The user interface

The key components of the Snow Device Manager user interface are:

  • The tabs - marked with a red line

  • The Domain browser - marked with a blue line

  • The workspace and the workbenches - marked with a green line

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Start tab

Use the commands on the Start tab to register or create new devices, users, document shares, packages, and deployments.

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Table 1. Commands on the Start tab.

Click

To

New device

Register a new device.

New group

Create a new folder in the Domain browser.

New user

Create a new user.

New user group

Create a new user group in the Domain browser.

New document share

Create a new document share.

New deployment

Create a new deployment.

New package

Create a new package.

Exit

Exit Snow Device Manager.



Edit tab

Use the commands on the Edit tab to edit devices, users, document shares, deployments and messages. Some of the commands only apply to devices, users, or messages.

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Table 2. Commands on the Edit tab.

Click

To

Applies to

Update

Request full information from the selected devices.

All

Remove

Remove the selected item from the Snow Device Manager system.

All

Edit

Open the selected user and device and display the fields that can be edited.

All

Rename

Rename device groups and user groups in the Domain browser.

Domain browser

Add device to deployment

Add selected devices to at least one deployments.

Devices

Move device

Move the selected devices to destination folder.

Devices

Enroll device

Select the devices that you want to register/re-register.

Devices

Device actions

Request actions on selected devices, for example installation of MDM client or reset device to factory settings.

Devices

User organization

Move selected users to a user group.

Note

It is not possible to move users managed by an Active Directory.

Users

Self service registration

Send out registration email for Snow SelfService to selected users.

Note

It is not possible to send registration email to users managed by an Active Directory.

Users

Send messages

Send an email or text message to selected devices.

Messaging



View tab

Use the commands on the View tab to view devices, users, files, document shares, deployments, packages, policies, and applications, or to open the Domain browser.

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Table 3. Commands on the View tab.

Click

To

Find

Search for a list of users or devices.

Devices

View all devices.

Users

View all users.

Files

View all files.

Document shares

View all document shares.

Deployments

View all deployments.

Packages

View all packages.

Applications

View all applications.

Browser

Open the Domain browser.

Notifications

Open the list of notification messages.



Collaboration services tab

User the commands on the Collaboration services tab to allow or block a user account or a device to synchronize email, remove a device from the exchange server or to fetch information about a mailbox.

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Table 4. Commands on the Collaboration services tab.

Click

To

User Allow access

Allow a user account to synchronize email.

User Block access

Block a user account to synchronize email.

User mailbox get information

Fetch information about a mailbox, for example size, current items, and limit.

Device Remove partnership

Remove a device from the Exchange server.

Device Allow access

Allow a device to synchronize email.

Device Block Access

Block a device to synchronize email.



Reports tab

Use the commands on the Reports tab to export a list of devices or users, or to view all devices or users with all associated information.

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Table 5. Commands on the Reports tab.

Click

To

Export

Export a list of devices or users to an Excel worksheet.

All devices

View all devices and all associated information.

Devices archived

View all devices removed from the Snow Device Manager system.

All user

View all users and all associated information.



Preferences tab

Use the commands on the Preferences tab to adjust the view of lists and workspaces.

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Table 6. Commands on the Preferences tab.

Command

Instruction

Extended list

Select Extended list and double-click a device group or user group in the Domain browser to view information about the group and its subgroups.

Clear Extended list and double-click a device group or user group in the Domain browser to view information only about the selected group.

Compact view

Select Compact view to view the page menus from top to bottom to the left in the workbenches.

CompactView

Clear Compact view to view the page menus at the top in the workbenches.

NoCompactView

The command can for example be used to adjust the view when using a screen with a low resolution.

Show filter in list

Select Show filter in list to show filters on columns in all lists.

Clear Show filter in list to exclude filters on columns in all lists.

The command can for example be used to adjust the view when using a screen with a low resolution.

Show grouping in list

Select Show grouping in lists to allow grouping of columns.

Clear Show grouping in lists to remove the possibility of grouping columns.

The command can for example be used to adjust the view when using a screen with a low resolution.

Start Snowboard on secondary screen

Select Start Snowboard on secondary screen to open the Snowboard on a secondary screen.

Clear Start Snowboard on secondary screen to open the Snowboard on the workspace.

Reset to defaults

Select Reset to defaults to reset the preference settings to default values on next start of Snow Device Manager.



Domain admin tab

Use the commands on the Domain admin tab to administrate settings for the domain, users, and devices.

To access the Domain Admin features, a user must have the role Domain Manager with the Domain privilege.

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Table 7. Commands on the Domain admin tab.

Click

To

Overview

View the Domain overview.

Settings

Administrate settings for the domain.

Service Management

Administrate the services on the domain.

User Management

Administrate user settings.

Device Management

Administrate device settings.

Security Management

Administrate security settings.



Domain browser

Use the Domain browser to view devices and users in a group or to create new devices and users in a group.

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Tip

Click the pin button image022.png to dock the Domain browser.

Workspace and workbench

The workbench is the area where the manager can view, edit, and define settings for packages, deployments, users or devices. The settings are defined on workbench pages. The workspace is a set of workbenches.

  • The workspace is marked with a green line.

  • The workbench is marked with a blue line.

  • The page is marked with a red line.

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