| SMP User's Manual
Last update: Feb. 2011
2. SMP Server
SMP Server is for administrator, PC inventory manager. Only one Server is exist in the SMP network.
2-1. Description of Main Window
2-2. Getting PC Data
Hardware data will be fetched automatically when a client connected to the server. Also the Server will catch the hardware modification. However, if you want to refresh the data manually, select a PC in the main window, select Fetch > Hardware Data (Ctrl+1) in the menu.
Software data will be fetched automatically when a client connected to the server by default. Server will catch the software modification too. You can change the fetching option at Fetch > Software List Update Option in the menu.
You can fetch the software data manually by selecting PC in the main window, select Fetch > Software Data (Ctrl+3) in the menu.
Once the server obtained the PC's software data, the PC icon will be changed in the main window,
Uses data include current Screen size/color settings and current process of Client PC. This data will not be fetched automatically and you can fetch it by selecting PC in the main window, select Fetch > Uses Data (Ctrl+2) in the menu.
Note the Current process means the window title of the currently focused application program.
2-3. Viewing PC Data
2-3-1. PC Details double-click
If you double-click PC data in the main window, you can browse all fetched hardware, software inventory data, modification details, notes.
2-3-2. Display View > Display, Ctrl+I
You can choose PC data that you want to display in the main window.
2-3-3. Fields View > Fields, Ctrl+H
You can choose data fields that you want to display in the main window.
2-4. Editing, Deleting PC Data
2-4-1. Editing Edit> Change User Information, Ctrl+U
You can change manually the Dept. and Etc. data of each PC in the Server.
Select PCs in the main window, select Edit > Change User Information (Ctrl+U) in the menu.
If you want to change the Dept. only, leave Etc field blank and vice versa.
To get and set environment variable data, enclose Dept. or Etc data with % character. For example,
If there is no defined variable, Client will set "N/A" for data.
Note variable names are case-insensitive. The variable data are limited up to 20 bytes long.
2-4-2. Deleting Edit > Delete PC Data, Del
To delete PC data from Server database, select PCs in the main window, select Edit > Delete PC Data (Del) in the menu.
Note if you delete the on-line PC data, the PC will be re-connected in a minute.
2-5. Controlling PC
2-5-1. Run Control > Run, Ctrl+R
Run enables you to run a program in the Client PCs.
Select PCs in the main window, select Control > Run (Ctrl+R) in the menu.
Defined notation: $W, $T
$W: Windows folder
$T: Temporary folder
e.g. to run Notepad.exe,
Command line: $W\Notepad.exe
Working directory: $W
The result will be transferred to Control Result window.
2-5-2. Shut Down Control > Shut Down, Ctrl+Q
Shut Down enables you to hibernate, shut down or restart the Client PC.
Select a PC in the main window, select Control > Shut Down (Ctrl+Q) in the menu.
Note that you cannot hibernate Server Windows.
2-5-3. File Integrity Check Control > File Integrity Check, Ctrl+5
This enables you to confirm a file's integrity of Client PCs by MD5 or SHA-1 hash algorithm.
Select a PC in the main window, select Control > File Integrity Check, Ctrl+5 in the menu.
Please choose a hash algorithm to use, write a remote file path, and hash string. For example, if you want to check Notepad.exe in the Windows folder, you can write $W\notepad.exe in Remote File Path field.
File Path Notation:
$W : Windows Folder
$T : Temporary Folder
Hash Generator helps you to generate a hash with your local files.
Note a file's hash may different depends on the Windows version.
The result will be transferred to Control Result window:
Note the result data are temporary. If you close the window or run another check, the previous data will be deleted.
2-5-4. Send Message Control > Send Message, Ctrl+M
Send Message enables you to send a message to Client PC users.
Select PCs in the main window, select Control > Send Message (Ctrl+M) in the menu.
Your message will be displayed in the Client PC and user can reply your message.
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