factor= DiskPulse *er+er updates should 0e manuall1 installed 01 the user. "n order to update an existing product installation= download the latest product +ersion and Bust start the setup program.

2he DiskPulse *er+er setup program will properl1 shutdown the running DiskPulse ser+ice= update the product and restart the DiskPulse ser+ice after finishing the update procedure. 6ll product configuration files= configured disk change monitoring commands= sa+ed disk change monitoring reports and product registration will remain +alid and there is nothing to reconfigure or manage after the update.

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4.22 ,egistering DiskPulse !erver


7ithin a couple of hours after purchasing a product license= the customer will recei+e two e3 mail messagesC the first one confirming the pa1ment and the second one containing an unlock ke1= which should 0e used to register the product. "f 1ou will not recei+e 1our unlock ke1 within ' hours= please check 1our spam 0ox and if the unlock ke1 is not in the spam 0ox contact our support teamC su ortD3le#ense.co%.

"f the computer where DiskPulse *er+er is installed on is connected to the "nternet= login to the DiskPulse ser+er Jdefault user name and passwordC ad%in>ad%inL using a standard we0 0rowser= click on the E60outE link located on the top menu 0ar= press the E,egisterE 0utton= enter 1our name or 1our compan1 name= enter the recei+ed unlock ke1 and press the E,egisterE 0utton.

"f the computer is not connected to the "nternet= press the EManual ,egistrationE 0utton= export the product "D file and send the product "D file to registerDdisk ulse.co% as an attachment. 7ithin a couple of hours= 1ou will recei+e an unlock file= which should 0e imported in order to finish the registration procedure.

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4.23 Disk Pulse !erver O&M Version


Flexense pro+ides s1stem integrators= +alue3added distri0utors and "2 ser+ice pro+iders with the a0ilit1 to resell DiskPulse *er+er and>or pro+ide ser+ices 0ased on the product under third3 part1 0rand names. ,esellers and integrators are pro+ided with the a0ilit1 to change the product name= the product we0 site address= the product +endor name and the product +endor we0 site address.

"n order to 0e a0le to set custom :.M product and +endor information= the user needs to register the product using a special :.M3.na0led unlock ke1= which ma1 0e purchased on the product purchase page. :nce the product is registered using an :.M unlock ke1= open the E60outE page= press the E*et :.M "nfoE 0utton= specif1 1our custom :.M product and +endor information and press the E*a+eE 0utton.

Custom :.M product and +endor information will 0e displa1ed on all pages of the DiskPulse we030ased management interface= in all t1pes of reports generated 01 the product and all notification .3Mail messages sent 01 DiskPulse *er+er.

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DiskPulse is capa0le of sa+ing disk change monitoring reports in an */L data0ase. ,eports ma1 0e sa+ed manuall1 or automaticall1 using conditional report generation actions triggered when a user3specified num0er of changes detected in a disk or director1. */L Data0ase integration is a+aila0le in DiskPulse %ltimate= DiskPulse *er+er and DiskPulse .nterprise. "n order to configure DiskPulse to use the M1*/L data0ase= the user needs to install the following two componentsC the M1*/L *er+er and the M1*/L :D9C connector. First of all= letNs install the M1*/L *er+er. Download the latest +ersion of the M1*/L ser+er from the M1*/L we0 site and execute the setup program to start the installation procedure. :n the setup t1pe page= select the O21picalN setup t1pe and press the O4extN 0utton. 91 default= the setup will install the M1*/L ser+er and a command line utilit1= which will 0e used to configure the M1*/L ser+er.

:n the next setup page= select the OConfigure the M1*/L *er+er nowN option and press the OFinishN 0utton. 2he setup program will open a M1*/L configuration wi?ard allowing one to configure 0asic ser+er settings.

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:n the next setup page= select the ODetailed ConfigurationN option and press the O4extN 0utton. 2he detailed configuration mode is re<uired to configure the M1*/L ser+er for maximum data0ase performance.

:n the next page= select the O*er+er MachineN option= which is the most 0alanced configuration for t1pical DiskPulse *er+er and DiskPulse .nterprise workloads. "f the ser+er is intended to process large +olumes of reports and is dedicated for DiskPulse .nterprise= select the ODedicated *er+erN configuration option.

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:n the next page= select the O4on32ransactional Data0aseN option. DiskPulse does not perform concurrent insert or modif1 operations on the data0ase and a transactional data0ase is not re<uired. Moreo+er= configuring the M1*/L ser+er as a non3transactional data0ase will significantl1 impro+e the performance of data0ase import operations.

:n the next page= select the OManual *ettingN option and set the num0er of concurrent data0ase connections to )= which is the optimal num0er for DiskPulse %ltimate= DiskPulse *er+er and DiskPulse .nterprise installations.

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:n the next page= ena0le 2CP>"P networking and if the ser+er will 0e accessed from other computers on the network= add a firewall exception for the M1*/L ser+er port. "n general= a single M1*/L ser+er ma1 0e used to collect reports from multiple DiskPulse *er+ers using remote :D9C connections.

:n the next page select an appropriate character set. 91 default= DiskPulse uses the %2F3& character set to store names of files and directories= 0ut if there is no need to process %nicode file names= this option ma1 0e set to the standard Latin1 character set.

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:n the next page= select the O"nstall as 7indows *er+iceN option and select the O"nclude 9in Director1 in 7indows P62;N option. 2he P62; option will ena0le execution of the M1*/L command line utilit1 from an1 location.

:n the next page= select the OModif1 *ecurit1 *ettingsN option and specif1 a root password for the M1*/L ser+er= which later will 0e used to configure regular M1*/L users.

2hatNs all. Press the O4extN 0utton to finish the installation procedure.

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5.2

*on3iguring M1!-. Data/ase

2he M1*/L data0ase pro+ides the Om1s<lN command line utilit1= which ma1 0e used to configure the data0ase and the user account to 0e used 01 DiskPulse.

"n order to configure the M1*/L data0ase= open the command prompt window and t1pe the following commandC

%1sGl Hu root H 2his command will start the Om1s<lN command line utilit1 and login to the M1*/L ser+er with root permissions. 2he user will 0e asked to pro+ide the root password= which was specified during the M1*/L ser+er installation procedure. :nce logged in= the user needs to create a data0ase that will 0e used 01 DiskPulse to store disk change monitoring reports. "n order to do that= t1pe the following commandC

create data/ase disk ulseI

4ow= add a user account that will 0e used 01 DiskPulse to su0mit reports to the data0ase. *ingle <uotes are re<uired and should 0e specified exactl1 as displa1ed.

create user Jdisk ulseKDKlocal+ostK identi3ied /1 J asswordKI

4ow= grant permissions to the user account using the following commandC

grant all

rivileges on L.L to Jdisk ulseKDKlocal+ostKI

Finall1= flush user pri+ileges using the following command.

3lus+

rivilegesI

2hatNs all. 4ow the M1*/L ser+er is full1 configured. "n order to disconnect from the M1*/L data0ase= Bust t1pe OGuitN in the command window.

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5.3

)nstalling and *on3iguring M1!-. OD5* Data !ource

DiskPulse connects to the M1*/L data0ase through the :D9C interface. Download an appropriate +ersion of the M1*/L :D9C connector from the M1*/L we0 site and execute the setup program. 2here are no critical configuration options in the M1*/L :D9C connector installation procedure and the user can Bust press the O4extN 0utton until the last page keeping the default configuration options.

6fter finished installing M1*/L :D9C Connector= open the 7indows control panel and select O6dministrati+e 2ools Data *ources J:D9CLN. :n the :D9C 6dministrator window= select the O*1stem D*4N ta0 and press the O6ddN 0utton. :n the next page= select the OM1*/L :D9C Dri+erN and press the OFinishN 0utton.

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:n the next page= enter a new data source name= which will 0e used 01 DiskPulse to connect to the data0ase. *pecif1 the name of the host where the M1*/L ser+er is running on and enter the M1*/L user name and password that should 0e used 01 DiskPulse to connect to the data0ase. Finall1= select the name of the data0ase that should 0e used to store disk change monitoring reports. 6fter finished specif1ing all the re<uired information= press the O2estN 0utton to check the data0ase connection.

5.4

*on3iguring DiskPulse Data/ase *onnection

"n order to configure DiskPulse to use the installed M1*/L data0ase= open the options dialog and select the OData0aseN ta0. .na0le the :D9C interface and enter the name of the :D9C data source= the data0ase user name and password that were specified for the :D9C data source. Finall1= press the O8erif1N 0utton to check the DiskPulse data0ase connection.

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