Gadget

* Host title
Double click on the host title to launch a new Remote Desktop connection to the host.
* Host Control
Hover over the host title to get a set of buttons for the host if you have Wake on Lan enabled. (Shut Down or Start)
* Host title RAM amount
Displays the RAM amount the host has left.
* VM title
o If the VM supports RDP and you got vmconnect installed: Double click to launch VMConnect* to the VM and a RDP icon appears when you hold the cursor over the VM.
o If the VM supports RDP: Double click to launch RDP to the VM.
o If you got vmconnect installed: Double click to launch VMConnect* to the VM.
* VM Status
Displaying the status of the VM in both color and text.
If the VM is running a cpu graph will be displayed.
* VM Control
Hover over the status to get a set of buttons for the current VM. (Start, Turn Off, Shut Down and Save)
* Large Size (Undocked)
You can make the gadget bigger by using the Large Size (Windows 7) or Undock it from the sidebar (Vista).


* Hyper-V Manager and VMConnect are included in Hyper-V Tools that comes with Microsoft RSAT.

Settings

* Servers (Server manager)
This is the list of servers that the gadget will try to connect to.
Each server can have custom credentials or just blank user\password for default credentials.
o Wake on lan
Wake on Lan is now supported through the freeware wolcom.dll that can be downloaded from http://www.depicus.com/wake-on-lan/wake-on-lan-com.aspx
o Remote desktop
+ Terminal means Remote Desktop session will be a terminal session
+ Console means Remote Desktop session will be a console (admin) session
+ Both means an additional RDP Icon will show for the Console session.
+ None means Remote Desktop is not allowed/supported by the server.
* Refresh time (Seconds)
How often the gadget should refresh the server information.
* Virtual Machines
Define the maximum number of VM’s per server visible in the gadget. When more VM’s are available, scroll buttons will be displayed.
* Click type
How the gadget takes mouse input. (Double or single click)
* Server Control
Enable\disable the Control buttons.
* Language
Select what language you want the gadget to use.
Currently supported languages are:
o Deutsch by Bjoern Buerstinghaus
o English by Tore Lervik
o Italian by Adriano Arrigo
o Nederlands by Wibout Bootsma
o Norsk by Tore Lervik
o Polish by Bartlomiej Malecki
o Portuguese by Mauro Ribeiro
o Svenska by Camilla Bergström
o French by Thibaut Blanchin
o Chinese by Jim Liu

Last edited Mar 20, 2011 at 5:28 PM by tore85, version 1

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