Actions

Show message

The Show message action allows to show a simple message.

Enter the message title into the Caption field. Select the message type (Warning, Error, Information or Confirmation) from the Type drop-down list.
Enter the message text itself in the Common tab, in the Alert message text field.

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Write to log file

The Write to log file action allows to write a record into the selected log file.

Specify the path of the file where the record should be made (you can set the path manually or by using the dialog box after pressing the file selection icon) into the Write to file field. Enter the text of the logged entry into the Alert message field in the Common tab.

Show tray message

The Show tray message action allows to show a message in the system tray.

Specify the duration of the message (in seconds) in the Show message for field. Enter the text into the Alert message text field in the Common tab.

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Play sound

The Play sound action allows to play a sound file of .wav format.

Specify the path to the sound file in the File name field (you can set the path manually or by using the dialog box after pressing the file selection icon).

Execute application

The Execute application action allows to launch a third party application.

Enter the name of the file to be executed into the File name field (you can enter the name manually or by using the dialog box after pressing the file selection icon).
Specify the command line parameters, which will be transferred to the launched application, in the Command line field. You can use macros.
Specify the path to the application's working directory in the Working path field (you can set the path manually or by using the dialog box after pressing the file selection icon).

Send email

The Send email action allows to send an email message to a user.

Enter the sender's email address into the Sender field. Enter the recipient's email address into the Recipient field. You can specify several email addresses by using comma as a delimiter.

Only email addresses should be entered into the Recipient field; recipient names are not allowed.

Specify a message title in the Subject field. Enter the message text itself into the Alert message field in the Common tab. Select either Detect automatically or Use from Options from the SMTP block.

To define other mail service settings (i.e. SMTP server addresses, authorization parameters), use the Mail settings.

Send jabber message

The Send Jabber message action allows to send a Jabber message to a user.

Specify the Jabber identifier of the user you want to send a message to, as well as the name of the server he's registered with (the ID and the server name should be separated by the @-sign) in the Jabber ID field. Specify the message title in the Subject field.
Enter the message text itself into the Alert message field in the Common tab.

To define other settings (i.e. sender's identifier, server and port number), use the Messengers settings.

Write to event log

The Write to event log action allows to write into Windows Event Log. Logging on behalf of Total Network Monitor is made only into the Application log.

Select the message type (Information, Warning, Error, Success, Audit failure or Audit success) from the Event type drop-down list. Enter the text of the message into the Alert message field in the Common tab.

If the event log has reached its limit, no logging shall be made. In this case, clear the Application log.

Restart computer

The Restart computer action allows to reboot (or switch off) both local and remote Windows computers.

Specify the time (in seconds) before the computer is rebooted or switched off in the Timeout field (this period will enable the system to correctly close all running applications and save all data). Tick the Force computer shutdown box to shut down the computer without waiting for applications to exit correctly.

You can select which operation (Restart or Shutdown) will be performed in the Operation block.

Enter the username and password into the fields User and Password respectively (the user must have the rights for rebooting the computer).

Enter the text of the message displayed on reboot into the Alert message field in the Common tab.

Restart service

The Restart service action allows to restart both local and remote Windows services.

Select the name of the service to restart from the drop-down list or enter it manually in the Service field.

The service list is based on the available services on the local machine.

Enter the username and password into the fields User and Password respectively (the user must have the rights for restarting the service).

Execute script

The Execute script action allows to execute a script in VBScript or JScript languages.

Select the interpretator which will execute the script (VBScript or JScript) in the Script type group.
Specify the name of the main function, to transfer control over the script execution to, in the Main script function field. Set the maximum script runtime (in seconds) in the Timeout field.
Enter the code in the Script code field.