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Expense Management
Cable Management Module
User Guide
NEC
NEC Corporation
November 2010
NDA-31135, Revision 1

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    Expense Management Cable Management Module User Guide NEC Corporation November 2010 NDA-31135, Revision 1...

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    NEC Corporation reserves the right to change the specifications, functions, or features, at any time, without notice. NEC Corporation has prepared this document for the exclusive use of its employees and customers. The information contained herein is the property of NEC Corporation and shall not be reproduced without prior written approval from NEC Corporation ©...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Cable Management Overview ........1-1 How This Guide is Organized .

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    Contents Administration Administration - Introduction ........5-1 Importing and Exporting Files .

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    Figures Figure Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Title Module Selection Bar........2-1 Cable Management Main Window Panes .

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    Figures Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

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    Tables Table Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Title User Defined Fields - Datafill ........3-2 Cable Fields.

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    Tables Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

  • Page 9: Introduction

    Introduction The Expense Management Cable Management Module User Guide provides the information you need to manage the cables in your organization. • Cable Management Overview Chapter Topics • How This Guide is Organized Cable Management Overview The Cable Management Module is a tool that enables you to manage the cables in your organization, including their locations and connections.

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    Introduction This chapter details Cable Management Module integration with other Chapter 7 Integration with modules of the Application Suite. other Modules of Application Suite Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started This chapter introduces you to the Cable Management Module basics, including how to access the module, the Cable Management main window and navigation. • Accessing the Cable Management Module Chapter Topics • Cable Management Main Window Accessing the Cable Management Module From the Module Selection Bar of the Application Suite window, select the CM tab, Figure 2-1 Module Selection Bar...

  • Page 12: Navigation Pane

    Getting Started Figure 2-2 Cable Management Main Window Panes Navigation Pane At the bottom of the navigation pane, you will find the sub-module selection tabs. The upper part of the navigation pane displays the options available for the selected sub-module. Grid Pane The grid pane on the right hand side of the window displays data and toolbars appropriate to the option selected.

  • Page 13: Filtering Results

    Sorting Grid Records In the cables' grid, you can sort the displayed cables by any of the columns, but only by one column at a time. A small triangle in the column heading indicates the sort field and sort order. Follow the steps below to sort grid records.

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    Getting Started Hiding Columns To hide one column from the display, right-click the heading of the column you wish to hide and select Remove This Column from the popup menu. Selecting the Displayed Column To select the displayed columns, do the following. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3...

  • Page 15: Saving Favorites

    Figure 2-4 Saving Favorites Step 3 Step 4 Using a Favorite Filter Setting To use a favorite filter setting, do the following. Step 1 Step 2 Organizing Favorites List Favorite lists can be organized to suit your preferences. Favorites can be deleted, edited, or switched to another favorite.

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    Getting Started Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

  • Page 17: User Defined Fields

    User Defined Fields • User Defined Fields Applications Chapter Topics User Defined Fields Applications User defined fields enable you to adjust the Cable Management Module to your organization’s needs. Up to 20 potential user defined fields exist. The field names in the database are Info1 through Info20. You cannot add or delete user defined fields or change their names.

  • Page 18: User Defined Field Descriptions

    User Defined Fields Figure 3-1 User Defined Info Fields Grid Step 3 Step 4 User Defined Field Descriptions Table 3-1 Table 3-1 User Defined Fields - Datafill For each field you wish to define, complete the datafill as described in Table 3-1, “User Defined Fields - Datafill”...

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    Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Field Option List Checkbox For Info fields of type Text and Option List, check this box to make the field mandatory and uncheck it to make the field Mandatory optional. For Info fields of type Checkbox, this field is not relevant.

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    User Defined Fields Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

  • Page 21: Managing Cables

    Managing Cables This chapter explains cable identification, location, and status data, along with additional information on specific cable management fields. • Cable Data Chapter Topics Cable Data Once the Info fields are defined, you can begin entering or importing cable data. Cable details include: •...

  • Page 22: Adding A New Cable

    Managing Cables Figure 4-1 Cable Grid Adding a New Cable To add a new cable, do the following. Step 1 Figure 4-2 Cable Dialog Box Step 2 Step 3 In the cable management grid, click Add Figure 4-2 displays. Table 4-1 Datafill the fields.

  • Page 23: Viewing And Editing A Cable

    Viewing and Editing a Cable Viewing and editing cables can be done in the Cable Management main window. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Deleting a Cable Perform the procedure below to delete a cable. Step 1 Step 2 Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Click Save &...

  • Page 24: Deleting All Cables

    Managing Cables Deleting all Cables Only the administrator can use the Delete All functionality. NOTE Step 1 Step 2 Table 4-1 Cable Fields Field Extension Campus Circuit Closet Building Floor Room Jack Pair Pair Status Comments In the cable’s main window, select a cable and then click the action toolbar.

  • Page 25: Administration

    Administration This chapter introduces you to tasks associated with the Administration sub-module. • Administration - Introduction Chapter Topics • Importing and Exporting Files Administration - Introduction The Administration sub-module enables you to export and import cable files and to backup and restore from backup. Importing and Exporting Files You can export and import to comma delimited files (CSV files).

  • Page 26: Exporting Cables Into A File

    Administration Figure 5-1 Import Cables Dialog Box Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Exporting Cables into a File Export is done to a file on the server. Step 1 Step 2 Enter the full path name or click Browse... and select the file. The file must confirm to the cable management structure: •...

  • Page 27: Backing Up And Restoring Cables

    Figure 5-2 Export Cables Dialog Box Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Figure 5-3 Export Finished Dialog Box Step 7 Backing Up and Restoring Cables To backup and restore cables, perform the following procedure. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Click Browse...and select the appropriate directory on the server.

  • Page 28: Backup Grid

    Administration • Create a new backup by clicking Backup • Delete an existing backup by clicking Delete or Delete All. • Restore cable data from a specific backup. Select a backup row and click Restore • View a specific backup by clicking the backup name. Figure 5-4 Backup Grid Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

  • Page 29: Reports

    Reports This chapter describes report types, specific parameters and report output options for the Cable Management Module. • Reports - Introduction Chapter Topics Reports - Introduction The Cable Management Module includes six report types (described in Table • Viewing on screen •...

  • Page 30: Duplicate Entities Dialog Box

    Reports Figure 6-1 Duplicate Entities Dialog Box Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Table 6-2 Report Specific Parameters Report Name Available Jacks Group By The relevant Report dialog box displays. Each report has a slightly different dialog box. Figure 6-1 Duplicate Entities dialog box.

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    Report Name Available Pairs Jacks by Status Filter By Pairs by Status Filter By List of Extensions Group By Duplicate Entities Duplicate Entities Table 6-3 Send Output To - Options Send Output to Screen E-mail Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Parameter Name Group By Parameter Name...

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    Reports Send Output to Printer Parameter Name Select one of the following formats: • MS Word document (DOC) Output Format • MS Excel worksheet (XLS) • Portable document (PDF) Sends the generated report to the specified printer. Select Printer Select a printer form the drop-down list. Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1 Description...

  • Page 33: Integration With Other Modules Of Application Suite

    Integration with other Modules of Application Suite The Cable Management Module supports integration with other modules of the Application Suite. • Integration - Introduction Chapter Topics • Integration with Devices • Integration with Tickets Integration - Introduction Once the Cable Management is installed, it is integrated with the Application Suite database in two places.

  • Page 34: Integration With Tickets

    Integration with other Modules of Application Suite Figure 7-1 Device Integration Integration with Tickets In the Ticket dialog box of the Help Desk module, if the field Extension/Resource matches an extension in the Cable Management Module, then: • A cable information link on the Ticket dialog box enables you to access the Cable dialog box directly from the Ticket.

  • Page 35: Ticket Integration

    Integration with other Modules of Application Suite Figure 7-2 Ticket Integration Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

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    Integration with other Modules of Application Suite Expense Management Cable Managment Module User Guide - Revision 1...

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