PhonePad Admin User Guide

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The PhonePad Admin menu bar has 3 menus.  Many of the menu items are also available from the toolbarand taskbar.

 

 

File menu          

         

Add User

Adds a new PhonePad user.    

     


Edit User

Edits the selected PhonePad user.    

     


Delete User

Deletes the selected PhonePad user.    



Receptionist Access

Sets access to user Inboxes for receptionists.

     


Login Mode

Sets the login mode for PhonePad users.    

     


Message Forwarding

Sets up message forwarding for a user.  Allows messages to be forwarded to an email address.    

     


Refresh User List

Updates the user list with any changes.

 


Print Setup

Selects a default printer.



Print

Prints the contents of the User List.    

     


Exit

Exits PhonePad.

         

     

Tools menu      

     

Start Database

Starts the PhonePad database after it has been shutdown.  This is only for Local Mode.  In Remote Mode you do this by starting the PhonePad Server (DBServer).    

     


Shutdown Database

Shuts down the PhonePad database so maintenance can be performed.  This is only for Local Mode.  In Remote Mode you do this by stopping the PhonePad Server (DBServer).

     


Undelete Messages

Undeletes messages for the selected user.    

     


Archive Messages

Archives a selected range of messages from the message database to an archive database.    

     


View Archive

Displays all messages in the archive and allows you to delete or unarchive them.    

     


Reports

Displays a range of reports.    

     


Purge Messages

Permanently removes all unused messages from the PhonePad database.    

     


Repair Database

Repairs any corrupted data in the PhonePad database.    

     


Empty Database

Completely deletes all data from your PhonePad database.  Warning: you will LOSE ALL OF YOUR MESSAGES if you use this option.  This is normally only used if you were evaluating PhonePad with test data and you wanted to remove it and use real data.

     


Broadcast Message

Allows you to broadcast a message to all PhonePad users.  You can use this to advise them of system maintenance, to logout at a specific time, or even tell them the pizza has arrived!  Only users that have PhonePad running will receive the message.

 

Please note: you may need to open port 12500 on any network routers/bridges you have to allow UDP connections.

     


Logout Users

Select this option to immediately logout all users out of PhonePad.  Any users running PhonePad will be kicked out within a few seconds, without any warning.

 

Please note: you may need to open port 12500 on any network routers/bridges you have to allow UDP connections.



Refresh User List

Forces a refresh of the user list so that all fields are correctly displaying the current values.

             

Help menu      

     

Contents

Displays the online help (which you are now viewing)  You can also press F1.    

     


Support Center

Launches the PhonePad Support Center, which allows you to access all support resources from a central location.



Popup Hints

Enables or disables popup hints.  These are little yellow tips that are displayed when you move the mouse over toolbar buttons.    

     


About

Displays information about the application.