A Systems Administrator can start or stop services or devices, add new services or devices, manage the run level and adjust the security (permissions, auditing and owner). The Process Function and the Task Manager allows remote termination and adjusting of priority. An Event Viewer lets the Administrator view all events as though they were being run on the host computer. The Performance Monitor displays a dynamic overview of the computer's performance (CPU and memory usage).
RTM even supports remote installs, enabling a Systems Administrator to set up a service on remote machines without ever having to physically go to them. RTM adds the ability to lock/shutdown/reboot and to create processes on remote computers.
RTM has been given the trial by fire of the shareware world before we decided to pick it up for Sunbelt distribution. Please ignore the 'nag' screens that ask you to register. The full version you purchase from Sunbelt or its resellers will not have these nag screen anymore.
Q: What limitations are there in an unregistered version?
A: Well, there are no functional limitations for unregistered versions and you may use RTM (during the evaluation period of 30 days) as a fully registered program but only on one computer in the network.
Q: I bought the Single license of RTM. Could I install RTM on all the computers in my network?
A: You may install RTM Service on only a single computer but RTM Manager can be installed on any number of your computers. The Single license gives you the right to use RTM on one computer so you are able to manage only one computer, either remote or local. If you wish to use RTM on several computers, you need to purchase the appropriate number of Single licenses.
For example, if you wish to manage:
one computer - you need to purchase one Single license
two computers - you need to purchase two Single licenses
50 computers in the one domain - you need to purchase 50 Single licenses, but you can buy the Site license and you'll be able to install RTM on all the computers in the one domain (one Site license per one domain). Moreover, you will need to purchase additional licenses only for other domains so if you'll decide to add computers to the same domain, you won't pay for the extra licenses!
large corporate network with many domains - you can purchase the World license and install RTM on all the computers in your network
Q: What is the difference between Site and World licenses?
A: A Site license gives you the right to install RTM on all the computers in one domain. If you wish to install RTM on all the computers in all your domains you should purchase the World license.
Q: Can I install RTM under Windows NT if I do not have administrative privileges?
A: No. To correctly install RTM under Windows NT you must have administrative privileges. If you are going to use RTM only on a local computer you must have local admin's privileges. If you are going to use RTM throughout your network you must have domain admin's privileges.
Q: Can I install RTM under Windows 95/98?
A: No. RTM is only for Windows NT and Windows 2000.
Q: Is it possible to install RTM using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)?
A: Yes. You can use the package definition files (rtm.pdf for SMS version 1.x and rtm.sms for SMS version 2.0 and later) supplied with RTM, located in the rtm.zip file.
Q: Can I install the RTM Service on the remote computer without having to physically go to it?
A: Yes. RTM supports Remote Install. If the RTM Service isn't installed on the remote system or the RTM version is too old, RTM will suggest that you install the service. Select the RTM Service executable file (rtmservice.exe) and RTM will copy it to the remote computer. The RTM Service executable file will be copied to the Windows system directory (e.g. c:\winnt\system32) if this service doesn't exist on this system. If the service exists on this system but is too old, RTM will copy the executable file to the directory of the old file and the old file will be replaced.
Q: How do I get rid of the nag screens?
A: It's there only during the 30-day eval. When you get your full site license they will disappear. Do NOT use these to register!