VISUAL PLANNING 5.3 DOCUMENTATION

Management of the services

DEFINITION

The Management of the services allows to see, to start and to stop services of VISUAL PLANNING.

This functionality is only available in a VISUAL PLANNING ENTERPRISE version and is accessible via the ADMIN CENTER.

As standard, this only concerns the automatic resources or events imports and exports.

This feature requires VISUAL PLANNING ENTERPRISE

ADMINISTRATION

Visualization of the services

The access to the permissions is done in the ADMIN CENTER,

by clicking on the Services button:

Then, the list of the services appears:

A started service can be seen into the list of services with the icon in the left of the name of the service.

Example:

Started service
Stopped service

Start service

To start all the import and export services, go to the ADMIN CENTER.

Then Click on the Services button > Right-Click on Import/Export > Start service.

Stop service

To stop all the import and export services, go to ADMIN CENTER.

Then, Click on the Services button > Right-Click on Import/Export > Stop service.

AUTOMATIC BACKUP SERVICE

The backup service allows automatic daily backup of a planner in .VPS format.

For this, we must start the service and enable the backup for each planner. (cf. Management of the planners)

To change the characteristics of the backup, right-click Backup> Edit.

The following window will appear:

Name

This is the name of the service. It is not editable.

Description

Give a description to the service. This field is optional.

Automatic start

This box, if checked, automatically start the service at each restart of the application server VISUAL PLANNING.

Started

This box is checked if the service is started.

Backup directory

If no path is specified, the backup directory is the backup directory located in the installation directory of VISUAL PLANNING under webapps / vplanning.

This directory can be modified. To do this, type the path to the new directory. It must be accessible by the server.

Start hour

Set the backup start time.

Number of days archived

Set here the number of days to keep backups in the backup directory.

Sending mail

This box, if checked, allows you to send an email at the end of the backup.

The email will specify whether the backup was successful or not. In the event that a backup has not been made, the name of the planner for which the backup has not been performed correctly will be notified in the email.

The mail will be sent provided the SMTP settings automatic mail sending module are informed and correct.

Sender

Specify the email address of the sender.

Recipients

Specify the email address(es) or recipient(s), separated by semicolons.

SERVICE IMPORTS / EXPORTS

The import / export service allows to launch of imports and / or exports of automatic if such settings exist in schedules.

For it :

In the ADMIN CENTER, you must start the service, activate 'Import / Export' on the schedule (see Schedule management) and complete the parameters concerning services in the contexts imports and / or exports in the schedule (see Import Export Import and Export . To change the characteristics of the backup, right-click Import / Export> Edit .

The following window appears:

Name

This is the name of the service. It is not editable.

Description

Give a description to the service. This field is optional.

Auto-start

This box, if checked, to automatically start the service at each restart of the application server VISUAL PLANNING.

Started

This box is checked if the service is started.

SERVICE SENDING EMAILS

The service allows sending emails can send automated mails if such settings exist in schedules.

For it :

In the ADMIN CENTER, you must start the service, activate 'Send mail' on the schedule (see Schedule management) and complete the parameters concerning services in malls contexts in the schedule (see Mail ). To change the characteristics of the backup, right-click Send mail> Edit .

The following window appears:

Name

This is the name of the service. It is not editable.

Description

Give a description to the service. This field is optional.

Auto-start

This box, if checked, to automatically start the service at each restart of the application server VISUAL PLANNING.

Started

This box is checked if the service is started.

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