Presenting the main Service Account Administration window

Click on the underlined links to find out more.

 

Service Account Administration console consists of a window divided into two panes:

 

 

This window has several menus and toolbars that provide commands to perform various object-related tasks. Some of these menus (e.g. File, Tools and Help) and toolbars (main toolbar) are constant, and some (e.g. Edit menu, Users toolbar, etc.) dynamic .

 

All available menus in Service Account Administration console window are located on the menu bar. Constant menus, i.e. the ones that are available independent of the object selected on the tree view pane, provide the following commands:

 

Menu group

Menu items

File

Sign In - open the interface to login to OutShare server.

How to: Log in to Service Account Administration

Sign Out - disconnect from OutShare server. Sign In and Sign Out menu items are interchanging, and they depend on the current connection status.

Exit - exit Service Account Administration console.

View

Company Details... - open the 'General Information' tab on 'Company Details' form to specify your company information.

How to: Specify company details

When you select Service Account, Departments and Users or a certain department, as well as Public Folders or a certain folder on the tree view pane, Refresh menu item also appears on the View menu that is meant for refreshing the contents of the current window.

Tools

Import Users... - open the interface designed for importing users from Outlook contacts and Active Directory.

How to: Import users from Outlook contacts; Import users from Active Directory

Manage Web Access... - open the 'Manage Web Access' form to view and manage external links to Public Folders and containing items that have been generated by the Service Account users.

How to: Manage Web Access

Web Settings... - access the form meant for customizing web settings.

How to: Customize web settings

Service Account Transfer... - open the interface to select and transfer Service Account users (or the whole Service Account) to another Service Account.

How to: Transfer users & Service Account to another OutShare Service Account

Help

Help - open this Help file.

 

When selecting Service Account, Departments and Users or a certain department, as well as Public Folders or a certain folder on the tree view pane, the Edit menu appears on the menu bar that provides the commands relevant to the selected object.

Furthermore, when you right-click the items on the tree view or details pane, a shortcut menu is opened that shows a list of commands relevant to a particular item.

 

The main Service Account Administration toolbar is located right below the menu bar, and it provides to following commands:

 

Toolbar button

Description

Sign In/ Sign Out

Sign In - open the interface to login to OutShare server.

Sign Out - disconnect from OutShare server. Sign In and Sign Out buttons are interchanging, and they depend on the current connection status.

Back

Navigate to previously selected object on the tree view pane.

Forward

Navigate to the object selected on the tree view pane before pressing the Back button.

Up

Navigate one level up on the tree view pane.

Refresh

Refresh the contents of the current window.

Help

Open this Help file.

 

When you select different objects on the tree view pane, additional toolbars and buttons pertaining to the selected object appear next to the main toolbar (e.g. Departments and Users toolbar) or elsewhere on the details pane (e.g. Users toolbar).

 

The status bar located at the bottom of the main window displays the connection status to OutShare server - Connected, Disconnected or Connecting....

 

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