How To - Use "Menu Style" add-in functionality
IPSentry "Menu Style" add-ins provide quick access to various applications from the Add-In
menu on the IPSentry Active Display console
In this example, we will configure a menu option used to launch the basic Telnet client.
Select Add-In Manager from the Tools/Add-Ins menu
Hit the Install New button.
Set the Creation Method status to Command Line Application
Hit the Browse button.
Find and select Telnet.EXE (c:\winnt\system32\telnet.exe)
Hit the Open button.
At this point, the following fields will be automatically filled.
Add-In Name: telnet.exe
Title: Telnet Program
Command Line: c:\winnt\system32\telnet.exe
Description: Telnet Program (V. xxxx)
Each of these fields can be modified as desired.
Hit the Install button.
Highlight the telnet item in the add-in manager list.
Hit the Load button.
You will notice that the On Menu column now shows YES which signifies that the telnet application will be available from the add-in menu.
Hit OK to save the changes.
Now, when you select the Tools/Add-Ins
menu, you will see an option for Telnet Program
. Selecting this option will launch the telnet client.
You can do this for various utility applications such as FTP clients, diagnostics utilities, tracing utilities, and etc.