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8.9.7 System Information, Utilities & Version

Level of expertise required for this Chapter: Expert; specifically for LUPMIS @ TCPD

d) About

  • a) System Information:


Occassionally, it is important for the administrator to see the system parameters. System info can be retrieved through Settings Tools > System info:



This shows all relevant information about the system, such as LAN address, Internet / WAN address, other clients in the LAN, version numbers (see below), and installed utilities (see below).

  • b) Utilities


Various utilities are integrated in LUPMIS. They are either automatically loaded with the LUPMIS installation or will be requested at first time call.


Some of these internal LUPMIS utilities might be useful also for external tasks and can be called from LUPMIS after Settings Tools > System info (see above), such as:


  • 7-zip for compression of files

  • Back4Sure for backup
  • FWTools / GDAL as GIS library
  • Google Earth as Internet map browser
  • IrfanView for viewing and editing graphics (as portable program)
  • mail server to send emails
  • Team Viewer as Internet-based sharing tool
  • Teigha for conversion from AutoCAD
  • WinSCP as FTP program for backup to Internet
  • UltraFileSearch for searching within documents
  • Rename for bulk conversion of file names

Also recommended:
    • IrfanView for viewing and editing graphics (as full program)
    • Plug-in to IrfanView to read ECW files
    • CoordinateCalculator for conversion of coordinates

    All are included in LUPMIS installation.

    • c) Version


    The LUPMIS version number informs about the date of release. It can be viewed through Settings Tools > System info (see above) or Settings Tools > About (see below), and is shown at the call of LUPMIS.


    If the version is older than 90 days, a reminder pops up and proposes an update, which is available through the Internet. Contact TCPD-HQ for details.

    • d) About


    The installed LUPMIS version, and the current District and user are accessible through Settings Tools > About:



      




     
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