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1 1 | Faronics Power Save User Guide

2 2 | Last modified: August, 2015 © 1999 - 2015 Faronics Corporation. All rights reserv ed. Faronics, Deep Freeze, Faronics Core Console, Faronics Anti-Executable, Faronics Anti-Virus, Faronics Data Igloo, Faronics Device Filter, Faronics Power Save, Faronics Insight, Faronics System Profil er, and WINSelect are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Faronics Corporation. All other co mpany and product names are trademarks of their respective owners. Faronics Power Save User Guide

3 3 | Contents Power Save . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Important Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 About Faronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Product Documentation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Technical Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Contact Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Definition of Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Power Save Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 About Power Save . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 About Faronics Core. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Power Save Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Faronics Core Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Installing Power Save . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Installation Overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Installing Faronics Core . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Installing Power Save Loadin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Faronics Core User Interface Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Installing or Upgrading Power Save on a Workstation via Core Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Installing Power Save Manually on a Workstation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Suppress Reboot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Applying Power Save License via Core Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Accessing Power Save . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Accessing Power Save via Core Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Core Console Actions Pane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Accessing Power Save on a Workstation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Configuring Power Save . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Power Save Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Add or Modify a Power Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Power Save Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Configuring Power Save Manually on a Workstation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Configuring a Power Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Advanced Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 0 Dynamic Custom Workstation Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Wake-on-LAN Across Subnets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Wake-on-LAN Web Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Power Save Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Faronics Power Save User Guide

4 4 Contents | Generating Power Save Reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Full Operation Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 3 Audit Only Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Policy Configuration Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 System Activity Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Exporting, Printing and Emailing Power Save Reports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Exporting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Email . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Send to Faronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Command Line Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Command Line Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Example Command Line: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Installing Using Command Line Parameters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Command Line Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Uninstalling Power Save . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Uninstalling the Power Save Loadin via Add or Remove Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Uninstalling Power Save on a Workstation via Core Console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Uninstalling on a Workstation using the Uninstall Wizard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Uninstalling Power Save on a Workstation Using Command Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Faronics Power Save User Guide

5 5 | Power Save ensure workstations are available when system Power Save uses intelligent energy management to resources are required, but conserving power during productivity downtimes. Topics Important Information Technical Support Definition of Terms Faronics Power Save User Guide

6 6 Power Save | Important Information portant informatio n about your Faronics Product. This section contains im About Faronics help manage, simplify, and secure complex IT Faronics delivers market-leading solutions that environments. Our products ensure 100% machine availability, and have dramatically impacted the day-to-day lives of thousands of inform ation technology professionals. Fueled by a market-centric focus, Faronics’ technology innova tions benefit educational institutions, health care facilities, libraries, governme nt organizations, and corporations. Product Documentation The following documents form the Faronics Power Save documentation set: • ve User Guide — This document guides you how to use the product. Faronics Power Sa • Faronics Power Save Release Notes — This document lists the new features and known issues and closed issues. • Faronics Power Sa ve readme.txt — This document guides you through the installation process. • Faronics Power Save Dashboard Technical Paper — The Faronics Power Save Dashboard works with Faronics Power Save to provide on -demand, web-based reporting of energy saved and potential energy savings. This document expl ains how to install, configure, and use the Faronics Power Save Dashboard. Faronics Power Save User Guide

7 Technical Support 7 | Technical Support re for ease of use and to be problem free. If Every effort has been made to design this softwa problems are encountered, contact Technical Support. Email: [email protected] 22 or 1-604-637-3333 Phone: 800-943-64 Hours: 7:00am to 5:00pm (Pacific Time) Contact Information •Web: www.faronics.com • Email: [email protected] Phone: 800-943-6422 or 1-604-637-3333 • • Fax: 800-943-6488 or 1- 604-637-8188 • Hours: 7:00am to 5:00pm (Pacific Time) • Address: Faronics Technologies USA Inc. 2411 Old Crow Canyon Road, Suite 170 San Ramon, CA 94583 USA Faronics Corporation 609 Granville St., Suite 620 Vancouver, BC V7Y 1G5 Canada Faronics Corporation (Europe) Siena Court The Broadway Maidenhead Berkshire, SL6 1NJ UK Faronics Power Save User Guide

8 8 Power Save | Definition of Terms Term Definition at displays actions such as configuring A part of the Core Console th Actions Pane downs, Wake-on-LAN, etc. workstation options, shut Display Core Console properties, work Console Tree stations and groups, scheduled tasks, and generated reports. Pane Context-menu Power Save features are available by selecting one or more workstations and using the right-click contextual menu. Core Console The user interface used to manage and monitor Core Servers and workstations. Core Database stores the work station list. The database The management of workstations , processing of tasks and communication Core Server d workstations is done by the Core Server. between Core Console an Faronics Core Faronics Core consists of the Core Server, Core Console, Core Database and the Core Agent. station inactive: keyboard and mouse The definition of what makes a work Inactivity Definitions inactivity and one of the following parameters: Disk Utilization—user defined me • asurement of disk (hard drive) utilization; if the disk utilization is lower than this defined level, the workstation is considered inactive and power saving actions will occur. CPU utilization—user defined measur ement of CPU utilization; if the • defined level, the workstation is CPU utilization is lower than this considered inactive and power saving actions will occur. • Network activity—user defined measur ement of network activity; if the network activity is lower than this defined level, the workstation is considered inactive and power saving actions will occur. • Applications running—user defined list of applications; if no application from a user defined list is runnin g, the workstation is considered inactive and power saving actions will occur. Inactivity Actions that Power Save can perform when a workstation becomes inactive, Timeout which are: Actions • Turn off monitor • Standby—a mode in which the op erating system is suspended and stored in memory before shut down. • Hibernate—a mode in which the op erating system is suspended by storing memory on the hard disk before powering down •Shut down Faronics Power Save User Guide

9 9 Definition of Terms | Term Definition Computers in Standby or Hibernate mode can be locally woken up by the Local Wakeup Local Wakeup feature without using Wake-on-LAN technology (or without a network connection). .msi file is an Windows standard inst allation package. One is used to MSI (Microsoft An Installer) install the Power Save workstation file. Power Schedule A Power Schedule can consist of one or more Power Save Configurations. This also includes a schedule to a pply the configuration on one or more computers. Power A Power Configuration consists of: Configurations Inactivity Timeout Actions — defines whether Power Save must turn off • monitors, hard disks and shut down the computer after a predefined interval. • Inactivity Definitions — defines whether Power Save must manage power on the computer when the hard disk, CPU or network activities are below the specified levels. A software library that extends the basi c functionality of Faronics Core with Power Save Power Save specific commands and status. Loadin A process used to determine when Scheduling a task will execute; based on Windows Scheduling. Defer Mode Ensures that Power Save does no t manage power on the computer for the specified duration. A Power Save action applied to one or more workstations such as applying Task king up Power Save workstations. new settings, shutting down, or wa A hardware enabled feature th at allows remote activation of the Wake-on-LAN workstation. reported to Core Server. This list is The list of all workstations that have Workstation List displayed via Core Console. This li st also displays columns regarding workstation-specific information. Faronics Power Save User Guide

10 10 Power Save | Faronics Power Save User Guide

11 11 | Introduction This chapter introduces Faronics Power Sa ve and specifies the system requirements. Topics Power Save Overview System Requirements Faronics Power Save User Guide

12 12 Introduction | Power Save Overview About Power Save Faronics Power Save delivers PC power manageme nt that does not interfere with user or IT needs. Power Save keeps computers running when users need them, accurately determines when computers are inactive so they can be powered down, and can prove its rapid return-on-investment through network-wide power consumption and savings reports. Power Save's non-disruptive PC power management analyzes CPU, disk, keyboard, mouse, and network activity, as well as application stat us, before taking computer power management actions. It is also available for both Windows an d Mac computers. With an average savings of $50 per computer per year for every computer deployed, Power Save is the ultimate PC power management software solution for desktop and laptop computers. About Faronics Core Faronics Core is a lightweight, high performance, secure, easy-to-learn, and integrated framework for the management of multiple Faronics products. It provides a consistent and reliable method of displaying, managing, installing, updating, and prot ecting workstations and servers from a single console, allowing your organization to increase efficiency with a complete management solution for Faronics products. Faronics Power Save User Guide

13 13 System Requirements | System Requirements Power Save Requirements The Power Save Loadin re quires Faronics Core. Power Save on the workstation computer requir es any of the following operating systems: • Windows XP SP3 (32-bit) or Windows XP SP2 (64-bit) Windows Vista (32-bit or 64 bit) • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64 bit) • • Windows 8 (32-bit or 64 bit) • Windows 10 (32-bit or 64 bit) It is highly recommended that all components be installed using a Windows Administrator account. Faronics Core Requirements Faronics Core 3.2 or higher is required. Information on Faronics Core system requirements can be found in the Faronics Core user’s guide. The latest user guide is available at . http://www.faronics.com/library Faronics Power Save User Guide

14 14 Introduction | Faronics Power Save User Guide

15 15 | Installing Power Save lation process of Power Save. This chapter describes the instal Topics Installation Overview Installing Power Save Loadin Installing or Upgrading Power Save on a Workstation via Core Console Installing Power Save Manually on a Workstation Applying Power Save License via Core Console Faronics Power Save User Guide

16 Installing Power Save 16 | Installation Overview Installation and configuration of Powe r Save involves the following stages: Installing Faronics Core and generating/d eploying the workstation Agent installer • • Installing the Power Save Loadin •Deploying Power Save Installing Faronics Core For information on installing Faronics Core and generating and deploying the Core Agent, refer to the Faronics Core user guide. The latest user guide is available at . http://www.faronics.com/library Faronics Power Save User Guide

17 Installing Power Save Loadin 17 | Installing Power Save Loadin d on the Core Server using the PowerSaveLoadin.exe file. The The Power Save Loadin is installe em that does not already have Faronics Core Power Save Loadin cannot be installed on a syst installed. To install the Power Save Loadin, complete the following steps: 1. Double-click the PowerSaveLoadin.exe file to begin the installation process. Click Next to continue. 2. Read and accept the Li to continue. cense Agreement. Click Next . If you do not have a License Key, , Organization and the License Key User Name 3. Enter the select the Use Evaluation check box. The evaluation version of Power Save will stop functioning on the workstation after 30 days. If you have already pu rchased Power Save, you to continue. can get the License Key by logging into www.faronicslabs.com . Click Next Faronics Power Save User Guide

18 Installing Power Save 18 | C:\Program Files\Faronics\Faron ics Core 3\Loadins\Power Save 4. The default location is . Click Next . to begin the installation. 5. Click Install Faronics Power Save User Guide

19 19 Installing Power Save Loadin | 6. Click Yes to restart the Faronics Core Server. Click No to restart the Faronics Core Server later. Finish 7. Click to complete the installation. ly installed, Core Console displays a list of Power Save specific Once the Loadin has been successful Actions features in the pane when one or more workstatio ns have been selected. Power Save features are also available by selecting one or more workstations and using the right-click contextual menu. Faronics Power Save User Guide

20 Installing Power Save 20 | The following screenshot displays the Power Save Loadin installed: Faronics Core User Interface Components Core Console is the User Interface for the Core Server. The following User Interface components are displayed on Core Console: Console Tree Pane The Core Console node can have multiple Core Server nodes. Unde r the Core Server node, there , and Workstations , Tasks . Clicking on one of these Reports are three main nodes. These are: nodes changes the information displayed in the pane. Results Action Pane Actions in the Action pane are applied to sele cted workstations and are only shown when one or more workstation have been selected. This Action pane is a duplication of the right-click context menu. Core Console Properties Dialog The Core Console Properties dialog is accessed by right-clicking on the Core Console icon in the . Console Tree pane and selecting Properties Faronics Power Save User Guide

21 Installing Power Save Loadin 21 | Core Server Properties Dialog The Core Server dialog is accesse Server connection icon in the d by right-clicking on the Core Console Tree pane and selecting Properties . This dialog displays the Loadin-specific tabs. Console Tree Pane The Console Tree pane has the following nodes: Core Console — this is the root node. • • Core Server — there can be multiple server nodes. The management of workstations, processing of tasks and communi cation between Core Console and workstations is done by the Core Se rver. There is one Core Server node for each connection between Core Co nsole and a Core Server. • Workstations — one for each Core Server. Managed Workstations , Discovered Under the Workstations node are three sub nodes; and Custom Workstation Groups node (where custom gr oups of workstations Workstations, can be created and populated). • Tasks — one for each Core Server. The Tasks node displays the current state of all Serv er tasks. A task is defined as an action applied to one or more workstations. Expanding the Tasks node displays th ree sub-no des for scheduled to run in the future. the states of a Task. The Scheduled node displays tasks that are The ntly being processed. The History node displays tasks that node displays tasks curre Active have already been completed. Ta sks older than a certain date ar e automatically deleted. This Server tab of the Core Server Properties dialog. can be configured through the Reports — under the root node. • Core Console displays reports created by Prod uct Loadins. If no Load ins are installed, no reports can be generated. LDAP Groups It is possible to use groups of workstations that d on a directory server. already have been define Once the Core Agent has been installed on workstations discovered through LDAP, those workstations can be managed directly through the node. These workstations can LDAP groups also be added to custom groups. Custom Workstation Groups Workstations can be added to a custom group by standard Windows clipboar d functionality. Cut, copy, or paste (along with drag-and-drop) a workstation into a group. To create a group, right-click on the Custom Workstation Groups icon and select Create Subgroup . You can also add or edit Dynamic Filters and perform Group Actions. ed on the Core Server, whereas the The Workstation List and Tasks are stor er where Core Console is installed. Reports are stored locally on the comput can be found in the Faronics Core user’s guide. Information on Faronics Core system requirements http://www.faronics.com/library . The latest user guide is available at Faronics Power Save User Guide

22 Installing Power Save 22 | Installing or Upgrading Power Sa ve on a Workstation via Core Console Power Save can be deployed by Installing or Upgrading Power Save via the Core Console. The Core Agent, which is part of Faronics Core, mu st be installed on each workstation that will be installing the Workst ation Agent Installer, managed by Power Save. For more information on refer to the Faronics Core user guide. The latest user guide is available at http://www.faronics.com/library . Once the Core Agent is installed, the workstations are detected on the network and visible in Core Console. You can now Install or Upgr ade Power Save on the workstations. To install or upgrade Power Save, select a sing le workstations, click le workstation or multip Configure Workstations in the right pane and select Install/Upgrade Power Save Client . The workstation reboots after a successful install. Power Save will give you an option to Suppress Reboot. If you Suppr ess Reboot, Power Save will not work until the workstation reboots. If there is more than one Loadin instal led, the right-click contextual menu for Power Save can be accessed by right-clicking a workstation, selecting Power Save e particular action. and then selecting th Faronics Power Save User Guide

23 23 Installing Power Save Manually on a Workstation | Installing Power Save Manually on a Workstation When you install the Power Save Loadin, the Powe r Save workstation installer files are unpacked in the C:\Program Files\Faronics\Faronics Core\Loadins\Power Save directory. To install Power Save on a workstation, double-click PowerSave_Ent_32-bit.msi on a 32-bit operating system and PowerSave_Ent_64-bit.msi on a 64-bit operating system. Repeat the process for each workstation that will be managed with Power Save. To install Power Save on a workstation manually, do the following: file to begin the installation process. Click Next to continue. .msi 1. Double-click on the to continue. 2. Read and accept the Li cense Agreement. Click Next 3. Enter the User Name , Organization and the License Key . If you do not have a License Key, check box. The evaluation version of Power Save will stop select the Use Evaluation Faronics Power Save User Guide

24 Installing Power Save 24 | functioning after 30 days. If you have al ready purchased Power Save, you can get the Next www.faronicslabs.com . Click to continue. License Key by logging into 4. Specify the install location. The default is C:\Program Files\Fa ronics\Power Save Workstation . Click Next . to complete the installation. 5. Click Install Faronics Power Save User Guide

25 25 Installing Power Save Manually on a Workstation | Suppress Reboot You can use the .msi files to install Power Save on your network through a Server Group Policy. Installing Power Save using the .msi files will reboot the workstatio n after installation. To prevent with the suppress the reboot of workstations after installing Power Save, you can use the .mst reboot option. Associate the files with the .msi files while creating an install package through .mst your Server Group Policy. The .mst files are unpacked in the C:\Program Files\Faronics\F aronics Core\Loadins\Power Save directory. Use Suppress_Reboot_32-bit.mst for a 32-bit operating system and for a 64-bit operating system. Suppress_Reboot_64-bit.mst Faronics Power Save User Guide

26 26 Installing Power Save | Applying Power Save License via Core Console If you are using the evaluation version of Power Sa ve, you can apply the license and convert it to a graded version of Power Save, you can apply the full version. If you recently purchased an up license via Core Console after inst alling it on the workstation. Complete the following steps to apply the Power Save license: 1. Right-click on [ Core Server Name ] in the Console Tree pane select Properties . field. 2. Click the tab. Click Edit and enter the License Key in the License Key Power Save 3. Click Apply . Click OK . the workstations running Power Save. 4. The License Key is applied to all Faronics Power Save User Guide

27 27 | Accessing Power Save Topics Overview Accessing Power Save via Core Console Accessing Power Save on a Workstation Faronics Power Save User Guide

28 28 Accessing Power Save | Overview Power Save can be accessed via Core Console on th e Core Server or direct ly from the workstation where it is deployed. Faronics Power Save User Guide

29 Accessing Power Save via Core Console 29 | Accessing Power Save via Core Console by selecting one or more workstation(s) from Power Save can be accessed through Core Console Power Save Loadin > [Policy_Name]>View the Workstations list in Core Console and going to . Policy Details Multiple workstations can be sele cted at one time. Hold down the Shift key to select a contiguous ntiguous workstations. Changes made range of workstations or Ctrl to select any number of non-co will be applied to all selected can only be retrieved on an workstations. Workstation status individual basis. If there is more than one Loadin installed, the right-click contextual menu for Power Save Power Save can be accessed by right-clicking a workstation, selecting and then selecting th e particular action. Core Console Actions Pane Along with right-click functionality, several Power Save commands can be accessed via the Core . The Actions pane lists Console Actions pane located on the right side of the Core Console window s been selected from the list. these tasks once a workstation ha Faronics Power Save User Guide

30 30 Accessing Power Save | Accessing Power Save on a Workstation Limited Power Save features can be accessed by right-clicking the Power Save icon in the Windows System Tray. Faronics Power Save User Guide

31 31 | Configuring Power Save ttings on your network. This chapter explains Power Save can be used to manage various power se how to administer and configure Power Save. Topics Overview Power Save Policy Add or Modify a Power Schedule Advanced Options Faronics Power Save User Guide

32 32 Configuring Power Save | Overview Power Save consists of the following concepts. Power Event A Power Save Configuration consists of: • Inactivity Timeout Actions - de fines whether Power Save must turn off monitors, hard disks and shut down the computer after a predefined interval. • Inactivity Definitions - defines whether Power Save must manage power on the computer when the hard disk, CPU or network acti vities are below the specified levels. Power Schedule A Power Schedule consists of: • One or more Power Events. Power Policy A Power Policy consists of: •Power Schedule • Configuration Settings •Energy Cost Faronics Power Save User Guide

33 Power Save Policy 33 | Power Save Policy A Policy is a group of settings. A Power Save Policy can be created and applied to multiple workstations. Multiple Policies can be created as per the requirement. Complete the following steps to create a Power Save Policy: 1. Right-click on the Power Save Loadin and select New Policy. 2. The New Policy dialog is displayed. Specify the name of the policy and click OK. 3. Right-click on the policy and select Policy De tails. The Power Schedule is displayed that is a Configuration and a schedule. Co mplete the following settings. to add a new Power Event. Add •Click Edit Select a configuration and click to edit a Power Event. • • Select a configuration and click Remove to remove a Power Event. . For more information on creating a Power Event , see Add or Modify a Power Schedule Faronics Power Save User Guide

34 34 Configuring Power Save | 4. Click Configuration Settings. 5. Click Application Control. • Do not manage power if the following applications are running: this feature is useful when an important program is running (for example, a Power Point presentation). Power Save can be Faronics Power Save User Guide

35 Power Save Policy 35 | instructed to avoid saving power when important programs are running and avoid interruptions for the user. — Select Do not manage power if the following applications are running . Browse to select the Application Name and click Add . Remove — Select an entry and click to remove an application. • g checked applications: this feature is useful Ignore all activity contributed by the followin run in the background and can be ignored by when applications like anti-virus programs Power Save. — Select Ignore all activity contributed by the following checked applications . Browse to Name and click Add. select the Application — Select an entry and click Remove to remove an application. 6. Click Windows Power Options. Select the following options: • Override Windows Power Options nt Power Save to override the - select this option if you wa Windows Power Options. This option is selected by de fault. If this option is selected, the Windows Power Options are ignored and Power Save settings take precedence. • Resume from Standb y Password Challenge - select this option to require users to enter their Windows password when the computer resumes from stan dby or hibernate. • Logoff Before Powering Down Computer - select this option to logoff the user before powering down the computer. This closes down all op en network connections thereby preventing unauthorized users from misusing the open network connections. Faronics Power Save User Guide

36 36 Configuring Power Save | 7. Click Hardware Settings node. • Wake By Device at can wake up the computer. - select an input device th —Keyboard — Mouse — Network Interface Card • Select Do not sleep/standby if computer is designated as a WOL Relay . This ensures that the computer will never go to sleep/standby mode if it is designated as a WOL Relay. This option keeps the computer running to wake other computers on the network. • Select Do not manage power if the workstatio n is on a wireless network connection . This ensures that the computer will not go to slee p and disconnect wireless when connected to a wireless network. Faronics Power Save User Guide

37 37 Power Save Policy | 8. Click User Experience node. • Select Notify user of Power Save actions x seconds in advance . You can customize the message by editing the Notification Message. • Stealth Mode - select the following options to hi de user interface elements of Power Save from the user. — Hide taskbar notification area icon — Hide Eco-Facts message • User Input - select the following options: wer management for x h Allow users to temporarily defer workstation po ours. This allows users • to defer workstation power manage ment for a predefined interval. • Allow users to schedule local wake up and defe r power management up to x hours. This allows for a predefined interval. usres to schedule a local wake up and defer power management Faronics Power Save User Guide

38 Configuring Power Save 38 | 9. Click Administration Settings. • Select Attempt to save a copy of any open document(s) in the following location. Specify the path. The default path is %User Profile%\My Documents\Files Saved by Power Save. Select Notify user if a copy of the document was saved to inform the user of this action. • Select Enable command line control password to ensure security while managing Power Save via command line. Faronics Power Save User Guide

39 39 Power Save Policy | 10. Click Energy Costs. 11. Click Add to add a new Energy Cost. Cost per KwH - specify the cost in your area. • • Start Time - select the time to start calculating Energy Cost. • Days - select the days to calculate Energy Cost. 12. Click Look up Energy Cost . Select the Energy Cost and cl ick OK. This step is optional. Faronics Power Save User Guide

40 40 Configuring Power Save | 13. The Energy Costs . are applied. Click Apply . Click OK Faronics Power Save User Guide

41 41 Add or Modify a Power Schedule | Add or Modify a Power Schedule Complete the following steps to create a Power Schedule. 1. Right-click on the policy and select Policy Details. 2. Click the Power Schedule Node. Click Add. 3. Configure the following options in Add Power Event dialog. Faronics Power Save User Guide

42 42 Configuring Power Save | • - edit the name of the event as required. Note • Start time - select the start time from the drop-down. Days - select the days when this event will occur. • Wake up client for this event to take effect (wake up from hibernate or standby mode only) - • select this option if you want Powe r Save to wake up the workstation. • Shutdown - select this option if you want to crea te an event to shutdown the computer at a predefined time. • - select this option to set a dynamic configuration. Select the option Dynamic Configuration from the slider. The options extend from Lowe r User Disruption to Increased Power Saving. Dynamic Configuration starts by default from computer startup. • Advanced Settings - select the following options that ap pear on selecting Advanced Settings. — Begin Power Management - select on computer startup to begin power management as soon as the computer starts. Alternatively, select after first keyboard/mouse activity . — Complete the following options for inactivity timeout: Faronics Power Save User Guide

43 Add or Modify a Power Schedule 43 | When When Description running on Option plugged Description Description Batteries in x minutes/ Select the numeric Select the numeric x minutes/ Select the check Turn off value and specify if value and specify box to turn off the monitor if seconds seconds it is minutes or if it is minutes or monitor after the Keyboard/Mo seconds when the seconds when specified time use are computer is plugged in. interval. inactive for running on batteries. x minutes/ Select the numeric Select the numeric x minutes/ Select the check Turn off hard value and specify if value and specify box to turn off the disk if seconds seconds it is minutes or if it is minutes or hard disk after the Keyboard/Mo seconds when the seconds when specified time use are computer is plugged in. interval. inactive for running on batteries. x minutes/ Select the numeric Select the numeric x minutes/ Select the check Shutdown/ value and specify if value and specify box to seconds seconds Standby/ it is minutes or if it is minutes or Shutdown/Standby seconds when the seconds when /Hibernate the Hibernate PC computer is plugged in. computer after the after running on specified time batteries. interval. Shutdown if Select the check sleep state is box to shutdown not supported the computer if Standby or Hibernate actions are not supported. Faronics Power Save User Guide

44 44 Configuring Power Save | When When running Sample plugged Description Description Option Description on every in Batteries Select the Select the x percentage Select the x percent Select the check Disk activity value in value in duration for box to manage is less than percent. percent. sampling the power when the activity to disk activity is check if it is less than the less than the specified value. selected value. For example, if the % is set to 50 and sample every is set to 10 seconds, the program will check for disk utilization every 10 seconds to de termine if the utilization is below 50%. Select the x percent Select the Select the x percentage Select the check CPU activity value in value in duration for is less than box to manage percent. percent. sampling the power when the activity to CPU activity is check if it is less than the less than the specified value. selected value. 10 and sampling once every is set to For example, if the % is set to 25 seconds, the program will check for CPU activity every 10 seconds to determine if the utilization is below 25%. x percent Select the Select the Select the x percentage Select the check Network value in duration for value in activity is box to manage percent. percent. sampling the power when the less than activity to network activity check if it is is less than the less than the specified value. selected value. seconds, the program will 25 10 For example, if the % is set to and sampling once every is set to check for Network activity every 10 seconds to determine if the utilization is below 25%. . OK 4. Click Faronics Power Save User Guide

45 45 Power Save Alerts | Power Save Alerts Administrators can configure Power Save to send alerts to specified users via email. 1. Go to Console Tree Pane and click Alerts. 2. Specify the email ID of the user who should be notified notified in case of the following conditions: • License Expired or will expire in 30 days. • Workstation Running Older Version of Power Save • Policy Adjustment Request - when the user request power policy adjustment to decrease or increase sensitivity. Faronics Power Save User Guide

46 46 Configuring Power Save | Configuring Power Save Manually on a Workstation The following features are accessible by right-clicking the Power Save Icon in the Windows System Tray. Stay Awake • Stay Awake > Enable for > x hours for to keep computer s awake by temporarily Select x from the menu. disabling workstation power ma nagement. Select a value for Select to enable power manage ment by Power Save. • Resume Power Management This option is available only if the Allow users to keep their computers awake for Administrator > Workstation Options check box is selected in up to x hours sub-node via the Power Save Loadin in Core Console. Schedule Computer Wakeup computer to wakeup at a particular time: Select the following options to schedule the Select Schedule Computer Wakeup • • Wakeup this computer at and select the Time and Frequency . Select Select to defer power Defer power management for up to x hour(s) after wakeup • management. Allow users to schedule a local wakeup and This option is available only if the check box is selected in the Power defer power management to for up to x hours Save Policy via the Power Save Loadin in Core Console. The Wakeup will be cancelled when the workstation is in Audit mode, even if it was scheduled. View Auto-Saved Files were Auto-Saved by Power Save. This options displays the files that Faronics Power Save User Guide

47 Configuring Power Save Manually on a Workstation 47 | 1. Right-click and select . View Auto-Saved files Automatically Saved Files dialog is displayed. 2. The 3. Select any of the following actions: Open to open the file. •Click •Click Save to save the file to another location. Discard •Click the computer. to delete the file from the dialog and from to close the dialog. Close •Click About This option displays information about Power Save. Product — name of the product. • • Version — displays the version number and specifies if the product is an Evaluation or a Full version. — displays when Power Save expires. • Validation Faronics Power Save User Guide

48 Configuring Power Save 48 | Adjust Settings for Dynamic Configuration If Dynamic Configuration is selected in Power Event configuration, th e user can request the administrator to adjust the settings. There are tw o options available by double-clicking the Power Save icon in the System Tray: • Increase my power savings • Give me more time before taking power savings actions . Select one of the options and click Submit Faronics Power Save User Guide

49 49 Configuring a Power Schedule | Configuring a Power Schedule Power Save consists of the following concepts. Power Save Configuration A Power Save Configuration consists of: Power Schedule A Power Schedule consists of: • One or more Power Save Configurations. Power Policy A Power Policy consists of: •Power Schedule • Configuration Settings •Energy Cost Faronics Power Save User Guide

50 50 Configuring Power Save | Advanced Options The following advanced options can be used with Power Save: • Dynamic Custom Workstation Groups • Wake-on-LAN Across Subnets Wake-on-LAN Web Interface • Dynamic Custom Workstation Groups iple managed workstations, Faroni cs Core provides a feature to In a scenario where you have mult ion Groups. This feature allows you to create workstation create Dynamic Custom Workstat groups and dynamically update the workstatio n list based on predefined parameters. d based on the different departments in your Dynamic Custom Workstation Groups can be create organization, physical locations, and user groups. For more information on Dynamic Custom Workst ation Groups, refer to the Faronics Core User Guide available at http://www.faron ics.com/library . Wake-on-LAN Across Subnets In a scenario where Wake-on-LA N (WOL) broadcast packets cannot always cross routers and always wake up workstations on remote other networking equipment and therefore cannot subnets, it is possible to designate one or more workstations as WOL relays. station on a remote subn et, it contacts a WOL When Core Console attempts to wake up a work relay on that subnet, using it to re-broadcast the wake up message on the target subnet. For more information on Wake-on-LAN Across Subnets, refer to the Faronics Core User Guide available at . http://www.faronics.com/library Wake-on-LAN Web Interface In a scenario where Power Save is managing power on workstation(s), the Wake-on-LAN Web Interface allows you to wake up the workstation s. The workstation(s) can be woken up remotely after logging on to the corporat e Virtual Private Network (VPN). For more information on Wake-on-LAN Web Interface, refer to the Faronics Core User Guide . available at http://www.faronics.com/library Faronics Power Save User Guide

51 51 | Power Save Reports Power Save reports in Power Save provides various reporting features. Th is chapter explains the detail. Topics Full Operation Report Audit Only Report Policy Configuration Report System Activity Report Exporting, Printing and Emailing Power Save Reports Faronics Power Save User Guide

52 Power Save Reports 52 | Generating Power Save Reports Power Save provides the following reports: • Full Operation Report •Audit Only Report • Configuration Settings Report System Activity Report • Faronics Power Save User Guide

53 Full Operation Report 53 | Full Operation Report nsumption Profiles, the savings for each profile, The Full Operation Report displays the Energy Co and total savings. This report includes the Detail ed Power Save Performanc e Report that displays the network and the total savings. the savings for each computer on To generate the Full Operation Re port, complete the following steps: 1. Right-click on a wo rkstation and select Generate Report > Fu ll Operation Report . 2. The Full Operation Report dialog is displayed: 3. Specify values for the following fields: Report Name • — specify a name for the report. — select the report ty pe from the drop-down. Report Type • — Savings by Energy Consumption Profiles — Savings by Custom Workstation Groups — Savings by Custom Power Policy — Top 25 Energy Savers —Bottom 25 Energy Savers • From — select the date. • To — select the date . • Report on events between : — select the Start time and End time Faronics Power Save User Guide

54 Power Save Reports 54 | • On these days : — select the days. • Include Detailed Performance Report — select any of the following check boxes: — Include Workstation Name — Include Workstation IP Address — Include MAC Address • Include Windows Power Plan Savings — select this option if you want to include the savings from Windows Power Plan. • Open in default Web Browser — select the check box to open the report in the default web browser. Generate . The report name appears in the left pane under the Reports node and it is 4. Click launched in the default web browser if Open in default Web Browser was selected . Click on the name of the report and the details are di splayed in the main screen of the console. The value of the report is an estimate; however, the more accurate the values the report will be. entered in the Energy Consumption Profile , the more accurate Faronics Power Save User Guide

55 Audit Only Report 55 | Audit Only Report saved by the computer(s) on the network if it The Audit Only Report displays the Potential Energy was managed by Power Save. To generate the Audit Only Report, complete the following steps: rkstation and select Generate Report > Audit Only Report 1. Right-click on a wo . 2. The Audit Only Report dialog is displayed: 3. Specify values for the following fields: • Report Name — specify a name for the report. Report Type • pe from the drop-down. — select the report ty — Savings by Energy Consumption Profiles — Savings by Custom Workstation Groups — Savings by Custom Power Policy — Top 25 Potential Energy Savers — Bottom 25 Potential Energy Savers • From — select the date. To — select the date • • Report on events between : — select the Start time and End time . : — select the days. • On these days Faronics Power Save User Guide

56 Power Save Reports 56 | • Include Detailed Performance Report — select any of the following check boxes: — Include Workstation Name — Include Workstation IP Address — Include MAC Address • Open in default Web Browser — select the check box to open the report in the default web browser. 4. Click Generate . The report name appears in the left pane under the Reports node and it is launched in the default web browser if Open in default Web Browser was selected . Click on the name of the report and the details are di splayed in the main screen of the console. The value of the report is an estimate; however, the more accurate the values the report will be. entered in the Energy Consumption Profile , the more accurate Faronics Power Save User Guide

57 57 Policy Configuration Report | Policy Configuration Report The Policy Configuration Report displays the en tire configuration settings for the Power Save policy. To generate the Policy Configuration Report, complete the following steps: 1. Right-click on a wo rkstation and select Generate Report > Poli cy Configuration Report . 2. The report name appears in the left pane under the Reports node. Click the Policy Configuration Report and the details are disp layed in the main screen of the console. Faronics Power Save User Guide

58 58 Power Save Reports | System Activity Report activity for the computer if it is managed by The System Activity Report displays the system Power Save. This report also displays the acti vity by Windows and Faronics Core. The System Activity Report can be generated fo r a single workst ation at a time. To generate the System Activity Report, complete the following steps: rkstation and select Generate Report > Sy stem Activity Report . 1. Right-click on a wo 2. The System Activity Report dialog is displayed: 3. Specify values for the following fields: • Report Name — specify a name for the report. • — select the date. From • To — select the date • Report on events between : — select the Start Time and End Time . • On these days : — select the days. • Include Detailed Performance Report — select any of the following check boxes: — Include Workstation Name — Include Workstation IP Address — Include MAC Address Faronics Power Save User Guide

59 59 System Activity Report | • Open in default Web Browser — select the check box to open the report in the default web browser. node and it is 4. Click Generate . The report name appears in the left pane under the Reports launched in the default web browser if Open in default Web Browser was selected. Click on the name of the report and the details are disp layed in the main screen of the console. Faronics Power Save User Guide

60 60 Power Save Reports | Exporting, Printing and Em ailing Power Save Reports Power Save Reports can be exported to va rious formats, printed or sent via e-mail. Exporting .txt, .csv , .xml or .html file. To export a report, right-click on the The reports can be exported to a report and select Export Report Save As dialog that appears, specify the File name, select . In the Save As type as required and click Save . the Printing To print a Power Save report, click the Print icon at the top right corner of the Power Save Report. Select the printer in the Print Print . dialog and click Email To Email a Power Save report, ri Email Report . The default Email ght-click the report and select client is launched with the Power Save Report attached. Send to Faronics The System Activity report can be sent to Faronics Technical Su pport via the Send to Faronics feature. This feature allows you to send the ev Save, Faronics Core and ents generated by Power Windows to Faronics Technical Support. In the Console Tree pane, right-click on the report and select Send to Faro nics. Specify values for the following fields and click Send : •Name •Email Address •Ticket Number •Phone Number •Comments Faronics Power Save User Guide

61 61 | Command Line Control This chapter explains the command line options available to manage Power Save. Topics Command Line Control Command Line Errors Faronics Power Save User Guide

62 62 Command Line Control | Command Line Control ministrators increased flexibility in managing Power Save command line control offers network ad Power Save workstations by allowing for control of Power Save via third-party management tools and/or central management solutions. The following commands are available: Command Function Mode (Full or [path]PowerSaveConfig /NoGui /Mode=full|auditOnly Audit Only) Access [path]PowerSaveConfig /NoGui /Password= password configurations [path]PowerSaveConfig /? Display usage and syntax [path]PowerSaveConfig /Help information Display Power [path]PowerSaveConfig /NoGui /v Save version [path]PowerSaveConfig /NoGui /Version PowerSaveConfig /NoGui /License=[License Key] Apply License Key [optional user input] [path]: location of the Power Save executable : configuration file created by Power Save Example Command Line: [path]PowerSaveConfig /NoGui /Version In the example above, the Power Save version is displayed. Installing Us ing Command Line Parameters Use the following command line parameters to install/upgrade Power Sa ve on a workstation. a 32-bit operating system: To install Power Save on msiexec /q /i [path] PowerSave_Ent_32-bit.msi a 64-bit operating system: To install Power Save on msiexec /q /i [path] PowerSave_Ent_64-bit.msi : location of the Power Save executable [path] Faronics Power Save User Guide

63 Command Line Errors 63 | Command Line Errors The command line displays the following unique error codes: Description Error 0 Success 1 License Expired 2 Unrecognized Command 3 not understood by Power Save) Invalid Parameter (when parameter is 4 Operation not permitte d in Current State 5 File not found 6 File permission error 7 Unrecognized file format Inconsistent configuration settings 8 Faronics Power Save User Guide

64 64 Command Line Control | Faronics Power Save User Guide

65 65 | Uninstalling Power Save Topics Uninstalling the Power Save Loadin via Add or Remove Programs Uninstalling Power Save on a Workstation via Core Console Uninstalling on a Workstation using the Uninstall Wizard Faronics Power Save User Guide

66 66 Uninstalling Power Save | Uninstalling the Power Save Loadin via Add or Remove Programs The Power Save Loadin can be uninstalled through programs. To do so click on Add/Remove Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs > Faronics Power Sa ve Loadin > Remove . Uninstalling the Power Save Loadin on the Core Se rver will remove it from the Core Server and Core Console on that computer. All Power Save management capabilities with be removed from the Core Server. Power Save will not be uninstalled automatically fr om multiple Core Consol es connecting to the same Core Server. Uninstall manu ally from each computer where Core Console is installed with the Power Save Loadin. Power Save will not be uninstalled automatically from the individual workstations. Uninstall manually from individual workstations. Faronics Power Save User Guide

67 67 Uninstalling Power Save on a Workstation via Core Console | Uninstalling Power Save on a Workstation via Core Console using Core Console. To uninstall Power Save Power Save can be removed from a workstation perform the following steps: 1. Open Core Console. 2. Click on the workstation icon in the left pane of the Console. 3. Right-click on the workstation(s) from which Power Save will be removed. 4. Click on Configure workstations > Advanced > Uninstall Power Save Client . Faronics Power Save User Guide

68 Uninstalling Power Save 68 | Uninstalling on a Workstation using the Uninstall Wizard When you install the Power Save Loadin, the Powe r Save workstation installer files are unpacked C:\Program Files\Faronics\Far onics Core 3\Loadins\Power Save\Workstation Installer in the directory. If the Enable workstation password protection option was selected in the during installation, specify the same passw ord while uninstalling Power Save. To uninstall Power Save, double-click PowerSave_Ent_32-bit.msi on a 32-bit operating system on a 64-bit operating system. PowerSave_Ent_64-bit.msi and The Setup Wizard appears: 1. Click to begin the uninstall. Next . 2. Click Remove followed by Next Faronics Power Save User Guide

69 69 Uninstalling on a Workstation using the Uninstall Wizard | . 3. Click Remove 4. Click Finish to complete the uninstall. An immediate workstation restart is recommended following uninstall. Faronics Power Save User Guide

70 Uninstalling Power Save 70 | Uninstalling Power Save on a Workstation Using Command Line Use the following command line parameters to uninstall Power Save on a workstation. a 32-bit operating system: To uninstall Power Save on msiexec /q /x [path] PowerSave_Ent_32-bit.msi To uninstall Power Save on a 64-bit operating system: msiexec /q /x [path] PowerSave_Ent_64-bit.msi [path] : location of the Power Save executable If the Enable workstation password protection option was selected in the during ord while uninstalling Power Save. installation, specify the same passw Faronics Power Save User Guide

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