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Welcome

Service Assistant Manager (SAM) consists of several PC-based applications designed to increase the efficiency of servicing MD110 systems while reducing service related operating costs. SAM includes MD Disk Tool (MDDT), an online application used for making changes to the data on the MD110s Hard Disk Unit (HDU). MDDT is also used for making backups.

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Introduction

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Introduction to MDDT

MD Disk Tool (MDDT) is a Windows application allowing you to perform disk maintenance operations on the HDU via network connection (local or remote). With MDDT, you can: Create INL or ADD directories. View product information in the .P and .D files. Perform Safety Backup of the REL directories from the HDU to your PC, either immediately or as scheduled. This includes logging the backup results, saving primary backup files to the secondary backup directory and executing pre- and post-batch files. Perform Safety Backup of integrated voice mail software. Restore the Safety Backup from your PC to the HDU. Perform file handling such as copying or deleting directories and files, creating directories as well as renaming directories and files on the HDU or your PC. Create file systems on the HDU and mount and unmount them. Support multi system use. All the results of the file operations conform to the file system specification in the exchange. Refer to the Command Descriptions for FILE ADMINISTRATION, FI, for details on specific results.

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Introduction_to_MDDT Introduction to MDDT

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System Requirements

Your PC must meet the following minimum requirements to run MD Disc Tool: Windows 95/98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, or Windows NT 4.0 or higher. Network connection to the NIU board and VMU board in the MD110.

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System_Requirements System Requirements Connection;MD Disc Tool;MD110;System Requirements Introduction

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Capacity and Limitations

MDDT has the following limitations: FTP server port number FTP connection time out Shortest interval between scheduled safety backup Longest interval between scheduled safety backup Shortest interval between scheduled safety backup retries Longest interval between scheduled safety backup retries Maximum number of scheduled safety backup retries Maximum number of instances of MDDT allowed on a PC 21 120 seconds 24 hours 31 days 15 minutes 60 minutes 5 1

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Capacity_and_Limitations Capacity and Limitations Capacity;Connection;Day;FTP;I/O;I/O:number;Limitations;MDDT;MDDT Scheduler;Safety Backup;Schedule Introduction main

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What you will find in Help

This documentation describes the MD Disc Tool functionality and provides step-by-step procedures for running MD Disc Tool. Tips for using online Help: The Help window can be resized or maximized. Click Help Topics to show or hide the Contents, Index, and Search tabs. Click Print to print the current topic. Click >> to go to the next topic in the browse sequence. Click

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MD Disc Tool main window

{bmc mddt0000.BMP} MDDT Main Window The main window of MDDT consists of the title bar, the main menu bar, a three-part application workspace and the status bar. Main Menu bar The main menu bar contains the following menus: JobList MD Options Tools View Help Application Workspace The application workspace consists of a tree view at the top left side, a job list view at the bottom left corner, and to the right the sites details view. The tasks in the current job list file are shown in the list view in the pane under tree view. The site on which the job is to be done is shown in the Site column and the activity is shown in the Activity column. The activity can be safety backup from Rel1/Rel2 or voice mail. The images in the tree view give the connection status for a particular site. Status bar Displays information such as connection status (i.e., Open or Closed) as well as messages and prompts about the current state of the application, dialog boxes, or selected commands.

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JobList Menu

The JobList Menu contains the following commands: New Open Close Save Save as Delete Job Exit

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New command

New command (JobList menu) Click on the New menu item of JobList menu to clear the job list view. If any joblist is open, then user is prompted to save before closing it. See Main Window. Select a site in the tree view and add task to the job list using Safety Backup dialog.

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Open command

Open command (JobList menu) The Open command opens a normal Windows dialog box from which an existing JobList for the active site can be chosen. See Opening and closing a job list file.

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Close command

Close command (JobList menu) The Close command closes the active JobList. See Opening and closing a job list file.

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Save command

Save command (JobList menu) The Save command saves the active JobList.

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Save as command

Save as command (JobList menu) The Save as command saves the active JobList under a new name.

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Delete Job command

Delete Job command (JobList menu) The Delete Job command deletes the selected job. See Delete a job from scheduled backup.

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Exit command

Exit command (JobList menu) The Exit command allows you to exit MDDT.

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MD MenuExplore Create INL/ADD Safety Backup Restore Format HDU File-system Close Connection

The MD Menu contains the following commands:

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Explore command

Explore command (MD menu) The Explore command opens the Explore dialog box from which you can: Copy the selected file or directory between the PC and the HDU Delete the selected file or directory from the PC or the HDU Create a directory on the PC or the HDU Rename the selected file or directory that resides on the PC or the HDU

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Create INL/ADD command

Create INL/ADD command (MD menu) The Create INL/ADD command opens the Create INL/ADD view. From here you can create the INL or ADD directory on the HDU and copy all the files from the source directory, including the files in the P (Program Unit Code) and D (Program Unit Data) subdirectories, on your PC to the newly created directory on the HDU. It also invokes the View function of PDView.

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Safety Backup command

Safety Backup command (MD menu) When Safety Backup menu item of MD menu is selected, the Safety Backup view is displayed in the right pane of main window. From here the user has the option to backup from either Rel1/Rel2 on HDU or Voice mail on VMU.

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Restore command

Restore command (MD menu) On selecting the Restore option from the MD menu popup, the Restore view is displayed in the right pane of the main window. From here you can restore a previous backup from your PC to the HDU.

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PDView command

PDView command (MD menu) The PDView command opens the PDView view, from which you can view the .P or .D files on your PC or on the HDU. It also allows you to: Display the product information in the .P files such as unit names, revisions, etc. View the mismatches between the .P and .D files by displaying and highlighting the mismatches. Search for a prog