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The Server Control form contains many of the same features as the server console menu. This form can be used to perform server control tasks in a FirstClass server for Mac OS X and Linux environments in which there is no server console, or in situations where an administrator must perform these tasks from a remote site.



Server tab

Server Availability
Server availability options are explained in the following documents:
Server audit
Audit options are described in About Audit.
Server processing
Click "Batch Folder" to process all FirstClass scripting files (.ba files) in the FCNS/Server/Batch folder.
Reset Services
Resets Internet Services, Voice Services, Directory Services, and FCAS gateways. This will cause a loss of connection for any users logged in through any of these services.
Reset Modems
Immediately reset all modems. This will cause a loss of connection for any user logged in over a modem connection.



Backups tab

Maximum hold time
The maximum hold time before automatic release is explained in Backing up your server and network store.
This value cannot be greater than 60 seconds.
Snapshot hold
Click to initiate a Snapshot Hold.
Mirror Control
Pause all mirrors
Pauses all active mirrors for a backup.
Continue all mirrors
Continues all paused mirrors and performs an incremental synchronization of all mirrors.
Resynchronize all
Forces a full resynchronization of all mirrored volumes.
Further mirroring information can be found in the following documents:



Status tab
Choose the status information you want to display on the server console and/or in the console log file. On Windows servers, if you want the information to also appear in the console log file, choose Logging > Console to file from the server console menu.
Insert Marker in Log
Inserts a horizontal line in the log file and on the server console.



Logging tab
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Increasing logging levels may impact server performance. Logging should only be enabled when troubleshooting persistent system issues under the direction of customer support.
Choose the debugging information you want to display on the server console and/or in the console log file. On Windows servers, if you want the information to also appear in the console log file, choose Logging > Console to file from the server console menu.



Miscellaneous tab

Send a message to all users logged in
A broadcast message is a short message sent to the screen of every logged in user. Type the short message in the text box and click "Broadcast".
Force logoff of specified user ID
Enter the user ID and click "Force Logoff". The Maintenance tasks document describes all the options for manually logging users off your system.
Disable all logins
Select to disable all logins so no users can login to your server.
Force a gateway connection
Enter the gateway name and click "Start Gateway".
Gateways are described the following documents: