Online Backup Web Manager for RBackup v11
The Web Manager for RBackup v11 places virtually all of RBackup's server controls into an easy to use web console that can be operated from any computer. Tiered logins for Admin, Group Managers, and Users allow maximum flexibility in self-service, convenience and integration.
Remote installation of this PlugIn is included. The Web Manager PlugIn requires Internet Information Server (IIS) 6.0 or greater.
The Web Manager integrates seamlessly with the E-Commerce PlugIn for a complete end-to-end web based solution for user registration, billing, credit card processing, software deployment, and tiered management.
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Here are just some of the highlights of the Web Manager:
Graphical Executive Summary - An administrative console displays graphs and charts showing critical information at a glance, including backup status for all users, the distribution of your client editions including trial accounts, your available and used credits, your server's load over the past 24 hours, and your disk space allocation.
Service Plans - The Web Manager allows you to define an unlimited number of service plans based on quota, software edition (Personal, Desktop, Server), and assign them to Account Groups. (The E-Commerce PlugIn also ads price and payment term.)
Account Groups - You can assign Account Groups to companies or account executives who can log in and manage the Users in their accounts. You can set and manage Account Group quotas independently from User quotas.
Multi Tenancy (an optional feature available for purchase) - The Multi Tenancy feature replaces Account Groups (above) with features that allow you to share this PlugIn (and the E-Commerce PlugIn) with "Partners" or "Resellers." Each Partner can have his own customization and branding portal, custom help files, custom email notifications, and Payment Gateway.
Support for RBackup v11's Credits Licensing System - Version 11's Credits license management system replaces previous versions' system of managing client licenses by Users. Previous versions activated all client-side features and used up one license. Version 11 changes this system, licensing Client software by "Credits" instead. This allows Service Providers to distribute Client software at up to one quarter the previous cost.
Here's how the Credits licensing system works: Installing Client software uses Credits on the server, depending on the edition of the Client software installed (see below.) The Web Manager manages recycling Credits the same way the RBS Manager used to do with Users - deleting an account returns Credits to the available pool. This allows Service Providers to distribute far less expensive Client software, depending on their needs.
RBS Servers are automatically converted to the new Credits system upon installation of Version 11, and receive 4 credits for every User v10 (and earlier) client license. For example, a 100-client system will become a 400-Credit system. The upgrade is seamless.
Support for RBackup v11's Multiple Client Editions - The Web Manager supports the two new Client editions - Desktop and Personal, in addition to the existing Server Edition. All three Editions are built by the Web Manager simultaneously, and can be associated individually with any service plan.
The Server Edition backs up Windows Servers. It uses 4 Credits. It has all available features turned ON, including unlimited Exchange mailboxes, SQL Server, System State, Active Directory, and Sharepoint.
The Desktop Edition backs up Windows desktop computers. It uses 2 credits. It will not install on Server operating systems. It has all features turned on except support for Exchange, Active Directory and Sharepoint.
The Personal Edition is for personal computers. It uses 1 credit. It has the following features turned off: Exchange, SQL Server, System State, Active Directory, Sharepoint, Bit Backup, Copy to Disk, Delete Files from Server, Advanced Interface, Mapped Drives, File Selection Interface, Multiple Backup Sets, Differential Backup, Keep Latest Version, Purge Files by Sets, and Local Mirror.
Free Trial Accounts - The Web Manager supports free trial accounts with limits that you can define, from 1 to 10 GB, and from 1 to 30 days. You can associate any of RBackup v11's Client Editions - Personal, Desktop, and Server - with any of your service plans or trial accounts.
Trial credits are free, and equal to one half of the credits available on your Server. When trial accounts expire, their credits are added back to your pool of credits. For example, if your Server has 400 paid credits, RBS gives you 200 additional free credits to use in trial accounts - a total of 600 credits. Credits never expire.
Live Real Time Monitor - A live real-time monitor screen uses Ajax technologies to show you the activity on your RBS Server as your users backup and restore data.
Reports - Live interactive reports can be filtered, sorted, printed, and exported to Excel. They include Executive Summary, User Summary, User Session, User Quota, Disk Resources, Transactions, and User Listing. You can run detailed reports on successful backups, missed backups, failed backups, users over quota, new users, and other statistics.
Branding - Brand your service using the built-in web-based branding utility. Add your own graphics and icons, change the client software's name, its installation folder, screen captions, help files, and more than 100 other branding options.
Customization - Customize your software's installer and the features you want to make available in your service plans. Turn some features and options off or on. Alter the way the software looks and feels. Change file retention and selection defaults. There are more than 250 customization options.
Email Notifications - The Web Manager can send eight automated, customizable HTML emails triggered by various events. Emails can be merged automatically with data like users' current storage quota, percentage of quota used, and 18 other data items. An email editor is built into the Web Manager.
There are emails for successful backups, missed backups, failed backups, users over quota, new users, plan upgrades and service cancellations. You can also manually broadcast email to all users and/or groups. The Web Manager also sends you an email whenever a new user signs up.
Web Site - The Web Manager contains a seven page Flash-enabled website that you can customize and host for yourself if you like. It integrates with the E-Commerce PlugIn.
RBS Manager - The Web Manager may not fully replace the functionality of the RBS Manager console in all situations. The RBS Manager retains all of its functionality. However, some newer functionality is available only in the Web Manager, and future enhancements to the Web Manager may not be applied to the RBS Manager.
The Web Manager WITHOUT the E-Commerce PlugIn The E-Commerce PlugIn adds e-commerce functionality to the Web Manager PlugIn. Without the E-Commerce PlugIn, you can create service plans but cannot associate them with a Payment Gateway. So, there is not a way to accept paid orders online. Customers can sign up for plans on a "Buy Now" page, download software at no charge, and create accounts immediately. Customers can log into their accounts online through the "My Account" tab to view reports, redownload software, etc., but cannot upgrade plans or buy more storage space.
Source Code License (an optional feature available for purchase) - By default this PlugIn comes with limited ability to customize its look and feel by editing HTML files. A Source Code License allows you to have access to the source code for the Web Manager and E-Commerce PlugIns in ASP .NET code, so you can edit virtually anything.
Installation Requirements - The Web Manager requires Microsoft Internet Information Server with ASP support.