EZblue Magellan desktop is a
software program that enables users running Microsoft Windows Vista, XP,
98SE to have fast and easy access to their files and folders stored on the
EZblue server. In addition to managing your files and folders on the
server, EZblue Magellan provide additional tools to help managing the
server from your computer desktop and take a backup snapshot of ''My
How Does Magellan Desktop
When you start Magellan it
scans your network to find any EZblue Server that you may have on
the network. Once it find a server then it ask you if you have an
account on this server. If you do have an account, you can enter your name
and password and Magellan logs you to the server and map your server
folders in a small window on your desktop.
Magellan Desktop Menu
After you install Magellan you can start it by clicking
on the Magellan Star icon located on your computer
desktop. You will notice a small icon on the bottom right hand side of your
start bar. Right clicking on the icon will display the Magellan main menu
A- Show Magellan
Desktop: This option will display the small Magellan desktop
window if you closed it.
B- Show All EZblue
Servers: This option will display a list of all the EZblue servers
that are attached to your network.
C- Manage All
EZblue Servers: This option will display the log on screen so you
can logon to your server and access the dashboard.
D- Manage Network
Folders: This option will display a list of all the folders that
are available for you to access . This a very important option to use when
you have added or deleted a folder from the server. Using this command you
can re map the folder list and assign them a new drive letter or un map
Network Folders: When Magellan start it map the network folders
and display them in the Magellan desktop. If you wish to disconnect these
you can use this option. An example of that if you leave your computer and
you do not wish to keep these folders displayed . The command will
back to Connect Network Folders so you can use it to connect the folders
F- My Document
Snapshot: This is one of best features of the Magellan program.
Using this option you can have Magellan take a snapshot of youre My
Documents folder and copy the content to a folder you chose on the server.
You can set the time and select the content that you would like to backup
to the server. Magellan will run this command automatically for you. The
first time it runs it will copy the content and every time after that it
will only copy what has been changed since the last run. It is like having
your own automated backup software. See the next page for additional
information on My Document Snapshot.
G- Check For
Update: Use this option to see if you have the latest version of
Magellan will display the current version of the
Settings: Magellan stores users configuration on the client
computer and on the server for each user account. To reset the
configuration stored on the server; from the server dashboard click on
Users & Group button click on the user name, check Reset Magellan
Config. and click apply. Use this command if you want Magellan to create
new configuration for the user . Make sure to rest the configuration on the