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Files and folders in KNM

KNM STANDALONE ONLY 

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Files and folders in KNM

 

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These are the files and folders of a KNM default installation.

 

 

\backup

\dashboar\db_support

\install

\logs

\mibs

\reports

\resource

\script

\statistics

\system

\templates

\uninstall

dbconfig.nxd

fbclient.dll

firebird.conf

icudt30.dll

icuin30.dll

icuuc30.dll

init.cfg

nmservice.exe

restarter.exe

settings.rds

trapsender.exe

 

 

\backup

Make backup of: Yes

Will contain backups taken by KNM of the settings.rds and dbconfig.nxd files, the interval can be controlled with-in the KNM interface. The directory is unlocked and can be used to run daily/weekly backups of.

 

\dashboard

Make backup of: Yes

Contains all the resources of the dashboards, the xml files contains the definition of the dashboard and are written by INM. Custom images and icons are stored in sub-directories

 

\db_support

Make backup of: No

Contains support files for the firebird sql engine.

 

\install

Make backup of: No unless user have modified install.xml

Contains utilities that can be downloaded from the KNM about page. The install.xml file contains the text shown on the about page.

 

\logs

Make backup of: Yes

KNM can write its internal log to:

●      binary form log used by the log serach tool

●      xml form

●      text file

All these files ends up in the \logs directory

 

\mibs

Make backup of: No

The mibs directory contains the compiled MIB files read by KNM for use in the MIB browser, these mib files ends with the extention .dat. The knm.mib file is the nm mib file for import in external tools. Its possible to send the internal log as traps to a external system, the knm.mib file is a defintion of the traps sent.

 

\reports

Make backup of: Yes

Images used in reports are stored in this folder.

 

\resource

Make backup of: No

Contains all the localization data. www.dat contains the web server templates in binary form. The *.lng files contains the strings.

 

\script

Make backup of: Yes

Contains Lua scripts

 

\statistics

Make backup of: Yes

Contains all the statistic data generated when monitors tests. The most current files is called current.nxr and current.nxi. The .nxr file contains the data and the .nxi file contains a index. The files are chopped of when they exceed 10 MB and a new set of files is started. The old files are renamed with date and time they where switched out.

 

\system

Make backup of: Yes

Contains the defintions for all system types except Windows.

 

\templates

Make backup of: Yes

Contains all object templates as xml files. The content of this directory is imported automatically when KNM starts for the first time.

 

\uninstall

Make backup of: No

Contains uninstall information.

 

dbconfig.nxd

Make backup of: Yes

Encrypted binary flat file that contains the license key and usename/password to the database file. This information is Kaseya confidently . If users asks about the file, just tell them that its needed for the settings.rds file to work corretly.

 

fbclient.dll

Make backup of: No

FirebirdSQL component.

 

firebird.conf

Make backup of: No

FirebirdSQL configuration file, text file.

 

icudt30.dll

Make backup of: No

FirebirdSQL component.

 

icuin30.dll

Make backup of: No

FirebirdSQL component.

 

icuuc30.dll

Make backup of: No

FirebirdSQL component.

 

init.cfg

Make backup of: Yes

KNM configuration file. Tells KNM among other things what web server port to use and what language to load. Default values is written during install.

 

nmservice.exe

The KNM executable.

 

restarter.exe

Used by the gateway to perform an auto updated.

 

settings.rds

Make backup of: Yes

The firebird database that contains all the configuration settings. Can be read using the Flamerobin utility. Users should never manipulate this database directly.

 

trapsender.exe

Make backup of: No

Used to send SNMP traps from KNM.

 

APPLIES TO

Kaseya Network Monitor v4 and above

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