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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

DiskBoss
DATA MANAGEMENT

Major Features

Version 4.3
Mar 2014

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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

Product Overview
DiskBoss is an automated, polic !based data mana"ement solution allowin" one to anal #e disks, directories and network s$ares, classif and cate"ori#e files, searc$ and cleanup duplicate files, perform automated file mana"ement operations accordin" to user!defined rules and policies, s nc$roni#e disks, directories and network s$ares, perform bulk file delete and secure data wipin" operations, detect unaut$ori#ed c$an"es in files and directories, etc.

%ll disk space anal sis and file mana"ement operations are inte"rated into a centrali#ed and eas !to!use &'( application allowin" one pre!confi"ure anal sis and file mana"ement operations as user!defined commands and execute an re)uired command in a sin"le mouse click usin" t$e DiskBoss &'( application or direct desktop s$ortcuts.

Disk 0pace %nal sis File /lassification and 6r"ani#in" Duplicate Files 0earc$ and /leanup Bulk File Delete and 0ecure Data 7ipin" %utomated, -olic !Based File Mana"ement +i"$!0peed File 0 nc$roni#ation Fault!,olerant Data Mi"ration 4eal!,ime Disk /$an"e Monitorin" File (nte"rit Monitorin"

DiskBoss allows one to "enerate *arious t pes of pie c$arts and sa*e +,ML, -DF, .xcel /01, text and 2ML reports for all t pes of disk space anal sis operations. ,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to cate"ori#e and filter anal sis and file classification results and perform file mana"ement operations on cate"ories of files. (, administrators are pro*ided wit$ extensi*e 03L database inte"ration capabilities allowin" one to submit disk space anal sis, file classification, duplicate files searc$ and disk c$an"e monitorin" reports into an 03L database. 4eports from multiple ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices ma be submitted to a centrali#ed 03L database allowin" one to displa c$arts s$owin" t$e used disk space, file cate"ories and duplicate files per user or per ser*er and pro*idin" an in!dept$ *isibilit into $ow t$e disk space is used, w$at t pes of files are stored and $ow muc$ space is wasted on duplicate files across t$e entire enterprise.

DiskBoss Major Features

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(n addition to t$e DiskBoss &'( application, (, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ t$e DiskBoss command line utilit , w$ic$ can be used to execute all t pes of anal sis and file mana"ement operations from batc$ files and s$ell scripts. ,$e command line utilit pro*ides an extensi*e set of command line options allowin" one to execute *arious t pes of disk space anal sis, file s nc$roni#ation, data mi"ration and bulk file delete operations pre!confi"ured for user!custom needs and $ardware confi"urations.

Finall , (, professionals and enterprise customers are pro*ided wit$ DiskBoss 0er*er 9 a ser*er!based product *ersion, w$ic$ runs in t$e back"round as a ser*ice and is capable of performin" all t pe of disk space anal sis and file mana"ement operations in a full automatic and unattended mode accordin" to a user!specified sc$edule.

DiskBoss 0er*er can be controlled locall or t$rou"$ t$e network usin" t$e DiskBoss client &'( application or t$e command line utilit . DiskBoss 0er*er pro*ides t$e abilit to pre!confi"ure *arious t pes of disk space anal sis and:or polic !based file mana"ement operations, sc$edule periodic jobs, sa*e anal sis reports into a number of different formats, export anal sis results to an 03L database, periodicall s nc$roni#e disks, directories and network s$ares and monitor critical disks and directories for unaut$ori#ed c$an"es.

DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

Disk Space Usa e !na"#sis


DiskBoss pro*ides ad*anced disk space usa"e anal sis capabilities allowin" one to anal #e one or more local disks, network s$ares or 5%0 stora"e de*ices and easil identif directories and files $oldin" si"nificant amounts of t$e disk space, "enerate *arious t pes of pie c$arts and sa*e disk space anal sis reports.

,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to browse files and directories sorted b t$e used disk space, cate"ori#e and filter anal sis results b t$e file extension, file t pe, file si#e, creation, modification and last access date, user name, etc. and easil identif disk space usa"e $otspots. (n addition, DiskBoss allows one to perform file mana"ement operations on anal sis results, "enerate pie c$arts and export disk space usa"e reports into a number of standard formats suc$ as +,ML, -DF, 2ML, .xcel /01 and %0/(( text.

Finall , (, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ extensi*e 03L database inte"ration capabilities allowin" one to submit disk space anal sis reports from a number of ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices to a centrali#ed 03L database and perform ad*anced disk space usa"e $istor trend anal sis operations, anal #e disk space usa"e per ser*er and:or per user.

DiskBoss Major Features

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Fi"e $"assi%ication and $ate ori&ation


DiskBoss is capable of scannin" disks, network s$ares and 5%0 stora"e de*ices and classif in" files usin" a number of different t pes of file classification plu"!ins. DiskBoss automaticall reco"ni#es more t$an 8,<== t pes of files and allows one to browse t$e cate"ori#ed file $ierarc$ , "enerate *arious t pe of pie c$arts, sa*e file classification reports, perform file mana"ement operations on cate"ories of files and p$ sicall reor"ani#e files accordin" to user!defined rules and policies.

,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to cate"ori#e and filter file classification results allowin" one to precisel focus on specific t pes of files or file "roups. (n addition, DiskBoss allows one to "enerate pie c$arts and export file classification results into a number of standard formats suc$ as +,ML, -DF, 2ML, text and .xcel /01.

DiskBoss pro*ides a number of file classification plu"ins allowin" one to classif files b t$e file t pe, extension, user name, file si#e, last access, modification and creation times, etc. (n addition, (, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to desi"n custom file classification plu"ins usin" an open and eas !to!use 2ML!based format. Finall , DiskBoss pro*ides t$e abilit to submit file classification reports from multiple ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices to a centrali#ed 03L database allowin" one perform $istor trend anal sis operations, anal #e disk space usa"e trends per ser*er and per user.

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DiskBoss Major Features

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Dup"icate Fi"es Searc' and $"eanup


DiskBoss includes a built!in duplicate files finder, w$ic$ pro*ides a lar"e number of ad*anced features and capabilities allowin" one to searc$ and cleanup duplicate files in ser*ers, 5%0 stora"e de*ices and enterprise stora"e s stems. ,$e DiskBoss duplicate files finder allows one to searc$ duplicate files, "enerate *arious t pes of pie c$arts, sa*e reports, delete duplicate files, replace duplicate files wit$ links and mo*e compressed duplicate files to anot$er location.

,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to cate"ori#e and filter duplicate files b t$e file t pe, extension, cate"or , file si#e, user name, creation, modification and last access date, etc. allowin" one to precisel focus on specific t pes of duplicate files or "roups of duplicate files. Moreo*er, DiskBoss allows one to "enerate pie c$arts and sa*e reports to a number of standard formats includin" +,ML, -DF, 2ML, text and .xcel /01.

(, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ polic !based duplicate files searc$ and remo*al capabilities allowin" one to define automatic duplicate files searc$ and cleanup policies, w$ic$ can be executed in a full automatic mode usin" DiskBoss 0er*er or t$e command line utilit . Finall , enterprise customers are pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to submit reports from multiple ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices to a centrali#ed 03L database allowin" one to anal #e duplicate files per ser*er and per user across t$e entire enterprise.

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DiskBoss Major Features

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!na"#&in

Fi"es in Servers and (!S Stora e Devices

DiskBoss allows one to anal #e disk space, classif files, detect duplicate files and searc$ files in all network s$ares of one or more ser*ers or 5%0 stora"e de*ices. (n order to anal #e one or more ser*ers, open an anal sis operation dialo", press t$e @%dd@ button located on t$e ri"$t side of t$e list of anal sis locations, select t$e @0er*ers or 5%0 De*ices@ mode and enter one or more $ost names or (- addresses separated b t$e semicolon ABC c$aracter.

DiskBoss will scan t$e network and s$ow a list of network s$ares detected in t$e specified ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices allowin" one to select one or more network s$ares t$at s$ould be processed. (n order to be able to use t$is feature, t$e user needs to $a*e permissions to access network s$ares.

,$e network s$ares scannin" operation ma be performed multiple times for different ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices and an unlimited number of network s$ares from different ser*ers ma be added to t$e anal sis operation. Durin" runtime, DiskBoss will process all t$e specified network s$ares in parallel usin" all /-'s and:or /-'!cores a*ailable in t$e $ost computer DiskBoss is runnin" on.

DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

!na"#&in

Fi"es in !"" Servers on t'e (etwork

%not$er option is to anal #e, classif and or searc$ files in all ser*ers and:or 5%0 stora"e de*ices a*ailable on t$e network. (n order to anal #e all ser*ers on t$e network, open an anal sis operation dialo", press t$e @%dd@ button located on t$e ri"$t side of t$e list of anal sis locations, select t$e @%ll 0er*ers on t$e 5etwork@ mode and press t$e @6k@ button.

DiskBoss will scan t$e network and s$ow a list of ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices detected on t$e network. 0elect one or more ser*ers or 5%0 stora"e de*ices to anal #e in and press t$e @6k@ button.

DiskBoss will scan t$e selected ser*ers and s$ow a list of network s$ares detected in t$e ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices allowin" one to select one or more network s$ares t$at s$ould be processed. Durin" runtime, DiskBoss will process t$e selected network s$ares in parallel usin" all /-'s a*ailable in t$e $ost computer DiskBoss is runnin" on. (n order to be able to use t$is feature, t$e user needs to $a*e permissions to access network s$ares.

DiskBoss Major Features

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)rap'ica" PDF Su**ar# +eports

DiskBoss 0er*er allows one to perform multiple t pes of disk space anal sis, file classification and duplicate files searc$ operations on a number of ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices, submit all anal sis reports to a centrali#ed reports database and t$en "enerate summar reports containin" *arious t pes of pie c$arts and $istor line c$arts for all anal #ed ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices in a sin"le "rap$ical -DF report file.

(n order to "enerate a summar -DF report file, connect to t$e DiskBoss ser*er usin" t$e client &'( application, perform one or more anal sis, file classification or duplicate files searc$ operations, press t$e @4eports@ button located on t$e main toolbar, select a number of disk space anal sis, file classification or duplicate files searc$ reports, press t$e @0ummar @ button, select t pes of c$arts to include in t$e summar report and press t$e @0a*e@ button.

DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

+u"e,-ased Fi"e Searc'


DiskBoss pro*ides powerful and flexible file searc$ capabilities allowin" one to searc$ files usin" multiple file searc$ criteria includin" t$e file name, file extension, file t pe, file si#e, last access, modification and creation dates, text or binar patterns, file attributes, user name, F-.& .2(F ta"s, etc. ,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to define composite file searc$ command usin" multiple t pes of searc$ rules combined wit$ t$e %5D:64 lo"ical operators.

6ne of t$e most powerful capabilities of DiskBoss is t$e inte"ration of t$e rule!based searc$ features in almost all t pes of anal sis and file mana"ement operations. For example, disk space anal sis, duplicate files detection, file classification, file cop and file delete operations ma be performed on files matc$in" one or more user!specified rules and policies.

'sers are pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to displa file searc$ results, sa*e +,ML, -DF, 2ML, text and .xcel /01 reports and perform file mana"ement operations on file searc$ results. (n addition, DiskBoss allows one to send e!mail notifications and:or execute custom actions w$en a searc$ operation reac$es a user!specified number of searc$ results. Finall , (, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ ad*anced 03L database inte"ration capabilities allowin" one to submit file searc$ reports into a centrali#ed 03L database.

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.i ',Speed Fi"e S#nc'roni&ation


DiskBoss pro*ides ad*anced file s nc$roni#ation capabilities allowin" one to s nc$roni#e files between disk, directories, network s$ares and 5%0 stora"e de*ices. ,$e DiskBossG built!in file s nc$roni#ation en"ine offers a number of one!wa and two!wa file s nc$roni#ation modes, t$e abilit to s nc$roni#e specific t pes of files, file compression capabilities and ad*anced performance tunin" options.

B default, file s nc$roni#ation commands are executed in t$e pre*iew mode, w$ic$ pro*ides t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to re*iew and manuall confirm eac$ specific file s nc$roni#ation action. 6nce a file s nc command is tested and *erified, t$e user can confi"ure t$e command to run in a full automatic, unattended stream file s nc$roni#ation mode. ,$e stream file s nc$roni#ation mode performs all file s nc$roni#ation actions on!t$e!fl , wit$out s$owin" t$e pre*iew dialo" and t$erefore it is muc$ faster and optimi#ed to s nc$roni#e $u"e file s stems containin" millions of files.

Fre)uentl used file s nc$roni#ation operations ma be pre!confi"ured as user!defined file s nc$roni#ation commands, optimi#ed for custom $ardware and stora"e confi"urations and executed in a sin"le mouse click. (n addition, t$e DiskBoss command line utilit ma be used to execute DiskBoss file s nc$roni#ation commands from s$ell scripts and batc$ files. Finall , DiskBoss 0er*er allows one to sc$edule periodic file s nc operations or tri""er file s nc operations in real!time after a user!specified number of file s stem c$an"es.

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DiskBoss Major Features

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Fau"t,/o"erant Fi"e $op# and Data Mi ration


DiskBoss pro*ides a lar"e number of ad*anced fault!tolerant file cop and polic !based data mi"ration capabilities allowin" one to cop *ast numbers of files fast, efficientl and reliabl . DiskBoss allows one to cop files includin" access control lists A%/LsC, securit attributes, owners$ip information, timestamps and file attributes.

,$e user is pro*ided wit$ a lar"e number of flexible file cop performance optimi#ation options and fault tolerance capabilities allowin" one to cop data at *arious speeds, reco*er failed cop operations and minimi#e t$e potential impact on runnin" production s stems. ,$e DiskBoss file cop en"ine is especiall optimi#ed for modern $ardware platforms and is capable of effecti*el utili#in" powerful 4%(D controllers, multi!/-':multi!core ser*ers and &i"abit .t$ernet networks.

6ne of t$e most powerful capabilities of t$e DiskBoss file cop en"ine is t$e inte"ration wit$ file matc$in" rules allowin" one to cop specific t pes of files or file "roups selected usin" one or more user!specified rules. For example, t$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to cop a cate"or of files wit$ t$e file si#e lar"er t$at a specific *alue t$at were last modified durin" a specific period of time. (n addition, DiskBoss 0er*er pro*ides t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to perform file cop operations periodicall at specific time inter*als or tri""er pre!defined file cop commands w$en a user! specified number of c$an"es are detected in a disk or director . Finall , (, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ t$e DiskBoss command line utilit , w$ic$ is capable of executin" user!defined file cop commands from s$ell scripts and batc$ files and allowin" one to inte"rate t$e DiskBoss file cop and data mi"ration capabilities into 8rd part products and custom solutions.

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Fi"e De"ete and Data 0ipin

Operations

DiskBoss pro*ides bulk file delete and secure data wipin" operations allowin" one to effecti*el delete $u"e numbers of files, securel wipe confidential information, sc$edule periodic file delete operations and perform polic !based file delete operations accordin" to user!specified rules w$ile sa*in" file delete lo"s or exportin" lists of deleted files to an 03L database.

'sers re)uired to securel wipe confidential information are pro*ided wit$ a lar"e number of different data wipin" al"orit$ms ran"in" from a simple, sin"le!pass wipe to a powerful ?!pass, D6D <22=.22!M compliant data wipin" al"orit$m. (n addition, DiskBoss pro*ides t$e abilit to appl different t pes of delete operations for different t pes of files. For example, all t pes of documents and ima"e files ma be securel wiped w$ile all ot$er t pes of files just deleted.

(, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to implement full automated file retention policies usin" rule!based periodic file delete operations preconfi"ured to delete files based on file creation, last modification and:or last access dates. Finall , DiskBoss 0er*er can be used to automaticall enforce -/( and +(--% compliance policies and perform file mana"ement operations on specific t pes of files and directories matc$in" user!specified rules.

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DiskBoss Major Features

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!uto*ated1 Po"ic#,-ased Fi"e Mana e*ent


DiskBoss pro*ides a ric$ and powerful set of automated, polic !based file mana"ement capabilities allowin" one to cop , mo*e, delete, compress, link, etc. files or "roups of files matc$in" user!specified rules and policies based on t$e file name, file t pe, extension, location, last access date, modification date, creation date, binar and text patterns, file si#e, file attributes, user name, F-.& .2(F ta"s, etc.

,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to define one or more file mana"ement operations to be executed and specif one or more file matc$in" rules definin" files or t pes of files t$e file mana"ement operations s$ould be performed on. Durin" runtime, DiskBoss will scan input disks, directories and network s$ares, select files usin" file matc$in" rules and perform t$e specified file mana"ement operations on files matc$in" t$e rules.

(n order to ensure proper operation of automated file mana"ement operations, DiskBoss pro*ides an eas !to!use pre*iew mode allowin" one to re*iew and manuall confirm eac$ specific file mana"ement operation. 6nce tested and *alidated in t$e pre*iew mode, file mana"ement operations ma be confi"ured to run in a full !automatic and unattended mode, sc$eduled to be executed periodicall , tri""ered b c$an"es in a disk or director or executed from a s$ell script or a batc$ file usin" t$e DiskBoss command line utilit .

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DiskBoss Major Features

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+ea",/i*e Disk $'an e Monitor


DiskBoss 'ltimate and DiskBoss 0er*er include a real!time disk c$an"e monitor capable of detectin" file creations, modifications, attribute c$an"es and deletions. ,$e real!time disk c$an"e monitor pro*ides t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to monitor one or more disks or directories, detect all c$an"es made in t$e monitored file s stems, send .!Mail notifications, sa*e +,ML, -DF, 2ML, text and .xcel /01 reports, automaticall tri""er DiskBoss file mana"ement operations and:or execute user!custom commands or batc$ files.

,$e real!time disk c$an"e monitor allows one to monitor specific t pes of files or file "roups usin" flexible file matc$in" rules. (n addition, t$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to execute all t pes of DiskBoss user!defined commands as actions in a disk c$an"e monitorin" operation. For example, a user!defined file s nc$roni#ation command ma be automaticall tri""ered after eac$ 2 c$an"es in a disk or director effecti*el pro*idin" real!time file s nc$roni#ation capabilities.

,$e DiskBoss disk c$an"e monitor pro*ides second!le*el file cate"ories and filters allowin" one to cate"ori#e and filter detected file s stem c$an"es b t$e file extension, file t pe, c$an"e t pe, file owner, file si#e, etc. Finall , (, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to submit disk c$an"e monitorin" reports into a centrali#ed 03L database.

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Fi"e 2nte rit# Monitor


DiskBoss 'ltimate and DiskBoss 0er*er pro*ide a file inte"rit monitor allowin" one to sa*e di"ital si"natures of critical s stem files and t$en periodicall monitor t$e inte"rit of critical s stem files, detect unaut$ori#ed c$an"es, sa*e +,ML, -DF, text, .xcel /01 and 2ML reports and send .!Mail notifications.

,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to specif one or more disks or directories to be monitored, select w$ic$ t pes of files s$ould be monitored, t pes of c$an"es t$at s$ould be detected and optionall sa*e reports, send .!Mail notifications or execute custom commands w$en a user!specified number of c$an"es is detected.

(n addition to t$e file inte"rit monitorin" capabilities a*ailable in t$e DiskBoss &'( application, DiskBoss pro*ides a command line utilit allowin" one to *erif t$e inte"rit of critical s stem files, sa*e reports and send .!Mail notifications from s$ell scripts and batc$ files. Finall , DiskBoss 0er*er, w$ic$ runs in t$e back"round as a ser*ice, allows one to periodicall monitor t$e inte"rit of s stem files in critical ser*ers and 5%0 stora"e de*ices.

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-u"k Fi"e !ttri3ute $'an er


DiskBoss includes a bulk file attribute c$an"er allowin" one to process one or more disks or directories and c$an"e file attributes, creation dates, last modification dates and last access dates. ,$e bulk file attributes c$an"es pro*ides a lar"e number of ad*anced options allowin" one to process specific t pes of files, perform multiple operations durin" a sin"le scan t$rou"$ t$e file s stem, exclude directories from t$e scannin" process, etc.

DiskBoss allows one to c$an"e file attributes and:or file timestamps for files matc$in" user! specified rules. For example, t$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to c$an"e file attributes for all t pes of ima"es wit$ t$e file si#e more t$an 2 MB. Multiple different t pes of file matc$in" rules ma be used to precisel select files to be processed.

,$e bulk file attribute c$an"er is optimi#ed for modern multi!core and multi!/-' ser*ers and can scan directories and process files usin" a number of /-' or /-' cores accordin" to user! specific needs and re)uirements. (n addition, t$e user is pro*ided wit$ ad*anced parallel director scannin" capabilities allowin" one to process files and c$an"e file attributes and:or file timestamps for millions of files *er effecti*el .

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Periodic !na"#sis and Fi"e Mana e*ent Operations


DiskBoss pro*ides t$e abilit to execute disk space anal sis and file mana"ement operations periodicall at specific time inter*als, weekl or mont$l sc$edules, etc. ,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to define an unlimited number of periodic jobs wit$ eac$ one confi"ured to execute one or more disk space anal sis or file mana"ement commands.

.ac$ periodic job can be started b multiple $ourl , dail , weekl and:or mont$l tri""ers wit$ different sc$edules for eac$ tri""er allowin" one to execute disk space anal sis and file mana"ement operations at different times dependin" on t$e week da , mont$ da , etc. (n addition, t$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to execute multiple disk space anal sis and:or file mana"ement operations in eac$ periodic job.

B default, DiskBoss executes multiple commands specified in a periodic job se)uentiall one after one. (n some situations, w$en processin" or anal #in" files located on multiple p$ sical disks or multiple se*ers or 5%0 stora"e de*ices, it ma be more effecti*e to execute multiple disk space anal sis or file mana"ement operations in parallel.

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User,De%ined $o**ands
DiskBoss is a powerful and flexible product pro*idin" a lar"e number of features, capabilities and confi"uration options allowin" one to perform man t pes of different disk space anal sis and file mana"ement operations. (n order to simplif mana"ement and execution of fre)uentl used operations, DiskBoss pro*ides t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to add user!defined disk space anal sis and file mana"ement commands pre!confi"ured for user!specific $ardware and stora"e confi"urations.

%ll t pes of disk anal sis and file mana"ement operations suc$ as disk space anal sis, file classification, duplicate files detection, file or"ani#in", file searc$, file s nc$roni#ation, cop , mo*e, delete and disk c$an"e monitorin" ma be sa*ed as user!defined commands, pre! confi"ured for user!specific needs and custom $ardware confi"urations and executed in a sin"le click usin" t$e main &'( application or t$e DiskBoss command line utilit . ,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to create direct desktop s$ortcuts for user!defined file mana"ement commands and execute an command directl from t$e 7indows desktop wit$out startin" t$e DiskBoss main &'( application. Moreo*er, DiskBoss allows one to desi"n user!defined disk anal sis and file mana"ement commands usin" an open and eas !to!use 2ML!Based format, w$ic$ ma be imported into t$e DiskBoss &'( application or executed b t$e command line utilit . -re!confi"ured and tested disk anal sis and file mana"ement commands ma be easil and safel executed on multiple ser*ers and desktop computers minimi#in" risks or potential operator!related errors. 6ne of t$e most powerful capabilities of DiskBoss is t$e inte"ration of different t pes of user! defined disk space anal sis and file mana"ement commands, w$ic$ pro*ides t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to combine multiple operations in order to full automate fre)uentl performed and time consumin" operations. For example, a disk space anal sis operation confi"ured to detect lar"e amounts of old, unused files ma automaticall tri""er a rule!based file mana"ement operation, w$ic$ will arc$i*e, mo*e or delete t$ese specific files.

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S45 Data3ase 2nte ration


DiskBoss 'ltimate and DiskBoss 0er*er pro*ide t$e abilit to submit disk space anal sis, file classification, duplicate files, disk c$an"e monitorin" and file searc$ results into a centrali#ed 03L database t$rou"$ t$e 6DB/ interface.

(n order to connect DiskBoss to an 03L database, open t$e options dialo", select t$e @Database@ tab and specif an 6DB/ data source, user name and password. 6nce finis$ed specif in" t$e re)uired information, press t$e @1erif @ button to c$eck t$e database connection.

Disk space anal sis, file classification, duplicate files detection, disk c$an"e monitorin" and file searc$ results ma be sa*ed into an 03L database in a *er similar wa . Fust press t$e @0a*e@ button on t$e results dialo" and select t$e @03L Database@ report format.

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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

!dvanced Disk Space !na"#sis $apa3i"ities


(, and stora"e administrators are pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to submit disk space anal sis, file classification and duplicate files reports from multiple ser*ers and desktop computers to a centrali#ed 03L database, displa c$arts s$owin" t$e used disk space, file cate"ories and duplicate files per user or per $ost and "ain an in!dept$ *isibilit into w$at t pes of files are consumin" t$e most of t$e disk space, w$o owns t$ese files, w$ere t$ese files are located, $ow muc$ disk space is wasted on duplicates, etc. across t$e entire enterprise.

,$e users anal sis dialo" pro*ides t$e abilit to displa t$e used disk space, file cate"ories and duplicate files per user. ,$e dialo" allows one to select t pes of operations, file cate"ories and file s stem locations to anal #e, customi#e usersG displa names, edit t$e c$artGs title and footer and finall cop t$e c$art ima"e to t$e clipboard allowin" one to easil inte"rate DiskBossG c$arts into user!custom reports and presentations.

,$e $osts anal sis dialo" allows one to displa c$arts s$owin" t$e disk space usa"e, file cate"ories and duplicate files per $ost. ,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to select t pes of disk anal sis operations, file cate"ories and file s stem locations to anal #e, customi#e $ostsG displa names, edit c$artGs title and footer and finall cop t$e c$art ima"e to t$e clipboard.

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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

Disk Space Usa e .istor# $'arts


DiskBoss 'ltimate and DiskBoss 0er*er pro*ide t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to displa $istor c$arts s$owin" $ow t$e total disk space usa"e, a user!selected file cate"or or t$e number of duplicate files are c$an"in" o*er time in one or more ser*ers or desktop computers.

(n order to displa a $istor c$art, sa*e a series of reports to an 03L database, open t$e 03L reports dialo" and press t$e @+istor @ button. % series of reports ma be exported to an 03L database manuall usin" t$e DiskBoss &'( application or automaticall usin" t$e DiskBoss 0er*er or t$e command line utilit .

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,$e DiskBoss command line utilit allows one to anal #e, classif and cate"ori#e files in one or more disks or directories and sa*e a report to an 03L database. (n order to "enerate reports for multiple ser*ers or desktop computers t$rou"$ t$e network, t$e user needs to specif one or more network s$ares t$at s$ould be processed usin" t$e '5/ notation and set an appropriate $ost name for eac$ report sa*ed to t$e database.

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Finall , DiskBoss 0er*er ma to confi"ured to periodicall anal #e disk space utili#ation, classif files or detect duplicate files in one or more ser*ers or desktop computers, sa*e reports to a centrali#ed 03L database and "enerate $istor c$arts s$owin" $ow t$e used disk space and t$e number of files in a user!selected file cate"or are c$an"in" o*er time. ,$e $istor c$arts dialo" displa s t$e list of a*ailable c$arts, t$e list of $ost computers w$ere t$e c$arts were "enerated on and extended statistical information for eac$ c$art. ,$e user is pro*ided wit$ t$e abilit to filter c$arts b t$e $ost name, location, report label, etc. allowin" one to select an appropriate $istor c$art. (n addition, t$e c$arts dialo" allows one to c$an"e t$e c$art@s title and footer, export t$e c$art@s ima"e to t$e clipboard makin" it *er eas to inte"rate DiskBoss $istor c$arts in user@s custom reports and presentations.

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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

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Disk Space Usa e Per Director#

DiskBoss 'ltimate and DiskBoss 0er*er allow one to sa*e disk space usa"e reports from multiple ser*ers, desktop and:or laptop computers to a central 03L database and t$en anal #e disk space usa"e per director across t$e entire enterprise.

(n order to perform t$e directories anal sis, anal #e disk space usa"e in one or more ser*ers and:or 5%0 stora"e de*ices, submit all disk space anal sis reports to an 03L database, open t$e 03L database dialo", press t$e @%nal #e@ button and select t$e @Directories@ menu item.

,$e directories anal sis dialo" displa s a list of top 2 directories sorted b t$e used disk space and s$ows t$e $ost name, user name, t$e used disk space and t$e number of files for eac$ director allowin" one to easil see w$o is usin" most of t$e disk space and w$ere t$ese files are located on t$e network.

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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

Disk-oss Server SD: and Pro ra**in

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DiskBoss 0er*er pro*ides a software de*elopment kit A0DHC and a /:/II pro"rammin" %-( librar allowin" one to control a sin"le DiskBoss 0er*er on t$e same $ost w$ere t$e client application is runnin" on or multiple DiskBoss ser*ers runnin" on a number of $osts connected to t$e same local network.

(n a sin"le!$ost setup, t$e DiskBoss %-( librar connects locall to t$e DiskBoss ser*er, w$ic$ runs in t$e back"round as a ser*ice. ,$e DiskBoss %-( librar pro*ides t$e user wit$ t$e abilit to confi"ure t$e ser*er, setup user!defined file mana"ement commands, control file mana"ement operations and sa*e results to file reports or an 03L database.

(n a multi!$ost confi"uration, t$e DiskBoss %-( librar connects to one or more DiskBoss 0er*ers t$rou"$ t$e network allowin" one to confi"ure, mana"e and control multiple DiskBoss ser*ers usin" a sin"le client application. For more information about t$e DiskBoss 0er*er software de*elopment kit A0DHC and pro"rammin" %-( refer toJ $ttpJ::www.diskboss.com:documents:diskbossKser*erKapi.pdf

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DiskBoss Major Features

Flexense Ltd.

Disk-oss Product Versions


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