The "Configuration" section is intended for specifying technical settings of the program.

The "Configuration" section contains the following subsections: 

  • "Mail server", 
  • "Components and coordination", 
  • "Data recovery", 
  • "Safety",
  • "Accounts".

Mail Server

Subsection "Mail server" need to enter the settings of the server that will deliver reports on e-mails.


To connect the mail client, in the "Mail server" subsection fill in the following fields:

  1. Address  SMTP server address,
  2. Port
  3. Using SSL -  we recommend using “Yes” or STARTTLS,
  4. E-mail,
  5. Username  account, username or e-mail address for authorization,
  6. Password — password for authorization

and click on the “Save” button.

To check the correctness of the specified settings, fill in the "Enter e-mail" and click on the "Send test letter" button. If the verification result is "e-mail was sent successfully", the entered settings are correct.

To cancel unsaved mail server settings, click on the "Cancel" button.

After specifying the correct settings of the mail server, go to the "Reports’ mailing" section of the "Settings" section to create tasks for sending reports.

Components and coordination

The section “Components and coordination” is designed to display and manage installed program components. The section “Components and coordination” is consist of four subsections: “Servers”, “Grabbers”, “Viewers”. The transition between the sections is carried out by switching the tab buttons of the section “Components and coordination”.

Servers

The “Servers“ subsection contains basic information about all installed in the organization server components (Servers) of the software complex.

Subsection contains such information as:

  • Server IDs,
  • Up-to-date names of the computers where the Servers has been installed,
  • The Servers names (by default names of computers, but you can change the name manually),
  • Period of history storage on the Server (during this period server stores information on keystrokes and applications usage by employees)
  • The period of video storage on the Server (during this period server stores video by activity of employees),
  • Video capture rate (speed of video recording of employees’ activity on Grabbers attached to the Server),
  • Maximum speed of receiving data from Grabbers’ cache (the Server speed of receiving cached information from Grabbers),
  • Information about Server centrality,
  • The number of Grabbers that are connected to the specified Server,
  • Server status (if the Server is running, the status is online),
  • Server activity (if the Server has no attached Grabbers and it has not been started during the week, the Server activity will be disabled automatically).

By default only active Servers are displayed in the table. If you want to see inactive or all Servers, use the filter above the table.

You can change the name of servers, their settings, turn them on and off. 

To do that, carry out the following actions:

  • Find Server in the table,
  • Choose Server from the table,
  • Change necessary parameters in the menu,
  • Confirm changes. 

Attention!

Turn off the activity of the Central Server is impossible.

The default settings for each server are as follows:

  • 3 years as a period of history storage on the Server,
  • 7 days as a period of video storage on the Server,
  • 1 FPS as video capture rate,
  • Maximum speed of receiving data from Grabbers’ cache is without restrictions.

Viewers

The «Viewers» subsection contains basic information about all installed in the organization components for viewing information on employees (Viewers).

Subsection contains such information as:

  • Viewers IDs,
  • Up-to-date names of the computers where the Viewers has been installed,
  • The Viewers names (by default names of computers, but you can change the name manually),
  • Viewer status (if the Viewer is running, the status is online),
  • Viewer activity (if the Viewer has not been started during the week, the Viewer activity will be disabled automatically).

By default only active Viewers are displayed in the table. If you want to see inactive or all Viewers, use the filter above the table.

You can change the name of Viewers, their settings, turn them on and off.

To do that, carry out the following actions:

  • Find Viewer in the table,
  • Choose Viewer from the table,
  • Change necessary parameters in the menu,
  • Confirm changes. 

Grabbers

The «Grabbers» subsection contains basic information about all installed in the organization components for collecting data from employees ' computers (Grabbers).

Subsection contains such information as:

  • Grabbers’ IDs,
  • Up-to-date names of the computers where the Grabbers has been installed,
  • The Grabbers’ names (by default names of computers, but you can change the name manually),
  • Grabber status (if the Grabber is running, the status is online),
  • Grabber activity (if the Grabber is not assigned a license (demo, trial or purchased) and it has not worked for more than a week, the activity of the Grabber will be disabled automatically),
  • Disk space for cache (0% by default, the amount of disk space with Grabber, which can be used to cache information if there is no connection between the Grabber and its Server),
  • Grabbers' server name (the Server to which the Grabber sends data for further storage).

By default only active Grabbers are displayed in the table. If you want to see inactive or all Grabbers, use the filter above the table.

You can change the name of grabbers, their settings, turn them on and off.

To do that, carry out the following actions:

  • Find Grabber in the table,
  • Choose Grabber from the table,
  • Change necessary parameters in the menu,
  • Confirm changes. 

Attention!

You cannot disable activity of the Grabber with license. If disabled Grabber is gotten license, it becomes active automatically.

By default, Grabbers are attached to the Central Server. The grabber sends all the information collected from the computer to the Server to which it is attached.

To link Grabber to another Server of the company, edit Grabber’s settings by choosing another Server

Data recovery

Subsection “Data recovery” is used for backup of the central information and its recovery from the backup copy. Such information includes:

  • structure of the organization, 
  • evaluation of efficiency, 
  • filters on violations,
  • coordination scheme component,
  • settings of the e-mail server,
  • already created mailing newsletters.

Attention! Collected video and information for reports don't get backed up. 

By default files for recovery are stored on the server. 

To download any file for recovery, press the “Download” button across from the file you need.

You can recover central information from the given list for the last seven days or for the first days of the last six months. 

Ways of recovery:

  • Selecting the file for recovery from the given list, 
  • Loading the file for recovery from your file system to do it, press the “Load the File for Recovery” button,

Then press the “Recover” button and wait for information on the results of recovery.

Security

Subsection “Security” is used for setup of safe connection for web interface of the Central Server.

To manage security of the web interface of the Central Server, configure the following settings in the section “Security”:

• Protocol – if you want to use safe connection, you will select the https protocol,
• If necessary, change port for the Web server,
• Load the SSL certificate,
• Load the private key for the certificate,
• If necessary, insert the password of the private key,

and press the “Apply” button.

To cancel security settings that haven't been saved, press the “Cancel” button

Attention! You will have to confirm the changes you make. If confirmation for the changes doesn't arrive, the setback to the previous settings will happen in 30 seconds.

Accounts

The "Accounts" subsection is essential for configuring accounts for the Central Server. Accounts allow multi-user access and separate user rights on the Central Server.

This subsection contains a table with existing accounts in the program.

The following steps can be performed in this subsection:

  • Creating accounts,
  • Editing accounts,
  • Deleting accounts,
  • Managing account activity.

Login creation rules

When creating an account login, the following requirements must be met:

  • Login cannot be blank,
  • Login must be 3-30 symbols long.

You can use the following to create a login:

  • Letters (a-z), (A-Z), 
  • Numbers (0-9), 
  • Special characters (dash (-), underscore (_), dot (.), at sign (@).

Password creation rules

When creating or editing an account password, the following requirements must be met:

  • The password cannot be blank,
  • The password must be 6-30 characters long,
  • The password must have an upper case letter.

You can use the following to create or edit a password:

  • Letters (a-z), (A-Z), 
  • Numbers (0-9),
  • Special characters (_ . ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) = + -).

Account types

To restrict the user rights on the Central Server, the program uses user roles.

The following user roles are available in the program:

  • Administrator - full access to all sections of the Central Server,
  • Manager - full access to the "Reports" section, to the "Productivity" and "Calendar" subsections of the "Employees" section.

Managing accounts 

To create an account:

  • Click on the "Create account" button,
  • Enter the login for the new account,
  • Enter the password and repeat the password,
  • Select the user role,

and press OK.

Once added, the new account will appear in the table and the user of that account will be able to log into the Central Server.

To edit the account:

  • Find the account you want to edit in the table,
  • Click the "Edit account" button,
  • Edit the required account settings:
    • Password,
    • User role,

and press OK.

To change the account activity:

  • Find the account the activity of which you want to change in the table,
  • Click the "Disable account activity" / "Enable account activity" button,
  • In the dialog box, click OK.

If you disable account activity, access to the Central Server for the user of that account will be suspended. If you enable the activity, it will be reactivated. By default, all new accounts are created with enabled activity.

To delete the account:

  • Find the account you want to delete in the table,
  • Click the "Delete the account" button,
  • In the dialog box, click OK.
  • Fill the form and get activation key by e-mail
  • The key is active for 30 days.
  • The rime limit of free resting is 7 days.
  • Use full functional of Kickidler for one week
  • After you can make online monitoring for 6 employees