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Tips and Tricks - configuring end point installs to report to Diskeeper Administrator

by Michael 24. June 2010 10:04

When you install Diskeeper or V-locity via Diskeeper Administrator, those installations are preconfigured to then send report and alert data back to that instance of Diskeeper Administrator. However, there are many means by which to install Diskeeper that do not include our central management piece. While you may have alternative preferred methods for deploying Diskeeper and V-locity across you network, you may well be interested in using some of the many other robust management aspect of Diskeeper Administrator. For most of those features, you'll want to ensure that the end point installs are aware of the location of the management app, and are sending it data. Having the clients aware of the Administrator supports valuable IT management functions like license management, performance reports, alerts, and more.

Good news is that there are a number of ways Diskeeper and V-locity installations can become “aware” of Diskeeper Administrator in order to send it information.

The easiest discovery method is, using Diskeeper Administrator, to scan the network and discover Diskeeper or V-locity clients on networked computers. A discovered system automatically becomes aware of the presence of Diskeeper Administrator and will start sending it data.

Another option is to use the provided Group Policy template to identify the central management piece for those end point installations.

The data (Diskeeper Administrator computer name) is stored in a text file on each Diskeeper client. So, another way to direct end points to Diskeeper Administrator would be to copy this text file, with the Diskeeper Administrator name already listed, to any/all Diskeeper client(s). This can be a handy option for image-based deployments.

 

As for an install time solution, there is a command line option in setup that can be used to specify the Diskeeper Administrator's location. The setup command line to specify a Diskeeper Administrator computer name with a Diskeeper or V-locity install is:

Setup.exe /s /V"/qn ADMINNAME=\"DKAdminComputerName\""

In summary, even when you use alternative means to deploy Diskeeper and/or V-locity across your network, there are many options to setup up clients for central management via Diskeeper Administrator.

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Diskeeper Corporation Celebrates Its 30th Year With Industry Firsts By Offering Savings of Up to 30 Percent

by Colleen Toumayan 17. June 2010 10:30

Solution Helps Organizations Increase Performance, Lengthen Equipment Lifecycles, Enhance Efficiency and Reduce Energy Usage 

Diskeeper Corporation, innovators in performance and reliability technologies, today announced that it is commemorating  its 30th year of pioneering breakthrough technologies with more than a dozen industry firsts by offering discounts of up to 30 percent on all Diskeeper Corporation volume licenses.  

Company Highlights: 
  • With more than 38 million licenses sold Diskeeper Corporation supports customers worldwide including more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 enterprises, and nearly 70 percent of the Forbes Global 1000, as well as thousands of enterprises, government agencies, independent software vendors (ISVs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
 
  • CIOs, IT Managers and System Administrators around the world rely on Diskeeper ® performance software to increase computing speeds, reduce system freezes and crashes, improve backup times, lower resource usage, protect data and shorten boot times.
 
  • Every day, Diskeeper Corporation solutions prevent more than 12.5 billion fragments from thrashing hard drives, providing unparalleled performance and reliability for laptops, desktops and servers.
 
  • Diskeeper Corporation’s industry first Undelete® real time data protection solution saves organizations tremendous amounts of time and money by guarding against intentional and unintentional data loss, protecting all deleted files and allowing instant file recovery with just a few mouse clicks.
 Industry Firsts: 
  • 1986: Diskeeper performance software released as the first online automatic defragmenter, which quickly became the best-selling third-party product for OpenVMS operating systems.
  • 1995: Diskeeper is the first defragmenter solution certified for Microsoft Windows, starting a long-running verification process that maintains code reliability.
  • 1995: Diskeeper Corporation partners with Microsoft and co-created APIs that were released with NT 4.0 in 1996.
  • 1998 Network Undelete 1.0 unveiled as the first complete real-time file protection technology for Windows servers.
  • 2003: Diskeeper 8.0 is introduced as a breakthrough approach to help optimize terabyte-sized drives with Terabyte Volume Engine™ technology.
  • 2005: I-FAAST® intelligent file access acceleration sequencing technology introduced that accelerates access to most used files.
  • 2006: InvisiTasking® technology revolutionizes background processing with zero overhead.
  • 2008: Diskeeper releases HyperFast® solid state drive optimizer for PCs.
  • 2009: Diskeeper Corporation introduces V-locity™ virtual platform disk optimizer.
  • 2009: Diskeeper Corporation releases IntelliWriteÔ technology, the first fragmentation prevention technology.
  • 2010: The release of HyperBoot™ boot-time optimization software, which accelerates full computer start up and boots a PC directly into Windows.
  

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