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FR: Notifications
Alerts when computers connect

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Aug 03, 2015 1:49:17 pm EDT

iampedro wrote:
I would like a popup if a computer come back online that pup's up in the task bar if it is available yes.  I like that suggestion..

Noted, thanks!

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FR: Notifications
Alerts when computers connect

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 30, 2015 12:54:14 pm EDT

Hi Asher,

Sure. We'll keep that in mind. I added this as a suggestion to our feature tracking system.

Thank you.

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Setting up printer to print from Quicken

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 29, 2015 11:13:04 am EDT

Elizabeth,

I mean you can try to adjust printing options after you received the printing request from the remote PC but before you actually send it to the printer.

In the Remote Printing window, when you click "Print all pages" or "Print selected page" you are shown a dialog window that prompts you to select the printer. Beside the dropdown printer selection menu there is a "Properties" button. Depending on your printer model the properties can provide a whole variety of options for the printing outcome.

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FR: Notifications
Alerts when computers connect

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 29, 2015 10:06:43 am EDT

Well, that's not exactly the reason, although we you are probably right - a more general assumption is that we try to keep our default hosted service as simple as possible. You know, the more moving parts a system has, the more it is prone to errors and malfunction.

Whereas with RU Server we can experiment and add more advanced features. By the way, using e-mail for what you described is probably overkill. If both Host and View keep connection with the RU Server alive a notification (or a desktop alert) could appear right in the Viewer. So we'll give it a thought and adjust our plans regarding the RU Server roadmap accordingly.

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FR: Server logging & historical information
Retain information about previously connected clients

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 29, 2015 9:44:31 am EDT

Hello Asher,

Sure, we are thinking about providing a centralized reporting system. This has long been in our plans. And most likely that it will naturally use the RU Server as a central hub.

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Setting up printer to print from Quicken

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 28, 2015 3:04:08 pm EDT

Hello Elizabeth,

Remote Utilities only transfers the print file from the remote PC to the local PC in a special printer interchange format, understood by all printers. When printing the file to your physical printer on the Viewer side did you play with printer options in the standard Windows Print dialog?

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FR: Server logging & historical information
Retain information about previously connected clients

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 27, 2015 6:05:20 pm EDT

Hello Asher,

What you might need in the Host log. The Host stores it's logs in C:\Program Files\Remote Utilities - Host\Logs.

More information about logging.

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FR: Notifications
Alerts when computers connect

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 27, 2015 5:13:21 pm EDT

Hello Asher,

Thank you for your message.

Both these options can only be possible with RU Server rather than with our default (corporate) server, for obvious reasons. We'll take a look at your suggestions and see if we can implement them in subsequent releases.

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Restart and reconnect work / don't work
Restart from windows and I can't reconnect. Restart from Power-menu within RU and I can reconnect.

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 25, 2015 7:30:36 pm EDT

Hello,

The possible explanation is that when you restart using Power Control mode in RU, forced restart is used. That is, even if there's an unsaved work/document or unfinished process on the remote PC, the system will restart anyway.

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Setting up printer to print from Quicken

Conrad Sallian, Administrator (Posts: 1573)

Jul 25, 2015 7:04:40 pm EDT

Hello Elizabeth,

Thank you for your message.

Are you using the remote printing feature in Remote Utilities and it doesn't work properly?

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