Overview: Setting Up Centralized Management

This product includes Management & Control Services (MCS), a Web-based server console that administrators can use to centrally manage and configure Attachmate management components, such as the EXTRA! X-treme Manager and Terminal Viewers. Some components do not make use of all MCS features.

The primary purposes of MCS are to provide a common interface for creating and storing data, such as session configurations and presentations, and management tools for monitoring and reporting how compatible products are being used.

Following is a list of the product management and control services that MCS provides:

To get started with MCS, access the MCS console and configure your directory service, and then secure the console by setting your authentication and rights options.

Related Topics
Bullet EXTRA! Mainframe Server Edition Overview
Bullet Accessing the MCS Console
Bullet Authenticating MCS Users
Bullet Managing Access to Administration Features
Bullet Configuring the Directory Service, Overview