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For the first time we suggest you a simple test that helps you to understand the basic functions of File Replication Monitor. To execute this test you need to create two folders: C:\TMP as a source file location and D:\TMP as a target file location. The task will copy new files found in the source folder to the target folder.
|1.||Make sure that Net BIOS over TCP/IP is enabled and Client for Microsoft Networks is installed on your computer.|
|2.||Start the File Replication Monitor service (menu File->Server control->Start executable from File Replication Monitor Control Center). |
The green light at the bottom bar of main window indicates that the Server is started:
|3.||Click menu Tasks->Add task. The New Task Wizard will start.|
|4.||On the first Wizard's page select Backup/Replication item and press Next button:|
|5.||Select Folder item on the next Wizard's page:|
|6.||In the folder properties window specify the source folder location, for example, C:\Tmp and press OK button:|
Go to the next screen pressing Next button.
|7.||On the next Wizard's step select the way how to follow the source folder and mark Incremental item, then press Next button:|
|8.||Next step specifies what to do with the new files. Select Copy item and press Next button:|
|9.||On the next step we will specify what should we do if there is a file with the same name in the target folder. Let's select Always item and press Next button:|
|10.||Next we have to select a target folder so press Transfer files to button and select Folder menu item:|
|11.||In the target folder properties window enter a path to the folder and press OK button:|
Go forward pressing Next button.
|12.||Let's skip Step 9 for the first time, so just press Next button:|
|13.||Step 10 specifies a schedule the task will work on, for this time select Manual item and press Next button:|
|14.||We will not be using any start parameters for our task:|
So just press Next button.
|15.||Next step allows assign a group name for the creating task. Let's it will be Default group:|
Press Next button to go forward.
|16.||The final screen allows to specify the task name and any comments and notes regarding the task:|
|17.||To save the task press Finish button:|
|18.||The task settings window will be open, you can verify your task settings and close the window.|
|19.||Select the task name in the main window task list and press Tasks -> Start Task menu items:|
|20.||After the task is started copy any file to folder C:\TMP.|
|21.||Force the task to scan the source folder and select Tasks -> Check Now menu items:|
|22.||The task will copy a file you have copied above to the target folder D:\Tmp. A report message you will find in the log window:|
A lot of different modes and settings can help you to set up tasks for your needs. Please read more in the Working with program section.
Most of File Replication Monitor functions are described in this help file. You can open it selecting menu Help -> Topics items or pressing F1 button.
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