Performance Packs

Performance Packs are for optimizing how you use and report on FileWave. Performance packs include content like how to deploy and configure TeamViewer or a Dashboard to report on the state of your environment. They are meant to be used at any time to improve how you use FileWave.

FileWave Overview - Content Pack

Description

About Content Packs: FileWave is immensely powerful, but can be daunting when it comes to stitching the various components together.  Content packs are meant to give you a leg-up in creating distributable content and are also a great way to learn by example!  Each content pack is meant to be a "whole solution", putting together all of the pieces of FileWave to accomplish a goal.

About This Content Pack: This FileWave Content Pack focuses on reporting instead of distributable content, and gives you some really great reporting and a dashboard built on standard inventory data to show overall FileWave system and environment status. The purpose of this pack is provide the information you need to proactively manage your environment and is comprised of all of the contents listed below:

What You Get in this Content Pack

This content pack provides:

Reports (aka Inventory Queries):

Reports are a great way of measuring the effectiveness of distributing content, and can be used for all sorts of compliance purposes as well.  Trust, but verify is what reports are all about.  In this pack we have included the following  reports:

Dashboards:

Dashboards build upon reports and are an incredibly powerful tool for showing aggregated data in charts and graphs.  This pack provides the following dashboard:

Ingredients

(Only one of the following is needed, based on your admin device's OS platform)

Windows Content Pack Windows Content Pack Download

macOS Content Pack (ARM based)

On macOS, we need to use curl to download so that Gatekeeper doesn't quarantine the import application.  You can copy and paste the following into Terminal.app...the example provided downloads import_pack.zip to the desktop

 

curl -o ~/Desktop/import_pack.zip https://kb.filewave.com/attachments/326

macOS Content Pack (Intel based)

On macOS, we need to use curl to download so that Gatekeeper doesn't quarantine the import application.  You can copy and paste the following into Terminal.app...the example provided downloads import_pack.zip to the desktop

 

curl -o ~/Desktop/import_pack.zip https://kb.filewave.com/attachments/327

Directions

  1. Download the appropriate content pack above  (based on your admin device's platform) and unzip it

  2. Run the user_interface tool in the user_interface folder, using appropriate credentials for your environment (check out our overview article on importing content packs here)
  3. Once completed, verify the new content in your system (and import the dashboard)

Sample Screenshots