With Praim ThinMan Scheduled Activites you can have an execution of a command at a fixed or “scheduled” time.
With ThinOX these can be such activities such as Power On, Power Off, Reboot, Firmware Update (also in the form of Add-On installation), setting device password, ThinMan server address, sending messages, custom commands.
With Windows Embedded the actions are many of the above along with Third-party software installation. Addition actions can be included for TCi Workstation client, XPe, CE6, and Teradici devices.
To add a scheduled activity, you can simply right-click on the Scheduled Activities menu option. The Add options yields several very useful actions that can be scheduled. Notably, as mentioned above you can update or apply device image which are actions that would be very useful to schedule.
Praim ThinMan Scheduled Activities thin client PC actions
Either during the configuration of a scheduled activity or after we can set additional properties for the activity. As you can see below on the menu options for a scheduled activity we have already setup, we have numerous tabs for granular control over the activity. We can set certain conditions, classifiers, groups, or specify devices.
ThinMan Scheduled Activities options thin client remote PC
With the classifier tab we can select thin clients associated to the action using certain attributes that we have attached to them.
Scheduled Activities classifiers thin client management
We can select certain devices as well we want to apply the scheduled activity to and we can granularly.
Manage thin client devices ThinMan
Examples of scheduled activities use cases
Waking up thin clients and PCs in the morning:
- With the scheduled activities, we can wake up thin clients every morning. This makes sure the terminals are powered up and ready for people to start working.
Update thin clients and PCs during the night:
- Updates generally require a maintenance period. The schedule activity allows this to be automated in a fashion that the updates happen overnight with minimal business impact.
Activities based on event
The Event Activities execute a command when a certain event happens. This provides powerful use cases since you can “link” an event with an action. A typical use case might include a device update (activity) that is prompted by a device reboot (event).
The event activities are setup in the same way as the Scheduled activities. You can right-click on the Event Activities menu option in the ThinMan console.
Thin Client management event activities
Thin client management event activities updates
With ThinMan and Agile you have a powerful duo of utilities that have the ability to administer and manage the devices on which Agile is installed by being able to deliver this configuration to other devices. Using the ThinMan profile manager we can read the configuration from the device by Receiving the configuration which is stored on the ThinMan server.
We can in just a few simple steps create a configuration profile and device policy using the ThinMan server interface. Below we are receiving the configuration of our device to our ThinMan server.
Thin client management receive configurations
We can Add Device Policy to our device which sends configuration sets to our devices.
Thin client management adding device policy
On the configuration profiles we can group devices and apply configuration sets and device policies to them.
Adding profiles configuration and policies to thin client management
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